In its pursuit for innovation, Chicago is considering inclusion from the start. For its smart city efforts to work, government officials and partners are working to include people with disabilities, reading difficulties, language challenges and other barriers on their quest toward digital equality.
Rather than providing basic information through a standard blood-pressure cuff or skin monitor, ultrasound-powered readings give doctors far more information, such as what arteries are doing and how fast blood is moving.
While improving the customer shopping experience is key, retailers are also discovering another benefit of embracing immersive environments. The “try before you buy” experience that VR and AR technologies enable helps curtail returned merchandise.
Healthcare bill challenges like fraud, unintentional coding or billing errors are addressable through predictive data analytics and machine learning.
Smartwatch makers are beginning to monitor biomarkers — from heart rate, glucose, and oxygen levels to toxins and other physiological signs — to detect and predict serious medical episodes.
While there are no immediate solutions to correct the agency’s perennial wait time problem, the VA is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for at least a few answers.
It’s due to the seriousness and prevalence of psychological afflictions veterans face that researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), among others, are collaborating with the VA to find tech solutions to aid with veteran reintegration.