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Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Engineers developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a person’s body.

Snake skin inspires development of wearable sensors

Snake skin inspires development of wearable sensors

Researchers at Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation have designed a wearable sensor with wide-ranging strain sensitivity.

Using human body to recharge smartwatches

Using human body to recharge smartwatches

Researchers have designed a prototype charging system for wearable devices - it uses human skin as conductor.

Sweat-proof e-skin takes reliable vitals

Sweat-proof e-skin takes reliable vitals

Engineers have developed a sweat-proof “smart skin” — a conformable, sensor-embedded sticky patch that reliably monitors a person’s health.

Digital solutions help to fight addictions

Digital solutions help to fight addictions

Health industry digitalization is one of the highest priorities in the healthcare sector these times. Digital technologies can help in the fight against addictions.

Forget wearables: smart fabrics to monitor health

Forget wearables: smart fabrics to monitor health

Engineers have developed a method to transform existing cloth items into battery-free wearables resistant to laundry. These smart clothes are powered wirelessly through a flexible, silk-based coil sewn on the textile.

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