This paper looks at the broader ecosystem of connected technologies that is coming together to create the 'Internet of Bodies' (IoB). As with any area of emerging technology, the IoB is evolving rapidly and its future is unknown.
This report contributes to the understanding of how digitalisation can improve health and safety within the construction industry by using real-world examples from construction professionals' experiences. It presents benefits resulting from the use of digital health and safety technologies, as well as potential obstacles faced...
In this interview, Phillip Adams talks to Julia Powles, Associate Professor of Law and Technology at the University of Western Australia, about Google's latest aspirations for entering the global healthcare market.
Mobile and health devices are being used by women to collect sensitive information. This edition of the Health Report explores the industry health claims and questions about data security and privacy.
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the findings from the Australian Women and Digital Health Project, a qualitative study involving a total of 66 women around Australia, ranging in age from 21 to 74.
Technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres of global production systems. The current pace of technological development is exerting profound changes on the way people live and work. It is impacting all disciplines, economies and...
The design of a wearable robotic upper limb stroke therapy device that addresses acceptance and initiation of use
This paper presents the main findings from designing and testing a prototype of a robotic device for stroke rehabilitation; including ease of use, how acceptance and initiation of use were implemented.
Wearable technology has taken the world by storm over the past number of years. Members of the public have been liberated, finally able to take control over their health, wellbeing and lifestyle. More so now than ever, lifestyle has become a major factor in the...
This report features a selection of the Centre for Design Innovation's research projects and a detailed overview of the core programs: Smart Wearables Technology and Design, Furture Self and Design Living Lab, Project Geldom, and Humanitarian Habitat and Design.
Digital health technology has the potential to transform the way we deliver and receive health and social care. Advances in digital technology provide a tangible opportunity to improve health care quality, consumer outcomes and experience.