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.

Electronic skin – the next generation of wearables

Electronic skin – the next generation of wearables

Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.

Smart textiles: breathable fabric to power small electronics

Smart textiles: breathable fabric to power small electronics

Scientists have created a new triboelectric fabric that generates electricity from the movement of the body while remaining flexible and breathable.

3D printing nanoresonators

3D printing nanoresonators

Researchers illustrated an innovative approach to developing miniaturized and multifunctional sensors.

Miniaturized implants for personalized therapy

Miniaturized implants for personalized therapy

Researchers are working on miniaturization, external power supplies and wirelessly networked implants.

Graphene sheets improve lab-on-chip diagnostic tests

Graphene sheets improve lab-on-chip diagnostic tests

Researchers have improved an electronic sensor for fast detection of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.

Wearables must demonstrate efficacy in respiratory care

Wearables must demonstrate efficacy in respiratory care

Wearables are becoming a trend in respiratory care and many products are being developed to monitor patients remotely. But how much can these tools really help clinicians?

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