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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.

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

Biosensors convert signals to control prosthetics

High-five or thumbs-up? Researchers have developed a wearable sensor that detects which hand gesture you want to make.

Wearable stimulator to zap Alzheimer's disease

Wearable stimulator to zap Alzheimer's disease

Stimulating humans' sense of smell to prevent conditions such as Alzheimer's Disease is the focus of international research.

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.

Using activity trackers to distinguish COVID-19 from flu

Using activity trackers to distinguish COVID-19 from flu

By analyzing Fitbit data and self-reported symptoms, researchers analyzed trends in heart rate, step count, and symptom duration between patients with flu and those with COVID-19.

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."

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