In 2018, Garmin launched the Instinct line of GPS sports watches with a focus on rugged design for unrestricted outdoor adventures. It's latest announcement brings solar charging capability to three editions, with solar support also launching on the Fenix 6/6S and tactix Delta.
Healthcare has traditionally been cautious about new technologies. But a new wave of innovation is likely to change all of that.
Salesforce surveyed over 3,500 consumers worldwide to gain a pulse check on how workers view the prospect of returning to the next normal. As businesses, governments, and cities are all in different phases of reopening, they are all in a constant state of evaluating what is safe, what is not, and what the next weeks, months, and years will look like.
The UK's neighbor has successfully launched its COVID Tracker app, choosing the tech giants' decentralized approach.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant shifts in how healthcare is delivered. How many of these advances will last beyond the virus?
The UK's contact-tracing app is already running behind schedule, and it looks like it could still be a long time before it launches.
The new funding will allow HealthInfoNet to maintain and update its content, with new evidence-based resources.
While smartwatches often include GPS and can provide casual athletes with all they need, dedicated GPS sports watches track more data and provide much more customization of the information you are provided while working out. Most provide some basic smartphone notifications, but the emphasis is on focused sports tracking.
From automated disinfection and patient video conferencing, to tech-driven surgeries, robots are leading the future of healthcare.
A Stanford study is showing how wearables have promise in helping to keep a lid on coronavirus infections.
What good is social media? A study between the Icahn School of Medicine and multiple institutions in Spain found a significant link between using social apps on a phone and keeping active during quarantine.
Is your company deciding when or if to head back into the office, and if so, how do you feel about it? Gen Z certainly wants to return.
The new Polar Unite is an affordable watch designed for 24/7 wear with all of the great Polar sleep and activity tracking technology seen in its high end watches. There is no GPS in the Unite, but its designed to provide lifestyle guidance.
It's been five years since the first Apple Watch was released, and it is clear that Apple's wearable is the best smartwatch available today. It requires an iPhone, though, so others are better for Android phone owners and those looking for something different.
Still feels like a lot? That's because it is.
Samsung's line of Galaxy Watches support quick release band options and the excellent case maker, UAG, just released three strap options for several models.
There are some extremely expensive cuff style bands for the Apple Watch, but thankfully the folks at Pad & Quill offer an affordable, exquisitely constructed handmade leather option for less than $100. This new Edition one improves upon its previous Lowry Cuff model too.
Wearing your Apple Watch daily means it is out there exposed to contact with various objects so it's not bad insurance to protect that display with a glass protector. ZAGG also includes a bumper to protect the edges of the Apple Watch.
Healthcare, both physical and mental, has become the focus of some vendors at CES this year.
Add these useful, cool tech items to your back-to-school list for 2018.
Have ever quit using a fitness tracker, and if so, why? Here is what respondents to a survey hated about their trackers -- and which came out on top.
In a bid to provide personalised support to patients undergoing cancer treatment.
From the tech needed post-COVID-19, to improved video-conferencing at home, employers must juggle the needs of employees while keeping company culture intact.
Tiernan Ray says a scientist at University of Cincinnati is developing a simple-stripped down test for COVID-19 that can be done with some plastic tubes, a heating lamp, and a smartphone. Read more: https://zd.net/3fErdU1
Dr. Jason Hallock, chief medical officer at SOC Telemed, sits down and tells Tonya Hall that the COVID-19 pandemic sped up the evolution of telehealth by forcing a fast-paced convergence between personal health technology and artificial intelligence.
StopCovid will not use the API put forward by Apple and Google.
Tiernan Ray says the Argonne National Laboratory is accelerating its use of neural networks to find cures for COVID-19 -- with the help of a super-fast computer from Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems. Read more: https://zd.net/3gwAuyS
Samsung also released three new accessibility features for its devices.
It will be used for research, teaching, learning, and collaboration on 5G projects.
Tiernan Ray says, while under lockdown in Italy at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, scientist Cristiano Galbiato rallied over 100 colleagues from around the globe to help him design a breakthrough ventilator that could spur a new, low-cost supply of the devices. Read more: https://zd.net/2WM8Nug
In hope that it will relieve some pressure off the healthcare system.
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