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...
AT&T Free Service Will Combine All Your Data

AT&T Free Service Will Combine All Your Data

The wearable Health Tech market is not just about starry-eyed entrepreneurs launching high-tech startups with bootstrap funding. The big corporations are also getting actively involved, and not just hardware companies like Apple, Samsung, and LG. One case in point is...
What Is Apple’s ResearchKit? [video]

What Is Apple’s ResearchKit? [video]

In case you missed it, Apple made some announcements yesterday. They talked some more about the Apple Watch, but you still can’t buy one. You can’t even order one until next month. So we’ll wait a bit longer before we discuss what impact it might...