TEDMEDLiveBolognaScanadu SCOUT, which monitors vital
health signssuch as heart rate and blood pressure, ProjectScanaFlu, an automatic saliva testing device thatscans for afflictions such as Strep Throat, andProject ScanaFlo, a urine testing device that looksat things such as dehydration and pregnancy.Ready to send your smartphoneto the MED School (Dec 2012)
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLivehttp://www.qualcommtricorderxprize.orgA $10 million competition to
bringhealthcare to the palm of your handhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1m2267NBVdgDiamandis expect to assign thisTricoder X-prize started in 2012 inless than 5 years and to see theconsumer tricoder before 2025.Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm ofyour hand that monitors and diagnoses your healthconditions. That’s the technology envisioned by thiscompetition, and it will allow unprecedented accessto personal health metrics.
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLiveMike Lazaridis, inventor of the
BlackBerry smartphone, is starting a$100 million quantum technology fund that’s aiming to turn deviceslike the medical Tricorder from “Star Trek” into reality.Mar 19, 2013 6:00 PM EThttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_technologyhttp://iqc.uwaterloo.cahttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-19/blackberry-inventor-starts-fund-to-make-star-trek-device-reality.htmlBlackBerry Founder Betting $100M onStar Trek Tech
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLiveWatson best known for defeating
“Jeopardy!” quiz champions on the populartelevision game show this year, can sift through millions of pages of data andproduce diagnoses virtually on the spot.2. Self/assisted Diagnosis“IBMs Watson supercomputer togive instant medical diagnoses”.Able to analyze 1 million books, orroughly 200 million pages ofinformation, and provide responses inless than 3secs.
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLive3D printing is already widely
used in healthcare.As humanity we regularly print medical models,surgical guides, hearing aids, dental applicationsand implantable devices.3. Self Repairhttp://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1191591/makes-two-us-how-bioengineers-are-using-3d-printing-create-bodyLawrence Bonassar of Cornell University showsthe ear made by a 3-D printer. Photo: AFPThat makes two of us: How bioengineers are using3D printing to create body partsSoon, before 2040, we might be able to do it at “home”.30‟
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLive3. Self RepairOrganovo: A San
Diego company is developingtechnology to "print" artificial blood vessels fortransplant. The initial goal: Create an arterial graft foruse in coronary bypass surgery. BioPrinter (2010)Artificial Blood on a 3D Printer (2013)
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLiveBrain Mapping…4. Self BackupTEDMEDLive"Thats the
future were imagining. Thats whatwere hoping for. Thats why the Brain Initiative isso absolutely important."http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/apr/02/obama-brain-initiative-fight-diseaseThe Brain Initiative (Brain Research throughAdvancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) will launchwith $100m of federal funding, and there are hopesthat it could create thousands of jobs in spinoffscientific and technological enterprises.
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLiveBrain Mapping, Mind Upload, ...4.
Self Backup: UploadTEDMEDLiveDigital immortality (or "virtual immortality", or"immortality in silico") is storing a personspersonality in a more durable media, i.e., acomputer, and allowing it to communicate withpeople in the future.The result might look like an avatar behaving,reacting, and thinking like a person on the basisof that persons digital archive.The futurist Ian Pearson believes thathumans will save their consciousnessinto computers by the year 2050.
TEDMEDLiveBolognaTEDMEDLiveBrain Mapping, Mind Upload, Restore.4.
Self Backup: RestoreTEDMEDLive2015-2020The emergence and widespread use ofaffordable android "avatars" controlledby a "brain-computer" interface.2020-2035Creation of an autonomous life-supportsystem for the human brain linked to arobot.Any patient with an intact brain willbe able to drive a robotic avatar.2045Thanks to nano robotics minds willreceive new bodies with capacities farexceeding those of ordinary humans.Humanity, for the first time in its history,will make a fully managed evolutionarytransition and eventually become a newspecies. Moreover, prerequisites for alarge-scale expansion into outer spacewill be created as well.http://youtu.be/01hbkh4hXEk