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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...

Rodem better than wheelchair

08/27/2009, The 4-wheeled Rodem looks like a much cooler ride compared to a standard wheelchair, where one can steer it using a joystick or hold onto its motorbike-style handles while one’s knees and chest will remain on a cushion. This design makes room for...

Wearable Artificial Kidney

08/26/2009, The Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) is a real breakthrough in dialysis as it is a miniaturized dialysis machine which can be worn to look like a belt. The WAK concept will provide patients with the opportunity to move about freely despite suffering from...

Littman Electronic Stethoscope

08/23/2009, The stethoscope is one indispensable tool that a doctor possesses, and the 3M Littman Electronic Stethoscope aims to bring a whole new dimension to practicing doctors by helping them diagnose various health conditions better, thanks to features including...

Artificial tongue works better than real thing

08/18/2009, Who would’ve thought that a new artificial tongue would actually be more acute than the real thing, especially when sensing subtle differences in sweeteners is concerned? Measuring roughly the size of a business card, the sweetness sensor functions...

Yu for real time biometric feedback

08/18/2009, The yu: device offers real time biometric feedback – if and only if it makes it past the concept stage into a real world contraption. This medical device is able to relay the sort of information that has the potential to revolutionize medical...

Zelrix transdermal patch for migraines

08/17/2009, The Zelrix transdermal patch has recently receieved positive results from its Phase III clinical trial that ought to see this migraine patch of sorts move closer towards being manufactured for the masses. Zelrix will rely on its proprietary iontophoretic...

Hearing aid boasts built-in MP3 player

08/12/2009, Most of us find hearing aids to be something associated with the old and geriatric, but how about a hearing aid that comes with an MP3 player built-in? Sounds pretty contradictory, no? After all, research has shown that excessive listening to one’s...

Portable bacteria counter being developed

08/05/2009, The boffins from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital have teamed up to develop a new portable device which is able to keep track of just how many acid-fast staining bacteria there are in a sample, using but a dozen of bacterial...

Visionplus GPS cane

07/31/2009, Looks as though the blind need not be left out of the digital revolution with the concept known as the Visionplus. This unique stick will interact with the user via audio as well as tactile methods through the stick itself, where it functions in tandem...

Wink Glasses to keep you awake

07/30/2009, Only in Japan you will find researchers that build gadgets like the Wink Glasses: the clip-on device monitors your alertness by counting how often you blink. If it senses that you are dozing out (your blink frequency decreases), the glass will become...

Brain Capable Of Rewiring Its Own Circuits

07/22/2009, The brilliant boffins at UC Berkeley have discovered that the brain is a wonder organ, where it is capable of developing its own memory circuits which are activated by patients who are currently learning to use their newly outfitted prostheses, and as the...