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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

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'Cry analyzer' helps identify neurological or developmental disorders in infants

The computer-based tool out of Brown University performs finely tuned acoustic analyses across 80 parameters that reveal details about a baby's health.

By July 11, 2013

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Friendly new tablet designed for tech-wary seniors

The Claris Companion tablet is designed to offer tech appeal to skeptical seniors through a simple interface and attractive design.

By May 7, 2013

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Robot baby head looking for a good caregiver

If a whole robot baby is too much for you, consider a robot baby head. Affetto, meant to aid in child development studies, is cute enough to be in the next Chucky film.

By February 9, 2011

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This just in: Parents impact kids more than video games do

commentary Should we worry about fantasy violence? Yes, writes college professor Tony Durr. We should also worry about how we're parenting.

By February 28, 2013