How Do You Know It Works? The Certification Conundrum

How Do You Know It Works? The Certification Conundrum

When it comes to sports, from amateur to professional, concern about brain damage due to concussions and blows to the head are reaching a crescendo. Manufacturers have responded with a variety of products designed to monitor impact forces on a player’s head, but...
Adult Diapers Set to Communicate

Adult Diapers Set to Communicate

Be honest. If someone presented you with a story about wireless diapers for adults 15 years ago, you probably wouldn’t be able to decide if it was a joke or just plain crazy. But the miniaturization and lower costs for all sorts of electronics — driven...
Baby Monitor Lets You Sleep Better

Baby Monitor Lets You Sleep Better

Parents worry about their children. It’s natural. Parents of newborns worry more. Parents with their first baby worry the most. (As a grandparent of a newborn, I can also say that grandparents also worry.) When our children were infants, all we could do was try...
Light Up Your Hands for Safety

Light Up Your Hands for Safety

  Sometimes the best ideas are really simple ones. And sometimes a good way to promote health is to prevent injury. Those two concepts more or less sum up the idea behind the Turn Signal Gloves from Zackees. The gloves have a strip of high-brightness LEDs sewn...