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.
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Scientists report that they have developed conductive inks that allows users to "write" circuits almost anywhere — even on human skin.
CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing."
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
Penn State engineers say computational power is key to technology for smart bandages, health tattoos and artificial organs.
Researchers describe a way to increase the sensitivity of biological detectors to the point where they can be used in mobile and wearable devices.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
A comfortable brace incorporates both sensors and actuators to restore roughly 70% of the active range of motion.
Scientists have designed tiny optical sensors that open the door to developing a wearable device that allows doctors to medically diagnose people's health in real time.
Scientists have developed and tested a wearable biofuel cell array that generates electric power from the lactate in the wearer's sweat, opening doors to electronic health monitoring powered by bodily fluids.
Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.
Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.
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.
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.
A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Preclinical efficacy validation of a light-weight wearable wireless ultrasound brain stimulator for stroke rehabilitation.
A device could help scientists better understand the health benefits of outdoor lighting and lead to wearables that could nudge users to get more outdoor time.
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.
Scientists have developed a method for changing the physical properties of 2D materials permanently using a nanometric tip.
Scientists have shown how smart textiles can be produced in a comparatively easy way, thus opening up new use cases.
Two surgeon tested a device that, when attached to everyday eyeglasses, can display fluoroscopic images used for surgical guidance directly to the surgeon.
Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Using a device that could be built with a dollar's worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can't afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related hearing loss.
Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.
The development of new medical technologies based on cutting-edge discoveries has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
An IoT system that allows geneticists, nutritionists, clinicians and exercise physiologists to work together remotely encourages middle-aged and elderly people to train using Interval Walking Training.
Researchers have developed a wearable solution that allows a patient to receive treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections and woundswithout leaving home.
Researchers have created a wearable sensor printed on microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
Exoskeletons are one technology with great potential - but is often developed for average people. So what about people who are small and thin, or tall and overweight?
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 new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
An invention may turn one of the most widely used materials for biomedical applications into wearable devices to help monitor heart health.
Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time through a smartphone app.
Researchers have developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach — essentially an electrocardiogram but for the gastro-intestinal tract.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Newer concepts like edge computing are regularly discussed alongside the cloud within the healthcare sector, often as if they are each exclusive approaches to infrastructure. However, using one does not eradicate the ability to utilise the other.
Transforming how common health conditions are diagnosed using point-of-care and wearable bio diagnostic devices is the goal of a new University of South Australia project.
Researchers have developed a framework that will help data scientists and other researchers use better digital health tools for clinical purposes.
Researchers have created ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, allowing the material to “breathe”.
A way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics allows scientists to create shirts or other garments that could be used to monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
A research study seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.
Researchers have developed a wireless monitoring system for newborn babies that can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
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.
A wearable monitoring device to make treatments easier and more affordable for the millions of people with swallowing disorders is about to be released into the market.
Researchers describe a mass-producible wearable sensor that can monitor levels of metabolites and nutrients in a person's blood by analyzing their sweat.
NanoEDGE research project aims at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization.
Study using wearable trackers links insufficient sleep to increased rate of biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine show that wearable activity trackers are a reliable tool for predicting death risk in older adults.
Researchers found that steps measured through wearable tracker can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients.
The first demonstration of a fully print-in-place electronics technique is gentle enough to work on surfaces as delicate as human skin and paper.
The iStride device is strapped over the shoe of the good leg and generates a backwards motion, exaggerating the existing step, making it harder to walk while wearing the shoe.
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 created a wearable wrist device for people with autism that monitors physiological indicators such as heart rate, skin surface temperature, and perspiration of stress.
Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect which enable easier health monitoring, medical interventions and human–machine interfaces.
Researchers have developed a smart material that can help those with affective disorders, such as anxiety, bi-polar disorder and depression, to monitor their emotions.
Engineers have designed pliable, 3D printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.
The lives of thousands of people with mobility issues could be transformed thanks to ground-breaking research by scientists at the University of Bristol.
VR can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Children with autism improved measurably on a test of socialization and learning when their therapy included an at-home intervention with Google Glass.
Researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation – a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death.
The clinical trial to determine whether a smartwatch app that analyzes pulse-rate data can screen for a heart-rhythm disorder has enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
Researchers have built a device that could protect your pacemaker, other medical tech from remote hacks before they happen.
A biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more self-controllable therapy to enhance their recovery.
Researchers have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a continuous basis.
Thanks to a new wearable visual simulator, patients will be able to experience how their vision will improve after cataract surgery, just before surgery.
Scientists have developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware.
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart have built an exoskeleton with which the gripping ability of a paralyzed hand can be restored.
Stress fracture? Your foot hitting pavement wasn't the main problem. Engineer, NFL Players Association adviser find issue with running sensors.
A new prototype for wearable tremor suppression gloves has researchers believing real change is on the way for the more than 6 million people in the world afflicted by Parkinson’s disease.
The sensor system implant provides actionable information to optimize the therapy for patients afflicted with glaucoma.
Smaller than an M&M and thinner than a credit card, device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases, seasonal affective disorder and reduce risk of sunburns and skin cancer.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
Researchers have developed a new technique of external ventricular drain insertion that involves the use of a mixed-reality holographic computer headset.
Scientists created a flexible ultrasonic patch that non-invasively monitors the blood pressure in major vessels such as the jugular vein and carotid artery.
Multifunctional ‘smart bandage’ wirelessly monitors a variety of physical signals, from respiration, to body motion, to temperature, to eye movement, to heart and brain activity.
Engineers have created biosensor technology with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health.
Wearing a device that identifies other people’s facial expressions can help children with autism develop better social skills.
By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch developed in the lab of Alberto Salleo can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many important physiological functions.
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.
A team of engineers has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds.
Prosthetics for arms and legs have evolved from the rudimentary wooden appendages of just a few decades ago.
New contact lenses allow to correct vision, monitor glucose and medical conditions.
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.
Researchers have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors.
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.