Exoskeleton Receives FDA Approval

Exoskeleton Receives FDA Approval

  Admit it; you were impressed when Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) strapped into the mechanical exoskeleton to do battle with the monster in “Alien.” Wouldn’t it be amazing if that technology was available in the real world? Now it is. This...
Smart Spoon Stabilizes Shaking

Smart Spoon Stabilizes Shaking

Noise-cancelling headphones have changed the lives of airplane travelers for the better. These devices work by “listening” to the ambient sounds and creating sound waves that are the exact opposite. When these two waves combine, they cancel each other out,...
Are Wearables Always the Health Tech Answer?

Are Wearables Always the Health Tech Answer?

  Wearable technology solutions clearly have many compelling applications when it comes to fitness, health, and medical applications. But as the old saying goes, “Give a kid a hammer, and the whole world looks like a nail.” It is possible that some...
Wearables to Play Part in Google X Health Study

Wearables to Play Part in Google X Health Study

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal¬†describes “Baseline” which is a new project being undertaken by Google X, the secretive skunk works for Google technology research programs such as autonomous cars. According to the WSJ article, the ultimate goal...
Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Forgive the mash-up of Elton John and Nancy Sinatra in the headline, but that more or less tells the story of RocketSkates, a new product under development by Acton. They come in three different models that differ mainly in their range and run-time on a single charge;...