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Connected Protection

Consumers turn to mobile apps for protection against harmful elements

Implications - As consumers seek a more convenient method of maintaining health, mobile apps are emerging that help detect and monitor concerns over issues like skincare. Speaking to concerns over UV rays and cancer, brands are offering apps that help screen and analyze potential harms. The use of such applications reflects a shift toward more connected forms of health.
Workshop Question — How can you grant your customer a sense of control over a specific part of their lives?
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Jun 14 — Nov 15
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Featured Examples

Smart Sunscreen Bottles
Smart Sunscreen Bottles
The ReApply Reminder by R&D Ensures People Stay Protected from the Sun
The Smart Sunscreen Bottle comes just in time for the summer season. It’s a product that will help ensure people stay constantly and consistently protected from the harsh rays of the sun. It... MORE
Melanoma-Detection Devices
Melanoma-Detection Devices
The 'Molescope' is a Tiny Microscope Designed for Detecting Skin Cancer
The ‘Molescope’ is a new smartphone-enabled device that is specifically designed for detecting skin cancer. This particular form of cancer can be extremely devastating if it is not... MORE
Cancer-Combating Apps
Cancer-Combating Apps
This App Encourages Women to Do Self-Exams on a Regular Basis
‘Early Detection Plan’ is a women’s health app that reminds users to do self-exams in order to detect early signs of breast cancer. When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is necessary... MORE
Cancer-Screening Apps
Cancer-Screening Apps
The DermoScreen App Uses Pictures to Check for Cancer
George Zouridakis has potentially revolutionized how doctors and patients interact with skin cancer with his DermoScreen app. This mobile app ingeniously allows anyone to use their smartphone to... MORE
Cancer-Fighting Sleep Apps
Cancer-Fighting Sleep Apps
The DreamLab App Supplies Researchers with Crowdsourced Computing Power
The DreamLab app is a mobile application that supplies researchers with crowdsourced computing power. When it comes to cancer research, many people think that the only way they can contribute is by... MORE
Thermal Smartphone Cases
Thermal Smartphone Cases
The FLIR ONE Turns Your Phone into a Thermal Camera
If you’ve always wanted to see through walls or detect heat energy the FLIR ONE thermal phone case turns your iPhone into a nifty thermal camera. You can use the FLIR ONE case for a wide... MORE

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