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World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

Researchers from Asia and Europe have developed the world’s lightest and thinnest organic circuits, which in the future could be used in a range of healthcare applications. Lighter than a feather, these ultrathin film-like organi[...]
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

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DNA testing chip delivers results in one hour, paves way for personalized drug treatments

Panasonic, together with the Belgium-based research institution IMEC, has developed a DNA testing chip that automates all stages of obtaining genetic information, including preprocessing. This development is expected to enable personal[...]
DNA testing chip delivers results in one hour, paves way for personalized drug treatments

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Fasotec Print a 3D model of your unborn baby with the ‘Shape of an angel’ service

Fasotec and Hiroo Ladies clinic, have started a service that makes 3D models showing the inside of the abdomen during pregnancy. This service began on July 30. Currently, many clinics provide photos taken during ultrasound scans. But t[...]
Fasotec Print a 3D model of your unborn baby with the ‘Shape of an angel’ service

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Fujitsu demonstrates Skin care smartphone app that tracks skin condition over time

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a system for measuring skin color accurately, using a smartphone’s camera and a Color Frame. This technology makes it easier to measure skin condition, including spots, dullness, and pore size. [...]
Fujitsu demonstrates Skin care smartphone app that tracks skin condition over time

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NSK unveiled a new Robot Guide Dog at International Robot Exhibition 2011

NSK has developed a four-legged robot with wheels, and are working towards the creation of a robotic guide dog. “This robot has wheels on the ends of its legs, so basically, on flat terrain, it uses the wheels to move. In places [...]
NSK unveiled a new Robot Guide Dog at International Robot Exhibition 2011

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Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

Toyota has developed robots for care support, in response to society’s aging demographics. These robots have been co-developed with Fujita Health University. They utilize advanced technologies from Toyota, including motor control[...]
Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

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RIBA II Care Support Robot For Lifting Patients

RIBA II is a two-armed care support robot that can lift people from a prone position on the floor to a wheelchair, which is one of the most physically demanding tasks in nursing homes. RIBA II has been co-developed by Tokai Rubber Indu[...]
RIBA II Care Support Robot For Lifting Patients

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Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

AIST has developed a male version of its android robot Actroid-F, which was first shown to the public last year. These human-like robots imitate the movements of the people they are watching, and are currently being placed as observers[...]
Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

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Docomo demostrate a Smartphone Jackets With Built-In Sensors

Docomo has presented a range of prototype smartphone jackets which not only protect the phone, but add extra functions through the use of various sensors. These hardware accessories, being developed by docomo, add a range of functions [...]
Docomo demostrate a Smartphone Jackets With Built-In Sensors

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Tokyo Institute of Technology developed Strong Artificial Bone Made From Fish Scales.

Junzo Tanaka’s research group at Tokyo Institute of Technology have succeeded in using fish scales to develop artificial bone. They realized that the collagen that makes up fish scales, has a similar structure to the the thickest[...]
Tokyo Institute of Technology developed Strong Artificial Bone Made From Fish Scales.

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Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot

Riken Japan announced yesterday a noticeable upgrade of its healthcare robot RIBA II with improved power and with more accurate sensors. Stronger the RIBA II is no capable to lift patient with a weight up to 80kg (roughly a 20kg improv[...]
Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot
Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robotRiken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot

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The University of Tokyo introduces their first Wearable Ultra-Compact Blood-Flow Sensor

This ultra-compact wearable blood flow sensor was created by a research group from Kyushu and Tokyo Universities. “We’ve developed the world’s first blood flow sensor that can take measurements while you move. Until n[...]
The University of Tokyo introduces their first Wearable Ultra-Compact Blood-Flow Sensor

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[UPDATE] Panasonic Toughbook H2 Tablet PC For The Medical Industry

This article is a video update provided by our partner DigInfoTV regarding an article we published earlier this week : Panasonic upgrade its Medical Toughbook Slate with the new rugged CF-H2 This Video is provided to you by DigInfo.tv,[...]
[UPDATE] Panasonic Toughbook H2 Tablet PC For The Medical Industry

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Panasonic upgrade its Medical Toughbook Slate with the new rugged CF-H2

Introduced for the first time in November 2008, the Toughbook H1 Series, a Medical ATOM powered Tablet has been replaced today by the new and improved rugged tablet, the H2. With a revised design, the H2 comes now with a more powerful [...]
Panasonic upgrade its Medical Toughbook Slate with the new rugged CF-H2
Panasonic upgrade its Medical Toughbook Slate with the new rugged CF-H2

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Panasonic Introduces Their Latest Toughbook, a Medical Tablet PC

Announced a couple days ago, Panasonic officially introduced their latest Toughbook, an Intel MCA-based tablet PC designed for the healthcare industry. Nothing new or interesting… It’s powered by an Atom processor, has a 10[...]
Panasonic Introduces Their Latest Toughbook, a Medical Tablet PC
Panasonic Introduces Their Latest Toughbook, a Medical Tablet PC

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