Fudan University in Shanghai, China – COVID-19 diagnosis using machine-learning model based on ocular surface features

The standard practices for screening patients with COVID-19 are the CT imaging or RT-PCR (real-time polymerase chain reaction) for testing viral nucleic acid, which is expensive and in need of professional equipment and waiting time. Fudan University in Shanghai, China has suggested a method that have shown that the COVID-19 patients are usually accompanied by ocular manifestations and constructed a machine-learning model based on ocular surface features and proposed a new screening method ...
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Vessel Health home wellness tracker

Vessel in-home wellness tracker that instantly and accurately uncovers what your body really needs. Nutrition coach in your pocket.  With Vessel, users can test 10 different health metrics in less than 10 minutes Today's technology provides people with unprecedented data on their bodies, with many people relying on devices that help to track sleep, steps, and recovery, among other wellness indicators. Vessel represents the continuation of this trend, tracking what's going on inside you...
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GutBiome – Analyzes microorganisms in your gut and provide you with a full probiotics profile.

GutBiome+ is an excellent tool for those interested in improving their digestive health and overall well-being. When you provide a stool sample for the gut health test, we use whole metagenome sequencing to: Analyze the microorganisms in your gutTell you about your microbe profile, metabolism, nutrition utility, lifestyle status, and gut typeProvide you with a full probiotics profileOffer custom dietary suggestions to implement based on your metabolism and microbiome Your health is he...
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Hapbee – for happiness, relaxation, focus. Using low-energy magnetic fields, it mimics signals that your brain already understands.

Hapbee smart health connected headband is able to instantly make you feel the emotions you desire. Hapbee is powered by patented ultra-low radio frequency energy (ulRFE®) technology invented by EMulate Therapeutics, Inc., a technology company based in Seattle, WA. Hapbee - for happiness, relaxation, focus. Using low-energy magnetic fields, it mimics signals that your brain already understands. Hapbee imagines a world where every human can unleash thepotential they're born with — the p...
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Plant consciousness & Biocommunication

Research is being conducted to understand Plant consciousness & Biocommunication. Research still is in progress, but some suggest - Plants may not have feelings but they are indeed alive and have been described as sentient life forms that have “tropic” and “nastic” responses to stimuli.  Plants can sense water, light, and gravity — they can even defend themselves and send signals to other plants to warn that danger is here, or near. ...
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Precision medicine

Precision medicine is an approach to patient care that allows doctors to select treatments that are most likely to help patients based on a genetic understanding of their disease. This may also be called personalized medicine. PrecisionMed, Inc PrecisionMed, Inc. offers vital products and services facilitating breakthroughs in genetics, drug discovery, biomarker research, and molecular diagnostics. They offer high quality, accurately annotated human biological material and are the largest...
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Diagnosing Disease by Voice – using digital Bio-Markers to tell If You have a chronic disease

Speech is a complex process that requires coordination with our brain, muscles, and respiratory system. Diagnosing Disease by Voice - using digital Bio-Markers to tell If You Have a Chronic Disease Biomarkers are patterns in your voice like pitch, tone, volume, rhythm and rate that can reveal a variety of health conditions. Many companies have started research to develop Biomarkers for early diagnosing. Research on - Automated assessment of psychiatric disorders usi...
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Serum Institute of India – world’s largest maker of vaccines

Serum Institute of India is a manufacturer of immunobiological drugs including vaccines in the city of Pune, India. Serum Institute of India is ranked as India's No. 1 biotechnology company, manufacturing highly specialized life saving biologicals like vaccines using cutting edge genetic and cell based technologies, antisera and other medical specialties. Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd. is now the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by number of doses produced and sold globally (m...
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AWS Panorama – automate tasks that have traditionally required human inspection

AWS Panorama is a machine learning Appliance and Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows organizations to bring computer vision (CV) to on-premises cameras to make predictions locally with high accuracy and low latency. With AWS Panorama, you can automate tasks that have traditionally required human inspection to improve visibility into potential issues. For example, you can use AWS Panorama to evaluate manufacturing quality, identify bottlenecks in industrial processes, and monitor ...
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Amazon – DeepLens – a fully programmable video camera.

