Keyword: Wearables

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

5 Ws: Wearables
The durable soft electronics could be used in wearable electronics and soft robotics and could someday be part of a stretchable smartphone.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Learn about the batteries, skin sensors, flexible antennas, and other cutting-edge research coming from Penn State Engineering.
Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

INSIDER: Medical

A study by researchers at the Texas A&M University School of Public Health shows that inexpensive and convenient devices such as silicone wristbands can be used to yield quantitative...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

When you pick up a balloon, the pressure to keep hold of it is different from what you would exert to grasp a jar. And now engineers at MIT and elsewhere have a way to precisely...

INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance....

Briefs: Wearables
The soft, stretchy skin patch can monitor cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels at the same time.
Podcasts: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This episode of our Tech Briefs podcast series Here’s an Idea™ explores a variety of new-and-improved hearing aids, from $5 “do-it-yourself” devices to advanced systems that monitor brain waves.
Briefs: Materials
This wearable device is placed on the skin to measure a variety of body responses, from electrical to biomechanical signals.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

North Carolina State University engineers continue to improve the efficiency of a flexible device worn on the wrist that harvests heat energy from the human body to monitor health.

Products: Data Acquisition
High-precision medical sensors, battery-cell mappers, signal conditioners, and more.
Application Briefs: Wearables

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

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MEMS sensors have been around for a long time, but requests from the market for new applications are driving upgrades in the technology.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2021

New diamond super-material enhances military aircraft survivability…a gold film gives robots “chameleon skin”…shape-shifting nanomaterial offers exciting biotech...

Briefs: Imaging
This technology could be a low-cost, in-home alternative to blood draws and clinic-based screening tools.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Podcasts: Wearables
In this episode of our Here's an Idea podcast, we speak to engineers who are building a variety of wearables. And some sensors blend in more than others.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Scientists around the world are working to develop electronic skins that attach to the body and monitor vital signs. These E-skins need to be comfortable, breathable, and flexible for...

INSIDER: Wearables

A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has taken a first step towards improving the safety and precision of industrial robotic arms by developing a new range of...

INSIDER: Wearables

The performance of flexible large-area organic photodiodes has advanced to the point that they can now offer advantages over conventional silicon photodiode...

INSIDER: Wearables

Field Effect Transistors (FET) are the core building blocks of modern electronics such as integrated circuits, computer CPUs, and display backplanes....

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The mobile system could reduce healthcare workers’ exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The proliferation and miniaturization of electronics in devices, wearables, medical implants, and other applications has...

INSIDER: Materials

Researchers at the University of Houston report that they have designed and produced a smart electronic skin and a medical robotic hand capable of assessing vital diagnostic...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technique can be used by people who are paralyzed or have neurodegenerative diseases.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Designed to assist in robotic surgeries, biomedical devices can be printed in and on the human body.