A Wearable Device Battery Life Design Surprise

A Wearable Device Battery Life Design Surprise

When designing a wearable device, engineers must consider how long a battery will run between recharging sessions. We write about new battery technologies often, most recently covering stretchable, flexible batteries that are durable, comfortable, and convenient when...
A Selfie Can Screen for Heart Disease

A Selfie Can Screen for Heart Disease

We now have a new way that your smartphone could save your life, using a simple selfie. Conventional camera sales tumbled after the 2007 launch of the first generation Apple iPhone with a 2MP rear camera. Apple’s 2010 iPhone 4 introduction gave the world the...
Simple Kit Makes Telehealth Visits Better [video]

Simple Kit Makes Telehealth Visits Better [video]

Telemedicine has been a significant success story in the past few years. Telemedical remote access for specialist consults, rehab support, and post-discharge remote patient monitoring are among the early poster applications of the growing technology....