The Viatom CheckMe promises to bring the medical tricorder to life by measuring ECG, blood oxygen level, body temperature, step count and many other health parameters. Let’s see how it works in practice!

No one can doubt I’m an enthusiastic Star Wars fan. I have a LEGO-Millennium Falcon and the Death Star at home. However, as The Medical Futurist I cannot help but see what medical technologies the episodes featured. 

The future of surgery offers an amazing cooperation between humans and technology, which could elevate the level of precision and efficiency of surgeries so high we have never seen before.



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Three Ways Technology Will Change How We Watch Sports

Technology will not only change amateur and professional sports, but also the way we as spectators experience sport in front of our screens or in the stadiums. Here are a few ideas about the future of sporting events.

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What We Learnt in Digital Health in 2016

In order to successfully move into 2017, it is crucial to draw the lessons of the past year in terms of successes, failures, remaining challenges and impenetrable obstacles in the field of digital health. Food for thought!

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The Most Exciting Medical Technologies of 2017

It is almost a tradition for me to publish predictions for the coming year. I do not mean to disappoint you this year either, so here you find some thoughts about the top medical technologies of 2017.

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Preventing Stroke with a Device Thinner than a Business Card: WIWE review

Stroke is a global health problem that can only be fought with prevention. An innovative company developed a tiny gadget called WIWE exactly for these reasons. It is able to measure ECG, blood oxygen level and pulse, while assessing health risks associated with stroke. Here, let me show you my detailed WIWE review.

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13 Scary Medical Technologies We Have to Get Used to

Disruptive technologies are taking huge leaps towards revolutionizing whole areas, also in medicine and healthcare, while we are way behind in understanding how they function and what effect they have on us. I believe we have to get used to these technologies which might turn out to be very scary at first, or even at second sight.

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My Gift Ideas for Christmas: The Best Wearables for Your Loved Ones

Do you struggle with finding the best presents for your friends and family? Let me help you by recommending the best healthcare trackers, sensors and wearables for Christmas!

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Technology Will Change the Future of Professional Sports!

Technology is rapidly changing professional sports similarly to any other field. Let’s look at how technology can help athletes to reach their maximum potential, while keeping in mind how important it is to preserve the fun and happiness sport brings in people’s lives.