Tag: smartphone

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Canada Walks and Talks Wearable Tech

by Lee Rickwood
Smart tech-enabled wearables can improve health care systems and hopefully outcomes, but the successful use of data collecting devices and AI-enabled analytics will depend on patient data protection, awareness and confidence.

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Augmented Reality App Triggers Empathy for Polar Bears

by Lee Rickwood
Polar bears can be seen as beautiful creatures worthy of support and protection; they can also be seen as a dangerous nuisance that must be eliminated. Can augmented reality help settle the matter?

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Accessibility Tech: Creating a World without Barriers

by Lee Rickwood
Special hardware and software tools, collectively called assistive or accessibility technology, bring real value not just for the impacted individual but to the overall economy.