artificial nerve

by Sam Draper

June 11, 2018

Scientists Develop Flexible Artificial Tactile Nerve Using Flexible Organic Materials

Scientists at Stanford and Seoul National University have built artificial sensory nerves that can mimic the sensitivity of natural skin. In the study the artificial nerves were able to activate the twitch reflex in a cockroach and identify letters in the Braille alphabet. Scientists believe findings might one day help patients with artificial limbs touch […]

iBeat Heart watch funding

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

iBeat Announces New Funding for Wearable Heart Watch

iBeat, a wearable health tech company empowering people to live longer, has announced funding for its new product called Heart Watch, a wearable continuous monitor. SCOR Life & Health Ventures and Transamerica Ventures invested in the project which also includes strategic partnerships that will bring the Heart Watch to each insurer’s agents and policy holders. […]

Wristband to improve dementia

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

German Researchers Develop Sensor-Packed Wristband to Improve Lives of Dementia Patients

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM) in Berlin are working on a sensor and software package that would help people developing dementia to slow down the disease progression and enhance the quality of life for themselves and their family members. The device is a wristband that measures the patient’s vital signs, […]

Eye tracking technology in AR glasses

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

Tobii and Lumus Collaborate to Integrate Eye Tracking Technology into AR Glasses

Stockholm-based eye-tracking company Tobii announced that it is working with Lumus, a leading augmented reality (AR) transparent display maker to integrate eye-tracking technology into the Lumus DK50 AR development kit. The DK50 includes the OE50, a less than 2 millimeter thick waveguide display that is capable of 1280 x  720 resolution at 60fps and a […]

Qardio remote patient monitoring

by Sam Draper

June 7, 2018

Qardio Launches Remote Patient Monitoring While Increasing Revenue Opportunities

Leading digital health company Qardio has launched a new service that offers doctors to deliver remote patient care while increasing revenue opportunities. The new service is powered by Qardio’s doctor platform, QardioMD, which automatically collates and examines patient essentials such as weight, blood pressure and ECG recorded outside the doctor’s office. This allows doctors to […]