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Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch.<p>A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer shows early signs of diabetes with astonishing …

​These Color-Changing Tattoos Use Special Ink to Monitor Your Health

​The biosensing ink is particularly helpful for those with diabetes<p>If you’re the type of person who would need to explain a new tattoo to your parents, perhaps you should try one that’s good for your health. (Unlike, say, this tattoo, which killed a man after he swam in the ocean while it was …

Nikon and Verily team up to fight diabetes-related eye disease

Verily, Google's former Life Sciences division, teamed up with a French pharmaceutical company to help treat diabetes just a few months ago. Now, it has joined forces with Nikon to enhance the screening process for diabetic retinopathy and macular edema -- diabetes-related eye diseases and two of …

This founder built a device to prevent insulin overdoses after almost killing himself

Three years ago, Menash Michael stepped out of his Tel Aviv home to walk his dog. By the time he reached his driveway, he was lying unconscious on the ground. He’d fainted. Fortunately, his tumble was spotted by a next-door neighbor who called for an ambulance, and he was rushed to the nearest …

One Drop is revolutionizing diabetes care through an app

The tech revolution in healthcare has so far focused on people who are already pretty healthy. FitBits, Apple Watches and the like are useful if …

Diabetes

Z-Wave.Me – Smart Home Engineering

<b>Welcome to Z-Wave.Me</b><p>Z-Wave is one of the leading technologies for the Smart Home and Z-Wave.Me is on of the leading companies for Z-Wave. Our …

Domotica

Great Christmas gift: Koogeek Smart Plug is a simple, inexpensive, Wi-Fi HomeKit device to get started with Siri home automation

The Koogeek plug is a simple way to add smart HomeKit functionality to ‘any’ device you own with a plug (buy it for $34.99). The idea of a HomeKit plug outlet is by no means new — there are plenty available on the market — but the Koogeek stood out for its simplicity, form factor and WiFi …

Sevenhugs Smart Remote Takes Home Automation To The Next Level (video)

Wouldn’t it be great to have a single remote control for all your home automation needs. If you have been searching for a single remote control …

FDA Approves First 'Artificial Pancreas' for Diabetes

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first artificial pancreas — a cellphone-sized device that automatically takes care of checking a patient’s blood sugar and delivers lifesaving insulin as needed.<p>The surprise approval Wednesday — it wasn’t expected until next year sometime — means …

Yuneec's 3D-sensing drone is available for pre-order

Have you been curious to see how a drone fares when it has Intel's depth-aware RealSense tech onboard? You now have a chance to find out first-hand. Yuneec has started taking pre-orders for the Typhoon H, its first drone with RealSense built-in. Plunk down $1,899 ($100 more than mentioned in …

Drones

Flying drone can stay hidden underwater for months

Research prototype can survive hundreds of feet below the water<p>Researchers from John Hopkins University have developed a prototype drone that's just as happy in the water as it is in the air. The submersible quadcopter is designed to launch from an underwater station or vehicle (like a submarine, …

Drones

The best drone racer in the world just won $250,000

What did you do with your weekend? 15-year-old Luke Bannister just won $250,000 by beating out 150 teams in the first World Drone Prix, held in Dubai. Drone racing is now a very real thing, with racers using camera-mounted navigation to steer their craft around a track -- and through or around …

'X-Spy 2.0' Drone Combines Accessible Flying With Video Streaming Features

Hobbyist flying toys can be a recipe for disaster in the family. Not only are they notoriously hard to control but often quite fragile. Add drones into this mix and you have the added risk of losing them over the fence or crashing into buildings.<p>Therefore it was with some trepidation that I agreed …

Drone makes 'record-breaking' Channel crossing

A British company is the first in history to fly a drone across the English Channel -- a feat which was also the longest ever single flight of a …

Drone tech startup Aarav Unmanned Systems takes off with fresh funding from StartupXseed Ventures, 3ONE4 Capital and others

IIT Kanpur-based Aarav Unmanned Systems (AUS), an unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) startup, has raised an undisclosed amount from StartupXseed …

AT&T, Intel hope 4G will let drones fly higher and further than ever

AT&T has ambitions to connect everything from cars to whole cities. Why not drones, too?<p>The Dallas wireless carrier and chip giant Intel said Monday they would partner to investigate adding 4G LTE connectivity on drones, which would be a key element in getting them to fly higher and further than …

Watch this tiny DARPA drone fly 45 mph through a warehouse

DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, announced Friday that it hit a new milestone in the development of fast, lightweight drones that can navigate themselves.<p>Loaded with sensors, the quadcopter still hit speeds of 40 mph or 20 meters per second while flying through a cluttered …

Drones

Crowdfunding project of the week – Rook drone can be controlled from anywhere

We are changing things a bit around here, as you can tell by the title. Our weekly ‘Kickstarter project of the week’ showcases some of the hottest crowdfunding tech in the web. We try to curate a list with the best of the best, but realize that there is more than just Kickstarter out there. This is …

Crowd Funding

VeraPlus Advanced Smart Home Controller

The long-awaited VeraPlus home automation controller is now available to pre-order with deliveries promised within the next 5 weeks. The …

Home Automation

UAVIA is bringing military-style drone tech to the rest of us

While we normal folk can operate drones merely within direct line-of-sight, the military can control a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) over Afghanistan from the other side of the world. Now, French company UAVIA is bringing that more advanced approach to the civilian world.<p>With UAVIA’s technology, …

Hydrogen fuel cells give drones 'several hours' of flight time

If we want drones to deliver packages and generally do much, much more than just fly around for a few minutes, they need to be able to last longer. A company called Intelligent Energy says its hydrogen fuel cell-powered range extender can make that happen and give unmanned aerial vehicles the power …

Drones

A flying video drone for $35: The Cheerson CX-10C Nano

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons of fun for …

GoPro Names Its Drone Karma

Payback for a deal gone sour?<p>For years, GoPro was the silent partner in the camera drone revolution. Slung beneath DJI quadcopters or hobbyist-built models, the hardy camera took all the footage, but the flying machines themselves got the credit. Tired of playing second fiddle in a growing …

Drones

Japanese police want to fight illegal drones with bigger drones

The new set of rules are designed to improve safety as the remotely controlled machines grow rapidly in popularity. It means unmanned aircraft weighing more than 200 grams can no longer be flown in designated built-up areas, a law that overnight brings an end to all drone flights over Tokyo's 23 …

Unmanned Aircraft

Tokyo's solution to rogue drones? Drones with nets

Law enforcement agencies the world over are worried about the power of drones, and how nefarious types could use them for evil. Tokyo has decided that there's only one thing to be done about the problem, which is to form an anti-drone squad that'll apprehend rogue fliers in the air. Rather than …

Giant drone transports humans, but only indoors, for now

Next to the hoverboard, the ever-elusive "flying car" is the most sought-after futuristic technology that still has yet to become a staple of our …

​Drones in 2015 move from 'wow, that's neat' to 'uh-oh'

In 2015, as drones started swarming the skies, the small unmanned aircraft transformed from novelty gadget to regulatory headache.<p>Drones, most often camera-equipped quadcopters whose four computer-controlled rotors keep them aloft, are hot items as consumers snap them up and businesses put them to …

DJI announces $15,000 agricultural drone designed to spray crops

DJI is known for its consumer drones; the Phantom 3 series is our recommendation for the best drone you can buy. But the Chinese company's latest model, the eight-rotor Agras MG-1, goes in another direction entirely — it's designed for agricultural use. The primary use of the Agras is spraying …

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