Tagged: smartphones

Lessons learned from a remote blood pressure lowering trial in Aotearoa - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Sep 16, 2021

Helen Eyles, Jacqui Grey, Elaine Umali, Cliona Ni Mhurchu Technologies such as smartphone apps, Wi-Fi-enabled data collection devices, and web-based data management systems offer the opportunity to deliver and assess the impact of clinical trials remotely, something which researchers are becoming increasingly drawn to.  However, there are drawbacks, and even experienced teams will encounter challenges.  In this blog we share … Read More

How landline phones made us happy and connected - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 06, 2018

Barbara Keys, University of Melbourne This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Smartphones and the internet have revolutionised society, commerce, and politics, reshaping how we work and play, and how our brains are wired. They have even revolutionised how revolutions are made. For enthusiasts, these technologies enhance freedom and … Read More

Pokémon Go is a blueprint for the rise of robots - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 13, 2016

By Mauro Vallati, University of Huddersfield Pokémon Go has gone straight to the top of the gaming charts in the US and Australia [and New Zealand], where it was first released at the start of July. The smartphone-based game has already been downloaded by nearly 6% of US Android users. What makes this latest … Read More