Sensors & Wearables

In this knowledge hub of Medical Design Briefs, get the latest news about the medical sensors market, including wearables, resistors, ingestibles, and lab-on-a-chip technology.

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Sensors that monitor a patient’s condition during and after medical procedures can be expensive, uncomfortable, and even dangerous. Now, an international team of researchers has...

Researchers developed a new class of medical instruments equipped with an advanced soft electronics system that could dramatically improve the diagnoses and treatments of a number of...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New Institute Will Advance AI for Materials Science

A National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will help lay the foundation for an interdisciplinary institute that encourages the use of artificial intelligence-enabled materials discovery,...

A new technology could accelerate uptake and development of on-chip diagnostic techniques in parts of the world where rapid diagnoses are desperately needed to improve public...

A COVID-19 testing method uses a smartphone microscope to analyze saliva samples and deliver results in about 10 minutes. The researchers aim to combine the speed of existing nasal...

The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
The sensors improve the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms.
Wearable sensors monitor certain biomarkers during healing.
The respirator earned a 100 percent success rate for fit testing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Spiderwebs Inspire 3D Photodectors
Researchers used some architectural features from spiderwebs to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
Detector can identify radioactive isotopes with high resolution.
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control.
"The health system of the future will be consumer-centric, wellness-oriented, care everywhere, and digitally connected,” says one expert.
Scientists have improved electrical conductivity in a polymer electrode for e-skin applications.
A brain-machine interface coupled with robot offers increased benefits for stroke survivors.
The device can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
CAD software, edge connectors, optical adhesives, and more.

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...

Scientists have developed inexpensive conductive inks for clog-free ballpoint pens that can allow users to “write” circuits almost anywhere — even on human skin. Flexible electronics are widely...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Large-Area Flexible Organic Photodiodes
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
The achievement could increase the understanding of the brain's connectivity and detect signs of traumatic brain injury, dementia, and schizophrenia.
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
Sensors need to be flexible, stretchable, biodegradable, safe, and stable for use in the body.
Single-phase filters, assembly services, sleep=tracking sensors, and more.
Diagnosing liver damage earlier could help to prevent liver failure in many patients.
First Sensor devices combine two sensing elements in a single housing.

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