Smart Devices

AI Healthcare Startup Inspiren Addresses Bedside Care

It’s not every day that you start an interview with the co-founder of a startup telling you about the stroke he had a week after graduating college. But that life-altering event is certainly part of the origin story of Brooklyn-based Inspiren, a company that has brought a device to market that uses artificial intelligence to […]

LiFi: Can Visible Light Communication Save the Internet?

One obstacle to many emerging technologies is that often there is not enough infrastructure to support its full-scale roll-out. One example is building a robust charging network that ensures electric vehicles don’t run out of juice on a cross-country roadtrip. In the computing world, we’ve talked about how Moore’s Law – the theorem that computing […]

5 IoT Healthcare Devices and Platforms for Digital Care

There are some trends out there that are hard to explain. Consider that the music video Gangnam Style has gotten more than 3.2 billion views on YouTube, probably making more money than the top-10 AI startups in South Korea combined. Some are much easier to explain, like everyone suddenly wanting to be a ganjapreneur and […]

Home Security Cameras Capture Corporate Events

There are two types of fairy tales. There are the Disney-fied versions where everyone (except for some wicked witch or vile tyrant) lives happily ever after. Then there are the Grimm Brothers-type tales that can be as gruesome as any Halloween night movie marathon. The lesson is often that the good guys don’t finish first. […]

Nonda: A Smart Device Platform for Appcessories

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises us that in the future, everything around us will be connected. Your car will be connected to your insurance company. Your phone will be able to talk to beacons located everywhere that convey useful information. Various smart hardware devices, also known as “appcessories”, will enable you to automate even the […]