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Microsoft Patent Suggests it May Soon Launch Smart Fabric Products

It seems Google is about to take the lead in commercializing smart clothing and fabrics. Tech companies like Samsung and Apple are already on the smart fabric train. Now, a new patent filed by Microsoft details the company’s foray into smart fabric technology. Read more Microsoft Patents Multidimensional Heart Rate Sensor that Delivers Accurate Data […]
Big companies in digital health

How Big Tech Companies Are Disrupting the Digital Health Market

In the last five years, big tech companies such as Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet have been trying to gain a firm foothold in the digital health market. And there’s a simple explanation for this: the aging baby boomer and the rising cost of healthcare. Read more The State of Wearable Technology in Healthcare: Current and […]
Facebook AR glasses

Facebook Reportedly Set Up New Group for Building Augmented Reality Glasses

Facebook has set up a new group tasked with building augmented reality (AR) glasses, according to a new report by Rob Prince of Business Insider. The report revealed that Facebook shifted hundreds of its employees from its research outfit Facebook Reality Labs over to a team that will specifically focus on work on AR hardware, […]
HoloLens for Surgery

Doctors Use HoloLens to Investigate Heart Scars in High Resolution Before Surgery

During ablations and electrophysiology studies, the surgeon must have a clear idea about where scars and other relevant items are within the heart. Normally, this information is displayed on a computer monitor and the doctors use mouse or joystick to zoom, rotate or slice the images. However, during these procedures the surgeon needs to look […]
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thyssenkrupp Elevator Rolls out HoloLinc – World’s First Industry 4.0 Solution

thyssenkrupp Elevator, one of the world’s leading elevator companies that utilizes breakthrough technologies and R&D, has launched HoloLinc, a first of its kind, fully digitalized sales process for the stairlift industry. The new technology will change the way measurement and delivery are used in the stairlift industry. Related HoloLens Will Help Surgeons in UK Hospital […]
Wearables construction workers

Construction Safety: Wearables Could Monitor Stress, Risk and Physical Demands

Construction workers face a wide range of hazards when they show up at their job sites each morning. As construction work increases, so do dangers. Every day 6,300 people die in work-related accidents or illnesses; that’s more than 2.3 million deaths each year, according to International Labor Organization. While some of these dangers are inherent […]