Category Archives: Health

Stephen Hawking’s brain “hacked” by “iBrain”

What would you say if you could communicate without using your voice or hand gestures but only your mind alone? It sounds like Professor X from X-Men or the often questioned “mind reading” that fortune tellers claim they possess. However, … Continue reading

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Mobile Technology Enables Doctors to be More Efficient

The Ottawa Hospital’s pioneering decision to furnish their doctors with iPads is already improving patient care, the hospital says. The iPad experiment started in 2010, and since then the hospital has deployed about 1,900 iPads to doctors. “The demand for … Continue reading

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3D Conferencing – The Star Wars Way

At Queens’s University in Kingston, researchers have developed a 3D videoconferencing system called Telehuman.  If you’re a starwars fan, you’ll love this little piece of technology as it’s similar to the hologram communications R1-D2 famously displayed in the original trilogy!  … Continue reading

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Video game technology helps Toronto doctors

Who said surgery isn’t a game? Doctors at a Toronto hospital are relying on video game technology created by Microsoft to save time and prevent contamination in the operating room. The Xbox Kinect, which is essentially a games console with … Continue reading

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