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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...

Bayer Glucometer comes in USB stick

09/24/2009, Bayer has released its latest Glucometer that comes in the form of a USB stick, making it the first easily computer connected glucometer in the world. You will be able to upload all of your daily readings to your computer thanks to its free Glucofacts...

PenFriend helps the blind read

09/20/2009, Boffins have come up with a new device that will assist blind people read audio labels on everyday objects, where it is aptly known as the PenFriend. How does it work? Well, the PenFriend relies on minute barcodes that when scanned by a digital pen, will...

Bloodbot the mechanical vampire

09/16/2009, Some of us just have a huge phobia of needles, and even when you have the hottest looking nurse looking after you, any jab will still induce unimaginable pain. Enter the Bloodbot which will use a needle and a probe to locate a vein, where hopefully the...

Emergency services via SMS

09/14/2009, Those living in the UK might soon be able to contact emergency services using nothing but text messages, if ongoing trials prove to be successful. The service will target those who are unable to make normal voice calls to 999 due to a disability, where a...

Samsung Star S5230 Limited Edition

09/10/2009, Folks living in Belgium will soon be able to pick up a limited edition of the Samsung Star S5230, where it will be known as the Samsung Star Think Pink. By its name alone, you can probably guess that this will come in a shade of pink and will see €10...

Alice PDx sleep analysis system

09/02/2009, Philips will be rolling out the Alice PDx sleep analyzer which aims to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep problems. This is a self-administering device that patients can set up before they nod off each night (or early in the morning if...

Electronic contact lens applications…

09/01/2009, What would happen if you could have a display as close to your eyes as it can get? Some say “augmented reality”, but there are lower hanging fruits that might even be more useful. Assuming that the resolution is as high as what you eyes...