The Doctor Will See You Now…

The Doctor Will See You Now…

According to an article in Computerworld, almost one out of six doctor visits will be virtual instead of in person. Instead of visiting the doctor’s office, patients will consult by phone or video chat. And this is not some futuristic forecast; the prediction is...
Smart Glasses Aid Low-Vision Users [video]

Smart Glasses Aid Low-Vision Users [video]

Researchers at Oxford University are developing smart glasses designed to help people with impaired vision. They are conducting trials with various prototype systems to see how they can most effectively help those with limited eyesight. The project was recently...
Batteries by the Square Yard

Batteries by the Square Yard

One problem with wearable technology and other mobile devices is that they require power to operate. For low-power devices, energy harvesting can be a solution, but most require stored electricity which is why we rely so heavily on batteries. Imagine that you simply...
Intel Taps AiQ for Smart Fabrics

Intel Taps AiQ for Smart Fabrics

Intel is expanding its plans for the wearable Health Tech market. At the Code Conference this spring, the company showed a prototype shirt that — coupled with a small plug-in Edison-powered processing unit — can record and transmit heart rate and other...
Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

I know, “Nano-Bio” sounds like it might be something Mork would say to Mindy, but it’s a serious keystone for just about all future Health Tech products. It refers to the field of nano-biotechnology, which is growing by leaps and bounds in the labs...