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SXSW Health and MedTech: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Erin Sharoni | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology
Erin Sharoni

Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.

Timothy Stenovec

This Device May Change Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.20.2013 | Technology

The Scanadu Scout, a Star Trek-like device that within 10 seconds measures and records heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, temperature, hear...

Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE

XPRIZE | Posted 09.18.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

What can the health care industry learn from Hollywood? Can we use the power of technology and persuasion to empower consumers to take more responsibility for their own health?

Science Fiction Reality in the Palm of Your Hand

XPRIZE | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

Devices offered as a service will be key in the next generation of healthcare solutions. By mashing up data from multiple sensors that span therapies and disease states, services can be created based on personal feedback, dashboards and incentives that are both relevant and unique to individual consumers.

'Star Trek' Gizmo Inspires New Real-World Device

Reuters | Frank Simons | Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

By Frank Simons LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starships, warp speed, transporters, phasers. Think "Star Trek" technology is only the stuff of...