Posts Tagged health

SmartPlate Makes Eating Healthy Simple

Counting, logging and calculating everything you eat while on a diet can be a tedious and dreaded task. With the help of Anthony Ortiz, Co-Founder and CEO of Fitly (now called Fit Simply), a startup that created the “SmartPlate”, this task has become much easier to accomplish. This health conscience device helps with portion control, […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Controlling Stress Using Muse Headset Technology

Leading a healthy lifestyle has become one of the main focuses of importance in the last couple of decades. Now more than ever we are realizing that in this fast paced society it takes effort to not only stay physically fit, but also maintain mental stability by controlling stress levels. Devices that monitor health are […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: ScanDrop Reducing Cost of Biological Scans

As a healthcare patient, one of the most frustrating things can be waiting for a diagnosis in order to start treatment. Costly lab fees and time spent waiting for cultures to develop may soon become a thing of the past thanks to a device called ScanDrop that uses considerably less equipment than conventional methods and […]

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Risk Technology of the Week: Wearable Devices for Health Monitoring

“Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the next year, a torrent of new devices is hitting the market to provide automated elite coaching, a pocket-sized clinical lab, and your own […]

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Risk Technology of the Week | Smart Toothbrushes

“People often refer to us as a toothbrush company, but we’re not. We’re actually not interested in toothbrushes at all. We’re interested in health data,” said Alex Frommeyer, co-founder of Beam Technologies, based in Louisville, Ky. “In many ways, [data-tracking] is the entire point” of the Beam Brush. As the gap thins between the data […]

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