New York Conference to Address Digital Health

New York Conference to Address Digital Health

It feels like a tipping point. Big Data, miniaturized low-cost electronics, wearable devices, nearly limitless connectivity, cloud storage that costs almost nothing: these technologies and more seem to be maturing at the same time, bringing the opportunity for...
Sounds Like Power Transfer

Sounds Like Power Transfer

One problem with embedded sensors for health and medical applications is getting power to the devices. Physical wires brought to the skin can be difficult to embed and pose a risk as an entry point for infection. Wireless power transfer is one possibility, but some...
Google Glass Addiction Reported

Google Glass Addiction Reported

The Law of Unintended Consequences is always lurking in a dark corner, waiting to turn even the most positive development into a negative. We’ve seen people develop problems with all sorts of social media and mobile technology, from social media to smartphones....
Movement Disorder Tracker Gets FDA Approval

Movement Disorder Tracker Gets FDA Approval

More than 6 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, which is just one of many¬†chronic movement disorders. The tremors and other uncontrolled movements can be treated using the medicine levodopa, which increases the amount of...