Wearables

Health Monitors & Activity Trackers

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

News: Wearables

The inaugural virtual Medical Wearables for Biosensors Conference convenes on October 25–26, 2021. The virtual conference...

News: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Features: Wearables
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
R&D: Wearables
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
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: 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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
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?
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.
Supplements: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: Energy
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
R&D: Wearables
A smart speaker acts as a contactless monitor for both regular and irregular heartbeats
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
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: Wearables

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: Wearables
A textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.
Features: FDA/Regulatory
The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new period of growth for wearables.
INSIDER: Design

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...

INSIDER: Wearables

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...

INSIDER: Wearables

A wearable electronic device is really wearable. The stretchy and fully recyclable circuit board is inspired by, and sticks onto, human skin. The device can heal itself,...

INSIDER: Wearables

A new tool could diagnose a stroke based on abnormalities in a patient’s speech ability and facial muscular movements, and with the accuracy of an emergency room physician — all within...

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have printed sensors directly on human skin without the use of heat.

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