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Dectectair vest helps you avoid pollution

02/04/2010, The price to pay for being an industrialized nation would be living with pollution. We’re pretty sure when our forefathers came to North America a few hundred years ago, everything was in pristine condition – fast forward to today and we have...

SoundBite system helps with your hearing

02/01/2010, We will never look at the term “sound bytes” the same way ever again as the SoundBite system turns it literal – this unique hearing system will help transmit audio to the inner ear through teeth, thanks to a tiny unit that is worn behind...

Withings scale gets minor update

01/29/2010, The Withings scale certainly brings a whole new dimension to your home as you see how much weight you have gained/lost each day, alongside essential details such as BMI among others, but now it comes with an update that integrates Google Health for better...

Tanita FB-730 pedometer has more than meets the eye

01/25/2010, Tanita managed to turn their common pedimeter, a $77 device known as the FB-730, into one that is able to send data to a nearby RFID travel card which is similar to those found on train and bus networks in Japan, Hong Kong and London. Once you have...

Aerotel GeoSKeeper system

01/22/2010, Keeping track of the elderly, especially those who are hit with memory ailments can be a rather tricky job, but good thing the Aerotel GeoSKeeper system works by helping you keep tabs on the wearer’s location. It comes in a wrist-worn form factor,...

Portable Mini Yellow Green Medicine Box Timer

01/21/2010, As one gets older, the body starts to suffer the ravages of time, and having the right pills and medicine on time is always crucial to prolong your time here on earth. Some people use pillboxes with days stamped on the front, but for others that...

TruTouch 2000 helps detect drunk drivers

01/21/2010, Some drunk drivers can still walk in a straight line during certain tests, but the TruTouch 2000 dispenses with such anomalies by relying on near infrared light to detect possible intoxication – a procedure that requires a mere finger scan, yielding...

Wearable health monitoring sensor

01/19/2010, WIN Human Recorder Co. Ltd. of Japan has rolled out a brand new health monitoring service which utilizes a sensor network to function. The user will need to wear a small, portable sensor that is attached to the body, where details of its readings can be...

Wellcore Stylish Mobile Personal Emergency Response System

01/06/2010, [CES 2010] Wellcore, a Silicon Valley-based startup, launched its new Mobile Personal Emergency Response System (M-PERS) with motion detection and advanced pattern recognition, the company claims that its patent-pending technology can distinguish falls...

Gravida Nurse Prenatal Education Device

12/28/2009, Guess reading books to gain knowledge isn’t the only way to go these days – there is, after all, the Internet. The Gravida Nurse Prenatal Education Device takes things one step further as it features a touchscreen display that shows off...

Fully implantable hearing aid

12/24/2009, Hearing aids have certainly come a long way from being an embarassment initially for its wearers to something that is deemed normal and necessary in this day and age for folks suffering from hearing loss. Well, brains of this generation has further shrunk...

Color-changing contact lenses for diabetics

12/24/2009, A bunch of boffins from the University of Western Ontario are closer to developing color-changing contact lenses that will target diabetics after receiving more than 200 grand from the Canada Foundation for Innovation in order to further develop the...

SPARKy robotic ankle

12/22/2009, Sparky Robotic Ankle from Kenneth Fagan on Vimeo. The six-million dollar man is starting to sound cheaper by the day (they forgot to take inflation into account), as more and more advancements are made in the world of bionics for humans. The latest among...

iPhone app analyzes snoring

12/22/2009, Many wives will tell you that their husband’s snoring annoys the heck out of them, but they do bear with it as that falls under the category of “for better or for worse” in their wedding vows. Well, if hubby happens to own an iPhone, why...