Wearable Technology II. The Internet of Things

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Wearable Technology II. The Internet of Things by Longevity Explorers: Recent @ Providence

Following his overview of the talk, Prof. Mandokiya provided an explanation of how the broad new system termed "the internet of things" works -- linking appliances with sensors to transmitting devices like smart phones and Alexa, which forward these signals to "the cloud" where they are stored and interpreted.

He used that framework to explain how "wearable technology" of the sort that can help with health problems (such as Parkinsons and other chronic disorders) actually works. Applications in healthcare are now rapidly advancing, and major companies are starting to pay attention.

 

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internet of things, wearable technology