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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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News: Wearables

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

INSIDER: Wearables

Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be used to sense illness, dehydration, and even changes to the red blood cell count, according to biomedical engineers and...

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: Materials
The advent of automatic drug-delivery devices has empowered patients to take their treatments in their own hands.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Small medical electronics are at the forefront of a new round of technology trends involving printed circuit board (PCB) assembly and manufacturing.
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...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
INSIDER: Wearables

Researchers are investigating stem cell-laden 3D-bioprinted cardiac patch technologies for use as a therapeutic and regenerative approach for ischemic cardiomyopathy in reversing...

INSIDER: Wearables

Researchers have developed a proof-of-concept wearable x-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) layered between flexible plastic and gold...

INSIDER: Medical

As the point of care continues to shift toward home-based applications, designers must consider how clinicians and caregivers can responsibly put more care in a...

Products: Motion Control
Reference design kits, smart textiles, thermoplastic elastomers, and more.
Features: Materials
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
R&D: AR/AI
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Briefs: Materials
A flexible, silk-based coil is sewn on the textile.
R&D: Design
An intra-oral device is fitted by a dental professional to the upper and lower back teeth.
INSIDER: Wearables

Many bodily functions in humans are manifested by mechanical deformations to the skin, and these mechanical changes can be detected and monitored by measuring different levels of...

INSIDER: Medical

A wearable device turns the touch of a finger into a source of power for small electronics and sensors. Engineers have developed a thin, flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and...

INSIDER: Medical

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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
From the Editor: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Malnati says COVID-19 has led to a wider variety of remote monitoring technology — from wearables to new smartphone apps.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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?

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