AWS DeepLens - fully programmable video camera that allows - Developers to get started with deep learning through sample projects with practical, hands-on examples which can start running with a single click.Models trained in Amazon SageMaker can be sent to AWS DeepLens with just a few clicks from the AWS Management Console.AWS developers can run any deep-learning framework, including TensorFlow and Caffe. AWS DeepLens comes preinstalled with a high performance, efficient and optimised infe...
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Flume – Smart Home Water Monitoring System

FLUME Smart Water Monitor is a turn-key, easy-to-install entire property solution to monitor your water and catch leaks. FLUME consists of a water sensor, which simply straps to your existing water meter without the need for plumbing, a Wi-Fi bridge and easy-to-use app. With FLUME, you'll have real-time access to your water use including leak detection both inside and outside of your home. Smart Home Water Monitoring and Leak Detection Flume is Changing the Way We Consume Water Man...
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Dexter robot kits based on the Raspberry Pi that help kids learn how to program.

Dexter Industries is a company that designs robots for education, researchers, and hobbyists. The company makes several products that expand the LEGO Mindstorms system, Raspberry Pi, and Arduino prototyping system. https://youtu.be/NcE6b5EzVag GoPiGo - is a complete kit to build your own robot car. GoPiGo works at the level you’re at — whether you are a parent looking for a smart, fun weekend project to do with your kid, a teacher looking for a way to increase engagement in your sci...
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Supercomputers – Powering the next generation of Industrial revolution

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance as compared to a general-purpose computer. The performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS) https://youtu.be/oegYLRXcw3o Innovative Computing Lab with the University of Tennessee Fugaku – exascale supercomputer, at the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan. It's one of the top in performance in c...
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WORX – Landroid robotic smart lawn mower

WORX Landroid robotic lawn mower provides a completely hands-off mowing experience. https://youtu.be/NzFUzaiOSgY Worx Landroid robotic lawn mower is engineered by AIA Intelligent Navigation, the Landroid is programmed with an algorithm that is designed to keep a random mowing pattern. This ensures the entire lawn is covered - even those sometimes-forgotten corners - and makes for an even trim week after week. The smart technology in Landroid knows when and how to charge itself an...
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Canvas – automated robot for the drywall finishing

Canvas leverages advancements in collaborative robotics and machine learning to build a new class of tool for the drywall finishing space. The Canvas system provides a flexible approach to drywall finishing, combining the skills and expertise of trained union workers with technology that together enable Canvas to consistently deliver Level 5+ finishes. QUALITY Built Robotics and SafeAI, Inc.! and Canvas are all working to reinvent the construction site, making it safer and effi...
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Nano Dimension – Additively Manufactured Electronics. (3D printing technology for electronics components)

Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) - 3D printing technology for electronics components Additive manufacturing machines can produce conductor, resistor, dielectric and semiconductor inks which can be processed to create both active and inert components. Shielding, antennas and sensors are just some of the types of electronic components which can be created. https://youtu.be/MDfSrb7FQ7w AME system adds more polymer and more conductive material layer-by-layer to create a 3D objec...
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Embark – Self-driving Trucks

Embark is building self-driving truck technology to make roads safer and transportation more efficient.  Embark’s truck uses a combination of radars, cameras and depth sensors known as LiDARs to perceive the world around it. Millions of data points from these sensors are processed using a form of artificial intelligence known as Deep Neural Nets (or DNNs) that allow the truck to learn from its own experience—much like humans learn from practice. Alex Rodrigues - CEO and Co-Founder - Embar...
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China’s “artificial sun” nuclear fusion reactor

The HL-2M Tokamak reactor is China's largest and most advanced nuclear fusion experimental research device, and scientists hope that the device can potentially unlock a powerful clean energy source. Designed to replicate the natural reactions that occur in the sun using hydrogen and deuterium gases as fuels, the apparatus in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will provide clean energy through controlled nuclear fusion Located in southwestern Sichuan province and completed late last year, the reac...
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The Aga Khan University’s Innovation Lab – 3D printed nasal swab

Pakistan now has the ability to locally produce nasal swabs, the essential tool that collects samples for COVID-19 tests, after Aga Khan University successfully completed clinical trials on a 3D printed swab. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a global surge in demand for diagnostic test kits and components, including the cotton bud-shaped nasal swabs, as countries around the world ramped up testing facilities. Pakistan was no different and has had to import all nasal swabs to date. ...
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Converting vibration energy to electrical energy

Vibration powered generators usually consist of a resonator which is used to amplify the vibration source, and a transducer mechanism which converts the energy from the vibrations into electrical energy. The transducer usually consists of a magnet and coil or a piezoelectric crystal. Researchers at the University of Dayton are testing soft piezoelectric composites that show great promise as next-generation energy harvesting materials. Vibration Energy Harvesting - Omron Electronic Com...
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Apple new IOS 14.2 with option to setup – ‘social distancing’

