*great coverage of N36 Alumni Stephen Lake and his venture, Thalmic Labs
Forget about robots rising up against humans for world domination. In the future we’re all going to be robot-human hybrids with the help of wearable computers. We’ve already seen Google Glass, the search giant’s augmented-reality glasses, and now the latest Y Combinator startup to come out of stealth, Thalmic Labs, is giving us a wrist cuff that will one day control computers, smartphones, gaming consoles, and remote-control devices with simple hand gestures.
SFU has become an official academic partner of The Next 36, Canada’s leading undergraduate entrepreneurship development program.
The partnership further solidifies the university’s reputation as a Canadian leader in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation and developing the next generation of founders and leaders of new ventures.
SFU will support the organization’s vision of increasing Canadian prosperity through the creation of high-impact entrepreneurs and will encourage the university’s top student innovators to be part of The Next 36
Published in The Calgary Herald on February 1st, 2013 By Lloyed Lobo
In Canada, 67% of stroke patients do not get discharged from the hospital with access to a rehabilitation facility. If they do have access, care allotments are low and individuals are given little to no resources for self-management.
Enter StrokeLink, a tablet application designed to empower stroke patients and their caregivers with knowledge and self-care tools to help overcome health literacy barriers as well as monitor adherence over time.