Browsing: Riaan Conradie

SA’s LifeQ breathes life into wearables

You could be forgiven for thinking you’ve wandered onto the set of Star Trek when you visit the offices of LifeQ in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town. The health technology start-up is pushing the limits of modern technology through

SA’s open-source ‘metabolic chamber’

In an ordinary-looking house at 18 Dennesig Street in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, a company called HealthQ Technologies has built a “metabolic chamber” — a device used for recording oxygen consumption and carbon-dioxide production for measuring human metabolic activity