wearables

Wearable pressure-sensitive devices

Wearable pressure-sensitive devices

Scientists have devised solutions to the problems presented in constructing wearable pressure-sensitive sensors.

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

Scientists have shown how smart textiles can be produced in a comparatively easy way, thus opening up new use cases.

Wearable sensors printed on skin without heat

Wearable sensors printed on skin without heat

Researchers have printed wearable sensors directly on human skin without the use of heat.

3D printed transparent fibers can sense breath

3D printed transparent fibers can sense breath

Researchers used 3D printing techniques to make electronic fibres, each 100 times thinner than a human hair, creating sensors beyond the capabilities of conventional film-based devices.

Wearable sensor for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Wearable sensor for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Biosensors open up paths to treatments

Biosensors open up paths to treatments

Self-powered biosensors that could one day lead to wearable devices that do not need to be recharged, or even sensors that are powered by the very bodily process they are designed to monitor.

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