Digital technology is part of everyday life. From watching films, buying or selling online to connecting with friends – the internet is a goldmine of opportunities. However, people and companies run into many barriers.
Wearable technology is surging in popularity, now it’s time to let doctors access this data, according to Professor Tim Lobstein, director of policy at the World Obesity Federation and one of the experts of the EU-funded DAPHNE project. Read more
"Digital health needs to reach out to citizens and empower them, not to expect citizens to make the leap on their own", according to Pēteris Zilgalvis and Terje Peetso (European Commission, DG Connect). Read more
The project SECCORD - organiser of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Forum - has assembled and edited two overviews of Trust and Security projects in FP7. The handbook provides a comprehensive view of the European Commission's FP7 activities in the field of cybersecurity and online privacy. The impact and innovation generated by these activities is showcased in the Success Stories report. Read more
Elderly people with walking difficulties are often intimidated by busy public places. This led an EU research project to develop a robot walker to guide them around shopping centres, museums and other public buildings, thus enhancing their autonomy. Read more