Keyword: Sensors and actuators

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R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
R&D: Materials
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
R&D: Wearables
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Briefs: Medical
A tiny sensor is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb.
Briefs: Wearables
A flexible, silk-based coil is sewn on the textile.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
Global Innovations: Wearables
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: AR/AI
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Wearables
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Tubing & Extrusion
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Ionic hydrogels with tiny pyramidal microstructures help to increase the pressure sensitivity that can be measured.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.
Briefs: Wearables
Patches with wireless sensors monitor vitals without interruption.
R&D: Wearables
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.
Briefs: Medical
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Features: Medical
Zhao's team looks to find the presence of both COVID-19 antigens and antibodies in lateral flow or PCR tests.
Briefs: Medical
The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components

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