Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Scientists from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in China have developed a new way to create flexible and stretchable devices. As published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society,  they have developed computerized...
New Device Will Give You a Push [video]

New Device Will Give You a Push [video]

When it comes to user interfaces for devices, there’s not a lot new under the sun. We have indicators that can blink or shine a light, displays that can show text or pictures, and components that can vibrate or provide haptic feedback. But there is not a good...
October Wearable Sensor Workshop in Boston

October Wearable Sensor Workshop in Boston

Many of the first wearable Health Tech devices took advantage of low-cost motion sensors and other components created for the smartphone industry, but as the applications have grown more sophisticated and require more accurate data, device designers need improved...
Radio-on-a-Chip to Create Smart Networks [video]

Radio-on-a-Chip to Create Smart Networks [video]

 Credit: Amin Arbabian When I was in grade school, my parents bought me a transistor radio. It was about the size of a dictionary, but it ran on batteries and I could put it under my pillow and listen to the Baltimore Orioles’ games as I fell asleep. It was so...