Wearables Combine to Address Limited Vision

Wearables Combine to Address Limited Vision

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Technology has made some amazing things possible, but the true power comes from the synergy you get by combining different components.¬†Zuby Onwuta is a researcher based in Austin, Texas, who has taken some...
Headband to Help Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Headband to Help Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Parkinson’s is an incurable degenerative disease of the nervous system. More than 1 million patients in the U.S. are affected by the disease, and more than 7 million worldwide. Symptoms include tremors, muscle stiffness, and slowed movement. Some prescription...
Head Mounted Displays Continue to Appear

Head Mounted Displays Continue to Appear

As we’ve mentioned numerous times already, Google Glass is not the only game in town for head mounted displays. Industrial applications continue to drive the development of systems that give users access to digital information in a mobile, hands-free device. One...
Augmented Reality Improves Patient Visits [video]

Augmented Reality Improves Patient Visits [video]

As we’ve experienced repeatedly, technology can be a double-edged sword, often creating new problems as it solves old ones. One recent example is the case of electronic health records (EHR), which are mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in an effort to...
BMW Brings Wearable Tech to the MINI [video]

BMW Brings Wearable Tech to the MINI [video]

When I think of the MINI, I think of a little car that looks like fun to drive. But I don’t immediately think of cutting edge technology. BMW is set to change that impression. The company has developed MINI Augmented Vision, which provides the driver with useful...