Thoughts Converted to Synthetic Speech [video]

Thoughts Converted to Synthetic Speech [video]

One of the challenges facing science fiction writers is coming up with ways for alien species to understand each other. One fictional device is a machine that reads the individual’s thoughts and then converts that into audible speech. And now this is coming...
Hospital Care Comes Home [video]

Hospital Care Comes Home [video]

Pop quiz: assuming that you could get the same level of care, would you rather be in a bed in a hospital or in your own bed at home? Most people would prefer to be at home in familiar surroundings, and now technology is making that a viable option. Contessa provides...
Self-Powered Pacemaker

Self-Powered Pacemaker

Implanted pacemakers have saved the lives of millions of patients with cardiac disease. These devices have one major drawback, however; they rely on a rigid battery to provide power and these must be replaced every six to ten years. The replacement procedure is not...
Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Clinical Results for Smartphone Cough App

Many of us now carry powerful personal computers in our pockets. One result of the smartphone revolution is that we now have ready access to data and the processing power to make it useful. Smartphone apps are even being cleared by the FDA as treatment devices. One of...
Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth Survey Reveals Rapid Adoption

Telehealth services are changing how healthcare services are delivered in the U.S. and around the world. These can provide immediate interactive access for patients in under-served areas or who have mobility challenges. Video service provider Vidyo conducts an annual...