Tag: wearables

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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.

Health Tech for an Aging Population

By Christine Persaud
While we like to think of emerging technology as being for the new generation – those early adopters who are quick to jump on the latest and great innovations – the truth is that we live in a rapidly aging population.

seated man and woman talking; woman wears electronic eyewear

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.

Holidays Gifts to Boost Online Privacy, Secure Personal Data

By Lee Rickwood
In many ways, it is an outrage that online safety and security has to be purchased at all: yes, our personal information is very valuable and well worth protecting, but there are those who say we should be paid when others make use of our digital data, not that we should pay to protect our data from them.

5 best alternatives to the Apple AirPods

By Ted Kritsonis

Apple’s AirPods are conspicuous out in public, but they are neither the first nor the best options for true wireless earbuds.