Hyperfine Receives Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Product Innovation Award For World’s First Truly Portable MR Imaging Technology

Swoop™ Portable MRI system creates new product category for accessible, cost-effective MR imaging

Hyperfine's Swoop™ Portable MRI has been recognized with a Best Practices Product Innovation Award for its category-defining point-of-care MR imaging technology.
Hyperfine’s Swoop™ Portable MRI has been recognized with a Best Practices Product Innovation Award for its category-defining point-of-care MR imaging technology.
Hyperfine’s Swoop™ Portable MRI has been recognized with a Best Practices Product Innovation Award for its category-defining point-of-care MR imaging technology.

Guilford, CT, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hyperfine has received a Best Practices Product Innovation award from Frost & Sullivan for the company’s category-defining portable MR imaging technology.  Analysts from Frost & Sullivan, a leading growth strategy and research firm, describe the disruptive innovation as a “massive leap forward to democratizing MRI.” Hyperfine’s Swoop™ Portable MRI System is a point-of-care MR imaging device that wheels directly to the patient’s bedside, plugs into a standard electrical wall outlet, and is controlled through a wireless tablet, making MR imaging accessible and immediate.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Teenage ‘computer genius’ could become the first millennial saint | Morning

ROME (CNN) — A teenage “computer genius” could be on the path to sainthood after he was beatified by the Catholic Church.

Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at the age of 15 in 2006, was beatified on Saturday in the town of Assisi, Italy.

Beatification is the penultimate step in the sainthood process, and means the candidate can be referred to as “blessed,” and that one miracle has been confirmed in his or her name.

Another miracle is required for canonization, the formal act of declaring someone a saint.

The teenager used his taste for technology to create a website that traced the history of Eucharistic miracles, which has been used by more than 10,000 parishes worldwide, the Vatican said.

According to the Vatican, Acutis was religious from a young age, despite his mother having only been to mass “three times… in her life.”

The Vatican announced that Acutis

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Lessons From Nintendo’s Game Boy

When they’re not writing our Modern @thletics column, Steve and Dave are the principals at Gains Group, a sport innovation firm that works with athletes, teams and leagues around the world.

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1989 was a heckuva year. Many in sport remember it as the year of the Bay Series Earthquake, but if you’re from Detroit, you undoubtedly remember it was the year the Pistons finally won a championship. 

I (Steve) was an 11-year-old in St Louis, and I remember it as the year the Nintendo Game Boy came out. Indestructible, simple, cheap (relatively) and fun—I coveted the gaming system. My parents wouldn’t buy me one, so I had to borrow my buddy Jim’s. We spent the summer sitting outside the local baseball card store up the street from my house passing the console back and forth playing Tetris and the baseball game. 

Gunpei Yokoi is not

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NEC Pioneers Technology Allowing Lagless Virtual Rehearsals And Performances During COVID-19

New England Conservatory is pioneering a program which revolutionizes rehearsing and performing during COVID-19 – and beyond.

New England Conservatory (NEC) and Grammy Award winning vocal faculty member Ian Howell have revolutionized low-latency music-making using cutting edge and affordable technology for musicians and music educators. By pioneering virtually lagless audio-visual elements to enhance digital music making with a setup anyone can assemble at home, NEC’s research and experimentation is offering a life-line to musicians struggling to rehearse or perform during the COVID-19 era.

When NEC went into virtual mode in the spring, faculty members went to work to figure out how to bring the world-class music education to students during lockdown. With an entrepreneurial mindset and determination to make modern technology work for musicians, Howell and his team began testing various technology solutions that would support music making at the highest level. They sensed the widespread feeling of loss among

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How sensor technology enables context awareness in hearables

One of the fastest-growing verticals in consumer electronics is the hearables market. These on-ear devices, ranging from wireless earbuds to hearing aids, are more than just a tool for listening – they offer a brand new way for us to engage with our technology and the wider world around us.

