Keyword: Smartwatches, Wristbands, and Eyeglasses

Wearables

Question of the Week: IoMT
Will Stretchable Smartphones Catch On?

Our “5 Ws” feature this month highlighted skin-like electronic circuits being developed at Virginia Tech.

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Question of the Week: Electronics & Computers
Will ‘Sweat Power’ Make Wearables Mainstream?

Engineers at the University of California San Diego developed a thin, flexible strip that can be worn on a fingertip and generate small amounts of electricity when a person’s finger sweats or presses on it. (Watch the demo on Tech Briefs TV.)

Briefs: Wearables
The app detects fluid behind the eardrum using a piece of paper and a smartphone’s microphone and speaker.
Application Briefs: Wearables

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

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: Wearables
This technology could be a low-cost, in-home alternative to blood draws and clinic-based screening tools.
Podcasts: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Wearables

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a new, low-cost, wearable device that transforms the human body into a biological battery. The device is stretchy enough that you can wear it like...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
NASA Spinoff: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With a technique first used at NASA, researchers are making glasses that can improve your concentration.
5 Ws: Wearables
The smartwatch app identifies sounds that a user is interested in and sends a friendly buzz and information about the sound.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

Articles: Wearables
A smartwatch that tracks medication levels, a flexible LED, and NASA's "Micro-Organ" device platform.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
The technology, which could be added to smart watches, could detect the onset of Parkinson’s disease or help with stroke rehabilitation.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits open the path towards the development of electronic skin.
INSIDER: Nanotechnology

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

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

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...

5 Ws: Wearables
People who use sign language could communicate directly with non-signers, without needing someone else to translate for them.
Briefs: Wearables
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
Briefs: Wearables
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In place of flat breadboards, 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.
Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Medical Sensors & Wearables - August 2020

The wearable medical device market is expected to reach nearly $20 billion by 2025, driven by advances in sensor technology. This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Medical Design...

Application Briefs: Wearables
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Bio-interfacing and biodegradable flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) devices can help tackle some of the world’s great challenges including environmental degradation and food...

5 Ws: Wearables
A smart jumpsuit accurately measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Bandages with integrated pH and temperature sensors, and electronically triggered drug release, improve healing.
INSIDER: Semiconductors & ICs

A new manufacturing process could produce flexible electronics for things like virtual reality-enabled contact lenses, solar-powered skins that mold to the contours of your car, and...

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