Wearables & Sensors

Wearables and sensors bring value to healthcare in terms of efficacy and efficiency in end to end delivery. We keep you up-to-date on all the ways wearables and sensors monitor vital information like heartrate, pulse and blood pressure and provide actionable information to optimize therapy for patients.

Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.

Next-generation cast inspired by animal scales

Next-generation cast inspired by animal scales

A graduate has designed wearable technology inspired by protective structures found in the animal world to protect athletes from injury.

Smart contact lens to combat eye deficiencies

Smart contact lens to combat eye deficiencies

Researchers have developed an artificial iris integrated inside a contact lens that can automatically set the proper pupil size to achieve optimal focus and depth of field.

Withings’ wearable receives medical CE marking

Withings’ wearable receives medical CE marking

Withings announced the European availability of ScanWatch after receiving the CE marking for medical devices.

A wearable for treating antibiotic-resistant infections

A wearable for treating antibiotic-resistant infections

Researchers have developed a wearable solution that allows a patient to receive treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections and woundswithout leaving home.

Tool with smart sensors advances cardiac surgery

Tool with smart sensors advances cardiac surgery

A new class of medical instruments equipped with an advanced soft electronics system could improve the diagnoses and treatments of a number of cardiac diseases and conditions.

Electronic skin reacts to pain like human skin

Electronic skin reacts to pain like human skin

Researchers have developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain just like real skin, opening the way to better prosthetics, smarter robotics and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts.

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