By 2020, 45 million Americans will be caring for 117 million seniors. The retailer offers a $29 monthly monitoring service using internet-connected gear.
Researchers at at John A. Rogers’ lab at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have incorporated off-the-shelf chips into flexible electronic patches to allow for high quality ECG and EEG monitoring. (Video)
Glucose monitoring is just one aspect of the iHealth package.
iHealth Lab, Inc. offers innovative, mobile personal healthcare products that make it simple and easy to test, track, graph and securely share health information. The iHealth Blood Pressure Dock is the first personal health management tool for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. iHealth Lab continues innovating with its iHealth Scale, which measures, tracks and securely shares weight change over time. Plans to develop a suite of personal healthcare devices and applications designed for use with the Apple iOS mobile platform are under way…
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Heart rate and sports monitors appear just about everywhere–in standalone devices, in watches, in bras, in shoes, in GPS devices–so why not just build them right into shirts. Many heart rate monitors need to be strapped to the chest anyway, so a heart-rate shirt seems like a logical conclusion. (video)
Intel’s Paul Otellini unveils the prototype of an in-store digital billboard using facial recognition.
Odds are you will be monitored today — many times over. Surveillance cameras at airports, subways, banks and other public venues are not the only devices tracking you. Inexpensive, ever-watchful digital sensors are now ubiquitous.