Wearable Psychosis as Teaching Tool [video]

Wearable Psychosis as Teaching Tool [video]

The use of wearable technology for augmented reality (AR) is well known. It can be give the user additional useful information about the surroundings and other contextual data. But what about using wearable technology to intentionally distort reality? That’s the...
Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

The non-profit healthcare Scripps Health will lead a consortium of four companies to develop a turnkey system to wirelessly monitor possible Ebola patients, providing full-time acquisition and analysis of vital biometric measures. Sotera Wireless develops wireless...
New Survey Shows Growing Support for Health Tech

New Survey Shows Growing Support for Health Tech

Salesforce commissioned an online survey by Harris Poll last month, and has now released the results in their “2015 State of the Connected Patient” report. It provides a mix of encouraging and disappointing news, but little of it is surprising and the...
Did Apple’s Tim Cook Overreach about Sitting?

Did Apple’s Tim Cook Overreach about Sitting?

Last week, Tim Cook of Apple stated that “a lot of doctors think that sitting is the new cancer.” He made this point in an effort to drum up demand for the (as of yet not shipping) Apple Watch, and his hyperbolic comment has drawn a lot of criticism in the...
Woven Light for Newborns

Woven Light for Newborns

  Some infants are born with jaundice, which is a condition when the compound bilirubin build up in the blood stream due to the breakdown of blood cells. This gives the skin a characteristic yellow tinge. The most common treatment is blue light that causes the...
Bike Light Projects Your Presence [video]

Bike Light Projects Your Presence [video]

The Blaze Laserlight is not strictly a wearable, though I suppose you could strap it onto your bike helmet instead of your handlebars if you wanted. And it’s not really a Health Tech device, except in the preventative sense; it is designed to help cyclists avoid...