3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D printers are a hot concept these days, and they are triggering all sorts of exciting projects in many fields, from arts to architecture. Some of the most interesting projects are in the WellTech arena. For example, the winner of the 3D Printed Forms and Products...
Implant Harvests Energy

Implant Harvests Energy

Implantable technology devices have already become part of the medical arsenal, such as pacemakers. These devices have a flaw that can even be fatal; they run on batteries. And batteries run down. A typical pacemaker must be replaced every six to 10 years, which...
Writing Braille with Gloves On

Writing Braille with Gloves On

About 40 million people worldwide are blind, yet only one in 10 learn to read and write Braille. Writing Braille typically requires a specialize keyboard that uses “chording.” This means that users press two or more keys at the same time, in much the same...

Is All Technology Personal?

Ultimately, all wearable technology is personal; it is designed to improve the lives of individuals. This is especially true for WellTech devices. We tend to think about products that help us improve what we already have: lose weight, improve our stamina or strength,...