The hearables market is expected to reach $93.9 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 17.2% from 2019 to 2026. Other data shows that consumers are interested in a specific functionality within these devices. According to a 2019 Qualcomm survey, 55% of survey respondents rated themselves as interested in context-aware hearables. They named background noise reduction and dynamic volume adjustment as the most useful capabilities.

Hearables continue to gain interest from users expecting next-generation features. (Source: CEVA)

It’s clear that end-users are interested in these features for next-gen hearables for a better, more immersive listening experience –

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Leaders in Mine Safety, Environmental Stewardship and Technology Honored by NMA and Federal Agencies

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The National Mining Association (NMA), the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), this month are honoring outstanding achievements in mine safety, environmental stewardship and technology.


NMA’s Sentinels of Safety Award recognizes coal and mineral mining operations in 10 categories for recording the most hours in a calendar year without a single lost-time injury. A minimum of 4,000 hours is required for award consideration. The award categories reflect the safety accomplishments of both small and large mines.

Twenty American mining operations – six coal mines and 14 mineral/metal mines, including five NMA members – will be honored with the award recognizing performance in 2019.

“The Sentinels of Safety award acknowledges outstanding achievements in safety,” said Rich Nolan, NMA president and CEO. “These achievements are

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Beyond Cyberpunk: The Intersection of Technology and Science Fiction

People with established careers are terrible sources of advice on how to break into their chosen field. When I was a baby writer, I attended numerous panels about getting established, where writers a generation or two older than me explained how to charm John W Campbell into buying a story for Astounding Stories. This was not useful advice. Not only had Campbell died six days before I was born, but he was also a fascist.

I have two careers, one in tech and the other in SF, a peanut-butter-and-chocolate combo that’s got a long history in the field, and I am often asked how to break into both fields. I know an awful lot about how to sell a story to Gardner Dozois, who stopped editing Asimov’s sixteen years ago and died two years ago, but I know nothing about pitching contemporary SF editors.

Likewise: I know an awful

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Robotics technology enables reduced hospital stay- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: In the Covid-19-era when patients have been postponing their joint replacement surgeries out of fear of infection risk due to longer hospital stays, robotic surgeries are emerging as a safe option that is enabling quicker discharge and faster recovery for knee and hip replacement patients while allowing higher surgical accuracy in comparison to the conventional procedure.

According to reports, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have the highest number of osteoarthritis patients in India. It is said that 40 per cent of the population over 70 years show osteoarthritis. At a time when the arthritis burden is so high in India that it is said to become the World’s Arthritis Capital by 2025 with 60 million patients, the advent of such technologies such as robotics in healthcare has drastically improved patient outcome in joint replacement. Technology is converging with medical science and bringing in tools that are

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How the architecture of new home security vision systems affects choice of memory technology

A camera or a computer: How the architecture of new home security vision systems affects choice of memory technology

A long-forecast surge in the number of products based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies is beginning to reach mainstream consumer markets.

It is true that research and development teams have found that, in some applications such as autonomous driving, the innate skill and judgement of a human is difficult, or perhaps even impossible, for a machine to learn. But while in some areas the hype around AI has run ahead of the reality, with less fanfare a number of real products based on ML capabilities are beginning to gain widespread interest from consumers. For instance, intelligent vision-based security and home monitoring systems have great potential: analyst firm Strategy Analytics forecasts growth in the home security camera market of more than 50% in the years between 2019 and

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Insights on Cloud Services Brokerage Market within the Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals Sector | Increasing Adoption of Cloud Computing to Emerge as a Key Driver | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global cloud services brokerage market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 20% during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. The report provides a detailed analysis on the impact and new opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The report also helps clients keep up with new product launches in direct & indirect COVID-19 related markets.

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The increasing adoption of cloud computing is expected to fuel the growth of the global cloud services brokerage market during the forecast period. In addition, factors such as access to expertise and the low cost of cloud services are expected to contribute to the growth of the market.

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