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Cellphone diagnoses cough

11/12/2009, We were raised to cover our mouths with a hand whenever we cough, but that could very well change in the future as acoustic vocalization analysis software is included in cellphones. All you need to do is cough into your handset, and it will get to...

SmartPill gets FDA nod

11/11/2009, The SmartPill has received FDA approval, arriving in its second iteration. This device is meant to be used to evaluate one’s constipation, measuring temperature and pH levels as it moves through the GI tract, while offering temporal-spacial analysis...

Intel Reader: from printed text to spoken words

11/09/2009, Intel just announced the Intel Reader and no, it’s not an eBook, it’s actually much more useful than an eBook in some ways. The Intel Reader is a Healthcare device that has been designed to help those with vision/blindness...

Wink Glasses to keep those eyeballs well lubricated

10/27/2009, Japanese eyewear company Masunaga Optical recently unveiled a new solution for video gamers as well as bookworms (and basically anyone else who are involved in activities that reduce the amount of natural blinking) – the Wink Glasses that will help...

Vibringe Ultrasonic Dental Irrigation Syringe

10/22/2009, Not many people relish a trip to their dentist as that would only mean patching up some holes in your teeth while your pocket develops even larger ones. Guess they’re a necessary evil, but woe to you if you need to have your gums injected with one...

GE Vscan portable ultrasound scanner

10/21/2009, GE is a corporate giant who has its fingers dipped into most known cookie jars, so to speak, and their latest device would be the highly portable yet affordable ultrasound scanner known as the Vscan. Sharing roughly the same dimensions as a BlackBerry...

Repeat wrist device

10/20/2009, Kids these days seem to be much more hyperactive and easily bored than their predecessors, and many people believe this is due to their diet which is full of sugar and empty calories apart from their conditional ‘programming’ by society and...

Philips Directlife measures healthy lifestyle

10/20/2009, It’s hard to argue that exercising is a bad thing, but it’s just hard to get to it right? Philips argues that we should start small (avoid elevators, park farther away from work…) to reach a greater goal. But the smaller you start...

Timex Ironman Sleek watches

10/08/2009, Timex has improved on their Ironman Sleek watches by throwing in Tap Screens, where both men and women’s models of the Ironman Sleek 150-Lap Watch now come with new technology including hydration and nutrition alarms among others. These $90...

Vitality pill bottle system

10/08/2009, Vitality Inc. has the ambition to sell a new pill bottle system which will transmit a signal to a base station located in your home each time the pill bottle cap is opened. Should you be unable to open the pill bottle cap in time, the base station that...

Keruve 2010 GPS tracking system for Alzheimer patients

10/04/2009, GPS is useful for keeping track of your kids or trying to discover just who your spouse is seeing behind your back, but here’s another novel idea – the Kreuve 2010 GPS tracking system is able to track down those suffering from...

Cochlear BAHA BP100 hearing aid

09/30/2009, The BAHA BP100 hearing aid from Cochlear is the latest in hearing aid technology, where it will offer significant improvements in speech understanding in noisy situations (around 25%) alongside improved bone conduction hearing performance compared to its...

Blood pressure tablets get tiny chips

09/24/2009, Novartis is reported to be developing new blood pressure tablets with Proteus Biomedical, where small chips are implanted within. These microchips will communicate with a shoulder-worn sensor, and they are currently undergoing a small clinical trial to...

Ripxx Personal Measurement Device

09/24/2009, The Ripxx Personal Measurement Device might seem like some sort of locator device, but it is actually a fitness tool that will fit the palm of your hand comfortably, where this built-in GPS tracker will pump out ten tracking signals every second, merging...