VR App Helps Manage Pain and Anxiety

VR App Helps Manage Pain and Anxiety

The possibilities of pharmaceutical-free stress reduction and pain management have broad appeal (except, perhaps, to pharmaceutical companies). We’ve covered wearables designed to reduce stress, such as iBreve’s eponymous breathing pattern monitor and...
Activity Metric Correlates with Longer Life

Activity Metric Correlates with Longer Life

Exercise is good for you. We’ve heard and believed in the health benefits of physical exercise for years. But what does “exercise” mean exactly? What should we do, and how much how often should we do it? The lack of clarity about which types of...
Smart Safety Wearable Now Offers Proximity Alerts

Smart Safety Wearable Now Offers Proximity Alerts

Manufacturing plants, warehouses, and other workplaces that require employees to perform physical labor are taking worker safety more seriously due to the virus crisis. The Reflex is a smart wearable created by KINETIC that monitors body mechanics to reduce the risk...
Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Edible Electronics for Soft Robotics

Not all wearables wrap around a wrist, or even are attached anywhere to the outside of your body. In 2016 Alfred Poor wrote on this site about researchers at Arizona State University that created an edible supercapacitor that could deliver energy to a swallowed device...