DIY Wearables Get New Toolkit [video]

DIY Wearables Get New Toolkit [video]

Technology is the great equalizer. Low-cost, mass-produced personal computers ushered in a revolution of data processing that made information management more efficient for everyone from large corporations to the average household. And in spite of the fact that...
New Wrap-Around Flexible Battery from Samsung

New Wrap-Around Flexible Battery from Samsung

We all know about batteries. They are heavier and thicker than we wish they were, and they always need to be recharged or replaced sooner than we want. Universities and companies around the globe are hard at work trying to advance the state of the art, and Samsung...
New Company Launches Fabric Sensor Systems

New Company Launches Fabric Sensor Systems

BeBop Sensors is a new company that could play a role in a variety of wearable Health Tech devices and applications. A spin-off from a business that already has made more than a million sensors for musical applications, the company has launched its BeBop Wearable...
Sounds Like Power Transfer

Sounds Like Power Transfer

One problem with embedded sensors for health and medical applications is getting power to the devices. Physical wires brought to the skin can be difficult to embed and pose a risk as an entry point for infection. Wireless power transfer is one possibility, but some...