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Yves St. Laurent Launches Google Glass Beauty Makeovers Across The UK

After testing the idea in New York City earlier this year, Yves St. Laurent has just formally launched its Google Glass-based makeover service in London, and the company says it will expand the program across the UK. The service involves YSL beauty experts wearing


Google Glass is Going to the International Space Station Next Week


It’s not quite at Interstellar level (with black holes and all that), but Google Glass is hitching a ride to


Our Most Popular Articles: November 2014


In case you missed some of our Glass-related coverage during November, here’s a look at the 10 most


Boston Children’s Fried: Providers need to get comfortable with new, digital workflows

Naomi Fried, Boston Children's Hospital
Providers are using a lot of health technology, but they aren’t using enough technology to interact with patients, Boston

MDs may be more interested in DIY health services than patients are

PwC HRI 2015 Trends
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute (HRI) published a report on top trends for the health industry in 2015, which was based on

Blackburn aims to get SOFTWARE Act on Obama’s desk early next year

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn) plans to reintroduce the SOFTWARE Act, a bipartisan bill that would establish a new regulatory framework for health

Glass Weekly Headlines by Glass Almanac: December 5, 2014


Here are your Google Glass headlines for the week. Enjoy! Glass (The Device) Google Glass


Six New Apps Added to Glassware Directory


In case you haven’t been paying attention, there are a handful of new apps in the


This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: CarPlay, Google Glass + Intel, And Star Wars

gadgets141205 Friday is a beautiful thing, and this morning’s podcast celebrates that. Pioneer released a new version of its in-car AppRadio

Direct to Consumer BioSensors: Are We Ready?

 Direct to Consumer BioSensors - Are We Ready?Let the games begin! Self described as “bio-boundary pushers,” NeuroSky, and other biosensor manufacturers


Point of View: The Future of Wearable Technology & Telemedicine: Interview with Tom Kegley

Tom Kegley - Retired CIO Roche

Point of View: Exploring Health IT Through Google Glass Hosted By: Harlon J. Wilson, Google Glass Explorer The


BREAKING NEWS: Magic Leap Lands $524 Million Series B for Undisclosed Wearable Tech

Magic Leap

SOURCE: BREAKING NEWS: Magic Leap Lands $524 Million Series B for Undisclosed Wearable Tech Its a bird! It’s a plane! No,


News: Toshiba Glass: No Google Glass


Toshiba Glass: No Google Glass. Described as “far less impressive” than Glass, Toshiba enters


News: Epson’s Moverio: Not Like Google Glass


Epson's Moverio: Not Like Google Glass. I had the full attention of Engadget's 


News: Google Glass Continues to Make Way in Healthcare

Modern Healthcare Google Glass Meets EHR with Augmedix integration. Likely the first of many, Glass provides hands-free


New health care payment model lowering costs – Business – The Boston Globe

imageHealth IT Innovators and entrepreneurs must ask themselves the age old business question,  “Who is going to pay for their


NEWS: Microsoft Band Delivers Wearable Tech Magic – Or Does It?

Image - Microsoft Band

Microsoft Band is said to deliver the goods. Is it wearable tech magic or just another false start into the


BREAKING NEWS: Scanadu Announces 2015 Launch of Home Lab Kit for Mobile / Telehealth

Scanadu Announces Launch of Home Vitals & Lab Kit

Source : Wall Street Journal Scanadu announced,  yesterday at the WSJD Live conference in


NEWS: Doctors are Pushing Google Glass to its Engineering Limits Mobile Health News In A Nut Shell – “Google

... launches mental health initiative for low-income Utah populations, a health startup focused on passive data collection through smartphones, has partnered with the Association for Utah

Misfit raises $40M from Xiaomi, to better serve Chinese wearables market

Misfit, maker of the activity tracking devices Shine and Flash, has raised $40 million from China-based strategic investors ecommerce giant and

Medigo gets $6.2 million for global price transparency

Medigo, a Berlin-based medical travel startup, has raised $6.2 million (5 million euros) from Accel Partners. The company announced the funding at the same time as its US and UK launch, and will use the money to expand into additional markets. The company previously

Generational hesitation holds back patient engagement on both sides

The key to patient engagement is educating the patient so that the doctor-patient relationship resembles a partnership, according to Massachusetts General Hospital’s Dr. Eric Isselbacher.  But, he added, there are still many other challenges to

Kinsa’s FDA-cleared, smartphone-connected thermometer now at CVS, Apple stores

New York City-based Kinsa Health has announced that its FDA-cleared smartphone-connected thermometer is now available at CVS and Apple Stores across the US as well as online at Amazon,, and Kinsa’s website. Kinsa’s thermometer, which was

