INTER-IoT: Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms – Presented by Roel Vossen, Neways Technologies

INTER-IoT: Interoperability of Heterogeneous IoT Platforms – Presented by Roel Vossen, Neways Technologies at the Health Tech Event, which will take place on 31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. About Roel Vossen Roel Vossen combines 2 challenging skills for over more then 10 years: Project Management & System Architecture for high end customers in… [read more]

Microsoft plans to use AI software to transform healthcare market, launches new dedicated division

Microsoft plans to use AI software to transform healthcare market, launches new dedicated division Microsoft is setting up a new healthcare department at its ­Cambridge research facility, as part of plans to use its artificial intelligence software to ­enter the health market. The computer giant has created the division as part of its commitment to… [read more]

Health Tech Event welcomes 3DHeals as Media Partner

Health Tech Event welcomes 3DHeals as Media Partner. The event will take place on 31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands. About 3DHeals 3DHEALS was founded to create an ecosystem of healthcare 3D printing and bioprinting through events, educational programs, online content, and consultancy. It aims to facilitate global multidisciplinary collaborative innovations in health care 3D… [read more]

First smart exoskeleton that recognizes the loss of balance & prevents falling, developed by Swiss researchers (Video)

The first smart exoskeleton that recognizes the loss of balance – and prevents falling – has been developed by researchers at Scuola Sant’Anna in Italy, EPFL in Switzerland, and tested at the Rehabilitation Center “Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi” in Florence. Wearable machines that enhance your movement and endurance no longer belong to the realm of… [read more]

Health in the Digital Society and the Digital society for health – New EU initiative

Health in the Digital Society and the Digital society for health – New EU initiative Estonia holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from July to December 2017. Its main focus is related to the Digital Society and the free movement of data in the European Union, as the fifth freedom of the European Union. Today, healthcare systems are transformed by digital… [read more]

Mind Labs to develop virtual humans for training purposes in healthcare

Mind Labs to develop virtual humans for training purposes in healthcare Together with 13 partners, Tilburg University will start a project totaling 7 million euros to develop virtual humans for training purposes in healthcare. The project called VIBE (Virtual Humans in the Brabant Economy) is the first project in Mind Labs, the initiative on interactive technologies… [read more]

Smart prosthetic leg equipped with sensors will alert users to wear & tear

Smart prosthetic leg equipped with sensors will alert users to wear & tear Traditional leg prosthetics depend on soft limb tissue to function and can be painful to wear, resulting in awkward walking motion and possible skin infection. To overcome these limitations, the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) is partnering with Walter Reed National Military Medical… [read more]

World’s first super-microsurgical intervention with ‘robot hands’ at Maastricht UMC+

World’s first super-microsurgical intervention with ‘robot hands’ at Maastricht UMC+ Surgeons operate on lymphatic vessels of 0.3 millimeters using Microsure surgical robot Plastic surgeons at Maastricht UMC+ have used a robotic device to surgically treat lymphedema in a patient. This is the world’s first super-microsurgical intervention with ‘robot hands’. The surgeons used the robotic device… [read more]

High-precision surgical robot for cochlear implantation, developed by Swiss researchers

High-precision surgical robot for cochlear implantation, developed by Swiss researchers A team of surgeons and engineers of Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern (Switzerland), have developed a high-precision surgical robot for cochlear implantation. In the same way that avionics allow a pilot to fly a plane… [read more]