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.
The country has launched a contact-tracing app without the help of Apple or Google. An impressive feat, but with limited results so far.
With access to tens of thousands of virus samples, COVID-19 researchers are constructing family trees that show the virus’s rapid spread, an unprecedented view of disease.
The funding will be divvied up between five research projects.
Machine learning firm DeepIntent is intent on helping Big Pharma reach more prospective customers. The company believes the improved marketing can also improve healthcare outcomes.
New York Blood Center (NYBCe), located in the epicenter of the pandemic, share their response to stabilization and reopening, as well as reflections and advice for delivering on mission today.
The stakes are high, and a rush to market may inevitably lead to major errors like this one.
The Charge 4 performs very well as a general health and fitness tracker, but power users will want more granular metrics and a longer-lasting battery for GPS use.
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.
Google data scientists constructed a simulation of how super-spreaders, people with above-average numbers of contacts, spread COVID-19. One of the findings of the research is that testing for infection needs to be more selective than simply mass-testing everyone in the population.
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