‘Wander’ systems based on GPS present accuracy problems in urban areas and in facility use. The new EmSeeQ from EmFinders (’em’ for ’emergency) uses GSM M2M cellular technology to locate a person with dementia, Down Syndrome or similar conditions within… Read moreGSM wander locator
AT&T is joining the party–late–with early-stage prototypes for what’s termed in this article the ‘telehealth industry’. The first prototype (photo and extremely limited explanation) is a laser micro projector adjunct device that works with a smartphone to illustrate diagrams, X-rays and… Read moreAT&T enters 'telehealth', sort of
‘When you automate a mess, you get an automated mess’ (Joe McKendrick, SmartPlanet.com) Ever wonder why after the IT people rework a process, whatever you’re doing (or it’s supposed to be doing) gets longer and more complicated? A newly published Harvard Medical School… Read more'The automated mess'–Harvard study on hospital IT
A nanotechnology breakthrough in batteries to power next-gen wearable sensors: batteries consisting of very thin layers of conducting polymer, attached to cellulose from common algae. The layers of conducting polymer are just 40 to 50 nanometers, or billionths of a meter, wide, coating algae cellulose… Read moreNano-thin 'algae battery'