Garmin Partners with Blue365 for Fitness

Garmin Partners with Blue365 for Fitness

One of my recurring themes is that the focus of health and fitness tracking is rapidly shifting from personal choice to employers, insurers, and healthcare systems. This change is driven by the fact that these corporate entities are the ones that stand to benefit...
AR Guides Impaired Vision City Visitors

AR Guides Impaired Vision City Visitors

Augmented reality (AR) is one of the more successful technologies applied to health and medical applications. Virtual reality in its current state is costly, location limited, plus it makes people dependent and occasionally nauseous. AR is an additive technology, with...
Social Community Supports Healthy Lifestyles

Social Community Supports Healthy Lifestyles

Whether you mark the beginning of social media with MySpace (2003) or Twitter (2006), the societal influence wielded by today’s powerful online communities has been around for less than two decades. We don’t write about social media on Health Tech Insider...
Digital Coach for Preteen Social Confidence

Digital Coach for Preteen Social Confidence

Conversation can be a powerful tool in a healthcare professional’s kit. We’ve all had nurses and physicians ask us to tell them what’s wrong, describe out symptoms, assign a number to our pain level, and answer whether it hurts when they “do...
Smart Insoles Show the Way Home

Smart Insoles Show the Way Home

Whether you’re light on your feet, fast on your feet, or just grateful to be on your feet, there are times when anyone could benefit from location and movement guidance. We’ve written about E-vone’s smart footwear that detects and reports falls,...