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DermaStream CST system to get FDA approval

11/19/2009, The DermaStream CST system is currently about to embark on the FDA approval process, where should it prove to be successful, we will soon have a new method of healing open wounds. This device is meant to be placed over a wound where it will provide...

BiliChek bilirubin measurement system

11/19/2009, Philips has announced their latest BiliChek bilirubin measurement system which is capable of detecting and quantifying jaundice in newborns via a non-invasive manner (which also equates to painless). How does it manage to perform such a miracle? Well,...

Wearable RFID Sensors being developed

11/18/2009, The boffins at GE are currently working on a new batch of wearable RFID sensors that are smart enough to detect airborne chemical agents. No idea on how they’re going to commercialize this though, but that’s a good problem to have (and solve...

EyeWriter project

11/13/2009, The EyeWriter project might not be finished just yet, as it is still undergoing a concerted research effort to help folks who are suffering from ALS, with the assistance of creative technologies. The members involved are Members of Free Art and Technology...

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...

Didget system for the Nintendo DS

11/11/2009, Nintendo DS owners will find another use for their highly versatile portable console, with a new game developed for that platform that aims to help diabetic children monitor their condition. Known as the Didget system, it was specially designed 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...

Freedom Leg for easier movement

11/09/2009, Having a crutch due to a leg injury seriously impedes one’s movement, but the Freedom Leg from Forward Mobility aims to change that, where it is constructed from composite materials, making it tip the scales at a mere 2.6 pounds. This off-loading...

Brainwave Sofa knows what you are thinking

11/06/2009, Who would’ve thought that furniture would actually no longer play dumb? That would be the case in the future if Lucas Maassen and Dries Verbruggen had their way. After all, they are the designers behind the Brainwave Sofa, where sitting on this will...

Sensium Digital Plaster

11/06/2009, In a world chock full of wireless technology, here comes the Sensium Digital Plaster which is actually a wireless monitoring patch that stays on a patient’s body just like a Band Aid strip, albeit this one helps monitor the patient’s vital...

ROLA home care robot

11/05/2009, The ROLA (Robot Of Living Aid) intelligent home-care robot was developed by National Chiao Tung University of Taiwan. Capable of understanding Mandarin, Taiwanese and a smattering of English, ROLA will help keep a watchful eye on elderly occupants of a...

Calf gets prosthetic legs

11/04/2009, A farming family has decided to give Meadow their calf a chance to walk normally, hence enlisted the help of veterinarians and students at Colorado State University to help her with prosthetics. This is the first calf of its kind that is believed to boast...

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...