Walmart blockchain patient record

by Sam Draper

June 22, 2018

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-based System for Accessing Medical Records

According to a recent document, Walmart is seeking to protect a method that allows a patient’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) to be obtained from a blockchain-based system even if they aren’t able to communicate. The proposed system would allow first responders on the scene to access the medical records of such non-responsive patients by using […]

Fitbit ace for kids

by Sam Draper

June 21, 2018

With Fitbit Ace For Kids, Fitbit Now Has Fitness Tracker For Every Member of the Family

With the announcement of Fitbit Ace, geared towards kids this week, Fitbit now has a health-tracking smartwatch for every member of the family. The Ace is meant to be used by kids 8 and up. The decision goes well with research showing that’s the age when kids tend to become more sedentary. In many ways […]

Assisted reality in field technology

by Stefanie Crucius

June 20, 2018

What Is Assisted Reality and How Does It Relate to Augmented Reality?

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies have found serious return on investment in enterprise settings, including field service organizations. Now, a new type of reality called Assisted Recently is finding its way into the field technology industry. Read more Eye-tracking is Going to Be a Game Changer for Virtual Reality In Assisted Reality, […]

Micro molding micro batteries for business

by Sam Draper

June 20, 2018

Micro Batteries and Micro Molding Solutions for Your Business

From fitness trackers and smartwatches to AR/VR headsets, designers are continuously searching for innovative methods to reduce system activity and power consumption. At the same time an IC or microchip can function as an oscillator, amplifier, counter, timer or microprocessor for these devices. The companies listed here provide solutions for micro molding, micro batteries and […]

wearable treats opoid addiction

by Sam Draper

June 19, 2018

DyAnsys Gets FDA Clearance For Its Wearable Device to Treat Opioid Addiction

DyAnsys, a company that provides advanced medical diagnostic and monitoring systems to hospitals and patients, has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its auricular neurostimulation device called Drug Relief. The device is going to be used as an aid to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal without narcotics. Read […]

Buzz to reduce sexual assault

by Sam Draper

June 19, 2018

This Ob-Gyn-Designed Wearable May Reduce Campus Sexual Assault

A California ob-gyn has invented a bracelet that may reduce sexual assaults in campus. The bracelet called Buzz is part blood alcohol-monitoring wearable, part Livestrong-style bracelet that aims to support consensual sex. Dr. Jennifer Lang and Rob Kramer self-funded the project which was designed by Silicon Valley design firm New Deal Design. According to a […]