Light Up Your Phone with Fashion

Light Up Your Phone with Fashion

The Holst Centre is an independent research and development center in Eindhoven in the Netherlands. It is a hotbed of technology development, with special emphasis on wireless sensors and flexible electronics. At the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin,...
Wireless Sensors Analyze Walking Gait

Wireless Sensors Analyze Walking Gait

Bipedal walking is a bit of a miracle. Just ask anyone who has tried to program a robot to perform a human-style gait. There’s the problem of balancing on one foot while the other sweeps forward, as your body weight shifts from the heel of your foot to the toes....
Necklace Monitors Your Eating [video]

Necklace Monitors Your Eating [video]

Researchers at UCLA have developed WearSens, a necklace that is designed to monitor your eating to help you achieve health goals. The device places a sensor above your sternum that can detect what and how much you eat and drink. Testing on 30 subjects found that it...
App Helps Blind See Their World [video]

App Helps Blind See Their World [video]

Nearly 7 million people in the United States lose their sight every year. Everyday tasks that most of us take for granted become more difficult, if not impossible.  What was the denomination of that dollar bill you just received in change? What color is that sweater...