AI can explain why each COVID-19 wave impacts our bodies differently

Using AI, researchers have identified what they believe to be robust metabolic markers of COVID-19, a discovery which could lead to better understanding and treatments for people that suffer from symptoms of the disease months after diagnosis. Scientists from the…

Making ‘computers with eyes’: data labelling in vision systems

Having attended London Tech Week’s ‘AI Summit’, Sam Holland took an interest in the latest AI software on show – particularly their potential to perform object detection with less training from humans. Sam Holland discusses the manual form of AI…

Intelligent prosthetics increase mobility through miniature motion control

While prosthetic legs enhance mobility for amputees, standard prostheses are passive, meaning that they are unable to provide the required feedback to enhance motor skills including balance. Now, microprocessors combined with miniature motion control technology are enabling dynamic prosthetic control,…

Flossbots – the shapeshifting microrobots set to change the world of oral hygiene

Research groups from Penn’s School of Dental Medicine and Penn’s School of Engineering have joined forces to create a robotic throng of shapeshifting nanoparticles – and they want to change the world of oral hygiene as we know it. Dental…

Digital tech in the management of asthma treatments

Amy Chan, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Auckland discusses her and colleagues’ research into the use of digital innovation to improve people’s management of asthma treatments. Modern medical science has made remarkable progress in the treatment of asthma.…

Smart eye technology: medical and marketing applications

Smart eye tracking technology can be used for a multitude of applications. Here, IoT Insider explores specifically the use cases of smart eye technology for marketing purposes and medical applications. Smart contact lenses Smart contact lenses, although still in development,…

Preventing legionella with IoT, automation and digital processes

Organisations across the UK are being held accountable by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to prevent the growth of legionella and other known pathogens in freshwater systems. Healthcare and hospitality are especially under pressure here. But, to achieve…

IoT in healthcare predicted to flourish at nearly 18.0% CAGR

According to Future Market Insights (FMI), the worldwide IoT in healthcare market is expected to reach $181.4 billion in 2022, growing at an 18.0% CAGR to $952.3 billion by 2032 over the forecast period. Furthermore, a dollar opportunity worth $770.9…

Why invest in a smart mirror?

The Internet of Things has seen a rise in the interconnectivity of devices, cars and buildings. Almost everything seems to have a ‘smart’ alternative now. ‘Smart’ devices consist of those which were already digital, such as speakers and TVs, as…

Converting day-to-day movements into electrical energy

Harvesting energy from the day-to-day movements of the human body and turning it into useful electrical energy, is the focus of a new piece of research involving a Northumbria University Professor. Academics from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China, supported by…