Smart Glove Translates ASL Spelling [video]

Smart Glove Translates ASL Spelling [video]

American Sign Language (ASL) is the most widely-used sign language in the U.S. One portion of the language includes finger-spelling, with different hand positions for each letter of the alphabet. If you don’t know the sign for a given word, you can always spell...
This Little Patch Went to Space [video]

This Little Patch Went to Space [video]

Space is the next frontier, and scientists are learning that the human body reacts differently to low- and zero-gravity conditions than it does here on Earth. As a result, collecting biometric data from space travellers is critically important. French astronaut Thomas...
Patch Tracks Stress

Patch Tracks Stress

The classic cartoon guru meme is a wise old man sitting cross-legged on the top of some mountain, far from civilization. The basic idea is that you can go and study at the feet of such a person to learn mindfulness and to control your body, so that you can relieve...
Wristband Alerts When Your Sweat Is Drunk

Wristband Alerts When Your Sweat Is Drunk

Tracking fitness and health-related biometrics require users motivated to wear the devices. Blood alcohol content (BAC) sits in an interesting spot between health and fitness. BAC monitoring is unique in its safety and legal implications. Many people have wondered if...