Tag Archives: Healthcare

Omron Announced The First Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor

Well, I never thought it was possible, but here it is the world’s first wearable blood pressure monitor from Omron (not to be confused with the robotic Ping Pong coach). At a glance, the Omron HeartGuide looks like a regular smartwatch, but it really isn’t. In it, is a built in blood pressure monitor, complete with an inflatable oscillometric blood pressure cuff, like the one you’d find in a doctor’s office, built into the watch strap. With it, you can conveniently monitor your blood pressure without the need for cumbersome equipment, anytime, anywhere. Continue reading Omron Announced The First Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor

This Cool Gadget Uses Computer Vision To Monitor Baby’s Breathing

I don’t have children of my own and so I am not quite sure why is it important to monitor a newborn’s breathing. However, I think the Nanit Breathing Wear sounds interesting enough to warrant a mention here. The product name is actually quite self-explanatory, but if you really must know, it is basically lets parents monitor their baby’s breathing. What’s interesting about is, it uses no sensors and hence, there are no electronic devices in contact with the baby’s skin. Continue reading This Cool Gadget Uses Computer Vision To Monitor Baby’s Breathing

Meet Owlet Band, The World’s First Consumer Pregnancy Monitor

Made for home fetal monitor isn’t new. We have seen it as far back as 2014, but this new one from Owlet Baby Care, called Owlet Band, kind of changes everything. How else did it go on to bag two CES awards in categories of Wearable Technology and Tech to Change the World? And oh yes, it is totally wearable. It’s like having an ultrasound machine strapped to mommy’s belly, but it is, obviously, more sophisticated and its, well, wearable. Continue reading Meet Owlet Band, The World’s First Consumer Pregnancy Monitor

Finally, There’s A Smartwatch That Could Potentially Save Your Life

Smartwatch is mostly a frivolous gadget that is all but a life’s extra, but not in the case of CORX Biometric Smartwatch. This smartwatch is different. The watch designed by Hong Kong-based Italian Ponti Design Studio, headed by Andrea Ponti, for SaluderMD, a digital health services company that connects patient with doctors. Aside from its obvious good looks, the watch is, as the product name implies, a biometric smartwatch and that’s not just a fancy name conjured by the marketing team. It has features that make smartwatch NOT a frivolous object. Continue reading Finally, There’s A Smartwatch That Could Potentially Save Your Life

TouchFocus Eyewear Is A Miracle Solutions To Farsightedness

Age-related farsightedness or presbyopia is vision condition that affects many people as they age. It is an inconvenience that only those who are inflicted will understand. It is worse if the person has myopia too. While progressive eyewear that covers both far and shortsightedness helps, it is not perfect. It never was. Just try descending the stairs, or looking down at the instruments when driving you will understand why. It is not easy to find the so-called “sweet spot.” Continue reading TouchFocus Eyewear Is A Miracle Solutions To Farsightedness

You Know What? Pillbox Just Got Smarter With Cyco

If a person who needs to take medication on regular basis has only one thing to do and that is to take medications, then he or she will never forget. The truth is, everyone has other things to do and that sometimes result in one forgetting the all-important medications. Hong Kong-based Qualife aims to alleviate this issue with a new product called Cyco. Continue reading You Know What? Pillbox Just Got Smarter With Cyco

Mars Color CT Scan Shows The True Color Of Human’s Inner Beauty

X-Ray and Computer Tomography scan, or CT scan, are brilliant technologies that let doctors dig inside what’s inside of you without putting you under the knife. The medical community has been relying it for years and while useful, medical professionals have been putting up with the incoherent-to-layman black and white images. Well, that is set to change with New Zealand-based tech company Mars Bioimaging’s new medical imaging scanner called Spectral CT. Continue reading Mars Color CT Scan Shows The True Color Of Human’s Inner Beauty

Citroën Wants This Weird Looking Glasses To Get Rid Of Motion Sickness

Motion sickness is a nagging problem that plagues some people. The only reprieve is over-the-counter or prescription pills (for severe cases), but French automaker Citroën is determine to relieve motion sickness sufferers the agony. Thanks to a weird-looking eyewear called, wait for it… Seetroën (clever, very clever Citroën!), you can say goodbye to motion sickness and to pills. Motion sickness is when the brain got confused about what the eyes see and what the inner ears sense. This is more apparent if you are looking down at say, a magazine or smartphone. Continue reading Citroën Wants This Weird Looking Glasses To Get Rid Of Motion Sickness

Use A Standing Desk, Run 10 Marathons And 4 Other Health Benefits

You may have heard about the recent trend of workers trading in their sitting desks for standing desks. But why? What’s the big deal? Well, it’s simple. Standing desks can improve your health. We all know that sitting all day will adversely affect our health, so the idea is to stand while working at your desk and stay in motion. In fact, you might be surprised to hear that one recent study found that using a standing desk is equivalent to running 10 marathons in a year. Continue reading Use A Standing Desk, Run 10 Marathons And 4 Other Health Benefits

Guess What? Snakes Have A Job Too. They Are Working As Masseurs In NY

If you love massage – any type of massage and are not squeamish when it comes to snake, then Wholeness Center New York has just the type of massage for you. This wellness center is now providing a new kind of massage and the masseurs are the cold-blooded, slithering serpent that so many mortals fear. Hmmm, I wonder what the animal rights folks’ have to say about this. Just saying… So, yeah. Snake massage IS A THING. Continue reading Guess What? Snakes Have A Job Too. They Are Working As Masseurs In NY