Wearables – The Fusion of Human and Computer

Wearables – The Fusion of Human and Computer

Wearable technology Smart watches and IoT devices with Bluetooth and GPS capabilities and health applications are gaining market momentum. According to health specialist Joao Bocas, wearables go beyond merely being present in a person’s life, they are the first...
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Build-up to AI The first use of the word robot comes from the Czech word robota, a term used in Karel Capek’s 1921 play Rossum’s Universal Robots, to signify a factory wherein biosynthetic machines were used as slave labour. The...
Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Battery-Free Beacons: 2019

Thanks to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the modern world is awash in 2.4-GHz radiation. A semiconductor startup in Israel, Wiliot, thinks it can use some of that RF energy to free the Internet-of-Things from batteries and other energy storage devices. “There’s a lot of...
Smart Luggage Industry Takes Hit After Airline Ban

Smart Luggage Industry Takes Hit After Airline Ban

Ban on Built-In Lithium Spells Trouble for Smart Luggage Makers    Bluesmart Inc., one of the world’s first smart luggage makers, has gone out of business following an airline-wide ban on suitcases with built-in lithium batteries. The ban should not have come as...