Category Archives: Wearable Technology

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Customizing Edutech Customized edtech learning solutions are becoming more commonplace as the education industry recognises their potential and begins transforming the traditional structures so as to incorporate innovative developments. From textbooks to tablets, chalkboards to virtual reality, edtech promises not only dynamic and exciting learning environments but better learning strategies and solutions. Virtual Reality and…

Moving Medicine Forward: The Internet of Medical Things

Moving Medicine Forward: The Internet of Medical Things

The Internet of Medical Things By now the Internet, and by extension the Internet of Things (IoT), is not an uncommon part of our daily lives. Everyday items such as TVs, security systems and fitness accessories or wearables are being connected to the Internet in ways previously unimaginable. However, increasingly the possibilities of the IoT…

How Close Are We To Having Mind-Controlled Bionic Prosthetics?

How Close Are We To Having Mind-Controlled Bionic Prosthetics?

Mind-Controlled Bionic Prosthetics In the previous article, I introduced you to the advancements that we have seen to date with 3D-printed bionic prosthetics. In spite of significant advancements in reduced cost and functionality, there is still a lot that needs to be optimized in order to validate the technology as something that healthcare practitioners will…

Big Data Analytics – $50 Billion Dollar Market By 2019

Big Data Analytics – $50 Billion Dollar Market By 2019

Big Data Analytics Market Big data analytics, the employment of advanced analytic techniques against enormous and diverse data sets, enables researchers, analysts, and business operators to more quickly make better decisions. Techniques include predictive analytics, text analytics, machine learning, data mining, stats, and natural language processing, and with the rapid advancement of big data analytics…

How Far Away Are We? Hyundai’s ‘Iron Man’ Suit

How Far Away Are We? Hyundai’s ‘Iron Man’ Suit

Hyundai’s ‘Iron Man’ Suit There’s a fine line between cinematic tech and real world applications, and treading that line is South Korea-based Hyundai with an Iron Man-like suit it revealed on its website last month. The article displayed several photos and scarce information about the exoskeleton, making several comparisons of the prototype to the Marvel…

The Week In Tech – NVidia AI Inception Program and Google Goes Wireless?

The Week In Tech – NVidia AI Inception Program and Google Goes Wireless?

The Week In Tech Much of the news coming out of the technology sector this week focused on looking ahead to new challenges, and deploying new technologies to solve difficult global problems. Here are some of the standout developments in the technology sector this week. Nvidia, the American pioneer in GPU-processing, announced the establishment of…

Wearable Tech – From Sensible To Silly

Wearable Tech – From Sensible To Silly

Wearable Tech Gartner’s Predicts 2016: Mobile and Wireless report holds many insights into wearable tech with key findings including an estimated 5 million people having enterprise-confidential information on their smartwatches by 2018, and 2020 seeing tech disruptions causing 40% of enterprises to restrict notifications on smartphones and wearables. Though Gartner believes organizations will have to…

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter By Answering These 4 Questions

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter By Answering These 4 Questions

Make Your Smart Device Even Smarter The Internet of Things (IoT) has reached the peak of its hype cycle for emerging technologies, and like the tech trends it follows — particularly the app boom — it seems nearly every business wants a piece of the action. By 2016’s end, Gartner expects companies will have sold 6.4 billion connected “things,” up 30…