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Every day, elderly people fall – be it at home or in care facilities. Lindera aims to reduce the risk of falling with the help of artificial intelligence.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Although true “cyborgs” — part human, part robotic beings — are science fiction, researchers are taking steps toward integrating electronics with the body.
New prosthetic technologies that stimulate the nerves could pave the way for prostheses that feel like a natural part of the body and reduce the phantom limb pain commonly endured by amputees.
RoSE is first device to measure 3D stiffness of human torso, could lead to new treatments for children with spine deformities such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis.
Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
Wearables are becoming a trend in respiratory care and many products are being developed to monitor patients remotely. But how much can these tools really help clinicians?
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
The material can take any possible shape and could be used in robotics and biotechnology.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
A lightweight powered exoskeleton helps lower-limb amputees walk with much less effort.
Single-crystal flake devices are so thin and defect-free, they might outperform existing components in quantum computers.
Robotic cane with 3D camera can accurately guide user to chosen location, avoiding obstacles.
To enhance human-robot collaboration, researchers at Loughborough University have trained an AI to detect human intention.
Researchers have developed a biocompatible energy storage device.
Scientists have developed a bio-compatible implantable AI platform that classifies in real time healthy and pathological patterns in biological signals.
Researchers have inserted small magnetic beads into muscle tissue within an amputated residuum for more precise control of prosthetic limbs.
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.
Tests show that the device can help patients safely and effectively manage their blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of low blood sugar levels.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers recorded VR users' brain activity using electroencephalography (EEG) to better understand and work toward solutions to prevent cybersickness.
The team of the Dynamic HIPS are working on a hip replacement simulator that will help future surgeons to practice the intervention.
Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's muscle cells.
Researchers have developed a device using accelerometers and vibrators that can be worn on the fingertips like a thimble to help reduce 'postural sway' and improve balance amongst seniors
To help patients manage their mental wellness between appointments, researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a smart device-based electronic platform that can continuously monitor the state of hyperarousal, one of the signs of psychiatric distress.
With the aid of a virtual reality model, researchers from the Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum have examined, which errors can occur during the communication between the brain and robotic prosthesis.
Scientists in Dresden are expanding their digital health expertise in multiple sclerosis (MS) therapy and research with an ambitious scientific project - creating a "digital twin“ from data.
Scientists have used an implanted sensor to record the brain signals associated with handwriting, and used those signals to create text on a computer in real time.
Researchers have shown that a group of small autonomous, self-learning robots can adapt easily to changing circumstances. They connected the simple robots in a line, after which each individual robot taught itself to move forward as quickly as possible.
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
BrainGate researchers demonstrated the first human use of a wireless transmitter capable of delivering high-bandwidth neural signals.
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.
Researchers have developed a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color to provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.
Researchers have developed a way to harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices.
Many patients use their inhalers and insulin pens wrong. Researchers have developed a system to reduce those numbers for some types of medications.
Nanoengineers have developed a "wearable microgrid" that harvests and stores energy from the human body to power small electronics.
Researchers have developed the first wearable devices to precisely monitor jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by elevated bilirubin levels in the blood that can cause severe medical conditions in newborns.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
The Covid-19 pandemic highlights how remote healthcare robots currently being developed could be beneficial in the future.
A subset of wearables are the so-called hearables – in-ear devices that are well suited for long-term monitoring as they are non-invasive, inconspicuous and easy to fasten.
Researchers have found a way to use quantum-entangled photons to encode information in a hologram.
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 a unique inkjet printing method for fabricating tiny biocompatible polymer microdisk lasers for biosensing applications.
Successful precision cancer diagnosis through an AI analysis of multiple factors of prostate cancer. Potential application of the precise diagnoses of other cancers by utilizing a urine test.
A system that uses flexible, breathable magnetic skin allows people with severe quadriplegia to move around and choose their surroundings.
Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.
The new device can continuously sense levels of virtually any protein or molecule in the blood. The researchers say it could be transformative for disease detection, patient monitoring and biomedical research.
By analyzing Fitbit data and self-reported symptoms, researchers analyzed trends in heart rate, step count, and symptom duration between patients with flu and those with COVID-19.
CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."
Experts working at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and physics-based simulation share how computer simulation could accelerate the development of "smart robots" which "might interact with humans"
Scientists have designed a hydrogel membrane that may be used to house optical glucose sensing materials toward building a biosensor for monitoring sugar levels in diabetics.
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.
The following seven robotic systems are either currently being deployed or developed for the fight against the coronavirus.
Researchers have enabled a quadriplegic man to control a pair of prosthetic arms with his mind.
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Researchers have developed a wireless sensor that monitors the health of the baby's brain in a simple, inexpensive and comfortable way for the child.
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.
More researchers and companies are moving into the brain-computer interfaces, yet major challenges remain, from user training to the reality of invasive brain implant procedures.
Researchers have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors.
Scientists are researching salamanders unique superpower - they can regenerate their spinal cords and regain full functionality.
The supplier sector will showcase its expertise and innovative high-tech solutions for the medical technology industry.
Researchers have created fundamental electronic building blocks out of tiny structures known as quantum dots and used them to assemble functional logic circuits.
Researchers have built a low-cost multiplex test that can rapidly provide three different types of data on COVID-19.
Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.
Researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth to measure the amount of sodium a person consumes.
Researchers explain how computer scientists and clinicians are trying to reduce fatal medical errors by building “ambient intelligence” into the spaces where patients reside.
Researchers have developed a surgical robot that improves precision and control of teleoperated surgical procedures.
In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.
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.
Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time through a smartphone app.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
The Fraunhofer IBMT is developing the miniaturized ultrasound system for automated monitoring of bladder irrigation.
A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.
Akili announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for EndeavorRxTM (AKL-T01) as a prescription treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Researchers developed a device that can monitor bladder volume in real time and effectively empty the bladder.
Scientists have developed the world's first fully integrated bionic arm prosthesis that is ready to use – in keeping with the motto "Plug and Play".
An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing.
EPFL spin-off Annaida is developing a magnetic resonance system that can detect the chemistry inside the tiniest living organisms.
EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra – the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.
A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed.