Category Archives: e-Health

A Broken Bone? 3-D Print Your Cast!


Recently there had been some bad vibes around 3-D printers due to all the reports that you can now download files to print your own (working) guns. But this new development is rather fascinating: As the Daily Mail in its … Continue reading

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Data Are Growing Up: The Big Data Tsunami


When our information systems started to grow and a few tables were not able to hold the (mostly numerical) information we started to build databases. When databases became too small to contain all the information we were dealing with or … Continue reading

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Five Tech Trends Impacting Business Innovation in 2012


Tim Sweeney wrote in January a blog on Innovation Excellence on this year’s tech trends. I only recently stumbled on his article and think it is worth sharing. I want to especially point to his report on apps and technologies … Continue reading

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BrailleTouch keyboard allows typing on a phone without looking


By Ryan Paul | Published about a month ago A group of researchers at Georgia Tech have created a new piece of software called BrailleTouch that allows users to type on a smartphone without looking at the screen. It takes … Continue reading

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‘Open-Source’ Robotic Surgery Platform


From eHealthServer.com: Robotics experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of Washington (UW) have completed a set of seven advanced robotic surgery systems for use by major medical research laboratories throughout the United States. After a round … Continue reading

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Smart Pill “Phones Home” From the Stomach to Remind You to Take Your Medicine


A smart pill with ‘edible microchip’ tells you and your doctor when the next dose is due: A patch on the skin will pick up a signal once tablet is swallowed and relay this to a smart phone The system … Continue reading

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Telekinetics? Bed-Bound Patients Move Robots Using Just Thoughts


“They’re not quite psychic yet, but machines are getting better at reading your mind. Researchers have invented a new, noninvasive method for recording patterns of brain activity and using them to steer a robot. Scientists hope the technology will give … Continue reading

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