Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

One of the Big Ideas in energy conservation in large buildings is the idea of a personal environment for workers. No matter what temperature you might choose for the building’s climate control, there will individuals who find it too warm or too cool for their...
Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

One of the scary parts about being a new parent is that your baby can’t tell you what’s wrong. Pixie Scientific is a new company that hopes to give parents a bit more peace of mind by creating Smart Diapers. These disposable diapers have reagents that...
Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

People just don’t get as much sunshine as we used to. We work in offices or go to schools, rather than toiling in the fields. And when we do go outside, a healthy concern about skin cancer causes many of us to cover up or lather ourselves with sunscreen. The...
Teenager Builds Breath to Speech Device [video]

Teenager Builds Breath to Speech Device [video]

Did you read about the teenager who created sensor-socks for his grandfather who has dementia? Here is another inspiring story about a 16-year-old living on the opposite side of the world who has created an “augmentative and alternative communication”...
100 Million Patient Monitor Devices to Ship

100 Million Patient Monitor Devices to Ship

Where’s the money in the wearables market? One more report points again to the health and medical segments. A new report from ABI Research predicts that about 100 million wearable remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices will ship over the next five years. The...
Printed Battery Powered by Sweat

Printed Battery Powered by Sweat

A group of scientists at the University of California San Diego have come up with a novel way to power wearable Health Tech devices: sweat. When you exercise your muscles, they produce lactate. The harder your muscles work, the more lactate they produce. Athletes and...
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