July 26, 2011
It appears that more than one carmaker believes the automobile to be the next "platform" for health services: Toyota is developing an ECG embedded within a car's steering wheel, reports MedGadget.
The feature is part of many in-development safety technologies the company showed during a demonstration in Japan last week. Contact sensors within the steering wheel, featuring a single-lead ECG signal...
May 19, 2011
First mobile phones, then tablets, then... cars? Paul Mascarenas, the Chief Technology Officer at Ford Research and Innovation, told me and a group of automotive journalists at Ford headquarters in Michigan yesterday that he believes the car will be the next platform for mobile health services.
"It's a platform just like your smartphone... just like your tablet," Mascarenas said at the media...