Telemedicine Backpack Saves Lives

Telemedicine Backpack Saves Lives

The days when a country doctor hitched up a draft horse to a carriage to rush off in the snowy night to respond to a medical emergency are behind us. Now we have first responders and telemedicine. We’ve written about the HiRO telemedicine disaster drones that...
Thought Control to Amplify One Voice

Thought Control to Amplify One Voice

Digital sound processing such as beamforming have done wonders to improve hearing aids so that they can do more than just amplify sounds for the hearing impaired. But there are times when even these new technologies fall short. How is the device supposed to know which...
Milestone: 1,500 Posts

Milestone: 1,500 Posts

Just over three years ago, Dan Rosenbaum of Center Ring Media launched an ambitious project. Wearable technology was gaining a lot of attention in the general media, but most of it was focused on fitness bands and smart watches. Not a lot of attention was given to the...
Sound Therapy System for Better Sleep

Sound Therapy System for Better Sleep

  As scientists learn more about the potential effects of sound on humans, we may see more health tech devices using audible and inaudible sound for purposes hitherto unforeseen. It’s generally accepted that humans hear sound in the range of 20 to 20,000 Hz....
Smart Bangle for Maternal Wellness [video]

Smart Bangle for Maternal Wellness [video]

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 3 billion people on earth cook with fire. They burn wood, coal, crop waste, or animal dung to prepare meals. However, toxic cooking fumes are responsible for more deaths than tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV...