Smart Sox to Prevent Amputations

Smart Sox to Prevent Amputations

More than 26 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes. Many of these lose feeling in their feet, which can lead to ulcers that if untreated, can get infected. According to the Center for Disease Control, every 20 seconds a diabetes patient somewhere...
Concept: Wearable Tech for Epilepsy

Concept: Wearable Tech for Epilepsy

According to statistics cited by the technology product design company Artefact, about 3 million people in the United States live with epilepsy. Of these, about 50,000 die every year from epilepsy-related causes. The designers at Artefact wanted to come up with a...
Correcting Vision with Google Glass

Correcting Vision with Google Glass

“Give a kid a hammer, and the whole world looks like a nail.” When it comes to tools, people don’t always use them for their intended purpose. These “off label” applications can result in some startling benefits, however. Consider the...
Wearables: Where the Money Is

Wearables: Where the Money Is

The notorious thief Willie Sutton is perhaps best known for his famous (if apocryphal) quote about why he robbed banks: “Because that’s where the money is.” If you look at the overall wearable technology industry, the healthcare and wellness...
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