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Profound personalisation

In Nigeria, mothers can obtain no-strings support to help them prepare for birth, while a special lab in Canada is looking after the health of older women. Now, another Canadian startup is helping women counter pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence by manufacturing customised pessaries from medical-grade silicone. First, a patient’s pelvic floor is digitally measured. Using this data,...

Multi-layered reflection

An app helps us find quiet places. Meanwhile, an Austrian startup is working to create a digital wellness experience. Key to the enterprise are virtual reality and artificial intelligence, proven relaxation techniques, plus stimulation through smells, music and colour therapy. The time-out is tailored according to users’ activity level and pulse rate, as well as place and time of...

Improving provision

Encounters in the virtual world can have a major impact in reality. Now, a Hamburg startup is using mixed reality to improve provision in the medical industry. Their software converts CT scans or X-rays into 3D models, which can then be viewed with the help of augmented reality glasses. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the holograms can be split into...

Considerate growth

Mobile beds with LED lights help treat babies with jaundice in Nigeria. Now a startup from London is providing medical support for pregnant women in the country so that even more newborns can enjoy a good start to life. An artificial intelligence sends text and voice messages through an app, with information tailored to symptoms and advance of pregnancy....

Alleviating assessment

Our blood can reveal a physical illness. A hairband may be equally helpful, so too a sympathetic text. And now a Swiss startup has launched an app to support people with chronic illnesses such as asthma, migraines or bipolar disorder. Users respond to 3-5 daily questions, which help record their mood. Next come data from smartphones and wearable devices...

Cultivated fare

Companies can increase diversity virtually or by honing their online presence. Now, a German company is throwing its weight behind face-to-face contact by bringing diverse employees together over lunch. An algorithm programmed by a diverse team pairs people based on their characteristics. Only, it prioritises those who have least in common. An app provides employees with a suggested meeting...

Mature combination

Making egg and meat substitutes means having the right ingredients in the right combination. Which is why an Israeli firm’s latest platform uses artificial intelligence to determine how natural plants can be interbred to create new food products. Taking into account food producers' requests concerning nutritional value, texture and taste, along with cultivation circumstances, the system combs a database...

Moving insights

Hidden ruins or lost hikers can be easily tracked down from the skies. Now, a 17-year-old girl from New York has developed an image processing software to help protect elephants by exposing potential poachers. Using her analysis of existing infrared videos of conservation areas in Africa, the teen created an algorithm for her cell phone. In contrast to previous...

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