Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung is teaching Bixby to count the calories in your food

Samsung has made it clear that it wants to get its Bixby virtual assistant on nearly every product it makes, but it hasn’t forgotten about the AI’s smartphone roots. To that end, the company dedicated a corner of its cavernous CES booth to a surprising new Bixby feature: the ability to identify your food and […]

Change4Life Launches Food Tracker App in £6.3m Campaign

Change4Life Launches Food Tracker App in £6.3m Campaign

Change4Life has launched a food tracker app in its annual January health push, helping parents keep an eye on kids’ salt, sugar and fat intake. Be Food Smart builds on Public Health England’s sugar tracking app in 2016. The latter was a runaway success with more than two million downloads. It works in a similar […]

New app bridges the gap between nutrition and technology

New app bridges the gap between nutrition and technology

Spanish biotech company Monteloeder has signalled an exciting new era in nutrition with the launch of a trailblazing mobile digital solution that allows consumers to track the benefits of using its NutroxSun™ oral suncare formulation. Two years in development, the new app harnesses big data, clinical science and the very latest persuasive technology to deliver […]

New smartphone app shows how cancer treatments work

New smartphone app shows how cancer treatments work

Cancer Research UK scientists have launched a new app, Tumour Takedown, for smartphones and tablets that shows how some cancer treatments work. The new app, developed in collaboration with Centre of the Cell, was unveiled at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition. It allows the public to test out three different cancer therapies on a […]

‘Robot doctor’ app Babylon diagnoses health problems

‘Robot doctor’ app Babylon diagnoses health problems

  A top British entrepreneur thinks he’s solved the problem of our over-stretched NHS – a personal robot doctor you can access with the click of a button. Ali Parsa, founder of the Babylon health app, claims his new device is safer than visiting a doctor or nurse when you’re worried about any undiagnosed symptoms. Babylon is being […]

NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant uses augmented reality for donor appeal

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched an augmented reality campaign supported by experiential activity to raise awareness of blood donations among potential donors. The campaign, ’See the power of blood donation’, created by agency 23red, also highlights the life-saving power of blood donations and uses innovative augmented reality technology to encourage the public to offer […]