Nubia Unveils Its Alpha Wearable Smartphone at IFA 2018, Red Magic Gaming Phone ‘Coming Soon’ to India

Nubia Alpha price and availabliity were not revealed HIGHLIGHTS Nubia Red Magic was launched in China back in April Nubia Alpha is a smartphone that can be worn on your wrist Pricing and specifications of the Alpha are not out yet Nubia at IFA 2018 in Berlin on Friday unveiled the Nubia Alpha wearable smartphone concept on which production will be started in Q4 2018. There is, however, no word on which markets will get the phone first. The company also showcased that the Nubia Red Magic, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s latest gaming-focused smartphone, at the…

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New Wearable Device Could Predict, Prevent Asthma Attacks

            Asthma patients may soon do away with their inhalers as researchers at North Carolina State University in the US including one of Indian origin, Professor Veena Misra, have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. A paper describing the work was published in the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. “We have tested the system in the benchtop and on a limited number of human…

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Wearable Artificial Kidney Could Replace Conventional Dialysis

            A wearable artificial kidney could be developed as a viable, new dialysis technology that allows patients to be mobile and untethered during treatment, results of a US Food and Drug Administration-authorised clinical trial suggest. The findings were reported in the journal JCI Insights. The technology may become an alternative to conventional hemodialysis for people with end-stage kidney disease. Present-day treatment generally requires three sessions a week on a stationary machine that restricts patients’ ability to walk around while it is attached and running. In…

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