Keyword: Age groups

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The mobile, wearable device could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Wearables
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
Briefs: Wearables
The app detects fluid behind the eardrum using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
A novel method was developed to produce an alkaline hydrogel that could improve wound healing.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Researchers at KU Leuven have succeeded for the first time in measuring brain waves directly via a cochlear implant.
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.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
MIT researchers are developing a shoe coating that provides a stronger grip on ice and other slippery surfaces.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A far infrared temperature sensor is small in size but big in performance.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A smart jumpsuit accurately measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants
Briefs: Wearables
Drones, smartphones, and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world’s growing elderly population at risk of falls.
Briefs: Wearables
A mobile, wearable device the size of a Band-Aid could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This low-profile ankle exoskeleton integrates into a shoe and fits under clothing.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Wearable Motion Sensors Measure Fetal Heartbeat

A technique was developed that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby’s heartbeat continuously at home with a non-invasive and safe device that is potentially more accurate than any fetal heartrate monitor currently available in the market.

Q&A: Wearables
Professor Negar Tavassolian is using vibration sensors to monitor heartbeats.
Briefs: Nanotechnology

An electrochemical sensing system that significantly improves the ability to rapidly and accurately detect heavy metals in biological and environmental samples was developed. Using a simple blood...

Briefs: Materials

Adding fluoride to water has been common practice in a number of countries including the U.S. In low concentrations (below 1.5 mg/L), fluoride can help prevent tooth decay and...

5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Who

Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Briefs: Internet of Things

Researchers developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a continuous basis. It's designed to help children with asthma and cystic...

Briefs: Communications

An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’...

Briefs: Wearables

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a...

Q&A: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Working with teams from Harvard, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children's Hospital, Siyi Xu developed a soft, non-toxic, wearable sensor that attaches to the...

Briefs: Medical

Spine deformities, such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis (also known as “hunchback”), are characterized by an abnormal curvature in the spine. The children with these spinal...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
OFFSET: A Global Carbon Cycle Game

The OFFSET video game was designed to teach children the basics of the carbon cycle in a fun and engaging way. The game play is a mix of Pong, Breakout, and RTS. The game has a retro-art style, and uses Game Center, so that players can compare scores with each other.

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A major challenge to assault prevention is that during an assault, victims often do not have an easily accessible way to call for help. Whether calling 911 or using an emergency alert...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Continuous glucose monitors (CGM) offer significant, daily benefits to people with type 1 diabetes, providing near-real time measurements of blood...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed an inexpensive electrochemical sensing system that significantly improves the ability to rapidly and accurately detect heavy...

Briefs: Imaging

Fine-grained human motion tracing — the ability to trace the trajectory of a moving human hand or leg, or even the whole body — is a general capability that is useful in a wide variety of...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

A spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity (TRI) analyzer was developed that attaches to a smartphone and analyzes patient blood, urine, or saliva samples as reliably as...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Particulate matter (PM) exposure and health effects have become top U.S. environmental research agenda items over the past decade. Environmental epidemiological studies rely on information from both...