Apple has a new tool to help enforce social distancing. The latest update to Apple's iOS software (iOS 14.2) that powers iPhones can detect people around you and measure how far away they are.  Magnifier can detect people nearby, and report their distance using the LiDAR sensor. Apple added a new "People Detection" accessibility feature in the Magnifier app that takes advantage of the camera to let ‌iPhone‌ users know how far away other people are, a useful tool for social distancing....
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Technology sites to help startups

'AppSumo' partners with the start-ups & companies and provides their community with affordable software solutions for every stage of the entrepreneurial journey. https://appsumo.com/ Online Privacy - Online Privacy provides search without tracking by enabling advanced privacy settings. https://onlineprivacyweb.com/ Google Ad manager - Allows you to connect with advertisers everywhere and grow ads revenue on any device. https://admanager.google.com/hom...
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FoldiMate – robotic laundry folding, de-wrinkle, and perfumes your clean clothes

FoldiMate  is an automatic iron dryer that not only takes care of drying and ironing clothes for you, but also leaves it perfectly folded. FoldiMate is a California-based company developing a robotic laundry folding machine. https://youtu.be/qHljT48dz-U  Foldimate, which is about the size of a small washing machine, can handle 25 items in less than five minutes. FoldiMate can fold shirts, buttoned-up blouses, and pants from children's clothes to adult size XXL. Robotic Folding ...
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‘Pillo Health’ – healthcare companion Robot

Pillo is a healthcare companion. Pillo Health makes even the most complex health routines simple. Using a combination of adaptive AI and thoughtfully designed hardware, our proactive and secure digital health companion offers enterprise solutions that Bring Healthcare into the Home. Using the latest in voice and facial recognition technologies, Pillo can hear, see and understand you. This enables Pillio to adapt users functionalities to serve specific needs. e.g.: ensure that your medica...
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Sensely – Virtual Avatar Conversational AI Chat Bots

Sensely is a developer of avatar and chatbot-based platform designed to assist insurance plan members and patients. Sensely's avatar and chatbot-based platforms assist insurance plan members and patients with the insurance services and healthcare resources they need, when they need it. With offices in London and San Francisco, Sensely's global teams provide virtual assistant solutions to insurance companies, pharmaceutical clients, and hospital systems worldwide. Using Sensely's platf...
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‘Adlib’ – Automatically Enrich, Classify & Extract value content & develop insights from raw data

Adlib simplifies the processing of the most complex documents, automatically transforming file formats from multiple sources into high-quality content, ready to unearth new market opportunities and business lifelines. Adlib allows to automatically discover volumes of content from multiple sources, in any format. Easily understand your current content, including data that is duplicated, trivial and just plain obsolete – isolating the high-value content for additional processing. Prope...
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‘Brave’ – open-source web privacy focused browser

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. It blocks ads and website trackers. Being a privacy focused browser, Brave can be considered far safer than Chrome and Firefox. Not only does is block ads by default, but also trackers and blocking scripts. Brave does everything it can to shield your PC, Laptop or mobile phone against malware & other malicious scripts Brave is built upon Chromium, the open-source project Go...
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AKKIO – simple, visual, easy-to-use platform that enables anyone to build and deploy AI in minutes

The promise of the AI Revolution is to tackle numerous, intractable problems across business, healthcare, science, education, government, transportation, and logistics to name just a few. Akkio makes it so that everyone has access to the same state-of-the-art AI capabilities, formerly only available to the largest corporations and most well funded research groups. No coding or data science neededFrom spreadsheet to AI in less than 5 minutes. Building and deploying AI models has ne...
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Infermedica – pre-diagnose, triage over smartphone to connect patients with the appropriate medical services.

Infermedica, the Poland-founded health tech startup that offers an AI-driven platform for preliminary diagnosis and triage. Symptom Checker is a tool to assist patients in preliminary diagnosis. Using artificial intelligence to check symptoms, it then guides patients to the appropriate medical services. Infermedica tackles the problem of inappropriate use of medical services and misdiagnosis, providing insurance companies, hospitals, and health systems with a set of advanced prelimina...
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ResApp is developing smartphone applications for the diagnosis and management of respiratory disease.

It will Instantly diagnose and manage respiratory disease using only a smartphone. It's machine learning algorithms use sound to diagnose and measure the severity of respiratory conditions without the need for additional hardware. Respiratory disease diagnosis using only the sound of a patient’s cough It will provide point of care diagnostic solutions for telehealth that will be easily integrated into existing platforms. ResApp Health Limited , a leading digital health company ...
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