A student behind the idea for an app designed to help people with visual impairments use smartphones has taken the top prize at IUPUI’s annual JagStart competition. Read more at Inside Indiana Business.
A recent Indiana University graduate’s young company that helps caregivers and loved ones keep tabs on the location of seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is on the verge of hitting the market. Read more at Inside Indiana Business.
Is Twitter as much of a cesspool of bots, trolls and bullies as its critics say? The company wants to measure the overall health of conversations on its platform to decide. Read more at CNN.
Enough. It’s time. You’ve decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and auto-playing YouTube videos for you! Read more at Wired.
With their new mouthguard-mounted head impact monitoring system, Prevent Biometrics hopes to help researchers collect as much data about head impacts as possible. And with that data, they hope to change how athletes and coaches deal with concussions for the… Read More ›
A new data study shows that the number of teenagers sending and receiving sexts is on the rise. Read more at The Washington Post.
Libertana Home Health is using Amazon’s Alexa to give residents at one independent living program an mHealth assistant, ready to dispense reminders, check on schedules and contact care providers. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Every new technology has scared us and made us debate whether it was a net positive or negative for society: the printing press, the assembly line, the telephone, the radio, the television. The more time passes, the more the naysayers… Read More ›
Your phone can be a sad place. There’s the overwhelming FOMO every time you scroll through Instagram, the barrage of work emails at all hours, and, you know, the news. Maybe you’ve noticed that the apps you use most are the ones… Read More ›
An mHealth app designed for people with substance abuse issues helped patients at three federally qualified health centers reduce instances of drinking and drug use, while also drastically cutting ER visits and hospitalizations. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.