Care community embraces tech to protect staff from COVID-19
A Cambridgeshire care community has turned to new and innovative technologies to enhance its internal operations, as it takes bold steps to reinforce and enhance its commitment to staff wellbeing during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Molecular biosensor chips for disease surveillance
Roswell Biotechnologies and imec have announced a partnership to develop the first commercially available molecular electronics biosensor chips. These chips are the brains behind Roswell Technologies' powerful new platform for DNA sequencing, to support precision medicine, molecular diagnostics, rapid infectious disease testing, and DNA data storage.
MEMS-based innovation to help the visually impaired
X-FAB, along with technology partner EUROPRACTICE, have announced the winning project in their competition to encourage further MEMS-based innovation. The triumphant project, entitled ‘Capacitive MEMS Sensors for High-Resolution Interactive Vibrotactile Displays’, was submitted by a team of engineers from the University of Bath.
Connected devices have a key role to play pandemics
Technology has a history of helping to track and treat viruses. And, with the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic, people are rightly asking themselves how new technologies such as connected devies, the Internet of Things (IoT), AI, and Big Data can be employed to slow down the proliferation of pandemics and avoid a future global health crisis.
Researchers race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine
Scientists are launching a major new research project in India that will help to engineer an efficient and sustainable delivery mechanism - ready to get an eventual COVID-19 vaccine to billions of people around the globe.
Medical alarms come in two different types
Sonalert Audible Medical Alarms in both speaker and piezoelectric transducer types from Mallory are in stock at New Yorker Electronics.
The AI and healthcare community join forces
The most powerful names in AI and healthcare community will join forces online for Intelligent Health Inspired on the 25th-27th May 2020. At a time when collaboration globally is more important than ever; innovation must continue and healthcare and technology professionals must join forces to fight the biggest disruptor the world has faced in a generation, COVID-19.
Get fit at home with AI-powered exercise bike
Working out on CAR.O.L, an AI-powered exercise bike, is helping to empower people to lead healthier lives. Not only does it raise your fitness levels but the endorphin release associated with working out on CAR.O.L gives a boost for your mental health, which is essential when we are isolating at home and trying to stay fit.
COVID-19 tracing app fails NHS and cyber security tests
It has been reported that the government’s anticipated COVID-19 tracing app has failed crucial security tests and is not yet safe enough to be rolled out across the UK. It is understood the system has failed all tests needed in order for it to be included in the NHS Apps Library, including cyber security, clinical safety and performance.
Keeping healthcare workers safe during COVID-19
Thinklabs One, the company that developed the smallest, powerful electronic stethoscope, joined the wave of innovation that’s occurring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing technological advances that can help keep healthcare workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing Safe Distance Auscultation.