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R&D: Medical
A single strand of fiber has the flexibility of cotton and the electric conductivity of a polymer, called polyaniline. The newly developed material showed good potential for wearable e-textiles. Researchers tested the fibers with a system that powered an LED light and another that sensed ammonia gas.
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Features: Medical
SAE Media Group’s inaugural Wearable Injectors and Connected Devices USA Conference takes place in Boston, September 13–14, 2023. SAE spoke with conference speaker Alexandra Benbadis about her insights on this vital market.
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Briefs: Medical
A bionic pancreas — a wearable, pocket-sized, automated insulin delivery device — has been cleared by the FDA. The iLet Bionic Pancreas is now commercially available.
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R&D: Wearables

A novel wearable for infants provides reliable assessment of motor abilities during early development. The smart jumpsuit, called MAIJU (Motor Assessment of Infants with a Jumpsuit), is a...

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R&D: Materials
Researchers demonstrate that graphene can greatly improve electrical circuits required for wearable and flexible electronics such as smart health patches and other flexible devices.
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Global Innovations: Wearables
Researchers have created a special ultrathin sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort.
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R&D: Medical

Researchers have shown that electrospun materials have many advantages over conventional bulk materials for the development of wearables. Electrospun materials’ high surface-to-volume...

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers have developed a wearable sensor patch thinner than a hair strand that can measure pulse wave signals with high precision. The patch was printed using inkjet printing....

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Briefs: Test & Measurement

Trends in wearable technology follow those of the broader biomedical and electronics industries — devices are getting smaller, smarter, and easier to use. Specifically, wearables in...

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Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened the push toward digitalization as well as patient-centric solutions in healthcare. The increasing demand for...

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R&D: Medical

As advances in wearable devices push the amount of information they can provide consumers, sensors increasingly must conform to the contours of the body. One approach applies the...

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R&D: Medical

Researchers have developed a smart contact lens-type wearable device to prevent diabetic retinopathy and treat it in its early stages by irradiating 120 μW far red/LED light to the retina. This...

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R&D: Wearables
A new mask sends an alert to the wearer via their smartphone when the recommended healthy CO2 limits inside the facemask are exceeded.
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Briefs: Wearables
The software accurately detects movements performed during motor function assessments.
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Briefs: Medical
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
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Features: Wearables
Going into 2022, remote monitoring, wearables, sensors, and other "mHealth" products are taking center stage.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Skin-sensing wearables coat copper nanowires with graphene oxide.
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new platform provides visual detection analysis for lung cancer and ketosis/diabetes via different testing probes.
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Briefs: Software
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
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Briefs: Energy
The device harnesses the thermal energy generated by body heat.
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Features: Design
Cleaning is a critical aspect of medical device design that is often overlooked during initial planning.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.
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R&D: Wearables
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
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Briefs: Medical
The wearable, noninvasive glucose monitoring device prototype is the first of its kind.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The device could help guide recovery after treatment for head and neck cancer.
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Features: Materials
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
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Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
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