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‘Digital twins’ manage the airport and hospitals. Are people next?

San Francisco is living a double life, where taxpayer dollars are saved, disasters are averted, massive structures are built and lives are saved. “Digital twins” are highly detailed three-dimensional models run by computer programs that are being used to help run hospital buildings and parts of the airport, and to replicate the human heart, putting …

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NEW TECH: How a ‘bio digital twin’ that helps stop fatal heart attacks could revolutionize medicine

Without much fanfare, digital twins have established themselves as key cogs of modern technology. A digital twin is a virtual duplicate of a physical entity or a process — created by extrapolating data collected from live settings. Digital twins enable simulations to be run without risking harm to the physical entity; they help inform efficiency …

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NTT Research and Technical University of Munich Paper Proposes Design for 3D-Printable Structures for Biological Implants

Nanjing Tamasudare-Inspired Transformers Could Be Used as Implantable Devices Sunnyvale, Calif. – November 15, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that scientists affiliated with its Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have written a paper on the design and capabilities of 3D-printable, transformable materials that …

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VentureBeat: Using digital twins in health care to stave off the grim reaper

VentureBeat caught up with NTT Research Medical & Health Informatics Lab director Dr. Joe Alexander, who elaborated on his view of the future of “bio digital twins,” which promise to improve precision medicine and bring digital transformation to the health care industry. Japanese telecom giant NTT has launched a major initiative to improve digital health through …

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NTT Launches a Global Health and Wellbeing Initiative to Define a Path Toward a Human-Centric Approach

Long-Term Goal to Individualize and Revolutionize Healthcare to Become a Reality Through NTT Research’s Bio Digital Twin Initiative Sunnyvale, Calif. – August 4, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), and other NTT companies today unveiled a global initiative calling for multiple stakeholders to rethink the importance of Health and Wellbeing at every level. The …

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MEI Lab Director Joe Alexander Discusses Vision, Goals and Strategy

On July 14, 2021, NTT Research announced that it had named Dr. Joe Alexander (M.D., Ph.D.) the new director of the MEI Lab, succeeding the founding director, Dr. Hitonobu Tomoike, who has assumed the position of Research Professor at NTT Basic Research Labs in Japan. In a newly posted video, Dr. Alexander, who also continues …

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Forbes: 16 Tech Leaders Share Big Potential Benefits Of Next-Gen Smart Cities

The concept of “smart cities”—urban areas where functions ranging from traffic management to security are improved through embedded digital technologies—isn’t new. But as technology including the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles and biometric identification continues to evolve, the list of what’s possible in next-generation smart cities continues to grow. While issues such as biases in …

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AiThority: NTT Research Names Joe Alexander Director Of Medical And Health Informatics (MEI) Lab

NTT Research, Inc, a division of NTT , announced that it has named Joe Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., as Director of the Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. Dr. Alexander has served as Distinguished Scientist in the MEI Lab since February 2020. He succeeds Dr. Hitonobu Tomoike, who assumes the position of Research Professor at the …

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NTT Research Names Joe Alexander Director of Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab

Distinguished Medical Researcher Leads Cardiovascular Bio Digital Twin Initiative and Strategy for MEI Lab Research Agenda Sunnyvale, Calif. – July 14, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that it has named Joe Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., as Director of the Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. Dr. Alexander has served as Distinguished Scientist …

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AiThority: NTT Research Names Iris Shelly MEI Lab Scientist

NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT, announced that it has named Iris Shelly as a Scientist in its Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. Shelly, an applied research engineer with expertise in biomedical signal processing and low-power devices, joined NTT Research in June 2021. She was most recently a Senior Applied Research Engineer at BIOTRONIK/Micro …

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NTT Research Names Iris Shelly MEI Lab Scientist

Applied research engineer to initially support development of the model architecture and interface for the bio digital twin initiative Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 23, 2021 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that it has named Iris Shelly as a Scientist in its Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab. Shelly, an applied research engineer …

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MEI Lab and NCVC: Building a Healthy Future on a Strong Foundation

NTT Research works on a lengthy time horizon. Not bounded by quarterly earnings, we can set long-range goals. We tend to broker multi-year agreements with universities that enjoy similar freedom; and in the case of our Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab, we recently announced an agreement with a semi-independent national institution, Japan’s National Cerebral …

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