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.

Hydrogel contact lenses for therapeutic use

Hydrogel contact lenses for therapeutic use

Researchers at the Terasaki Institute have developed prototypes of contact lenses that can assist with tear sampling for diagnostic purposes.

A pressure sensor at your fingertips

A pressure sensor at your fingertips

An ultrathin pressure sensor for the skin measures how fingers interact with objects to produce useful data for medical applications.

Rapid POCT for opioids in the bloodstream

Rapid POCT for opioids in the bloodstream

Point-of-care electrochemical sensors using revolutionary nanocarbon technology can rapidly test for opioid concentrations in the bloodstream.

'Skin' sensor gives robots human sensation

'Skin' sensor gives robots human sensation

Researchers at Cornell University have developed stretchable sensors that gives robots and VirtualReality a human touch.

Sensor for smart textiles survives hammers

Sensor for smart textiles survives hammers

An ultra-sensitive, resilient strain sensor that can be embedded in textiles and soft robotic systems survived being tested by a washing machine and a car.

Implantable sensor could safely biodegrade

Implantable sensor could safely biodegrade

Researchers reported they designed a flexible and implantable sensor that can monitor various forms of nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) gas in the body.

Microneedle bandage detects malaria radpidly

Microneedle bandage detects malaria radpidly

Researchers at Rice University have developed a microneedle patch that can rapidly detect the presence of malaria in interstitial fluid.

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