Alexa, monitor my heart

First contact less cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers. According to Shyam Gollakota, Justin Chan, and an associate professor in the UW’s Paul G Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and co-corresponding author Dr. Jacob Sunshine, an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the UW School of Medicine,“A lot of people have smart speakers in their homes, and these devices have amazing capabilities that we can take advantage of. We envision a contact less system that works by continuously and passively monitoring the bedroom for an agonal breathing event, and alerts anyone nearby to come to provide CPR. And then if there’s no response, the device can automatically call 911.
This kind of breathing happens when a patient experiences really low oxygen levels. It’s sort of a guttural gasping noise, and its uniqueness makes it a good audio biomarker to use to identify if someone is experiencing a cardiac arrest.”

https://www.amazon.com/all-new-amazon-echo-speaker-with-wifi-alexa-dark-charcoal/dp/B06XCM9LJ4

https://mashable.com/shopping/deal-june-19-echo-dot-3rd-generation-amazon/

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-06-alexa-heart-contactless-cardiac-ai.html

https://www.washington.edu/

https://www.nature.com/npjdigitalmed/

Stanford Design ‘EXPE’

Stanford’s Mechanical Engineering Design Group invites you to join us as we celebrate our students’ creative work in design research, design practice, engineering, and manufacturing.

According to Mr. Lokesh Kumar Thakur (Author), Design: Design, “the book is focused on the design and development of a high- energy impact wear device. A comprehensive illustration on designing the newest version of the impact wear tester is explained in detail in order to exhibit how theoretical, virtual and experimental analyses could be integrated while designing a mechanical system.”

Design: Design by Lokesh Kumar Thakur (Author)

https://events.stanford.edu/events/832/83277/

San Francisco Investing $100M For Pre-Fab Homes To Address Housing Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced plans to invest $100 million in funds toward purchasing modular homes that would be constructed at a proposed factory within the city and help address its housing crisis. According to the mayor, the construction of modular homes, also known as pre-fabricated homes, would help…

via San Francisco Investing $100M For Pre-Fab Homes To Address Housing Crisis — CBS San Francisco

Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

By JACK NICAS The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses. Published: July 10, 2018 at 07:00PM from NYT Technology https://ift.tt/2ujnyFg via IFTTT

via Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

by JACK NICAS — Pacosite’s Blog

New Life-Saving Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster At UC Davis — CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new life-saving test to catch heart attacks is now being used by UC Davis emergency room doctors. The test was rolled out about a month ago and has already reduced the number of patients in the ER. “I didn’t know where I was, what I was doing, I was in incredible…

via New Life-Saving Test Diagnoses Heart Attacks Faster At UC Davis — CBS Sacramento

5D robotics

According to the 5Drobotics, “Intelligent vehicles use 5DTM technology to autonomously transport people and goods. This game-changing solution drastically improves the safety, efficiency, and cost of transportation for any ecosystem”.

 

https://5drobotics.com/

iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even show how many times they’ve unlocked their smartphone…

via iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts