Health

  • We are moving to “whole of population telehealth”

    During a press conference today, Health Minister Greg Hunt confirmed Australia is now enabling a more modern method of health care. Hunt announced that “We are moving to what is call whole of population telehealth”. This means doctors will be able to consult with patients remotely, online or via...
  • The great Australian Road Trip is dead. Thanks Coronavirus.

    Coronavirus has officially killed road trips. A short time ago, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced new measures to help fight the global pandemic that is coronavirus. One of the strategies that has been announced, is to ban all non-essential across all of Australia. This means those who want...
  • Machine learning could replace subjective diagnosis of mental health disorders

    AI is taking over almost every industry and the health industry has some of the biggest benefits to gain. Machine Learning, a discipline of AI, is showing good signs of being able to superseed human capabilities in accurately identifying mental health disorders. CSIRO have announced the results of a...
  • Could Coronavirus accelerate the transition to working from home?

    We’re all ultra-connected in 2020, but the futuristic ideals of working from home are rarely realised. With technologies like Microsoft Teams and Slack, now prolific in organisations, internet connections constantly improving, there are fewer and fewer reasons that businesses couldn’t still operate while staff work from home. Naturally, there...
  • Withings scales up to professional business-to-business services

    Withings are famous for their digitally connected scale. The company is now growing up with a whole business line of products. These elegantly designed, medical-grade health devices are known as Withings MED PRO.  Withings are starting with two products, the MED PRO DATA and Withings MED PRO CARE. These are...
  • Honda Walking Assist Device to demo at CES Asia 2018

    Honda have announced that it will demo a Honda Walking Assist Device at at CES Asia 2018. The consumer electronics and technology tradeshow to be held in Shanghai, China, on June 13th to 15th, 2018. Honda’s Walking Assist Device is a device that supports efficient walking of people who are receiving...
  • Treadmills just got an upgrade with SKILLRUN

    If you’re a fitness enthusiast who loves a challenge, then listen up. Technogym have announced SKILLRUN, the first treadmill to combine cardio and power training in a single solution, designed to meet the training requirements of elite athletes as well as fitness enthusiasts. The SKILLRUN uses a unique Multidrive technology...
  • Medibank launches Joy VR for Google Daydream in Aussie hospitals

    If you’re stuck in hospital, life is probably sucking right now. There is however a way to escape your medical situation and that is with virtual reality. Health Insurance company Medibank has created a VR experience called ‘JOY’ to deliver just that, joy to patients through Google’s new Daydream...
  • Xbox Fitness watches your BPM to get you into shape

    This week Microsoft took the wraps of a new feature of the upcoming Xbox One. It’s called Xbox Fitness and while doesn’t connect to the Health and Fitness app in Windows 8.1, clearly Microsoft want to get their customers fit. Xbox One owner will have free access to Xbox...