A Smarter Stethoscope [video]

A Smarter Stethoscope [video]

Our son is a surgeon, and I remember learning while he was in medical school that using a stethoscope is a trivial skill. And when it comes to explaining a patient’s symptoms, it often becomes a challenging game of “did you hear what I heard?” As a...
Teletouch Glove for the Deaf and Blind [video]

Teletouch Glove for the Deaf and Blind [video]

In the 19th Century, communication technology took a great leap forward with the telegraph, that let people “write” over great distances. Early in the last century, the telephone revolutionized communications again by letting people talk and listen to each...
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,...