Public Health Matters: A Look at Wearable Technology, AI-Assisted Innovations

Season 2, Episode 4,   Jan 25, 02:00 PM

In this special edition of Public Health Matters, your host, Dr. Christina Madison, takes you on an exciting journey through the wonders of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024. As a public health pharmacist, Dr. Madison explores the cutting-edge developments in health tech, wearable devices, and artificial intelligence showcased at CES.

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Key Innovations
  1. Highlighted Innovations:
    • Vivoo: An at-home urine test kit allowing users to test for various conditions, providing color-coded results for easy interpretation.
    • MyHixel: AI-assisted technology addressing male sexual health, offering an app and personal lubricant for climax control.
    • Neurologic: A video-based health and wellness measurement solution enabling virtual health monitoring and data transmission to health care professionals.
    • Bodylog: An award-winning wearable tech monitoring EKG and heart health, with a unique capability to record pre-and post-fall data for better emergency response.
  2. Assistive Technology:
    • WIM Robotics: A Korean-developed exoskeleton assisting people with limited mobility, enabling walking, climbing stairs, and resistance training.
    • LetinAR Wearable Glasses: A revolutionary device offering augmented reality capabilities, particularly in medical imaging. Dr. Madison shares her experience of viewing EKGs, chest X-rays, and CT scans through these wearable glasses.
  3. Health and Hygiene Innovations:
    • Germ Pass: A company specializing in rapid germ-killing solutions, particularly targeting the virus causing COVID-19.
    • HyperVSN: Known for 3D holograms, adding a futuristic touch to personal and business presentations.
  4. Automotive Innovations: Dr. Madison explores the safety features and AI integration in the automotive sector, highlighting Mercedes Benz's internal assistant and Hyundai's flying car.