Body Heat Generates Power for Wearables

Body Heat Generates Power for Wearables

Cool new printable thermoelectric generators transform body heat into electricity. Printed on paper or cloth, these generators can power wearable devices such as sensors. Thermoelectric generators are nothing new. Until now, though, they were made of inflexible...
Thermal Wristband Heats and Cools [video]

Thermal Wristband Heats and Cools [video]

We’ve all been there: you’re in an environment where you’re too hot or too cold, but you can’t do anything about it because you’re not in charge of the temperature control. Now a company has developed a thermal wristband to address this problem. The Embr Wave aims to...
Zero-Power Infrared Sensor

Zero-Power Infrared Sensor

We write a lot about power here at Health Tech Insider, because the digital electronics used by wearable Health Tech devices require power. Consuming less power — or storing more energy — means that a device can run a lot longer between charges, or be...
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