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5 Ways AR And VR Are The Future Of Business

Technology is changing the world of business we know today. Over the past 30 years, businesses have seen the PC, the internet and now VR (virtual reality) enter its environment. Even though VR has only entered mainstream in the past year or so, it already has a huge following from consumers.

However, businesses tend to lag behind consu

Research suggests digital skills gap in health sector blocks innovation

The digital skills gap and a lack of data sharing is obstructing the spread of innovation, new research has suggested.

The Human Factor: Driving Digital Solutions for 21st Century Health and Care report, led by the National Centre for Universities and Business, calls for a more emphasis on digital and data literacy edu

NHS Scotland to link all labs through National Pathology Exchange

All NHS labs in Scotland will be linked through the National Pathology Exchange network following the approval of NHS Scotland Shared Services.

The executive board of NHS Scotland green-lit a business case that will see all 14 of the country’s health boards connected to the exchange hub, enabling hospital lab tea

Government tightens grip on NHS Digital’s sharing of non-clinical patient data

The government has significantly revised an agreement which allows NHS Digital to share non-clinical patient information with the Home Office.

Speaking during a parliamentary debate on the data protection bill on May 9, Margot James – a minister at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport –

Firefox moves browsers into post-password future with WebAuthn tech

With Mozilla's release of Firefox 60 on Wednesday, web browsers will start letting you log into websites without a password -- an important change in au

How cholesterol in the brain may accelerate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease

A landmark study has revealed that cholesterol in the brain may play a fundamental role in catalyzing the formation of amyloid beta clusters, thought to be a central mechanism leading to the devastating degenerative symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, set out

Fitbit unveils new health solutions — Allscripts strengthens patient platform — Garmin, KU Medical explore health data use cases


Does Mobility as a Service hold the answer to the future of transport?

MaaS provides consumers with the freedom to travel the way they desire by offering choice and removing friction.

Our understanding of transportation has transformed considerably over the last decade due to several converging market forces, social trends and advancements in technology. Today, transportation is more complex than it has e

Tech Tackles Health Care

Can technology make humans healthier? If technology investments in this market are any indication, the answer is a firm “yes.”

Massive growth in this market has been predicted for years. In fact, it was the initial driver behind many of the initial IoT devices, which fizzled largely because of insufficiently developed end a

A digital world: Healthcare's move towards digital health

Digital health encompasses a range of technologies and data that can be utilised to address the health challenges faced by populations around the world. From commercial devices such as Fitbits and Apple Watches to the medical records the NHS uses, digital health is poised to change the way healthcare is delivered.

Whilst certain techno

Facebook approached US medical academies about sharing patient data

Facebook was looking into a project that would see patient records linked to users’ profiles, it has emerged.

According to reports, Facebook approached medical institutions in the United States to find out whether they would be willing to share anonymised patient data.

The social media firm planned to c

Leap Motion shows off cheap experimental augmented reality headset

Software firm has published details of its work on an AR headset and interface controlled by hand movement.

Motion gesture software firm Leap Motion has shown off early plans for an augmented reality platform built around its hand-tracking technology.

The US firm has revealed details of concept augmented reality hardware and

Researchers Find 1.5BN Sensitive Files are Exposed On the Internet

The remit of internet security has probably never been more prominent than in recent years. With the number of companies who chose to trade online, it is becoming something of a regular occurrence to reporting on mass data breaches.

It does, therefore, make you wonder jus

See what the bionic body of the future looks like

Technological advances are constantly changing the ways in which healthcare professionals can treat patients, but what can we expect from the future in medtech?


Industrial components supplier, RS Components has created an informative infographic looking into what medical technologies will be

Six things you can do to reduce your risk of dementia

An ageing population is leading to a growing number of people living with dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms including memory impairment, confusion, and loss of ability to carry out everyday activities.

Alzheimer’s disease is the  Read More