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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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INSIDER: Wearables

When positioned strategically, garment seams sewn with conductive yarn can be used to accurately track body motion, according to computer scientists. Best of all, these charged seams are...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
From the Editor: Wearables
Malnati says COVID-19 has led to a wider variety of remote monitoring technology — from wearables to new smartphone apps.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Global Innovations: Wearables
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
UC San Diego engineers wants to know: How do different parts of the brain communicate with each other during learning and memory formation?
Supplements: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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Briefs: Wearables
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Wearables
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
Features: Wearables
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The cellulose nanofiber coating counters bending damage and retains electrode function under water.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The implant provides real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The nanogold is implanted under the skin where it reports changes in drug concentrations by changing its color.
INSIDER: Medical

MRSA skin infections are often treated with intravenous injection of antibiotics, which can cause significant side effects and promote the development of resistant bacterial...

INSIDER: Wearables

A team of researchers has developed a device that offers a quicker and less-invasive way to seal tears and holes in blood vessels, using an electrically activated glue patch applied...

R&D: Wearables
A smart speaker acts as a contactless monitor for both regular and irregular heartbeats
Briefs: Wearables
The thermoelectric textile produces a small amount of electricity when heated on one side.
Briefs: Medical
Infused lenses create a safer way to see colors.
R&D: Materials
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: Test & Measurement
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
Briefs: Wearables
The membrane wicks water away from the skin.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The patch can be folded around surgical tools.
INSIDER: Wearables

Wearable devices can identify COVID-19 cases earlier than traditional diagnostic methods and can help track and improve management of the disease,...

INSIDER: Wearables

One day, a wearable, bioelectronic device could wirelessly transmit a person’s vital signs — potentially providing critical information for early detection of health issues such as...

Blog: Medical

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least seven hours of sleep per night, and in recent years, consumers have had the choice of a proliferating number...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.

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