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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.
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.
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 Outdated digital literacy skills.
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.
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.
Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.
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.
We present five upper body exoskeletons that might help restore natural hand or limb movements.
Graphene represents incredible opportunities for advancement in many fields, including medical science.
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.
This overview introduces smart insulin delivery systems and more innovations that help patients and doctors guide decision-making in diabetes care.
Researchers have developed a robotic neck brace that may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.
Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.
Researchers have developed a new low-cost method to help prevent life-threatening foot ulcers in diabetic patients
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.
The University of Texas at San Antonio has established a wearables and AI laboratory to provide precision treatment plans to improve learning among those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
People who compulsively pull their hair – suffering from an affliction known as trichotillomania – could find relief with a new device.
Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.
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 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.
A system that uses flexible, breathable magnetic skin allows people with severe quadriplegia to move around and choose their surroundings.
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."
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.
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 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.
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?
Engineers have demonstrated that drug levels inside the body can be tracked in real time using a custom smartwatch that analyzes the chemicals found in sweat.
Scientists are working on inventions to use microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smart watches to improve biomedical devices.
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 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.
A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.
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.
Penn State engineers say computational power is key to technology for smart bandages, health tattoos and artificial organs.
Researchers have developed a wireless monitoring system for newborn babies that can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.
Researchers have developed a "smart" contact lens that can show real-time changes in moisture and pressure by altering colors.
Researchers describe a way to increase the sensitivity of biological detectors to the point where they can be used in mobile and wearable devices.
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.
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.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine show that wearable activity trackers are a reliable tool for predicting death risk in older adults.
Combining new wearable electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly interact with a computer.
Researchers found that steps measured through wearable tracker can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients.
Scientists have successfully used microneedle biosensors to accurately detect changes in antibiotic levels in the body, for the first time.
A smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest has proven to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
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.
During its latest keynote presentation, tech giant Apple announced cooperations for health studies. The latest model of their smartwatches are to be key in their execution.
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.
A comfortable brace incorporates both sensors and actuators to restore roughly 70% of the active range of motion.
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.
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 have have developed a multifaceted measuring technology that is able to detect a number of conditions in the human body.
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.
Ocutrx Vision Technologies, LLC, a manufacturer of augmented reality (AR) glasses, announced a new, state-of-the-art design for the company’s flagship Oculenz AR Wear glasses.
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.
Scientists have developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware.