New Partnership Creates Transparent Conductor

New Partnership Creates Transparent Conductor

Digital electronic devices from wearable Health Tech to flat panel displays used for laptops and televisions require transparent conductors. These make it possible to create displays and touch screens, among other essential components. Now we want these devices to be...
Draw a Wearable Sensor with a Pen [video]

Draw a Wearable Sensor with a Pen [video]

The key to wearable Health Tech devices is to have inexpensive sensors that can collect the desired biometric data. The problem is that these can be expensive or complicated to use. So how about sensors that you can just draw on your skin where you need one? It sounds...
Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Parkinson’s is a debilitating neurological disease that attacks the motor skills of patients, which can make it difficult for them to walk. A group of European researchers led by a team at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Spain have developed a mobile...
Power Dressing: Soft Robotic Fabrics

Power Dressing: Soft Robotic Fabrics

We’ve written about exoskeleton robotics as means of providing assistance to the injured and the infirm, but strapping on a metal framework may be more than some patients want or need. A group at the University of Bristol’s Department of Engineering and...
Ultrasound Powers Gesture Interface [video]

Ultrasound Powers Gesture Interface [video]

One major problem with wearable Health Tech devices is that they tend to be small. This is good, because it helps them “disappear” into the background of our daily lives. On the other hand, it makes it difficult for design engineers to come up with a...