Linking to Muscles with Light [video]

Linking to Muscles with Light [video]

One of the most amazing forms of wearable technology is the robotic prosthetic limb. This technology promises to restore normal use of hands and legs to those who have lost them due to injury or disease. One of the major challenges, however, is to get signals from...
Intel Partners with Maker of Ray-Ban

Intel Partners with Maker of Ray-Ban

As a techno-geeky type, I know about Intel. But I confess that I am not familiar with one of Intel’s newest design partners: the Luxottica Group. You may not recognize the company either, but some of their eye-wear brands might ring a bell: Ray-Ban, Oakley, or...
IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

Digital electronics require power, and for most wearable Health Tech electronic devices, this power comes from batteries. Energy harvesting is making great strides, but batteries remain the most convenient and affordable power solution. Unfortunately, the traditional...
IDTechEx: Sweat Sensors Can Speed Healing

IDTechEx: Sweat Sensors Can Speed Healing

The IDTechEx conference was last week, but we’ve still got more great information from that event to cover here. For example, a presentation by Dr. Joshua Windmiller of Electrozyme explored the potential benefits of real-time sweat sensors. We’ve written...