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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.
Features: Design
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A flexible, silk-based coil is sewn on the textile.
R&D: Electronics & Computers
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
R&D: Energy
Researchers report the design and fabrication of single-wall carbon nanotube thermoelectric devices on flexible polyimide substrates as a basis for wearable energy converters.
Briefs: Medical
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Materials
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
Briefs: Wearables
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
Features: Test & Measurement
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.
Briefs: Medical
The thermoelectric textile produces a small amount of electricity when heated on one side.
R&D: Wearables
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.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Briefs: Wearables
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
R&D: Wearables
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Batteries must meet high power capacity, small physical size, and reliability requirements.
Features: Wearables
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new period of growth for wearables.
Briefs: Medical
The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
Briefs: Wearables
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
R&D: Materials
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Wearables
Wearable sensors monitor certain biomarkers during healing.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The breakthrough involves inkjet printing and materials with a crystal structure discovered nearly two centuries ago.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
Briefs: Wearables
It is essential to incorporate PCBA cleaning into the planning and production of wearables.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A gelatin-based hydrogel addresses the problems presented in constructing wearable pressure-sensitive sensors.

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