human-machine interface

3D hand-sensing wristband

3D hand-sensing wristband

Researchers have designed a wrist-mounted device and developed software that allows continuous tracking of the entire human hand in 3D.

Humanoid hands create safer human-robotics interactions

Humanoid hands create safer human-robotics interactions

Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.

Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

Prosthetics that can feel are close to reality

CU Boulder biomedical engineer Jacob Segil is working to bring back that sense of touch for amputees, including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

‘Breathable’ stretchable electronics for wearables

‘Breathable’ stretchable electronics for wearables

Researchers have created ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, allowing the material to “breathe”.

An ultra-thin wearable device

An ultra-thin wearable device

Researchers reported the discovery of a multifunctional ultra-thin wearable electronic device that is imperceptible to the wearer.

Smart textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors

Smart textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors

Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect which enable easier health monitoring, medical interventions and human–machine interfaces.