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    Today, digital technology permeates nearly every demographic corner of society. High school students do their homework on iPads, octogenarians use Skype and contactless payment, and Fitbit trackers tell legions of wearers how healthy, or unhealthy, their lifestyles are. But there is one area where technical innovation...

    The Dot Watch is the first Braille smart watch for visually impaired people. The device gives blind users fast, mobile access to information. It is lighter than previous Braille readers, terminals and books, and is claimed to be much cheaper. The watch can be connected to the user’s smartphone via Bluetooth. Its...

    CardioSecur Pro is a 22-lead electrocardiogram. It is ideal for physicians who do not have access to full cardiology diagnostics. Used in conjunction with an app, the ECG device can be plugged into a smartphone or tablet to allow fast and accurate diagnosis of heart problems. The 22 leads give clinical grade quality...

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    Gait Up is a Switzerland-based wearable technology company specializing in movement analysis, particularly gait, with a mission to prevent falls and injuries, improve treatments, and enhance physical performances. Patients and athletes who strap on a pair of Gait Up’s shoe-worn Physilog wearable devices can have 25...

    Not that long ago, with its Google Glass, Google generated strong buzz for augmented reality (adding images to a real-world environment). Medical applications were often mentioned as some of the most promising areas of development for this technology. Even though Google suspended its Glass program, other contenders...

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    This is not an ordinary bikini. It is a smart and connected bikini able to warn bathers about too much ultraviolet (UV) exposure, which can have harmful effects on skin and health in general. This very special swimsuit, manufactured by the French company Spinali Design, has a sensor attached to its fabric. The sensor...

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    A wearable device able to relieve a person’s daily stress in 5 minutes? How does that work? The Thync head-mounted device is worn on the forehead and is activated by a smartphone app. It delivers neurosignals to the brain to change the user’s mood. It will offer immediate relaxation or revitalize the wearer for an...

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    Ochsner Health System, based in New Orleans is the first hospital in the United States to use the Apple Watch to manage patients suffering from chronic diseases. The hospital uses the vaunted connected object, now on the market, to enhance one of its pilot programs that tracks several hundred patients who have...

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    A garment that can monitor vital signs anywhere, in real-time and 24/7, that’s Master Caution, developed by the Israeli company HealthWatch. This new technology consists of electrodes seamlessly woven into everyday clothing. There is no need for special skin preparations like adhesives, gels, or shaving, and the...

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