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. […]

hardware software integration

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

How to Build Magical Devices With Effective Hardware-Software Integration

Adam MacBeth, an advocate of the software-first approach offers tactics on how companies can capture people’s imagination and create truly world-class products. What makes FiftyThree’s Pencil one of the most beautiful pieces of hardware in recent years is “The entire experience was crafted to naturally fit with how people work,” MacBeth says. “You’ll notice it […]

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, […]

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 […]

Imec wireless eye tracking glasses

by Sam Draper

June 7, 2018

Imec’s Wireless Eye-Tracking Glasses Will Help Research Neurological Disorders

Patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease often experience symptoms of abnormal eye movements. There had been extensive research conducted to utilize eye movement tracking technology to help diagnose and monitor the progression of these disorders. Conventional eye-tracking technology depends heavily on cameras. While these cameras produce accurate results, they are usually […]