BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis »

New and affordable mind-controlled prosthesis could be on the way for upper-limb amputees, as Somerville-based BrainRobotics plans to unveil a non-invasive artificial arm this year.

Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic

Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic »

31 Jan, 2017
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After 130 days and approximately 650 overdoses, Opioid hackathon teams compete for the chance to implement their solutions in the community and combat the opioid epidemic.

Using Tech to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Using Tech to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun »

Annually 3.5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with skin cancer. Wearable tech helps ward off summer’s hazardous rays.

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time »

We monitor every aspect of our health through apps - exercise, diet, sleep and even ovulation. So why should epilepsy be any different? The new Embrace Watch from Cambridge-based company Empatica, is hoping to be the solution. Rosalind Picard, a professor at MIT and co-founder of Empatica, is trying to change the face of epilepsy,…
Find Temperature Control with Wristify

Find Temperature Control with Wristify »

Win up to 10 Wristify wearables for your proposed healthcare pilot. Apply now! When you think of wearables, you might first think about tracking sleep or steps - but what about temperature? Matt Smith, co-founder of embr labs, is on a mission to return temperature control to the hands of the individual.…
MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners

MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

MedTech Boston Editor-in-chief Jennifer Joe mentored hackathon participants at the event. Photos by Jim Ryan. Samsung has landed in Boston. Samsung is making a big push into healthcare, putting their money and resources where their mouth is. Not only did they put up $6000 in prize money and give free Samsung Gear S…

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