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Connected Health

The trend towards continuous monitoring of our healthcare through ambient and wearable sensors is more than a trend: it is becoming reality. It is also a step towards the digital transformation of healthcare. This is what I see when looking at statistics like the one published by Park Associates on …

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Autonomous tractors ready to change farming

CES 2022 is back to (quasi) normal and many companies are using this opportunity to present their latest innovation as well as to make promises on their commitment to release those innovations to the market. In the coming days I will comment on a few of these announcements. Today is …

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Smart Bandage

If you ever had direct or indirect experience with chronic wounds (wounds that are very hard to heal) you know how complex is the monitoring, as well as -quite often- how painful for the patient the removal of bandages, the cleaning of the wound and its medication. Now a team …

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Your camera knows what you are watching

In the past decade digital cameras (including the now extinguished point and shoot, killed by smartphones) have learnt to look at the scene you are about to shoot to single out some detail, like a smile, a face, even a dog and automatically focus on that object. Some cameras can …

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Neurograins: a wireless network ON your brain

A team of researchers from Brown, Baylor University, University of California at San Diego and Qualcomm has been working in the past four years on a new approach to interface with the brain. So far BCIs make use of electrodes (implanted, or positioned inside/outside the skull) that can sense electrical …

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Digital Therapeutics

If you split the total cost of healthcare based on what is ensuring your health you’ll discover something interesting: 20% is attributable to medical cure, including visits, exams, prescriptions 20-30% relates to your lifestyle, what you eat, drink, exercise, smoke (not smoke), positive attitude,… the remaining 50%+ is related to …

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Post-Pandemic Scenarios – XXXI – No one at the wheel 1

The trend towards autonomous mobility, in all sectors, is “unstoppable” leveraging on several technologies that have been evolving in the last decade and that are promising to become affordable in the current one. Automation in mobility feeds on the same forces that pushed automation in manufacturing: better and consistent performances …

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