Keyword: Smartwatches, Wristbands, and Eyeglasses


INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

New research by engineers at MIT and elsewhere could lead to batteries that can pack more power per pound and last longer, based on the long-sought goal of using pure lithium metal...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The self-contained technology is similar to the smart watches that monitor heart rate.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This electronic skin can track heart rate, respiration, muscle movement, and other health data.
Articles: Aerospace
Heartbeat-based biometrics, sonic-boom displays, and an artificial leaf.
Briefs: Energy
These stickers wirelessly beam health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
Blog: Wearables
A new charging cell wants to use low-grade heat from our industrial processes to power our devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A soft and conformable health monitor can broadcast electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate, respiratory rate, and motion activity data as much as 15 meters to a portable recording...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The population is aging and more people need healthcare support, which is having a big impact on the overall cost of medical care. As a result, authorities and health insurance companies are...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A continuous-testing device was developed that samples sweat as effectively as blood but in a noninvasive way and over many hours. After examining the use of saliva, tears, and...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers have created highly stretchable supercapacitors for powering wearable electronics that consist of crumpled carbon nanotube (CNT) forests. The supercapacitors demonstrated solid performance...

Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The key to IoT implementation: Democratizing big data, says SST's Christopher Chong.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Early wearable fitness monitoring devices were designed to perform a set of valuable but straightforward activities: tallying the number of steps we take daily, recording the number of hours we sleep,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Medical ventilation technology has come far since the original iron lung was first used more than 90 years ago. Using negative pressure to ventilate, the patient was...

Briefs: Wearables

Graphene Flagship partner ICFO, based in Barcelona, Spain is developing graphene-based prototypes that aim to turn mobile phones into life saving devices. The first of these will allow...

Briefs: Wearables

Over the past decade, many researchers have been working on small, portable diagnostic devices based on chemical reactions that occur on paper strips. Many of these tests make use of...

Briefs: Wearables

Wearable devices have been limited to sensing signals either on the surface of the skin or right beneath it. A new wearable ultrasound patch non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries...

Briefs: Lighting
Self-Powered, Washable, Wearable Displays

Clothing usually is formed with textiles and has to be both wearable and washable for daily use; however, smart clothing has had a problem with its power sources and moisture permeability, which causes the devices to malfunction. To solve this problem, a textile-based, wearable display module technology...