Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

“Follow the money.” Wearable devices for Health Tech applications can be highly effective at lowering healthcare costs, but the fact is that individuals rarely benefit directly from those savings. If wearables are to take off on a large scale, it will be...
$8M Grant to Create a Bionic Suit

$8M Grant to Create a Bionic Suit

Some people are paraplegics as the result of trauma to the spine. Their body still is capable of functioning, but the line of communications with the brain has been broken. Some researchers are trying to find ways to reconnect those broken connections. Others are...
Blood-Powered Devices

Blood-Powered Devices

Nearly all our electricity comes from mechanical energy; a flow of liquid or gas passes a propeller or similar device, which spins magnets in a coil of wire to produce an electrical current. This is the basic technology behind hydroelectric, coal, gas, nuclear, and...