And One Ring to Read Them All

People with severely impaired vision have difficulty when it comes to reading text. There are Braille versions of books, but very few titles are produced in that format. There are lots of adaptive technology products, including cameras that put a magnified image on a...
Power Hearing Aids with Talking

Power Hearing Aids with Talking

Hearing aids have made life far more convenient for people with impaired hearing. They are one of the most common forms of wearable Health Tech devices, and continue to improve at an amazing rate. Miniaturized digital processing has made it possible to create...

Nano-Silver Creates Conductive Fabric

You may remember the use of silver nanoparticles to kill odor-causing bacteria in socks and t-shirts. Now scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in England have discovered a new way to combine silver with fabrics to enable a wide range of wearable...
3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D Printed Cast Mends Broken Bones Faster

3D printers are a hot concept these days, and they are triggering all sorts of exciting projects in many fields, from arts to architecture. Some of the most interesting projects are in the WellTech arena. For example, the winner of the 3D Printed Forms and Products...