“The analogy I like to use is that of a blood pressure test,” explained Dr. Thomas Sawyer, chief operating officer at Cognetivity, a healthcare startup building an AI-powered test to detect the early signs of dementia.
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.
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.