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BodyMedia enables remote monitoring of your food and exercise

Tiny monitor tracks vital signs sans skin contact

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The 2-inch-wide sensor, which tracks heart rate, respiration, and movement, is non-invasive and wearable....
Tiny monitor tracks vital signs sans skin contact

Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support

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A growing movement of so-called Quantified Self enthusiasts eagerly track their activity and vital signs to improve their health, even in the absence of chronic medical conditions. But Healthrageous, a Boston-based startup incubated out of the Center for Connected Health (part of Partners HealthCare), takes a data-driven, personalized approach to help motivate those for whom...
Healthrageous nabs $6.5M for personalized data-driven health support

PatientSafe raises $20M for iOS-based, mobile health system for hospitals

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Most of the mobile health iOS (AAPL) apps you likely read about target consumers. But PatientSafe is among the companies leading the way in adapting consumer technology for clinical conditions. In the past couple of years, the company’s technology, which is largely intended for nurses, has rolled out to 65...
PatientSafe raises $20M for iOS-based, mobile health system for hospitals

Hospital Care Goes Wireless

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Hospitals are about to go wireless: bandage-like sensors will wirelessly send measurements of blood pressure, oxygen levels and other vital signs....
Hospital Care Goes Wireless
Scanadu's medical 'tricorder' sets record for fastest funding velocity on Indiegogo

To Understand Just How Much The Cloud Will Change The World, Look At Toyota (MSFT, TM, WDAY, ORCL, CRM)

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Spend a few minutes talking to Zack Hicks, Toyota's top technology executive in North America, and you'll walk away with a startling revelation: Cloud computing is changing everything about our world from how we work to how we manage our health. Hicks, the chief information officer for Toyota's U.S. arm,...
To Understand Just How Much The Cloud Will Change The World, Look At Toyota (MSFT, TM, WDAY, ORCL, CRM)

Curiosity, the Sequel: What's in Store for NASA's Next Mars Lander

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NASA's InSight mission, planned for 2016, will examine the geophysics of our neighboring planet. In this short documentary, scientists from the project describe what they'll be looking for on our neighboring project.  NASA describes the scope of the project on their site: InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy...
Curiosity, the Sequel: What's in Store for NASA's Next Mars Lander
How big data can help get you pregnant

New chip is tiny, cheap and can monitor everything from your heartbeat to sleeping patterns

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Photo courtesy of Larry Pribyl/Oregon State University. Advancements of technology have made electronics smaller in size and cheaper in price — think iPods, laptops, cell phones. And while it won’t help us listen to music or surf the web, a new inexpensive chip developed by researchers at Oregon State University...
New chip is tiny, cheap and can monitor everything from your heartbeat to sleeping patterns

MIT’s new software can detect your vital signs with just a video camera

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MIT researchers have released a video detailing new software that is able to amplify variations in successive frames of video that are imperceptible to the naked eye. In other words, this technique, named “Eulerian Video Magnification,” is able to detect patterns (of color and movement) that reveal quite a lot...
MIT’s new software can detect your vital signs with just a video camera

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone

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More tech companies are exploring the arena of wearable devices, with the latest being Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has unveiled a smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone. According to a report from Want China Times, the watch is able to measure a wearer’s vital signs such as respiration...
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn unveils smartwatch that can be connected wirelessly to an iPhone
ViSi Mobile Monitor straps to a patient's wrist, lets doctors track vitals with a smartphone
Health Science: Health Startup's App Tracks What Ails You
The Internet of You: How the future of computing became screens and sensors on every appendage

Exclusive: Hardware hack space Lemnos Labs gets new startups and new partner

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Lemnos Labs, the San Francisco hardware incubator, is setting itself up for a busy spring. The hack space has a named Eric Klein (pictured) as a partner and brought startups Sproutling and Pantry in house. This brings the number of Lemnos startups to 11 and the number of partners to...
Exclusive: Hardware hack space Lemnos Labs gets new startups and new partner

