CES 2015: Software to Recognize Emotion

CES 2015: Software to Recognize Emotion

How are you feeling? Well, now there’s an app for that question. Actually, it’s not an app, but rather an API (Application Program Interface) that is being developed by a company named SensAura, based in Montreal, Quebec. The concept of the product is...
CES 2015: Making Wearable Health Tech Possible

CES 2015: Making Wearable Health Tech Possible

As more and more wearable Health Tech solutions appear on the market, have you ever stopped to consider the technology that makes these possible? Sure, some of the concepts and devices have been developed by the companies themselves, but for the most part, they draw...
Gel Sticks Sensors to Body Parts

Gel Sticks Sensors to Body Parts

Researchers at the University of Tokyo, with the support of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), have developed a new gel suitable for attaching sensors to the human body, inside or out. The gel has strong adhesive properties, and  readily conforms to...
New Accelerometer Is Half-Sized

New Accelerometer Is Half-Sized

When it comes to wearable Health Tech, smaller is better. Much better. So it is news for product designers when a company you’ve probably never heard of — Kionix — comes out with an accelerometer that is just one-half the height of the part it...
Tiny Chip Sheds Light on Medical Tests [video]

Tiny Chip Sheds Light on Medical Tests [video]

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates characterized human physiology based on the four colors of the different “humors.” Modern medicine is still interested in color when diagnosing disease and other conditions. One of the recent revolutions is the...