iPhone 4

By Brian Dolan October 20, 2011
When Apple announced its newest iPhone, the 4S, its most notable new feature was Siri, a voice-enabled virtual assistant. Apple acquired the company that created Siri in April 2010, just a few months after the startup's app went live in the AppStore. Apple further refined Siri through a partnership with Nuance, a speech recognition company that should be familiar to those in healthcare. Dictation...
By Chris Gullo October 4, 2011
"Over 80 percent of the top hospitals in the US are now testing or piloting iPad." So said Apple's new CEO Tim Cook at Tuesday's "Let's talk iPhone" event, according to tech bloggers. While this was the only healthcare specific statement made at the event, the new devices unveiled have plenty of implications for healthcare. But first, some other interesting metrics from Cook's presentation: The...
By Brian Dolan July 21, 2010
Similar service: Windows Mobile-powered Wound Technology Network This September a wound care telemedicine program will launch in the northwestern area of France in Lower Normandy, according to a report in a local newspaper. A key driver for the pilot is the lack of doctors and trained nurses in the region and subsequent high number of emergency room visits. The program will see about twenty...
By Brian Dolan June 7, 2010
Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced a new video calling service called FaceTime for the company's new iPhone 4, during the World Wide Developers Conference in Cupertino, California today. The new iPhone 4 is 24 percent slimmer than the iPhone 3GS, according to Jobs, but its most striking hardware upgrade is an additional camera -- one on the front and one on the back. Both cameras can be used for...