Meet Flower Power, the gizmo that prevents a house-plant apocalypse

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LAS VEGAS--I buy house plants. I kill house plants. It's the circle of life, but these vicious cycles need not be predestined fate. At CES 2013, Parrot--the company best known for its iPhone-controlled quadricopters--gave us the first glimpse at Flower Power, a fork-like gadget that you stick in your...
Meet Flower Power, the gizmo that prevents a house-plant apocalypse

East London's 20 hottest tech startups

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There are more than 3,000 tech firms in east London, employing up to 50,000 people in the digital economy. Here are 20 companies to watch out forGECKOBOARD Data analysisWhat: A hosted, real-time visualisation tool-set that enables businesses to see all their data (web analytics, sales figures etc) in one place.Founder:...
East London's 20 hottest tech startups

WEARABLE COMPUTING: A New Mobile Market Takes Shape

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Those betting big on wearable computing believe an assorted new crop of gadgets -- mostly worn on the wrist or as eyewear -- will transform the way in which we interact with the rest of our devices. But wearables won't just complement smartphones. What is perhaps most intriguing about them is...
WEARABLE COMPUTING: A New Mobile Market Takes Shape

Mirrors That Double as Computers

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the smartest of them all? Unlike the magic mirror that upset the evil queen in “Snow White,” a wave of new mirrors are relying not on hocus-pocus but on sensors, cameras, and flat-panel displays to transform the time-tested looking glass. These “smart” mirrors...
Mirrors That Double as Computers
First Look At The Scanadu SCOUT, A Gadget To Bring Your Vital Sign Data To Your Smartphone
Delphi's Connected Car device lets you remotely track and monitor your vehicle

AirStrip uses iPhones, iPads to cut through health care data tangle

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An ambitious startup, AirStrip has a plan to circumvent the tangle of incompatible systems currently clogging up the free flow of information in health care. Believe or not, it’s an iOS app. That’s simplifying quite a bit, but the app — and the mobile devices on which it runs...
AirStrip uses iPhones, iPads to cut through health care data tangle

Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

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A new swallowable pill has been trialled with 50 firefighters in Australia, aimed at monitoring body temperatures and other vital readings when working under extreme conditions. Using Equivital's EQ02 LifeMonitor capsule, the pill transmits metrics to a device housed on the chest. This then sends data on skin temperature,...
Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

Sensor technology is psychologists' latest tool in tackling drug abuse

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The same sensor technology used to track performance of elite athletes and monitor vital signs during childbirth is taking a turn as a tool for fighting drug abuse. At the American Telemedicine Association conference this week, a psychologist at the Baylor College of Medicine described how he’s using the Zephyr...
Sensor technology is psychologists' latest tool in tackling drug abuse

Namely raises Lerer Ventures-led seed round to expand HR tools beyond ad agencies

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No startups, you aren’t the only ones facing a shortage of talent. Ad agencies, which are even more reliant on people and relationships than tech companies, are in a state of panic over how to attract and retain talent, particularly as its pool of potential hires becomes attracted to the...
Namely raises Lerer Ventures-led seed round to expand HR tools beyond ad agencies

Your phone will soon be your new doctor

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Imagine a day when your phone has all of your health information. It knows your goals, your time horizons and what activities you need to focus on to achieve those goals. It knows your schedule, whether you like to do things alone or in groups and who you like to...
Your phone will soon be your new doctor

70 percent of Americans track their health, but not with gadgets

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It may just be early adopter tech types who log every step they take or calorie they burn using Fitbits, Nike Fuelbands, and other devices, but that hardly means they’re the only ones who track their health. About 7 in 10 American adults told the Pew Internet & American Life Project that they track...
70 percent of Americans track their health, but not with gadgets
Here's all of the public information on Apple's watchmaking activity
Y Combinator-Backed Errplane Launches Comprehensive Performance Monitoring And Alert Service For Web Apps
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