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How Sensors Are Transforming the Life Sciences Industry Landscape

How Sensors Are Transforming the Life Sciences Industry Landscape | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it

How sensors are having a major impact on innovation and the competitive landscape for the life sciences industry (medical devices, diagnostics and pharma)..

 To learn more and see examples in each of the categories visit : http://www.hitconsultant.net/2013/09/11/how-sensors-are-transforming-the-life-sciences-industry-landscape/


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New sensor technology enables seniors to stay independent longer.

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petabush's curator insight, September 12, 2013 8:11 AM

Article is missing out on a few other areas where adherence could be improved. Just looking at the photo of these devices is far from inspiring.

 

Also does not consider that when it is necessary to wear these devices daily, there is an impact on the wellbeing of the wearer, that becomes pyschological, emotional and social. a health device worn on the body needs to consider all these and more to become a wearable object of wellbeing

Mary Jo Gehrking's curator insight, September 18, 2013 1:27 PM

Lightweight and wireless, wearable and ambient sensors can be an important part of an overall system to remotely manage chronic health conditions via cloud-based storage and applications. While this enables aging and chronically ill adults to to remain in their home environment, there also needs to be ongoing training and tech support for the users, which is often where the funationality of this concept fails.

Richard Platt's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:14 PM

Sensors - the eyes and ears of the WBAN (Wireless Body Area Network) for healthcare applications, and there are so many others for many other applications

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Discover a Planet From the Comfort of your Home - Geek.com

Discover a Planet From the Comfort of your Home - Geek.com | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
It will be a few more years until Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos sends us to space. But in the meantime, anyone can play armchair astronaut. MIT and the Carnegie Institution for Science …
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The Kepler dataset through Planet Hunters is no longer the only way an ordinary person can discover a planet. Be the first in your neighborhood to discover a planet and be able to name it after your favorite celebrity.
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SpaceX to Christen Mars Mission Launch Pad With Back to Back Missions

SpaceX to Christen Mars Mission Launch Pad With Back to Back Missions | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
SpaceX has conceptualized the “Red Dragon” missions that include sending a variant of the Dragon capsule to Mars beginning in 2018.
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Launch pad 39-A to experience heat and hear thunder for the first time since the last space shuttle launch in 2011.
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Microsoft Bought This Startup To Improve Its HoloLens Augmented Reality Tech

Microsoft Bought This Startup To Improve Its HoloLens Augmented Reality Tech | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Microsoft bought a small, Swedish startup Simplygon, a maker of technology that coders can use to make 3D-animated video games.
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Microsoft is bolstering their HoloLens development team with acquisition of a Swedish startup.
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ODG’s new augmented reality glasses are for normal people (with a lot of money)

ODG’s new augmented reality glasses are for normal people (with a lot of money) | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Osterhout Design Group thinks people are ready to start donning hologram glasses. The wearables company, which is known for its industrial and medical heads-up displays, is announcing two pair
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Augmented reality gets a little more stylish.
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Have You Seen This?: China's Forbidden City Explored on the HoloLens

Have You Seen This?: China's Forbidden City Explored on the HoloLens | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
In this episode of Have You Seen This?, we will look at Oriental Museum by 247 Technology Limited, a free application that hit the Windows Store for HoloLens a few days ago. Museum exhibits seem to be a popular theme amongst the demonstrations going up, so let's see how this one looks. Oriental Museum Before we get into my video demo, let's see what 247 Technology Limited has to say about their app in the Windows Store for HoloLens, which focuses on showing off the Forbidden City in Beijing, China: Among the existing ancient architecture and heritage sites, the Forbidden City is the
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HoloLens lets you tour Beijing's Forbidden City at your leisure. It is much too big too take in in even a weeklong visit to the real thing.
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Ultra-low-power transistors could function for years without a battery | KurzweilAI

Ultra-low-power transistors could function for years without a battery | KurzweilAI | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Schematic cross-section of an Indium-gallium-zinc-oxide (IGZO) thin-film transistor (credit: Sungsik Lee and Arokia Nathan/Science)Devices based on a
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This development could enable the Internet of Things to become ubiquitous.
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The Internet of Things Is Growing Faster Than the Ability to Defend It

The Internet of Things Is Growing Faster Than the Ability to Defend It | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Last week’s use of connected gadgets to attack the Web is a wake-up call for the Internet of Things, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season
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Change the password on that shiny new Internet of Things device that you just got, to take byte out of crime.
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Hacked Internet of Things devices helped take much of the internet offline

Hacked Internet of Things devices helped take much of the internet offline | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
DDOS attacks took Reddit, Twitter, Github and more websites offline
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What we know now about the distributed denial of service attack on Friday.
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That Nike-branded Apple Watch arrives October 28

That Nike-branded Apple Watch arrives October 28 | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Maybe you’ve been waiting for the Nike+ version of the Apple Watch to arrive before running out to buy the Series 2. Because, you know, life is a marathon,..
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Nike has their own version of the new Apple Watch Series 2.
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3D holographic communication is now a reality with HoloBeam and Microsoft’s HoloLens – WinBeta

3D holographic communication is now a reality with HoloBeam and Microsoft’s HoloLens – WinBeta | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
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ShareThe future moves one step closer as an independent developer shows their version of a HoloLens use case that had previously only been shown by Microsoft Research. your insight
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Top 7 Most Essential Apple Watch Productivity Apps of 2016 | Official Web News

