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Smartwatch turns into biochemical monitoring system

Smartwatch turns into biochemical monitoring system

Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.

Ultrasonic sensors for postoperative bladder monitoring

Ultrasonic sensors for postoperative bladder monitoring

The Fraunhofer IBMT is developing the miniaturized ultrasound system for automated monitoring of bladder irrigation.

A deep learning e-skin decodes complex human motion

A deep learning e-skin decodes complex human motion

A deep learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance.

3D printing sensors on expanding organs

3D printing sensors on expanding organs

Scientists have developed a 3D printing technique that could have future applications in diagnosing and monitoring the lungs of patients with COVID-19.

Humanising wearable health technologies

Humanising wearable health technologies

Designer Leah Heiss considers her work as creating “emotional technologies”, i.e. wearable devices based on human-centred design principles. For her, empathy is everything!

Smart textile fibers measure wearer’s health

Smart textile fibers measure wearer’s health

Researchers have developed electronic fibers that, when embedded in textiles, can collect a wealth of information about our bodies by measuring subtle and complex fabrics deformations.

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