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.

Wearable biosensors may pave the way for personalized health

Wearable biosensors may pave the way for personalized health

Penn State engineers say computational power is key to technology for smart bandages, health tattoos and artificial organs.

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

Scientists model heart attack on a chip

The chip is capable of precisely controlling oxygen and nutrient levels, and allowing observation of cell behavior in real time.

Wearable strain sensor uses light for monitoring

Wearable strain sensor uses light for monitoring

Researchers have developed a novel wearable strain sensor based on the modulation of optical transmittance of a carbon nanotube (CNT)-embedded elastomer.

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

Researchers have utilized 3D printing and nanotechnology to create a durable, flexible sensor for wearable devices to monitor everything from vital signs to athletic performance.

Smart insoles unlock the secrets of your sole

Smart insoles unlock the secrets of your sole

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed an AI-powered, smart insole that instantly turns any shoe into a portable gait-analysis laboratory.

Skin-mounted sensors monitor babies in the developing world

Skin-mounted sensors monitor babies in the developing world

Researchers have developed a wireless monitoring system for newborn babies that can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.

Sensor predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

Sensor predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.

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