Educators, organizations and companies across the testing and assessment industry are seeing a dramatic rise in e-testing, or computer-based assessment, and with it a growing list of benefits – and some distinct drawbacks.
After three days, 6 attempts and 48,000 images 360 Cities broke a world record while creating an awesome panorama of London. Based on the 29th floor of the BT Tower, a major UK communications hub, 360 Cities setup a multitude of equipment 177m above the city.
Open source technology is proving to be a boon to the assessment, certification and licensure markets, long starved for a comprehensive, customizable and affordable software option.
Body Scientific has released localized versions of their medical illustration app for German, French and simplified Chinese. In an effort to make their content available to an international audience the new version of the app features 12 translated charts per language and is being included in marketing campaigns in Germany, France and China.
On day three of the Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation hearing, it was the FDA's turn to issue their perspective on the regulation of innovative medical applications.
Big news broke on Day Two of the Health Information Technologies: Harnessing Wireless Innovation hearings held by the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The FDA has publically announced its policy on mobile medical apps.
The FDA's decision not to regulate the sale or general use of smartphones and tablets is viewed as a huge breakthrough for innovators in the mobile healthcare space. Mobile platform developers will no longer have to worry about the FDA regulating their processes.
Understanding patient medical records and using them to make informed decisions about your health has typically been left to your physician. Mainly because medical records in their current format are indecipherable without a PhD.
Last weekend Apple aired two new, fast-paced commercials which showcase a sampling of the over 300,000 apps available for your 4th generation iPad or iPad mini. Featured among familiar names like TED and Garageband was Body Scientific International's award-winning iPad app.
Wow. Some big changes are coming to the healthcare industry. Electronic Medical Records have long been designed absent of any concern for usability. That is changing, as the government has sponsored a contest to solve the usability question.
Often you’ll hear Breakthrough Technologies refer to today’s Post-Internet Renaissance which, like the Golden Age Renaissance that ushered in sweeping changes in culture, science, intellectual thought, and even the world economy, is fundamentally altering the way that we develop, access and use technology.
This Post-Internet Renaissance is fueled by six powerful, disruptive technological forces, one of which is mobility – the intersection where smart phones, tablets and other portable devices meet user-centric designs and platforms for delivering tech.