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Risk Technology of the Week: Prescription Google Glasses

“Optical insurer VSP VisionCare has struck a deal with Google to offer prescription lenses and subsidized frames for Google Glass, reports the New York Times. This move will make Glass more affordable for consumers and increase the level of cooperation between healthcare and consumer electronics companies.” “Insurance industry experts told Insurance & Technology earlier this […]

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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 | Detecting Invisible Motion

Once invisible to the naked eye, the most subtle of physical changes are now being amplified by a team of researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. The algorith to manipulate video imagery was originally developed to monitor neonatal babies without requiring physical content. By enhancing video of the babies, researchers could see […]

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