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Learn all about medical wearables and the medical wearables market – from smartwatches and smart patches to health monitors and activity trackers.

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From the Editor: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Smartwatches: These ubiquitous wearables have become a powerful tool for diagnosis and health monitoring in areas ranging from cardiology to diabetes to...

INSIDER: Wearables

A noninvasive temperature measurement system delivers continuous data on body temperature. The SteadyTemp system consists of a temperature sensor integrated into a patch and an app that...

INSIDER: Wearables

Scientists have taken the first step to creating the next generation of wearable health monitors. Most research focuses on measuring human biomarkers, but sensors that rely on...

INSIDER: Medical

A new ‘smart’ flexible electric patch (ePatch) addresses the challenges posed by existing electrical field (EF) stimulation devices and offers many uniquely advantageous...

Briefs: Wearables

After a stroke, patients may lose feeling in an arm or experience weakness and reduced movement that limits their ability to complete basic daily activities....

From the Editor: Medical

With a push from the pandemic, digital health began to transform healthcare delivery. It has been particularly useful for advancing remote cardiac care....

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensors Converge (formerly Sensors Expo) Conference will take place June 27, 2022, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. A full-day preconference symposium will address...

INSIDER: Wearables

The healthcare sector globally is under increasing pressure due to the explosive growth of data in the form of electronic health records, clinical trials, mobile apps,...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: Wearables
The highly adaptable materials could lead to new classes of wearable devices.
INSIDER: Wearables

The medtech field is undergoing another year of volatility as challenges born during the pandemic persist. Yet, the industry is seeing an infusion of innovation,...

INSIDER: Medical

Low-cost jelly-like materials can sense strain, temperature, and humidity. And unlike earlier self-healing robots, they can also partially repair themselves...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Harvard and Boston University have been awarded a grant of $3 million from the State House to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable...

INSIDER: Wearables

A research team has developed a device that could be a major step forward: a smartwatch that assesses cortisol levels found in sweat — accurately, noninvasively, and in real time. The technology...

Features: Medical
Early indicators suggest that there are significant mood improvements that assist in the quality of life for the patients testing the devices.
Features: Medical
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors that measure alcohol concentration through the skin can provide valid measures of drinking intensity.
R&D: Wearables
A polymer fiber mat is activated by heat to release drugs.
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.
Briefs: Medical
The software accurately detects movements performed during motor function assessments.
Briefs: Wearables
The novel device uses two photoplethysmography (PPG) sensors.
Briefs: Wearables
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
INSIDER: Wearables

A passive air sampler clip can help assess personal exposure to SARS-CoV-2, which could be especially helpful for workers in high-risk settings, such as restaurants or...

Applications: Wearables
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
Features: Wearables
Going into 2022, remote monitoring, wearables, sensors, and other "mHealth" products are taking center stage.
R&D: Wearables
A new technology offers a needle-free, painless and easy-to-use method for collecting blood samples.
R&D: Wearables
Skin-sensing wearables coat copper nanowires with graphene oxide.
Global Innovations: Wearables
A needle-free technology allows people with diabetes to measure blood sugar levels without having to stick a needle into their fingertips.
INSIDER: Medical

A full 60 percent of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 also report gastrointestinal symptoms. Scientists have used a human intestine chip to study coronavirus infection and potential...

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