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How VR Is Poised to Transform the Music Industry

November 28, 2018

The world of virtual reality (VR) is taking hold across major music labels — such as Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and Roc Nation — that are licensing VR-film projects, and selling virtual tickets to shows in the U.S. and UK.

Now That’s a Stretch: How These Flexible Sensors are Redefining Wearables

November 19, 2018

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.

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Retail’s Try-Before-You-Buy Engine: VR

November 15, 2018

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.

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Fraud-Busting Bots Save Billions In the Healthcare Sector

November 12, 2018

Healthcare bill challenges like fraud, unintentional coding or billing errors are addressable through predictive data analytics and machine learning.

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Doctor on Your Wrist: How Wearable Technology Is Saving Lives

November 7, 2018

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.

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How Veteran Affairs is Tapping into AI

November 5, 2018

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.