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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Omnipresent in most sports, technology plays a key role in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. But as World Records have recently been broken in paralympic sports, the question of the impact of technology on performance is raised once again. There’s even a name for it: techno-boosting.
The idea of “smart glasses” is very seductive. Being able to have information not just at our fingertips but right in front of our eyes at any time would certainly change our lives at least as much as cell phones have.
The smart home is growing. After the living room, the kitchen, the bedroom and the bathroom, today even your backyard is getting smarter. Let’s take a look at some devices that take the smart home outside for a breath of air.
In some of our mash-ups, we talked about implantable technologies that are being used for health monitoring. The progress in the sector is extraordinary, so we decided to dedicate an entire article to implantable sensors and their importance in the evolution of healthcare. Let’s take a look at four notable examples and be sure to leave us your views in the comments!
Since 2009, we’ve been working to invent, shape and produce smart connected devices that help you easily take care of your health and well-being.
During that time, we spent many hours thinking on how we could help people reach a healthier lifestyle, how we could simplify the way you can monitor and improve your well-being in your everyday life.
In the 20th century, French writer and philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre summed up the difficulty to be yourself in society with very few words: “Hell is other people” – meaning that the rest of humanity acts as a deforming mirror, casting an image of us that is irremediably tainted.
A hundred years before that, Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher, said something around the same lines: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”. Read more