Wearables

Health Monitors & Activity Trackers

Learn about the technologies supporting today's best wearable health monitor devices and activity trackers.

INSIDER: Wearables

A wearable vest system is designed to monitor heart failure patients in their home and detect when their condition is worsening. Such early detection of acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF)...

Briefs: Wearables
For the medical device industry, the cutting edge of parts machining goes far beyond having the latest CNC equipment and accessories.
Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have created a special ultrathin sensor, spun from gold, that can be attached directly to the skin without irritation or discomfort.
INSIDER: Wearables

Researchers have embedded low-cost sensors that monitor breathing, heart rate, and ammonia into t-shirts and face masks.

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With potential in remote patient monitoring, diagnosis, and detection of disease, biosensors and wearable devices are gaining substantial interest.
INSIDER: Wearables

New research offers a second life for CDs: Turn them into flexible biosensors that are inexpensive and easy to manufacture.

INSIDER: Medical

Transdermal Diagnostics, a University of Bath spinout company, has invented a wearable patch that allows people with diabetes to painlessly monitor their blood glucose levels. The company has...

R&D: Wearables

A team of researchers has demonstrated a battery-free, wireless biochemical sensor that detected the blood sugar — or glucose — humans excrete from their skin when they...

R&D: Wearables

A new device, called MedSENS, measures various vital parameters from the ear canal. The instrument consists of a probe about the size of an ear plug, which contains innovative measuring sensors. It...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Registration is now open for SAE Media Group's 2nd Annual Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference, taking place October 24–25, 2022, in Boston, MA. The 2022...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

A new self-powered, wristwatch-style health monitor can keep track of a wearer’s pulse and wirelessly communicate with a nearby smartphone or tablet — without needing an...

From the Editor: Wearables

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

From the Editor: Wearables

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

Features: Test & Measurement
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
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 novel device uses two photoplethysmography (PPG) sensors.
Briefs: Medical
The material is optically transparent and easily manipulated.
INSIDER: Medical

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...

Features: AR/AI
Going into 2022, remote monitoring, wearables, sensors, and other "mHealth" products are taking center stage.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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.
Features: Wearables
The company’s key markets include cardiovascular, medical-surgical, neuroscience, and diabetes.
R&D: Wearables
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
From the Editor: Internet of Things
The connected healthcare market is growing at a robust rate, according to a report from Verified Market Research.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new process turns clothing fabric into biosensors that measure a muscle’s electrical activity as it is worn. The researchers devised a method of taking ordinary textile made of a...

INSIDER: Wearables

A sweat-collecting patch has been developed using the principle based on how the cactus spines attract water. The skin-attachable patch quickly collects sweat by mimicking the principle...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
From the Editor: Wearables
A new report from research firm Evaluate gives the medtech industry a fair grade for its performance in 2021.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The candy was used as an electrode to detect salt and electrolyte levels in saliva.

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