"Cardiocam: Technology for Non-Contact Multi-Parameter Physiologic Measurements" was developed by researchers at Harvard/M.I.T, and captures physiological data via a webcam. The webcam is able to detect subtle shifts in face color and blood flow and then translates these facts into usable data, enabling physicians to diagnose patients from afar.
The convergence of PCs and mobile phones, is well under way. It’s hard to believe that transformation began in earnest just three years ago when Apple unveiled the iPhone. Today, Africans are turning their late adoption of technology to their advantage by leapfrogging landlines and personal computers to mobile devices, and developers are following.
With 100 countries, 40,000 events and 10 million people, Global Entrepreneurship Week has grown exponentially with the global economic turndown. And never before have so many people had access to so many good ideas for starting and flourishing new enterprises.
The Nomads of the Sahara are called the "children of the clouds" and in Africa, clouds announce the rain that brings hope. A new type of cloud is bringing hope for the next generation of African innovators and unleashing their creativity: Cloud computing.