While a pirate tattoo is a fun example, MC10 is working on much more serious and high performance sensors using conformal substrate technology such as this balloon catheter. They are asking an important question about embedded form factors for healthcare and other apps that designers will soon need to understand.
Archive | September, 2011
People are getting hung up on games and social media as unnecessary fluff and noise. What’s emerging in mHealth however is real, emotional connections and help in recovery and healing powered by these new tools. From the USC Body Computing Conference, this parable tells why.
In what may prove to be a landmark piece of legislation, the America Invents Act moves the US patent system from first-to-invent to first-to-file, which is a boon to large firms but may stack the deck against startups.
There’s a line of thinking that says open = free, but in fact those two dimensions need to be separated if we’re ever going to get secure software in connected devices.