Sensors for Wearables Continue to Grow

Sensors for Wearables Continue to Grow

Think about it for a minute. If the numbers of cars sold each year grows by a certain number of units, the number of tires sold will increase by four times that amount. That’s because each car needs four tires (at least). The same thing is happening with...
Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

Wearable Monitors Helps Lower Back Pain Treatment

The Australian company DorsaVi has created a system that helps healthcare professionals and physical therapists provide more efficient treatment for patients with lower back pain. The ViMove system consists of a pair of motion sensors, two surface electromyography...
Hospitals Already Using Apple Watch

Hospitals Already Using Apple Watch

What can an Apple Watch do for patients in a clinical setting? Some hospitals are already trying to find out, according to an article by Dan Diamond for the Advisory Board. One hospital in New Orleans gave one to a patient with high blood pressure, as part of a...
New Rubber Material Makes Electricity

New Rubber Material Makes Electricity

Have you ever noticed that if you stretch a rubber band a bunch of times in a row, it gets warm? That’s an indication of energy being generated by the stretching of the material. What if it produced electricity instead of heat? That’s the focus of new...
Updated Apple Watch May Miss a Beat

Updated Apple Watch May Miss a Beat

There’s a saying in software development that the smallest code changes are often the most expensive; a little change can have unintended consequences elsewhere. It appears that Apple may have provided another demonstration of this lesson with its first upgrade...
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