Smart Photonic Contact Lens Diagnoses Diabetes

Smart Photonic Contact Lens Diagnoses Diabetes

Machine learning powers many new diagnostic technologies, but AI doesn’t have a total lock on medical advances. Engineers at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) developed a contact lens wearable that can diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic...
AI Excels at Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

AI Excels at Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Evidence continues to pile up supporting the promise of artificial intelligence in diagnosing medical issues. We’ve written about numerous studies in which machine learning proved equal to or better than physicians diagnosticians. Researchers at Heidelberg...
Mother Smartband Monitors Biometrics Without Recharging

Mother Smartband Monitors Biometrics Without Recharging

Does the world need another fitness band? Fitness bands, smartwatches, and wristband biometric monitoring devices deliver their greatest value when worn regularly. In the real world, unfortunately, when the wearer removes a device every day or so to recharge the...
Personalized Digital Health Care Avatar [video]

Personalized Digital Health Care Avatar [video]

Digital voice assistants such as Amazon Echo (Alexa), Google Assistant, Siri, and Bixby respond to commands and questions, but their engagement ends with audio content. Care.Coach’s eponymous care.coach platform combines digital imagery, voice, and live coaching...
Omron Complete Blood Pressure and EKG Monitor

Omron Complete Blood Pressure and EKG Monitor

Omron Healthcare has long been a standard for clinical and consumer blood pressure monitors. At CES 2018, Omron introduced the HeartGuide smartwatch built around an oscillometric blood pressure monitor (the type that squeezes your arm) with a companion smartphone app...