The HoloLens Soldier

The HoloLens is still considered one of the hottest and latest augmented reality systems to come out on the market. The Microsoft HoloLens runs windows mixed reality platforms under the windows 10 reality platform. Microsoft will be using this platform to put out their Microsoft virtual reality system.  There are several interesting application already developed […]

Next Generation First Responders Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx)

The Department of Homeland Security will be hosting the Next Generation First Responders Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx) December 4-5, 2018 in Houston.   From the press release, The OpEx will integrate first responder technologies using open standards in the NGFR Integration Handbook to enhance the mission capabilities of Houston-area responders and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

Fentanyl sensors for first responders

According to Wikipedia, fentanyl is an opioid used as a pain medication and together with other medications for anesthesia.[2] Fentanyl is also made illegally and used as a recreational drug, often mixed with heroin or cocaine.[4] It has a rapid onset and effects generally last less than an hour or two.[2] Medically, fentanyl is used by injection, as a patch on the skin, as a nasal spray, or in the mouth.[2]   It […]

Biomarkers of aging

Why do we age? We spend thousands of dollars to find ways to slow down the aging process but yet it is just an inevitable thing that must deal with. We even have fields of studies dedicated to it. According to Wikipedia, Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of ageing. Could technology help us understand why we […]

Self healing wearable devices!

Scientists at Yokohama National University and the University of Tokyo in Japan are developing a new self-healing ion gel that could change electronic devices. According to the publication, the ion gel that has been developed has the ability to self-heal at ambient temperature without any external trigger or detectable change in the environment. Because of the adaptability of […]

Wear-able

Wear- able technology. As the name states, it is technology that you can wear. According to Wikipedia, ‘Wearable devices such as activity trackers are best example of the Internet of Things, since “things” such as electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity are effectors that enable objects to exchange data (including data quality[5]) through the internet with a manufacturer, operator, and/or other connected […]

Wearables for finding vulnerable missing people!

Here is yet another application of wearable technologies that can benefit society. The police department in Sudbury Ontario is using wearable technology to find vulnerable missing people. Project Lifesaver is a software program that uses technology to find people who are prone to wandering, such as those with Alzheimer’s or autism. A task that seemed very difficult […]