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...
Researchers Create New Bionic Sensor Film

Researchers Create New Bionic Sensor Film

In order for a wearable fitness or health device to be helpful, it needs to gather data about the user who is wearing it. One of the key challenges in this area is to create materials that can collect information over a relatively large area, that are sufficiently...
LCD Glasses for Therapeutic Use

LCD Glasses for Therapeutic Use

Our son was born with strabismus, commonly known as “lazy eye,” in which the eyes do not track together and typically one eye is turned inward. Part of the treatment involves wearing an eye patch over the “good” eye to strengthen the muscles in...
Medical Wearables Conference in July

Medical Wearables Conference in July

The WATCH Society (WeArable TeChnology in Healthcare) will be hosting a conference on “The Future of Wearable Tech in Healthcare” in Indianapolis on July 25 and 26, 2014. It will take place in Goodman Hall at the Indiana University Health Neuroscience...