Disposable Wireless Sensors Get a Boost

Disposable Wireless Sensors Get a Boost

Gentac is a company that makes disposable wireless sensor patches. These battery-less devices rely on the same near-field communications (NFC) technology found in many smartphones to read the sensor’s data from a distance. In a hospital setting, this means that...
Wearables Growth Increases Demand for Sensors

Wearables Growth Increases Demand for Sensors

According to the market tracking firm IHS Technology, worldwide shipments of sensors and related components for wearable devices is forecast to grow from 67 million units last year to 466 million units in 2019. This nearly seven-fold increase in demand is driven by...
“No-Power” Devices Driven by WiFi [video]

“No-Power” Devices Driven by WiFi [video]

The future of wearable Health Tech is all about data: collecting it, distributing it, analyzing it, and using it to drive better choices about our personal activities and treatment of health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, and more. One of the big...
Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

The new Gobe fitness band from Healbe takes a new approach to monitoring fitness and health biometrics. Some bands rely on data from multi-axis motion sensors. They then take this data and combine it with your weight and height and make estimates about your calorie...
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