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Prototype bionic eye implant from Australia

03/31/2010, Researchers from Down Under at Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) managed to come up with a prototype version of a bionic eye implant which could potentially revolutionize the world of blind people since this eye has the potential to restore rudimentary vision...

VeinID technology at vending machines

03/30/2010, Looks like you might be able to purchase a can of Coke using nothing but your finger the next time round, thanks to Hitachi’s “finger vein authentication” (VeinID) technology. This biometric system will rely on finger pulse recognition...

EEG cap enables communication via computer

03/17/2010, Technology is not all that bad you know, when properly applied. Case in point is this special EEG cap which allows one to communicate with the outside world using a computer as well as specially installed software. Dubbed the intendiX system, it relies on...

Neuralieve could end headache misery for some

03/05/2010, Suffering from headaches and migraines is no joke as you might look fine from the outside, but actually have a whole nuclear bomb going on under the noggin’. The Neuralive device could be the answer to prayers of millions worldwide, as a recent...

Weinmann portable voice-guided ventilator

03/05/2010, Weinmann of Germany has unveiled a new portable voice-guided ventilator that is specially optimized for EMR and military personnel who perform cardiopulmonary resuscitations in the field. Dubbed the MEDUMAT Easy CPR, it will provide unmistakable spoken...

DentalVibe does away with pain

03/03/2010, Many people loathe going to the dentist as the pain is not limited to just your mouth, but wallet as well once he/she is done with your pearly whites. The DentalVibe device aims to reverse such a trend, offering a new way to eliminate pain completely...

Robotic Surgical Simulator

02/26/2010, The Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University of Buffalo School of Engineering have come together to create what they dub the Robotic Surgical Simulator, otherwise known as the RoSS for short. RoSS enables doctors and...

Water Bobble filtered water bottle

02/23/2010, Getting clean drinking water might be something we take for granted for those of us living in developed countries, but countless others around the globe see it as a luxury. Anyways, if you are not sure about the kind of water that you’re about to...

Metaltech Anti-Terrorist Assault Cart

02/17/2010, The Metaltech Anti-Terrorist Assault Cart looks like one tough cookie, where it was built to withstand grenade attacks, although we’re not too sure why would anyone lob a grenade on a golf course (which is another question altogether) due to the...

Toshiba headphones have brain-wave sensor

02/17/2010, Toshiba has come up with a pair of headphones which hold a brain-wave sensor within, being specially designed for consumer use. You get an integrated Bluetooth chipset within, allowing the headphones to hook up to a Bluetooth-enabled computer thanks to...

Prosthetic foot recycles energy

02/17/2010, Steven H. Collins (Department of Bio-mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology) and Arthur D. Kuo (Departments of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan) have come up with a brand new artificial foot which is capable of...

3M Littmann Bluetooth Stethoscope

02/08/2010, We are pretty surprised that it took this long for a stethoscope to go the way of hands-free headsets, picking up Bluetooth technology in the process. 3M ensures this happens by working with Zargis Medical, where their partnership resulted in the 3M...

Pregnancy simulator to prepare future nurses

02/05/2010, Giving birth can be a very messy affair instead of the 10-second births that you witness on TV shows and movies all the time. In order to ensure maximum survivability for both mother and child, having a well trained nurse by her side is definitely a huge...

Toshiba Viamo portable ultrasound device

02/05/2010, Touchscreen capability is all the rage these days, and Toshiba knows that, hence their Viamo portable ultrasound convertible touchscreen device which is touted to offer a similar image quality as that of premium cart systems. The whole works will include...