More gadgets are being designed for the bedroom. These sensors on my nightstand, under my mattress and on my wrists automatically capture all sorts of information overnight. The goal of all this: fix my groggy mornings. Can any of these smart bracelets, watches, pads or bedside smart displays help me wake up feeling more rested and refreshed? Sleep tracking has long been offered on wearable devices such as Fitbit but, recently, more gadget makers are entering the bedroom.
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March 30, report. A team of researchers at Stanford University has found that the Apple Watch in association with an iPhone can be used to monitor frailty in cardiovascular disease CVD patients. People with CVD often lose physical abilities because the heart is unable to keep up with increased demands. Thus, many such patients develop frailty, which is defined in this case as an inability to walk distances greater than meters in six minutes. The test has been named the six-minute walk test 6MWT and is used as a standard means of assessing the health of CVD patients—it is generally conducted in a clinical setting. The team tested the app and device by enlisting the assistance of CVD patients.
The power and flexibility of iPad gives students the freedom to explore and express new ideas whenever and wherever inspiration strikes. Mac has the power to bring their biggest ideas to life. And built-in apps and intuitive software create an incredibly personal learning experience for each student — one that can be as unique as they are.