Wearables are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity—the humble toilet—may have potential to outperform them all.
Researchers have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to monitor sleeping babies breathing and movement.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
Scientists have successfully tested neuroprosthetic technology that combines robotic control with users’ voluntary control, opening avenues in the new interdisciplinary field of shared control for neuroprosthetic technologies.
Greater resolution, sharper images, and more efficient diagnostic processes – this is the promise of an endoscopy capsule developed by Fraunhofer IZM to allow more detailed small intestine diagnostics.
A scientist is working to develop miniature implantable medical devices that sense and communicate wirelessly via sound waves.
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.
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool to monitor people for cardiac arrest while they’re asleep without touching them.
The Open-Source Bionic Leg will enable investigators to efficiently solve challenges associated with controlling bionic legs across a range of activities in the lab and out in the community.
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.
Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms.
Researchers decided it was time to create smarter knee implants that could monitor changes in activity as they happened.
Researchers have developed a groundbreaking AI algorithm that can enable hearing aid users to take a more active part in conversations in noisy environments.
The sensor system implant provides actionable information to optimize the therapy for patients afflicted with glaucoma.
Enginners have developed 3D printed assistive technology that can track and store their use — without using batteries or electronics.
Getting a better grip on things: The MoreGrasp Horizon2020 research project is coming to an end with significant results in the field of thought-controlled grasp neuroprosthetics. A large-scale feasibility study is underway.