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Wearable fabrics get smarter

10/26/2011, I figured out that since we have stuff like smart cars, smart TVs and smartphones, why not make another everyday item ‘smart’ as well? I’m talking about wearable fabrics that will not only keep you nice and warm, shielding you from the...

GPS Shoe helps track patients with Alzheimer’s

10/26/2011, If you know someone with Alzheimer’s and you’re constantly worried about their whereabouts and welfare, Aetrex Worldwide and GTX Corp have developed the GPS Shoe, which as the name implies, will allow caregivers or family members to keep track of a...

Garmin unveils ANT+ and companion Fit app

10/25/2011, Fitness buffs who were looking forward to Garmin’s ANT+ fitness device will be pleased to know that it has finally be made available. The addon device for the iPhone was spotted a little over a week ago at the FCC, but it looks like it is now available...

Video games could treat lazy eye

10/24/2011, The condition known as ‘lazy eye,’ or amblyopia, has been deemed by many in the medical fraternity to be virtually un-repairable once the patient is past the age of 10. Hope springs eternal though, with Dr. Somen Ghosh deciding to use a fun...

US Army experiments with inception

10/21/2011, The movie Inception that starred Leonardo di Caprio was certainly a brain-buster, as it took me a couple of viewings to fully appreciate the length and breadth of the film. Well, it is suggested that inception is nigh impossible in the movie, but what...

Striiv pedometer help you in your fitness regime

10/19/2011, How many of you out there use pedometers in your everyday life? I would suppose folks who keep a close watch on the amount of calories they partake do, and if you are going to go out to purchase a pedometer for yourself, why not go the extra mile and make...

Robots might help autistic kids

10/19/2011, When it comes to autism, there are many ways to help these specially gifted children (have you seen some of them draw out of memory? Totally amazing stuff!). Well, it seems that technology has advanced even further now to help them by the way of robots....

Face-controlled wheelchair might be the future

10/17/2011, We do know that life in a wheelchair is not a peach in terms of mobility, despite the strides made to make everywhere more accessible, there is still plenty of work to be done. In addition, not everyone can get around in a wheelchair by themselves –...

Compex muscle stimulator is now available

10/12/2011, When you talk about wireless devices, most of the time we think about smartphones, tablets, remote controls, computer mice and keyboards as well as printers amongst others. Very rarely would we have thought about something from the medical world, but here...

MobiUS ultrasound device for smartphones

10/11/2011, Mobile-health company Mobisante has heaved a sigh of relief, claiming that their smartphone ultrasound device, the MobiUS, has finally made its way to the market officially. That might sound like good news to some, but those who do not know how much it...

RoChair makes it easier for disabled to get around

10/11/2011, Getting around in a wheelchair can be quite a challenging proposition, especially when the proper infrastructure is not in place. Those who can afford lighter wheelchairs that are more nimble will definitely be less tired after pushing themselves around...

Paraplegics see potential miracle in brainwave technology

10/06/2011, We’ve seen how simple games that utilize one’s brainwaves work before, and perhaps something in the similar vein might offer paraplegics hope. Of course, as in the most recent Planet of the Apes reboot, monkeys (OK so apes are different, but...

ePetri dish relies on smartphone to get the job done

10/06/2011, Everything’s going digital these days, including the petri dish that is a mainstay in science laboratories. Engineers from the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) recently took the humble petri dish to a whole new level in the form of the...