Energy Harvesting Camera Charges Itself

Energy Harvesting Camera Charges Itself

Wearable Health Tech devices have all sorts of sensors, and many include cameras. These can be used for the prosaic tasks of capturing still images or video, but that’s just the start. Giving a device the power of vision means that it can detect gestures that...
Tiny Sensors Save Power Through Silence

Tiny Sensors Save Power Through Silence

A researcher at New Mexico State University may have a new approach to wireless sensors that will not only make them smaller, but far more energy efficient as well. Wei Tang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has focused on how these devices...
Intelligent Bandage Detects Bed Sores Early [video]

Intelligent Bandage Detects Bed Sores Early [video]

Patients who are confined to a bed or wheelchair for extended lengths of time are susceptible of developing pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores. Pressure on one part of the body for too long can cut off blood flow to the skin, resulting in damaged tissue that...
Cloth Generates Electricity as You Move

Cloth Generates Electricity as You Move

Digital electronic wearable Health Tech devices need electricity to work their magic. This generally requires the use of batteries that have to be recharged or replaced periodically. But what if you could do away with the batteries (or come up with a way to keep them...
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