Microsoft's researchers studied the impact of back-to-back meetings on our brains, and concluded we need breaks.
Fitbit just announced its latest fitness tracker, and while it shares similarities with the rest of Fitbit's lineup, it has a more refined look and advanced fitness tracker features.
While some of the powerhouses of the past 30 years have struggled, leaders such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple have gone from strength to strength. This deal by Microsoft further shows it exerting its muscle by paying a premium for industry-specific dominance.
For the past 15 years, Nuance has been the largest independent speech recognition vendor servicing healthcare and enterprise customer service markets. With this acquisition, Microsoft gets serious healthcare chops, an arsenal of conversational AI assets (including voice biometrics), digital customer service technologies, and other assets like vehicle telematics and dictation.
The past year brought home-based fitness equipment like treadmills into the spotlight. Thankfully, some of the best treadmills of 2021 are ready to help you meet your at-home fitness goals.
"Those who continue to be resistant don't recognize the value in AI."
The company is seeking vaccinated volunteers to return to the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. Salesforce has 22 offices open globally, but San Francisco is the first US reopening.
Nuance's technology uses voice recognition, AI and natural language processing to streamline healthcare processes. Nuance will bolster Microsoft's Cloud for Healthcare significantly.
As restaurants and public spaces reopen, new technology is helping enforce strict occupancy policies.
Used Galaxy smartphones are being attached to handheld fundus cameras for use as an eye care device in developing countries.
This oven is for food geeks who will gladly endure minor software glitches while also overcoming a significant learning curve and adjusting cooking techniques to replicate the nirvana of fine restaurant-quality cuisine.
Occupational safety concerns have led to a new class of worker wearables. But can they overcome longstanding barriers?
People are listening to a lot of music during the pandemic, and it's become a lifeline.
A year after acquiring the videoconferencing platform, Verizon is rolling out a version of BlueJeans designed "from the ground up" for healthcare organizations.
The best telepresence hardware to go beyond video conferencing and make remote work truly collaborative.
The Fitbit Sense is a stunning new wearable that captures an amazing amount of health and wellness data to help you improve your fitness and collect indicators of issues. After passing FTA approval, the ECG/EKG app is now available for all Sense users.
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.
The finding follows a study by Monash University, Deakin University, and McLean Care.
Tonya Hall talks to Dr. Rosalind Picard, professor at MIT Media Lab, about her work at start-up Empatica.
The new thin-film transistor will allow digital X-ray detectors to film high resolution images, making them applicable in surgeries.
Dr. Rosalind Picard, professor at MIT Media Lab, talks to Tonya Hall about how the pandemic has changed research into wearable devices.
Tonya Hall interviews Anna Mond Johnson, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, about the changes telehealth has brought to the sector.
Tech analysts predict radical changes in healthcare in 2021.
ZDNet caught with Taylor Smith, chief marketing officer of Honeywell Productivity Solutions and Services, to talk about COVID-19 vaccine distribution, logistics, data and iterating to scale vaccinations. The goal is to create a playbook that can be used to distribute more COVID-19 vaccines. Read more: http://zd.net/2METoJs
Daphné Leprince-Ringuet tells Karen Roby that tech companies are hard at work building digital vaccine certifications. But some major challenges remain, and they have nothing to do with technology. Read more: http://zd.net/3t4c9GU
Tonya Hall interviews Dr. Alexander Wong, chief scientist at DarwinAI, about how explainable AI is key to improve COVID-19 diagnosis techniques.
Daphné Leprince-Ringuet tells Karen Roby that, as countries face the challenges of an unprecedented vaccination program, technology companies are rushing to help. Read more: http://zd.net/3c1Eiby
By using eye-gazing technology to let people select pre-written phrases to be spoken aloud.
Jason Squared's Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani bring in a special guest to talk about Apple's new Fitness Plus workout service. Read more: https://zd.net/3nAcLAl
Tonya Hall interviews Dr. Karen Panetta, engineer, inventor and IEEE Fellow, about the endless opportunities AI is bringing to healthcare.
Tiernan Ray tells Karen Roby a study by MIT scholars used novel machine learning programs to detect that people of Black or Asian genetic ancestry may not be as well covered by so-called Warp Speed COVID-19 drugs from Moderna, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca. Read more: http://zd.net/2K7G3Z5
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