Sep 28, 2020
Dr. Alfred Poor is the editor and publisher at Health Tech Insider. Aside from this, he is also a technology speaker and writer, providing insight into the health technology community. In this episode, Dr. Alfred Poor discusses current events in brain-computer interface technology.
Top three takeaways:
[0:00] Ladan introduces the episode and the guest, Dr. Alfred Poor.
[2:20] Dr. Poor discusses the differences between online and onsite conferences.
[5:10] Dr. Poor emphasizes the importance of having an online conference structure that allows for audience participation.
[8:20] Using an external camera and microphone during online meetings can keep members engaged and help presenters get their message across clearly.
[11:40] After the COVID-19 pandemic, the new normal will include much more online events than previously.
[13:10] Dr. Poor describes his roles at Health Tech Insider.
[16:30] Brain-computer interface technology is creating ways to close a feedback loop for motion and senses in the body.
[18:10] Smartphone technology has accelerated the progress of brain-computer interface devices.
[21:35] Monitoring of blood sugar levels has become exponentially easier over time due to continuous glucose monitors and now under-the-skin sensors.
[25:00] Artificial intelligence and machine learning play key roles in making use of the biometric data collected with new technologies.
[28:30] A new Galaxy watch product will be able to take in blood pressure and ECG.