Tag: Mobile device
I’m in the process of redesigning this site so that it works more seamlessly with mobile devices. In a few short years, I think we’ll see that all web applications will be natively designed for a mobile experience. I think we’ll see that the way we interact with our phones and iPads will be the same way we interact with our desktop computers or laptops. The screens and inputs will be different but the experience will be the same.
Therefore, I needed to make my site mobile friendly and as always I figured I’d learn a thing or two along the way.
To do this, I downloaded a new responsive wordpress theme from themeforest.net called “Reaction WP: Responsive, Rugged, Bold.” You can get it here. I used the admin interface and firebug to make some styling adjustments and also had to make some … Read More »
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the convergence of mobile devices and consumer healthcare. I believe there are three changes happening that are creating a perfect storm for a new wave of mobile medical devices.
1. Standardized Mobile Operating Systems (OS)
Before android or iOS came along, engineers that wanted to build a mobile medical device had to develop the software and the hardware. There were no standard, mobile operating systems in place that made software development scalable for medical devices. Sure there was MS Windows, Linux and other OS in existence, but none of these worked really well for small, mobile hardware. Engineers were required to use Programable Micro Controllers (PICs) and related devices. With the advent of android and iOS, it is now possible to write software without having to worry about the underlying supporting architecture and hardware.
2. Wireless … Read More »