Who Are You? Your Heart Knows.

Who Are You? Your Heart Knows.

Most articles about wearable tech focus on the health-related uses of biometric data. Measurements of body functions such as heart rate, temperature, and breathing rate can help identify disease and other conditions. But there’s another big problem facing...
CPES2019 Features Printed Electronics [video]

CPES2019 Features Printed Electronics [video]

Electronics used to mean running insulated wires between discrete components. Then came printed circuit boards and integrated circuits contained in chips. But wearable devices need new solutions; circuitry must be able to stretch and bend along with human body parts....
Harvesting Solar Energy to Power Wearables

Harvesting Solar Energy to Power Wearables

Research into new power technologies for wearables continues on many fronts. With tech worn on the wrist, pinned to or integrated with garments, or embedded in prostheses, choosing the best power source can be tricky. We’ve written about innovative power tech...
E-Skin Market Report Cites Healthcare Adoption

E-Skin Market Report Cites Healthcare Adoption

Developments in electronic skin (e-skin) encompass a wide range of applications beyond healthcare. Healthcare e-skin implementations in the form of skin patch sensors, tactile sensors for prosthetics, and direct printed on-skin sensors apparently are just the start....