Get with the PillDrill [video]

Get with the PillDrill [video]

Do you have trouble keeping track of what prescriptions, vitamins, and supplements to take and when? Or do you have a loved one who struggles with taking medicine on time? Lots of people do have scheduled med issues. I know when I’m not feeling well, it’s...
Are You Ready for a Mood Watch?

Are You Ready for a Mood Watch?

If you are of a certain age, you may remember “mood rings.” These devices had heat-sensitive liquid crystal layers that would change color, with the idea being that your skin temperature would reflect your mood. A group named Team Turquoise has taken a...
Happiness Sensor Predicts Employee Moods

Happiness Sensor Predicts Employee Moods

It should come as little surprise that a wearable “happiness” sensor should originate in Japan, the same country that gave the world the terminally cute “Hello Kitty” character. Industry giant Hitachi developed this device as a means of...
App Aims to Identify Stressed Teens

App Aims to Identify Stressed Teens

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, stress and mood disorders are a significant problem among teens today. 8% of those 13 to 18 have an anxiety disorder, and 11% meet the criteria for a major depression. One out of six high school students have...
CES 2015: Software to Recognize Emotion

CES 2015: Software to Recognize Emotion

How are you feeling? Well, now there’s an app for that question. Actually, it’s not an app, but rather an API (Application Program Interface) that is being developed by a company named SensAura, based in Montreal, Quebec. The concept of the product is...
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