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Medical technology 2020 – a review

Medical technology 2020 – a review

Covid-19 gave many of these predictions for 2020 an entirely new spin: while some of the hyped trends turned out to play only bit-parts others became box-office hits in the new normal.

Fitness trackers boost physical activity levels

Fitness trackers boost physical activity levels

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers do help boost physical activity levels, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence.

Earable computing: A new research area in the making

Earable computing: A new research area in the making

CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."

Sense Glucose Earring for managing diabetes

Sense Glucose Earring for managing diabetes

A product design graduate has developed a discreet item of wearable technology that monitors blood sugar levels and delivers feedback in real-time.

Star Trek: DNA “tricorder” for your pocket

Star Trek: DNA “tricorder” for your pocket

Scientists developed the world’s first mobile genome sequence analyzer, a new iPhone app called iGenomics.

Smartwatch can detect early signs of illness

Smartwatch can detect early signs of illness

Researchers have developed a smartwatch app designed to alert users when their bodies show signs of fighting an infection, such as elevated heart rate.

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