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For $300, a Japanese company will #3Dprint a #bionicarm that connects to your #cellphone & perform some surprisingly limber maneuvers. 3D printed parts make it easy to build and assembled and it can be repaired or reprinted in multiple colors.
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What are the products/services that you're most interested in using as our lives become increasingly more mobile connected?
Self-driving cars? Video Facebook? Killer robots? If you believe these technologists, the next five years will be nuts
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Patients in the #ICU project at +JohnsHopkinsEHP  get a #tablet to interact with the care team through a patient and family portal, which provides family members with options including how to be involved and participate, in care activities. The portal also provides an overview of a standard ICU room where patients and families can learn more about each of the machines and monitors. #mhealth #futureofmedicine #connectedhealth  
Family participation helps patients; respect and dignity are priorities
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This #MultiSenseMemorypatch is a flexible, sensor-rich-patch that attaches to the sternum of a patient with adhesive (like a band-aid), takes a baseline vital rating — heart rate, temp and oxygen saturation -– and then measures all changes from the baseline.

More importantly, doctors will be able to place the sensors on patients and then track their vitals from outside the hot zone. The prototype uses a USB cable to transmit data, but the final version will use #Bluetooth and doctors will monitor, for instance, all the patients in a tent from one screen. #Ebola
This wearable sensor from USAID can track vitals of Ebola patients for 7 to 10 days.
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Beginning Monday, #Ohioans can use their #cellphones for proof of insurance. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, who also is the director of the Department of Insurance said, “This modification will save time and money benefiting consumers, law enforcement, court personnel and insurers. I commend the work of the Ohio legislature for supporting this change to the process of providing proof to better align with current market realities.”
A new state law soon will let drivers prove that they have insurance coverage with their cellphone or other electronic devices. The law, which goes into effect March 23, formally puts in place what already has become the practice of many insurers, courts and law enforcement agencies.
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NYers are the most active year-round according to +Fitbit #wearables  
Got your walking shoes on? Good. Find out which states are the most active in the US.
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Use Time Delay Messenger #app to send texts, photos, videos and voicemails up to 25 years into the future. What would you say to your future self in 25 years?
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#Seniors love wireless tech and products, but want to make sure they're useful! Check out some of the new offerings #wearables #mhealth
Forget, “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” These days, senior citizens have access to technology that is light years beyond the old Life...
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+Wall Street Journal lists some of the connected jewelry —adorned with emeralds and pearls—available to keep you more discreetly, and poshly, in touch #smartjewelry #wearables  
Think the gold Apple Watch is luxe? A trove of connected jewelry—adorned with emeralds and pearls—is here to keep you more discreetly, and poshly, in touch.
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Planning a party? Here are some apps that will help you be the perfect host/ess!
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East Coast selfies more than West (2:1). Also, if you want more likes, post on Wednesday between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. local time.
Technically Incorrect: A study by social network On.com claims there's a time of day when it's best to post photos. And would you believe that photos with women in them get almost 6 times the "likes" of photos with men?
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+NASA is developing computerized glasses for #astronauts that can guide them through how to repair a latch on their ship or conduct an experiment in space.
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We represent the wireless ecosystem: carriers to network providers to devices to content developers to apps before gov't.
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CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.

The association advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. CTIA also coordinates the industry's voluntary efforts to provide consumers with a variety of choices and information regarding their wireless products and services. This includes the voluntary industry guidelines; programs that promote mobile device recycling and reusing; and wireless accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

CTIA also supports numerous important industry initiatives, such as GrowingWireless.com to provide parents with tools and information to educate themselves so they may teach their kids how to use wireless technology responsibly; "go wireless, go green" campaign to educate consumers and policymakers about the industry's numerous eco-friendly initiatives and activities; "On the Road, Off the Phone," a teen-focused safe driving public service announcement campaign; and AccessWireless.org, a resource for consumers to research and find information on accessible wireless products and services.

The association also operates the industry's leading trade show, as well as equipment testing and certification programs.

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