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.
AI-enabled Robots Bring Precision to Complex Surgeries Robotic systems enable some surgeries to be accomplished with minimal incisions, drastically reducing patient recovery times and health risks, while providing surgeons with more precise views and movement during the procedure.
Face Masks 2.0 Add IoT for Airflow, COVID-19 Detection Companies are finding innovative ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. From improving functionality to incorporating test capabilities, face masks are transforming as they level up to smart masks.
Bionic Technologies Use AI, IoT to Breathe Life into Machines Imagine a thin robotic finger that can feel and respond to pressure. Or an artificial limb that can lift a can without specific coding. These technologies are being tested as artificial intelligence and deep learning usher in new advancements in robotics.
Big Tech Weighs In to Help Vaccine Distribution Efforts Google, Microsoft, and SAP are rounding up partners to support and improve vaccination efforts. While federal efforts are moving forward, local organizations may be looking for help from integrators. Successful vaccine distribution depends on sharing accurate data throughout the supply chain, so organizations and local health departments can make plans and communicate effectively with their communities.
IoT Wayfinding Signals All the Right Turns for Hospital Visitors In healthcare campuses across the US, IoT sensors and mapping technology are turning into crowd pleasers, outperforming old-school maps. Patients guided by a mobile phone and app with turn-by-turn directions are quickly locating doctor offices, treatment centers, and cafeterias in sprawling health complexes.
Electronic Skin Is the New Wearable Device Researchers are developing synthetic skin-like devices that monitor vital signs and movement, dispense medicine, and react to sensory stimulation. The technologies bring the promise of smart capabilities to artificial prosthetics and advanced telemedicine.
Smart Robots Aid Overworked Medical Staff During Pandemic Hospitals in India are deploying robotic assistants to help overworked doctors and nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Artificial intelligence enables the robots to connect with and help care for isolated patients.
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