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Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015

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Apple Watch app will track glucose levels for diabetics

Already approved by the FDA, the app is slated to debut in April to help diabetics make sure their blood sugar levels don't go too high or too low.

By February 9, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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Buying Thin Mints online? Girl Scout cookies go digital

The annual Girl Scout cookies frenzy is finally entering the modern age as the national organization approves online and app-enabled cookie sales.

By December 1, 2014

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Future tech? America's not so sure

Pew researchers check in on US attitudes toward driverless cars, brain implants, robot caregivers, meat grown in labs, and of course, time travel.

By April 17, 2014

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Former Sun CEO zeroes in on caregivers with CareZone (video)

Jonathan Schwartz has created a health care site to help people keep track of medical records for their loved ones. SmartPlanet talks with him about the new venture.

By March 20, 2012

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'Wikipedia for robots': Because bots need an Internet too

RoboEarth, meant to be a Web community where caregiving bots can autonomously swap knowledge, is about to be demonstrated. Please don't let the Terminator have access to this thing.

By January 15, 2014

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Ditto data system bridges glucose monitors, smartphones

Biomedtrics' ditto Glucose Data System transmits blood glucose data from several glucometers to Android mobile devices.

By October 21, 2013

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Smart syringe turns bright red to warn of prior use

The ABC Syringe is embedded with ink that turns color when exposed to air as a way to warn caregivers that the syringe has been used.

By September 3, 2013

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Smart mattress checks pressure with thousands of sensors

The MAP System introduces a new concept in bedsore prevention: a "continuous bedside pressure mapping system" fitted right onto the mattress.

By July 24, 2013