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mhealth: Bluetooth to detect COVID-19 cases

mhealth: Bluetooth to detect COVID-19 cases

Researchers concluded that Bluetooth technology is ideal for detecting possible COVID-19 cases through smartphone contact tracing.

Cloud vs.edge computing: rethinking healthcare infrastructure

Cloud vs.edge computing: rethinking healthcare infrastructure

Newer concepts like edge computing are regularly discussed alongside the cloud within the healthcare sector, often as if they are each exclusive approaches to infrastructure. However, using one does not eradicate the ability to utilise the other.

Machine learning system crack COVID-19 genome signature

Machine learning system crack COVID-19 genome signature

Using machine learning, a team of Western computer scientists and biologists have identified an underlying genomic signature for 29 different COVID-19 DNA sequences.

COVID 19: AI to predict patients' risk of needing ventilators

COVID 19: AI to predict patients' risk of needing ventilators

Experts have begun using artificial intelligence to create computer models that calculate the risk of a corona patient’s needing intensive care or a ventilator.

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

Portable AI device predicts outbreaks based on coughing

A portable surveillance device powered by machine learning can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, then analyze the data to directly monitor flu-like illnesses trends.

Bionic medicine: towards improved cochlear implants

Bionic medicine: towards improved cochlear implants

Researchers have developed a computer model which predicts the neuronal activation patterns that the cochlear implant creates in the auditory nerve fibers.