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This wearable measures your emotions

July 19, 2017
Forget the mood rings. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab’s spinout mPath has created a wearable device that can determine the exact moment a wearer is experiencing certain subconscious emotions. Source: This wearable measures Read More

Tech Revolution Benefits the Aging

June 13, 2017
Robots like Jibo are being developed to react to your mood. Tired? Confused? Sad? Happy? The camera reads your facial expression and then converses with you. Elder care assistant robot ELLI Q , for the Read More

Franklin Robotics launches Kickstarter campaign

June 13, 2017
Billerica-based Franklin Robotics’ Kickstarter campaign will set a fundraising goal of between $100,000 and $200,000, with each machine costing $249. The company plans to starts shipping robots next spring. Source: Roomba inventor’s startup to launch Read More

Eleven MA tech firms raised $257M in April

May 7, 2017
After a huge month for local tech company investments in March, venture capitalists were comparatively quiet in Massachusetts in April. Investors doled out $257 million to 11 companies in April. A number of the biggest Read More

Jibo: Designing A Robot With Character

April 29, 2017
Jibo is a relatively simple object. Standing at only 11″ tall, Jibo is comprised of three motors, a touch screen, and ring light to add expression to his communications as well as two cameras, six Read More

Retinal imager dev Vasoptic Medical raises $1.5m

April 16, 2017
Portable retinal imager developer Vasoptic Medical raised $1.5 million in a new round of equity financing, according to an SEC filing posted last week. The Baltimore, Md.-based company is developing a portable retinal imaging device Read More
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