Keyword: Diagnosis

5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Who

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Designed for soldier uniforms, the fiber can sense, store, analyze, and infer activity when sewn into a piece of clothing.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Water-sensing smartphone screens, a NASA-developed RF switch, and an ultrasound patch.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The soft, stretchy skin patch can monitor cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels at the same time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
Briefs: Wearables
The smart ring shows it’s possible to detect fever before you feel it.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The app detects fluid behind the eardrum using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker.
Briefs: Wearables
This wearable device is placed on the skin to measure a variety of body responses, from electrical to biomechanical signals.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Over the last 75 years, sensors have played an increasingly significant part in the advancement of medicine.

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Mobile radar devices could replace standard stethoscopes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The wearable prototype can stream, in real time, an identifying signature based on the electrical activity of a person's heart.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The electrochemical sensor can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The miniaturized detector mimics the process dogs use to detect cancer and other diseases by smell.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Wearables
A patch of needles connected to a paper sensor diagnoses conditions such as prediabetes.
5 Ws: Imaging
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.
Articles: Energy
A malaria-test "bandage"; underwater navigation via sound; and a biodegrading, implantable sensor.
Briefs: Medical
The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A low-cost sensor enables at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Briefs: Energy
An environmentally friendly method upcycles carbon dioxide emissions into polymers and other materials.
Briefs: Medical
This method integrates 3D plasmonic nanoarrays onto stickers that adhere to any surface.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This technology provides rapid results, improving hospital workflow and patient care.
Briefs: Medical
Smartphone App Detects Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children
The CRADLE app allows parents to screen their children for eye disorders more often throughout their development.
Briefs: Wearables
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.
Briefs: Wearables
This kiosk provides an accessible and affordable method for rapid, one-stop diagnostics to reduce time to treatment.
Briefs: Wearables
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat to give a real-time snapshot of what’s happening inside the body.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This device could enable rapid, inexpensive liquid biopsies to help detect cancer and develop targeted treatment plans.