Just What IS Wearable Technology?

Just What IS Wearable Technology?

In the parable of the six blind men and the elephant, the lesson is that your view of an object is greatly influenced by your perspective. So it is with “wearable technology;” the term means different things to different people. We’re still more or...
Technology Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk

Technology Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk

Researchers at Swiss Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have been working on developing new ways to help paralyzed patients walk again. Humans who have been paralyzed for a long tome have been able to move their legs in response to electrical stimulation...
Wearable Tech Sales Forecast to Skyrocket

Wearable Tech Sales Forecast to Skyrocket

It should come as no surprise that sales of wearable technology devices are on the rise, but the adoption is happening at a breathtaking pace. A new study from Juniper Research in the UK predicts that unit sales worldwide will quadruple by 20117. According to a...
Company Delivers Secure Services for Google Glass

Company Delivers Secure Services for Google Glass

Head-mounted displays such as Google Glass clearly have the potential to revolutionize medical procedures and professional healthcare. Hands-free access to information anywhere and easy recording and sharing of audio and video content are just a few of the features...
3D Printed Brace Could Change Lives

3D Printed Brace Could Change Lives

Around the world, children and adults have debilitating conditions that require them to wear complex body braces. The current procedure to create these devices involves a lengthy process of plaster casts, measurements, fabrication, fitting, and modification as the...