Engineers have developed a skin patch that can continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer’s levels of glucose as well as lactate.
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Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities.
Researchers are working on a smart insole that flags changes in a patient’s gait, activity level and balance, as well as monitors for the localized increase in heat that can reveal a building infection before the human eye can spot it.
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Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
Thanks to their swimming robot modeled after a lamprey, EPFL scientists may have discovered why some vertebrates are able to retain their locomotor capabilities after a spinal cord lesion.
Engineers have designed a new touch-sensing glove that can “feel” pressure and other tactile stimuli. The design could help restore motor function after stroke.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
Professor Dr Henning Windhagen is a great fan of semi-automatic systems in the OR that help with implants but leave the surgeon in the driver’s seat.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
Researchers have constructed a 3D vision-guided artificial skin that enables tactile sensing with high performance, opening doors to innumerable applications in medicine.
Researchers have developed “electronic skin” sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human motion.
Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
Scientists are working on inventions to use microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices.
Researchers have developed a technique based on self-learning algorithms that improves the performance of the controller by a factor ten.
Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra – the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.
Researchers have developed a "smart" contact lens that can show real-time changes in moisture and pressure by altering colors.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
Researchers have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
Sensitive synthetic skin enables robots to sense their own bodies and surroundings – a crucial capability if they are to be in close contact with people.
Scientists have successfully tested neuroprosthetic technology that combines robotic control with users’ voluntary control, opening avenues in the new interdisciplinary field of shared control for neuroprosthetic technologies.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
Researchers have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors to measure the electrophysiology of the heart cells in three dimensions.
Transdermal optical imaging measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial videos.
A researcher has developed a multiple sensor fusion device for non-contact measurement of vital signs and its clinical applications.
Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone.
Researchers decided it was time to create smarter knee implants that could monitor changes in activity as they happened.
Stress fracture? Your foot hitting pavement wasn't the main problem. Engineer, NFL Players Association adviser find issue with running sensors.
The sensor system implant provides actionable information to optimize the therapy for patients afflicted with glaucoma.
The Murab project is developing technology that will make it possible to take more accurate biopsies and diagnose cancer and other illnesses faster.
Checking the heartbeat of babies in the womb is set to become more accurate and less stressful for expectant mothers.
Researchers are developing an app and wearable technology to enable pregnant women to use a smartphone to detect whether they have a condition that could lead to serious health complications for them or their unborn child.