LUMOback won the Body Slam competition hosted by the USC Body Computing Lab last year and has spent the last eighteen months designing and developing a very cool product with major potential due to the prevalence of back problems, which will effect as much as 80% of the population at some point in their lives.
The best of iMedicalApps, the first installment of March
March is here, and that means nicer weather along with March Madness! Because we know you have busy lives (along with a lot of basketball to watch) we have condensed for you our top, favorite posts of March thus far. For this installment, we discuss everything from the new iPad to ways you can take an idea for a healthcare app and turn it into a reality. We also look at ways social media is influencing various aspects of patient care.
The new iPad’s inclusion of Bluetooth 4.0 position it to be your mobile health hub
Apple adds Bluetooth 4.0 to the iPad, the fourth consumer product out of Cupertino with the technology embedded, signaling the future of the wireless consumer.
Apple iPhone 4S first consumer smartphone to offer Bluetooth 4.0, paving way for mobile health devices
Apple’s inclusion of Bluetooth 4.0, know also as the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol, in the new iPhone 4S may be the single greatest leap toward realizing the pervasive computing environment often referred to as “Internet of Things”.