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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...

Robotic patient with H1N1 symptoms

10/21/2009, Those who attended the Security & Safety Trade Expo (RISCON) in Tokyo might have caught a whiff of this special robotic patient who actually exhibits the known symptoms of the H1N1 flu virus, where it was specially developed to be a realistic training...

GE Healthcare Vscan ultrasound scanner

10/21/2009, [Web 2.0 Summit] GE Healthcare was at Web 2.0 Summit to demonstrate the Vscan scanner, an ultrasound device that can provide a picture of what’s doing inside the body, in a handheld form factor. You can easily imagine how useful it can be,...

Biotronik Home Monitoring device

10/21/2009, Biotronik’s Home Monitoring device recently received the nod of approval for use in Europe, where this implantable device home monitoring system might see the end of regular visits to the clinic by patients wearing company’s ICD’s,...

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...

Brother releases retinal scanning display

10/20/2009, Brother has unveiled a smaller prototype of a retinal scanning display (RID) module that is touted to be the first in the world that utilizes green laser diodes. This new retinal scanning display module is roughly 95mm x 170mm x 30mm and tips the scales...

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...

ViconRevue chronicles your life

10/19/2009, Vicon’s latest product, the ViconRevue, now comes with 1GB of internal memory that ought to be sufficient to store a whole lot of photographic stills thanks to its VGA camera sensor that shoots an image every half a minute. It won’t come cheap...

Touch controls make it to… hearing aids

10/14/2009, Hearing aids are definitely not sexy gadgets, but it’s nice to see that they too benefit of the “touch bubble” that we’re in. Just like for Bluetooth headsets, finding tiny buttons can be difficult and sometimes confusing. Starkey...

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...

SmartCap could help save lives

10/06/2009, Just how smart can a cap get? The SmartCap, it seems, was developed for miners where it is able to monitor a driver’s brain waves for signs of fatigue, followed by relaying a warning signal to the computer display in a vehicle to recommend the...

NanoMaxx ultrasound sytem receives FDA approval

10/05/2009, SonoSite’s NanoMaxx ultrasound system has just received FDA approval, which means folks Stateside can pick this up pretty soon in all its 6 pound glory. You get 2 hours of operational time with this, and by being fully portable, it is able to be...