Smart membrane detects heart attacks

Smart membrane detects heart attacks

Biomedical engineers at the Washington University in St Louis have created a 3D-printed membrane filled with sensors that could be the key to saving people from heart failure. It works on a similar principle to Google’s recently announced smart contract lens which uses tiny circuitry to detect glucose levels but apparently this technology is much …

Bio-Wearables and Bio-Analytics

Bio-Wearables and Bio-Analytics

Google recently unveiled a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears. It’s aimed primarily at diabetics who currently have to draw their own blood to monitor their glucose levels. Google says that the device is at least five years from reaching consumers. However, the remarkable thing is that they’ve managed to pack wireless transmission …

No time like real-time

No time like real-time

Real-time – adj denoting or relating to a data-processing system in which a computer receives constantly changing data, such as information relating to air-traffic control, travel booking systems, etc, and processes it sufficiently rapidly to be able to control the source of the data Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged …

Metrics or analytics?

Metrics or analytics?

“Knowledge thus exists in relationship rather than in an ‘objective’ world or in ‘subjective’ experience. In information theory, ‘information’ is defined in terms of a ‘relationship’ between an input and a receiving device. A book contains no information for someone who can’t read.” The Holographic Model – John R. Battista …

Apps will ‘Level-Up’

Apps will ‘Level-Up’

There are currently close to 600,000 apps on iOS and 400,000 apps on Android.  The growth of apps in the market place is showing no signs of slowing down.  Far from it, iPhone App downloads were up 83% in November from last year.  To help consumers find their way through these huge catalogs, many companies […]