Health

  • 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...
  • Tuesday TED Talk: How can Formula 1 racing help babies

    During a Formula 1 race, a car sends hundreds of millions of data points to its garage for real-time analysis and feedback. So why not use this detailed and rigorous data system elsewhere, like … at children’s hospitals? Peter Van Manen tells us more. In a Formula 1 car,...
  • Tuesday TED Talks: The surprising seeds of a big-data revolution in healthcare

    Collecting global health data was an imperfect science: Workers tramped through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, wrote the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this gappy information, countries would make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change...
  • iBGStar allows diabetes sufferers to measure their blood glucose on the go

    Australians living with diabetes will now be able to use their iPhone to measure their blood glucose. Type 1 and Type 2 patients have to check their blood glucose levels around 6 times per day, so this device has huge potential benefits. Leading healthcare company Sanofi has launched the...