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,...
Stretchable Fiber Battery

Stretchable Fiber Battery

One key challenge for most WellTech devices is finding a way to provide electrical power. Some devices can harvest energy from their environment, using body heat, ambient light, motion, or some other source. Most devices will still require some way to store power for...
Body Power for Wearable Devices

Body Power for Wearable Devices

Wearable technology has wonderful potential, especially for health and fitness applications. But there is one important problem that must be solved; how are you going to power these devices? One common solution is to use batteries, but these must be recharged if...
The Display That Remembers

The Display That Remembers

Bi-stable display technologies such as Eink are useful because they consume little or no electricity when the image does not change. On the other hand, LCDs are attractive because you can make small pixels and create different shades of gray to create photo-style...