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Posted On 18 May 2013 By Michael Gorman. Under: Uncategorized.
The quantified self movement's gaining steam, with companies creating all sorts of gadgets to track our activity levels, sleeping habits and even what's going on inside our heads. Melon's an EEG headband that taps into your brain's inner workings ...
Posted On 08 May 2013 By Richard Lai. Under: Uncategorized.
Viewing it from afar, you could easily mistake this gadget for Jawbone's Up fitness band. What we have here is actually the SmartBand from Chinese fitness accessories maker Codoon, and it's almost a carbon copy of the Up in terms appearance and fu...
Posted On 17 Apr 2013 By Christopher Trout. Under: Uncategorized.
While the tech press was obsessively covering the onslaught of Ultra HD TVs and uncovering unlicensed celebrity headphones at CES 2013, the mainstream media were fawning over a fork. Now HAPIfork, the "smart" utensil with an altruistic mission and a ...
Posted On 26 Mar 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Making your own fresh juice or smoothie has been fashionably popular in Japan, especially for women who are interested in a healthy lifestyle. The new “HEALSIO Juicepresso (EJ-CP10B)” that is going to be released by Sharp on April 23 uses the “Slow-speed compression squeezing method” which makes more nutritious fresh juice compared with traditional juicers [...]
Posted On 20 Mar 2013 By Mat Smith. Under: Uncategorized.
A new blood-testing subdermal sensor has been developed by a team of scientists in Switzerland. While that may not sound particularly notable, this half-inch prototype can instantly beam several health metrics to smart devices over Bluetooth, monito...
Posted On 18 Mar 2013 By Zach Honig. Under: Uncategorized.
There seems to be an unwritten rule that Japanese carriers and smartphone makers need to dedicate R&D spend to bettering the lives of their users. And we certainly can't argue with that. NTT DoCoMo is at the forefront of said innovation, developi...
Posted On 17 Mar 2013 By Stephen. Under: Uncategorized.
Using built-in cameras in PCs or smartphones, a new technology to be presented this week by Fujitsu Laboratories can measure pulse in as little as five seconds using built-in cameras in PCs or smartphones. It works by measuring variations in the brightness of the person’s face thought to be caused by the flow of blood. [...]
Posted On 17 Mar 2013 By Alexis Santos. Under: Uncategorized.
Emerging technologies have the potential to impact our health and well being, and we'll be talking with Ekso Bionics' Co-founder & CTO Russ Angold and Intuitive Surgical's Senior Director of Research Catherine Mohr to find out how. March 17, 20...
Posted On 25 Feb 2013 By Terrence O'Brien. Under: Uncategorized.
Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 isn't the company's only attempt to cater to an older audience. It's also experimenting with a rather ingenius (and super glossy) take on the classic cane, that looks like something out of a sci-fi film. Inside the two-toned e...
Posted On 17 Jan 2013 By Jamie Rigg. Under: Uncategorized.
Yelp is great for sizing up unvisited eateries, and soon some users will be able to complement review results with a side of hygiene inspection ratings. "Health Scores" will be added to listings in New York and San Francisco over the next few weeks, ...