Wearable Analyzes Sweat Biometrics [video]

Wearable Analyzes Sweat Biometrics [video]

We’ve written about sweat sensors many times in the past. Researchers have good reasons to search for biometric data from sweat; the material is readily available and does not require invasive procedures to acquire. In addition to the familiar salts, sweat...
VR Effective in Pain Management [video]

VR Effective in Pain Management [video]

We have covered a lot of pain management programs that seek alternatives to pharmaceuticals. There is a lot of interest in such solutions these days, especially in light of the opioid abuse epidemic. A study by researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center examined the...
Remote Control Ultrasound Uses 5G Wireless

Remote Control Ultrasound Uses 5G Wireless

If you follow technology news at all, it’s impossible to escape the 5G media frenzy. The new wireless standard promises to provide high-speed broadband data access everywhere, though there is plenty of confusion around just what 5G is or is not, and just when it...
Smart Prosthetic Uses AI to Learn Faster

Smart Prosthetic Uses AI to Learn Faster

Captain Hook made prosthetic hands famous, but his was not capable of movement and had limited functionality. Today, low-cost movable prosthetic hands are fabricated quickly and inexpensively using 3D printing technology. And we now have powered prosthetic hands, but...
New VR Hardware Used for Pain Management [video]

New VR Hardware Used for Pain Management [video]

The opioid crisis has increased interest in non-pharmacological solutions for pain management, and one of the promising technologies for this application is virtual reality (VR). One problem is that the required hardware — the goggles and other supporting...