AI-powered Athlete Tracking Makes Olympic Debut In elite competition, fractions of a second can mean the difference between a gold or a silver medal. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is using a new tracking technology that allows fans to watch the action and know how fast the athletes are running.
Sensors Integrated in Fabric Could Redefine Telemedicine Smart garments can accurately monitor patient vitals and actions without needing typical medical equipment. They also can improve exercise experiences for individuals. With greater use of smart health devices, it’s no surprise that smart garments are on the rise.
AI-based Illness Detection Systems Diagnose the Imperceptible Artificial intelligence is being used to help doctors identify diseases quickly and with surprising accuracy. The emerging apps offer healthcare professionals an extra set of eyes and ears, finding subtle variations that typically escape human perception.
Medical Drones Put to Work Delivering Transplant Organs, COVID-19 Vaccines MissionGo’s flagship drone sets a new distance record and gets FAA type certification, ushering in a new era of possibilities for using drones in healthcare for delivering organs, pharmaceuticals, and COVID-19 vaccines.
Samsung Medison and Intel Help Improve Anesthesia Delivery Samsung Medison and Intel are collaborating on NerveTrack™, a real-time nerve tracking ultrasound feature that helps anesthesiologists identify nerves in a patient’s arm to help administer anesthesia quickly and accurately. Leveraging the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit, Samsung Medison’s NerveTrack™ can potentially reduce scanning time by up to 30 percent, according to the company.
COVID-19 Self-Tests Tap IoT for Virus Tracking Even as more Americans are vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the need for testing hasn’t faded. Some companies are developing COVID-19 self-tests that are easy to use, easy to read, and provide virus-tracking data to public health officials.
New Technologies Improve Health Delivery for Elder Population COVID-19 solidified telemedicine as a mainstream healthcare option and launched innovation in remote monitoring devices. One of the most vulnerable groups, the elder population, are likely to benefit the most from these technologies, which combine remote monitoring devices with apps and wearables to help improve physical and mental health.
Leveraging Technology to Provide Global Pandemic Relief The leader of Intel’s Pandemic Response Technology Initiative reflects on the past year and the company’s plans to address the impact of COVID-19. The initiative provides a 360-degree view of the challenges ahead, focusing on how Intel technologies can enhance healthcare, education, and the economic recovery of businesses at multiple levels.
Digital Therapy Chatbots Provide Mental Health Services 24/7 Digital therapy apps and bots use artificial intelligence and natural language processing (NLP) to provide mental health services to users when and where they want it. And demand is on the rise, as a recent global workplace study shows that 68 percent of workers would rather talk about work-related stress and anxiety with a robot instead of their manager.
Healthcare’s Dynamic Duo: IoT and AI Healthcare technology is entering a new phase of explosive innovation, triggered by a long-lasting global pandemic. In our IoT Integrator Wire podcast, Intel health and life sciences technology expert Stacey Shulman reveals what’s at the root of the disruption in a space that has been historically slow to adopt change. She describes the growth areas for health technology, ranging from digital health tools to hospital helper robots to intelligent telehealth platforms.
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