November 13, 2016
Swedish alliance creates virtual reality experience to tackle fear of water and improve swimming skills. Several years ago I discovered a VR project aiming to help amputees cope with the pain and psychological problems caused by losing an arm. Medical researchers found that by just having the appearance of the missing limb in place, using […]
August 14, 2016
With every Olympics comes a renewed focus on how little money most Olympians actually make throughout their athletic lives. While a few newly made superstars (such as US gymnast Simone Biles) will strike it lucky by attracting the attention of sponsors, the vast majority of competitors at Rio will struggle to break even—let alone make… via […]
March 23, 2016
Wearable Technology 2016 at London’s ExCeL unveiled a huge collection of innovative medical technology, from a wireless smart thermometer to a wearable ‘lab-on-skin’ chip. Researchers, makers and technology companies were there en masse to preview and launch wearables designed to monitor health and help people affected by illness. York University spinout company ClearSky Medical Diagnostics […]
January 30, 2016
When one snowboarding company took to Youtube marketing a few years ago, they fired up some really cool projects. Anyone need a snowboard with solar power? Apparently there are only so many snowboards you can make before the creative well runs dry. Solar powered boarding may be the apex. Yes it did actually work, charging […]
March 23, 2015
WTS 2015 featured the Wearables 2015 Awards with winners announced in categories including consumer product, medical technology, augmented reality and best innovation, as well as one overall winner. Winners in eight categories were revealed after the first day’s play at the Wearable Technology Show (WTS) 2015. Best Consumer Product and title of Overall Wearable Winner […]
March 19, 2015
One of the liveliest presences at this year’s Wearable Technology Show was the Intel stand, featuring companies that were finalists in Intel’s ‘Make It Wearable’ competition. Intel were an energetic lot at WTS 2015. Leading from the front, they had an appearance by British distance runner and 2014 European Championship gold medal winner Jo Pavey, […]
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