A wearable computer vision device can reduce collisions for both people who are blind or those who are visually impaired and using a long cane and/or guide dog by 37 percent, compared to using other mobility aids alone.
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Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Very thin layers of organic stabilizer residue in metal nanoparticle (MNP) inks are behind a loss of conductivity in 3D printed materials and electronic devices.
Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
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.
Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect which enable easier health monitoring, medical interventions and human–machine interfaces.
Scientists have created a new triboelectric fabric that generates electricity from the movement of the body while remaining flexible and breathable.
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.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
A wearable brain-machine interface system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis, even those struggling with locked-in syndrome.
Engineers have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. It overcomes the problem of the mismatch between pneumatics and electronics.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
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.
Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.
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.
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 are analysing the use of context-sensitive data glasses in everyday clinical practice in cooperation with tooz technologies.
Nanoengineers have developed a "wearable microgrid" that harvests and stores energy from the human body to power small electronics.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
Scientists report that they have developed conductive inks that allows users to "write" circuits almost anywhere — even on human skin.
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.
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
The development of new medical technologies based on cutting-edge discoveries has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists from Empa were able to 3D print stable well-shaped microstructures made from silica aerogels for use in biotechnology and precision engineering.
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.
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
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.
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 describe a way to increase the sensitivity of biological detectors to the point where they can be used in mobile and wearable devices.
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.
NanoEDGE research project aims at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
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.
Scientists created a 3D printed a wearable kirigami sensor patch for shoulders that could improve injury recovery and athletic training.
Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
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 at the University of Stuttgart have built an exoskeleton with which the gripping ability of a paralyzed hand can be restored.
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.
Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities.
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.
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A team of engineers has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds.
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New contact lenses allow to correct vision, monitor glucose and medical conditions.
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 have developed a wearable, non-invasive system to monitor electrical activity in the stomach — essentially an electrocardiogram but for the gastro-intestinal tract.