Smartwatches, Wristbands, & Eyeglasses

Get the latest news and expert advice about today's medical-grade smartwatches, wristbands, and alert apps.

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Features: Wearables
See what's happening at the Designing Biosensors for Medical Wearables Conference.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Features: Materials
Advances in hose and tubing manufacturing techniques are supporting new miniaturized devices and wearables.
Features: IoMT
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

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...

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: Test & Measurement
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.
Briefs: Wearables
The strain-sensing sheet detects disorders in real time.
Supplements: Packaging & Sterilization
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
Briefs: Wearables
Infused lenses create a safer way to see colors.
Briefs: Wearables
Patches with wireless sensors monitor vitals without interruption.
INSIDER: Wearables

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

Briefs: Wearables
The system harvests energy from human breathing and motion.
INSIDER: Medical

Smart contact lenses could soon become mainstream thanks to a new manufacturing process that has allowed researchers to develop a multifunctional ultra-thin sensor layer. The new contact...

News: Wearables

While traditional electronic systems have an inherently rigid form factor, developments in manufacturing processes and materials are enabling a new world of flexible...

R&D: Wearables
A new, lightweight eye mask can unobtrusively capture pulse, eye movement, and sleep signals, for example, when worn in an everyday environment.
Briefs: Wearables
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat.
R&D: Wearables
A wrist-mounted device continuously tracks the entire human hand in 3D.
R&D: Wearables
A research team has developed wirelessly driven smart contact lens technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy just by wearing them.
Briefs: Medical
Mobile health devices can help with screening and detection.
Briefs: Medical
The mobile health tool plugs into a phone to diagnose illnesses such as coronavirus.
R&D: Medical

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated that while different wearable technologies, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, can accurately measure heart rate...

INSIDER: Medical

A device the size of a wristwatch can monitor an individual’s body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health...

Briefs: Medical

Diabetic patients need to measure their blood sugar level by drawing blood before and after a meal. It is easy to develop complications due to diabetes. Recently, a...

Briefs: Wearables

A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children...

R&D: Wearables

Researchers presented study findings showing that the Apple Watch was able to detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) in people who received an alert of an irregular heartbeat. These findings highlight...

INSIDER: Wearables

Researchers have created a new smartphone app that can detect fluid behind the eardrum by simply using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker. The smartphone makes...

Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Nine years ago, Julian Gunderson was born three months prematurely and weighed just 1 kg (2.2 lb). After a year's worth of injections,...

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