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Recon Transcend Goggles Awarded CES Innovations 2011 Award

11/09/2010, The Recond Transcend goggles have been awarded the 2011 CES Design and Engineering Award. The Transcend goggles help athletes run and display vital training statistics from within a display inside the goggles. According to the company, Transcend provides...

PharmaJet offers needle-free injection technology

11/09/2010, If you’re one who suffers from trypanophobia – that’s the fear of needles, then you might want to heave a sigh of relief knowing that PharmaJet is on the right track in delivering its needle-free injection technology to the masses in the...

Mobile Phones to be Used in UK to Diagnose STDs

11/08/2010, The UK may be dispensing nano-technology chips that will enable cell phones and computers to diagnose for sexually transmitted diseases or infections. In order to combat the rising risk of sexually transmitted disease infection with people who may be too...

Electronic Implant Allows The Blind To See

11/02/2010, Researchers have been busy testing electronic implants aimed at restoring vision to folks with retinal dystrophy, a condition that causes degeneration of the photoreceptors, leading to blindness. They have come up with a microchip carrying 1500...

Affectiva Q Sensor medical bracelet monitors stress levels

11/02/2010, Something tells us that the Affectiva Q Sensor medical bracelet might be a device that many people won’t mind having, considering how stressful life is these days. The only question would be this – how stressful is yours? That’s what the...

Skin printer might just be the fountain of youth

11/01/2010, The cosmetics industry has a revenue of billions each year, as it goes to show just how our society loves to look young forever, with the mysterious fountain of youth still being as elusive as ever. This is made possible thanks to researchers from the...

First All-robot Surgery Performed At McGill University

10/21/2010, In a step forward for robots, a team of surgeons at McGill University have used the da Vinci robo-surgeon and a robot anesthesiologist dubbed McSleepy to remove a patient’s prostate in what is dubbed as the world’s first all-robotic surgery....

Samsung Develops Portable X-ray Detector

10/21/2010, Samsung has announced the creation of a portable X-ray Detector that will enable X-ray images to be taken more accurately. The X-ray Detector is attached to a monitor that will convert the captured X-ray image directly onto the screen. This solution is...

Nvidia showcases robotic cardiac surgery

10/20/2010, Nvidia might soon have a major presence in operating theaters, recently showcasing their “beating heart surgery” procedure that is GPU-enabled. This will assist cardiac doctors to perform the heart surgery in a safer manner, helping reduce the...

X-ray generation device runs off a couple of D batteries

10/12/2010, Researchers at Kyoto University have come up with a new device which might just revolutionize the mobile medical industry. Why do we say so? Well, they have successfully developed a palm-size X-ray generation device that is powered by just two D...

Imec unveils mobile and wearable ECG system on Android smartphone

10/08/2010, Imec has come up with a spanking new mobile and wearable ECG system that will run on an Android smartphone. Since Bluetooth connectivity does take a huge chunk out of a device’s battery life, Imec has managed to achieve what it set out to do using...

New Smart Cane for the blind

10/04/2010, Helping the blind get around used to involve audio cues at street intersections as well as having the assistance of a cane. Well, things have certainly progressed to a greater level today thanks to an associate professor of applied science at the...

Murata Pulse-ring checks your vital signs in a non-intrusive way

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] In case you didn’t know vital-signs (heart-rate, others…) readers are extremely popular in Asia, the idea is that by monitoring important metrics, people would be able to avoid getting sick in the first place. Anyhow, Murata has...