Ultrasound Powers Gesture Interface [video]

Ultrasound Powers Gesture Interface [video]

One major problem with wearable Health Tech devices is that they tend to be small. This is good, because it helps them “disappear” into the background of our daily lives. On the other hand, it makes it difficult for design engineers to come up with a...
ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

Sometimes you have to walk before you run. Wearable Health Tech devices owe a lot to handheld mobile devices, and the AliveCor Heart Monitor is one of those devices that points to possible wearable solutions in the near future. It provides an FDA-approved two-lead...
Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

The non-profit healthcare Scripps Health will lead a consortium of four companies to develop a turnkey system to wirelessly monitor possible Ebola patients, providing full-time acquisition and analysis of vital biometric measures. Sotera Wireless develops wireless...
CES 2015: Tap for the Temperature [video]

CES 2015: Tap for the Temperature [video]

Having a sick child is no fun. Struggling with a child in order to get a temperature reading is no fun, either, but you need to get the information in order to make decisions about home treatment or about consulting a healthcare professional. Vivalnk is a company that...
CES 2015: A Modular Wearable Computer [video]

CES 2015: A Modular Wearable Computer [video]

Lots of products at CES 2015 don’t exist. Some are waiting to go into production, while some remain little more than a gleam in their creator’s eye. Somewhere between these two extremes lies HIRIS. The team behind it has been working on it for a few years,...