Lego Braille Blocks

Lego Braille Blocks

Many forms of wearable tech aid blind and visually impaired people, often with dramatic impact on their lives. In the past, we’ve written about augmented reality glasses that helps the blind navigate, a video racing game interface for blind players, a headset...
FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat ADHD

FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is estimated to affect 9.4% of children aged 2 to 17, according to the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health by the CDC. Typical treatment for children with ADHD includes prescription medication and various...
At-Home Medical Exams from Best Buy

At-Home Medical Exams from Best Buy

Clinical-grade sensors take wearable and mobile health devices to a higher level. When a wearable company announces that a product has received FDA clearance, that information is likely more significant for marketing purposes than it is for consumer assurance. In many...
Ready, Set, Gamify! Pediatrics Hackathon

Ready, Set, Gamify! Pediatrics Hackathon

If you’re seeking digital solutions for an important cause that has many moving parts, sponsoring a hackathon sounds like a productive approach. That’s what led The Innovation Studio at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to sponsor the inaugural...