Your Clothes Know How You Move

Your Clothes Know How You Move

Smart clothing, smart fabrics, and smart yarns have great potential for a wide range of wearable applications. If your shirt can track vital signs data and your pants can monitor your workouts, you don’t need separate wearable devices. We’ve written in the...
Adhesive Film Detects Biochemicals in Sweat

Adhesive Film Detects Biochemicals in Sweat

Sweat analysis is the new killer app. In the last few months, we’ve covered a range of new technologies that use or analyze sweat.  A team at the University of California San Diego has developed a wearable sensor that tracks vitamin C levels in sweat....
Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Not all wearables wrap around a wrist, or even are attached anywhere to the outside of your body. In 2016 Alfred Poor wrote on this site about researchers at Arizona State University that created an edible supercapacitor that could deliver energy to a swallowed device...