Keyword: Wearables

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

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Briefs: Nanotechnology
The smart bandage can dispense antibiotic, monitor wound-healing biomarkers, and report important data directly to doctors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor can be stretched up to 50 percent with almost the same sensing performance.
Supplements: Materials
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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.
From the Editor: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The connected healthcare market is growing at a robust rate, according to a report from Verified Market Research.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Briefs: Wearables
The candy was used as an electrode to detect salt and electrolyte levels in saliva.
Briefs: AR/AI
The system could improve the quality of life for people with motor dysfunction or paralysis.
News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors Conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021. The virtual conference...

News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021 with online access only. This event will explore...

Special Reports: Design
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

R&D: Materials
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mobility tech also provides help to those with physical or cognitive challenges.
Briefs: Medical
The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Smart contact lenses could soon become mainstream thanks to a new manufacturing process that has allowed researchers to develop a multifunctional ultra-thin sensor layer. The new contact...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible TRACE sensor patches can be placed on the skin to measure blood flow in superficial arteries.
R&D: Wearables
Researchers have printed sensors directly on human skin without the use of heat.
News: Wearables

While traditional electronic systems have an inherently rigid form factor, developments in manufacturing processes and materials are enabling a new world of flexible...

Features: Materials
See how advanced adhesive compounds provide manufacturers with an effective alternative to mechanical fasteners.
Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers in Brazil have printed a wearable sensor from microbial nanocellulose, a natural polymer.
R&D: Medical
A new, lightweight eye mask can unobtrusively capture pulse, eye movement, and sleep signals, for example, when worn in an everyday environment.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wearable...

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