Chatbots hold promise for dementia patient or caregiver support, but are still in their infancy, new research finds. None of the interactive digital apps tested performed well on all testing criteria.
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.
Researchers combined motion analysis that uses smartphone application and machine learning that uses an anomaly detection method, thereby developing a technique to easily screen for carpal tunnel syndrome.
Sharing information about the expected effect of a health app before its use and providing positive feedback regarding its effectiveness after its use have the potential to strengthen the placebo effect.
CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."
Researchers have developed a wireless sensor that monitors the health of the baby's brain in a simple, inexpensive and comfortable way for the child.
A computer vision technology has been put into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
Researchers have found that people who are asymptomatic for Covid-19 may differ from healthy individuals in the way that they cough.
Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.
A new randomized control trial has found that turning mobile mental health intervention into a smartphone game can potentially improve well-being.
Engineers have demonstrated that drug levels inside the body can be tracked in real time using a custom smartwatch that analyzes the chemicals found in sweat.
Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time through a smartphone app.