Through partnership, Mount Sinai looks to promote internal innovation

Mount Sinai- Patient iPads - Home Screen
New York-based Mount Sinai Health System is expanding its internal innovation and

Swaive ear thermometer with HealthKit integration to launch early 2015

Swaive Thermometer
Santa Clara, California-based Swaive aims to launch its infrared ear thermometer during the first quarter of 2015 — as early as January. The

Providers, patients can now use Apple’s fingerprint scanner to access drchrono EHR, PHR

drchrono-onpatient-personal-health-record-touch-idMobile-focused EHR company drchrono has updated its iPad-based EHR and smartphone-based PHR

Execs point to healthcare billing, culture shift as biggest factors for change

The healthcare system has been changing steadily since the inception of digital health, but at the MassTLC Healthcare Conference in Boston this week, panelists pointed to the changes in healthcare billing and the shift away from the traditional doctor’s office

California hospital’s patient safety protocols now require a wearable

Leaf sensor
A California hospital has begun requiring certain patients use a wearable remote patient monitoring device in order to comply with internal patient

Poll Results: Less Than Half of Explorers Would Recommend Glass to a Friend

More than 18 months into the Glass Explorer program, less than half of current Google Glass owners say they would recommend the device to a good friend. In our latest Glass Almanac poll question, we asked “If a good friend asked you today, would you recommend


WSJ: Google, Intel Partnering on Next Version of Google Glass

intel-sign-750Google and Intel are partnering on the next version of Google Glass, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. When the next


San Francisco Museum is First to Offer Google Glass-Powered Art Exhibit

Visitors to the de Young museum in San Francisco can enjoy the first Google Glass-powered art exhibit. The museum, which is run by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, has worked with the folks at GuidiGO (and Google) to develop special content available on Google


Glass Might Slim Down, New Patent Indicates

Glass-Patent_USD718765SIs Glass coming due for a major design change? Perhaps, if the news discovered by Quartz of a new


Medigo Picks Up $6.2M Led By Accel To Take Its Medical Tourism Marketplace To The US And UK

Screen Shot 2014-12-02 at 16.20.00 Medical tourism, where people travel to another country for a medical procedure that is

Daniela Cecilio: Wearable Tech Is Coming to Town

Christmas is approaching fast and with it, the unavoidable questions arise: what to buy for whom from where? What's on trend? What's worth investing in? This year, it looks like all people want for Christmas... is a wearable device. Think smartwatches and fitness and

Next Version Of Google Glass Said To Be Powered By Intel

google-glass-new Google hasn’t thrown in the towel on Google Glass if this Wall Street Journal report is to be believed. Reportedly,

TC Droidcast Episode 29: Lollipop’s Adoption Lag, Google Glass’s Second Act

lollipop-droidcast-29 This week, Darrell Etherington, Greg Kumparak and Kyle Russell opine about Android 5.0’s low early adoption

Glass Weekly Headlines: November 28, 2014


Here are your Google Glass headlines for the week. Enjoy! Glass (The Device) Whatever happens to


LabCorp, Envision lead $15 million investment in remote patient monitoring company Vivify Health

VivifyHealthPlano, Texas-based remote patient monitoring company Vivify Health has raised the first tranche of funding in what the company expects to be a $15 million round.

AiCure clinical trial seeks to validate smartphone camera-enabled medication adherence

continuous_motionNew York City-based AiCure is launching a clinical trial

InfoBionic raises $17M for remote heart monitoring system, MoMe

MoMe InfoBionicLowell, Massachusetts-based remote patient monitoring company InfoBionic

Change Collective’s new app is a behavior change store

ChangeCollective GreatistOne of the many rumors I heard prior to the HealthKit

Two-thirds of Americans willing to share health data with researchers

NPR-TruvenAccording to a new survey from Truven Health Analytics and NPR, 68 percent of American consumers are

Crowdfooding launches to help match food-focused startups to investors

Recently, Crowdfooding, an online service that aims to match food-focused entrepreneurs, including some health-focused startups, with experienced investors launched a beta version of their website. The service has created a database of accredited investors who have

Study: 19M fitness wearables in use today, to triple by 2018

juniper 11-2014
About 19 million wearable fitness devices are in use worldwide

Shopping App ‘Shop X’ Drops Off The Official Google Glassware List


Google Glassware list recently crossed 100 apps with the addition


Applause Raises $765K From Salesforce CEO For Its Revamped Weight Loss App

revolution-foods If you’re worried about blowing your diet over the holidays – or perhaps, thinking about making a New Year’s

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