Top 7 Most Essential Apple Watch Productivity Apps of 2016 | Official Web News | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
When the 1st generation iPhone came out in the summer of 2007, it has changed the way people interacted with technology.
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For fitness apps that will keep you active, try my book, Get Fit with Apple Watch.
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What Blockchain Means for the Internet of Things - DZone IoT

Blockchain offers hardened, secure records for data, which can be integrated into IoT setups to make for more trustworthy transactions.
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IBM offers blockchain technology for the Internet of Things.
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VR will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared

VR will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Robot will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared using virtual reality headsets.
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An interesting use case for VR
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Boeing Unveils Starliner Spacesuit – Parabolic Arc

Boeing Unveils Starliner Spacesuit – Parabolic Arc | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
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New Boeing spacesuit will be lighter and more flexible than the old shuttle suit.
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A vehicle for ferrying space tourists on missions to the moon

A vehicle for ferrying space tourists on missions to the moon | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
The Cycler is a novel spacecraft that would travel between Earth and the Moon to ferry people, supplies, and equipment to various moon bases
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A cycler concept that uses current technology to establish regular trips to the moon.
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Carnival's new wearable rethinks the cruise ship vacation - F3News

Carnival's new wearable rethinks the cruise ship vacation - F3News | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
The cruise line company announced at CES 2017 on Wednesday plans to give passengers on board its ships high-tech wearable wristbands. Guests can use the device to unlock their room, purchase food and pay to play games such as blackjack. The wearable,......more on F3News
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Carnival looking to replace ship cards with medallions that each cruiser will wear. Wherever you are on the ship, Carnival will know. The technology will roll out on the Regal Princess this year.
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Microsoft files patent to address narrow HoloLens field of view

Microsoft files patent to address narrow HoloLens field of view | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
While Microsoft is among the companies spearheading the introduction of augmented reality to the market, its HoloLens headset currently faces limitations in the form of a narrow field of view. To help address the issue, the software giant has filed a patent application to combine waveguide and lightfield displays into the headgear. For starters, HoloLens …
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Microsoft, well aware that the biggest criticism of their revolutionary HoloLens mixed reality device is the limited field of view, has applied for a patent on a new technology that would massively increase the field of view.
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Occipital's Bridge Headset—The iPhone's Answer to HoloLens—Is Available Now

Occipital's Bridge Headset—The iPhone's Answer to HoloLens—Is Available Now | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
A new contender has entered the mixed reality ring. San Fransisco-based Occipital has just released an "Explorer Edition" of Bridge—an iPhone-based mixed and virtual reality headset that uses their popular Structure Sensor. At a fraction of the cost of a HoloLens developers kit, this could be a place many curious people use to find their NextReality. Video: . Occipital first made its presence known in the augmented and mixed reality scene when it initially Kickstarted the Structure Sensor back in 2013. They well surpassed their $100,000 goal, raising $1.29 million. They have since been busy
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Occipital provides a HoloLens-like experience for a significantly lower price point. Developer units will soon be available.
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HoloLens gets more battlefield use by Ukranian military - MSPoweruser

HoloLens gets more battlefield use by Ukranian military - MSPoweruser | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
We have already seen the HoloLens mixed reality headset put to military use by the Israeli Defense Force for advanced battlefield planning. Now Ukrainian company LimpidArmor has shown off a new application for the augmented reality device on the actual battlefield to improve the field of view of tank commanders without exposing them to additional …
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Microsoft HoloLens goes military.
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My new book on the Microsoft HoloLens will go on sale on December 2. Pick it up as a gift for a geeky friend.
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Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is under attack, and it might be time for some rules.
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Batten down the hatches folks. The zombie apocalypse is upon us for real.
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This Canadian company wants to bring ‘mixed reality’ to the masses

This Canadian company wants to bring ‘mixed reality’ to the masses | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Hands-on with Markham-based Sulon Technologies 'mixed reality' VR/AR headset.
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Another Windows 10-powered mixed reality device is on the horizon. It claims of twice the field of view of the HoloLens.
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Connectivity, networks and computing for the Internet of Things data deluge

Connectivity, networks and computing for the Internet of Things data deluge | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
An overview of the connectivity, network, cloud and IT infrastructure evolutions, including fog computing, in the Internet of Things data deluge challenge.
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Overview of where the Internet of Things is going.
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Apple Watch Series 1 review: Fewer features, but better value

Apple Watch Series 1 review: Fewer features, but better value | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
It was easy to miss in Apple’s barrage of announcements earlier this month, but the Apple Watch Series 1 is actually a different product from the (now-extinct) 1st-generation Apple Watch​. If only by a little. We got a Series 1 in house: Read on for our quick review.
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Apple Watch Series 1 is a good value.
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The $200 billion question: Can wearable tech help us get fit and lose weight?

The $200 billion question: Can wearable tech help us get fit and lose weight? | Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things | Scoop.it
Step goals, calorie counting, logging running routes, they all produce a lot of data in health and fitness apps. But how do you make it useful?
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Wearables and connected devices really have the ability to impact outcomes, to help people stay healthy, get healthier, manage chronic diseases or prevent them altogether in the first place.
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