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  • Gaming tech spurs development of hyperfast medical imaging systems

    University and hospital researchers have taken a cue from the gaming industry by using 3D video graphics chips to develop a parallel software platform that can speed the processing times, in this case for medical digital imaging, by 10 to 1,000 times.

    Written by Lucas Mearian28 Jan. 10 08:34
  • Home health-care devices help patients stay out of the hospital

    Various technologies enable patients to exchange health information with caregivers. Patients can use a Health system to videoconference with health-care professionals and receive videos about diet and exercise. Patients can also attach a blood pressure cuff or other devices using a Bluetooth wireless link and relay vital signs to a nurse.

    Written by James Niccolai01 May 09 05:54