Recently I wrote an article about, Healthcare 4.0 is not a myth anymore and it's happening now. There are 12 technology and Innovations are going to reshape the healthcare on 2020. Though my this article series I will give you a good understanding of each of this technology innovations and why they are reshape the healthcare on 2020. Let's call this series care2020 (#care2020) and this is the part 3. Previous was one was - A diverse Global Bio Bank to make medicine more effective.
Thomas Reardon, CEO and co-founder of CTRL-Labs, was saying -
“I want machines to do what we want them to do, and I want us to not be enslaved by the machines,”
Imagine a person has a paralyzed hand, then a device enable him to control any technology devices directly through a signal from brain? We saw these type of things in science fiction movies for years. Now this is not a just a science fiction anymore! CTRL-Labs is inventing a wrist band named CTRL-kit, which detects the electrical impulses that travel from the motor neurons down the arm muscles and to the hand almost as soon as a person thinks about a particular movement.
The hunched-over posture and fumbling keystrokes of the smartphone era represent “a step backward for humanity,” says Reardon, a neuroscientist who, in a past life, led the development of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. Reardon say also added.
The technology could open up new forms of rehabilitation and access for patients recovering from
as well as those with Parkinson’s disease,
and other neuro degenerative conditions!
Facebook has splashed out as much as $1 billion to buy CTRL Labs. The tech giant announced that it has bought CTRL Labs, a four-year-old company based in New York and co-founded by Thomas Reardon, the creator of Internet Explorer, and Patrick Kaifosh, a neuroscientist. The deal was Facebook’s biggest acquisition in five years.
The next article is on 5th technology and innovation, will reshape the healthcare in 2020 - A disruptive research to kill cancer.
John Masud Parvez
CIO, Organizational Transformer,
Founder and President of VSHR (Non profit)