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C103 GPS E-Care Hub

01/28/2009, GroupSense of Hong Kong has developed the C103 GPS E-Care Hub that was specially designed for patient tracking. While this isn’t exactly big brother technology, it helps care givers keep track of their patients remotely (more work even when...

Nintendo To Enhance Wii Fit

01/27/2009, Nintendo’s Wii Fit isn’t exactly the solution you should employ if you want to lose a couple of pounds here and there, but the Japanese gaming giant aims to enhance this best-selling game by working hand in hand with Panasonic Medical...

GPS Used To Control Wheelchairs

01/21/2009, The boffins at the National Taiwan University are working on a new project that involves power wheelchairs which can be controlled and monitored remotely with the help of a GPS receiver. The ultimate goal? To develop a M3S-based GPS navigation system for...

Electronic Pipe Lends An Air Of Sophistication

01/20/2009, Electronic cigarettes is one of the alternatives for those looking for a way out of smoking, but what about those who are hooked on pipes? Why, you come up with a similar solution, of course! Hence the Electronic Pipe that is touted to offer a similar...

Dead Prized Beef Cow Cloned

01/12/2009, Japanese beef is highly rated around the world, and this has led a team of Japanese scientists to successfully cloned a prize beef cow. What makes this achievement all the more remarkable is, the legendary steer named Yasufuku has been reborn 13 years...

Life Desk Could Help Save Lives

01/01/2009, Those who live in earthquake-prone areas would definitely have learned about the Triangle of Life in the event disaster strikes, and this is the inspiration behind the Life Desk. The Life Desk itself is open for learning during regular times, and can be...

NEC Thermal Scans For Flu Carriers

01/01/2009, Cold and flu season is here again, and we all know just how contagious those diseases are. NEC hopes to stem the tide at the entrance of its Tokyo headquarters by featuring an infrared scanning machine which is capable of measuring the temperature of...

No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor Makes Things Easy

12/17/2008, The No Cuff Blood Pressure Monitor makes monitoring blood pressure even more effortless than it already is today, as you don’t have to worry about cuff placements, adjustments and readings that are inaccurate at times. No sir, this newfangled device...

Laser Toothbrush Zaps Those Germs

12/15/2008, Brushing can be quite the chore, and it is a habit that needs to be instilled in little ones right from the beginning if they’re going to practise it correctly for the rest of their lives. We’re all familiar with the drill – up, down,...

EI-E Robot Helps Elderly Out

12/02/2008, As we grow older, many of our body parts start to shut down, regardless of whether you are rich or poor. The EI-E robot could help those who suffer from motor impairments in the future once all the kinks have been ironed out. It is not able to function in...

Sleep Partner Wrist Band Regulates Sleep

11/23/2008, We’re not too sure whether a $30 solution like the Sleep Partner works, but if you’ve tried everything else in the past to no avail, we won’t blame you for forking out your credit card all too easily. This device will supposedly...

Cellphone Radiations Could Release Mercury from Filings

11/19/2008, That’s according to the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (Iran). Their study concluded that the use of a mobile phone can release mercury from specific tooth filings that uses the metal in their composition. Note that the study was performed on...

Kami Kami Sensor Measures Bites

11/17/2008, You know what they say – you’ve gotta chew at least 40 times with each mouthful of food in your mouth in order to facilitate optimal digestion, but I tend to wolf down my food most of the time. Nitto Kagaku hopes to instil this good habit in...