Are Wearables Always the Health Tech Answer?

Are Wearables Always the Health Tech Answer?

  Wearable technology solutions clearly have many compelling applications when it comes to fitness, health, and medical applications. But as the old saying goes, “Give a kid a hammer, and the whole world looks like a nail.” It is possible that some product...
Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Forgive the mash-up of Elton John and Nancy Sinatra in the headline, but that more or less tells the story of RocketSkates, a new product under development by Acton. They come in three different models that differ mainly in their range and run-time on a single charge;...
New Flexible Battery Gets Power Boost

New Flexible Battery Gets Power Boost

One of the biggest challenges of any Health Tech product is providing power to the product, whether it is a sensor or a display or some other device. Some solutions can get by on harvested power, but most designs required stored energy of some sort; in short, they...
Power Hearing Aids with Talking

Power Hearing Aids with Talking

Hearing aids have made life far more convenient for people with impaired hearing. They are one of the most common forms of wearable Health Tech devices, and continue to improve at an amazing rate. Miniaturized digital processing has made it possible to create...
Implant Harvests Energy

Implant Harvests Energy

Implantable technology devices have already become part of the medical arsenal, such as pacemakers. These devices have a flaw that can even be fatal; they run on batteries. And batteries run down. A typical pacemaker must be replaced every six to 10 years, which...
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