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...
Self-monitoring Skin App Tracks Moles [video]

Self-monitoring Skin App Tracks Moles [video]

We’ve written several times about new technologies designed to help dermatologists diagnose skin cancer. In 2017, we wrote about 3Derm System’s 3Derm handheld that primary care physicians use to take photos of marks on a patient’s skin to send to a...
COVID-19 Drives Tablet Rentals

COVID-19 Drives Tablet Rentals

The unforeseen COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the world, setting conditions for unexpected change. We have no absolute sense of when the pandemic will fade, disappear, or continue in a series of waves, but we see and hear about the tragedy and harm it causes....
Bio-sensitive Ink for Smart Garments

Bio-sensitive Ink for Smart Garments

If your clothing could speak, what would it say? Researchers at Tufts University’s School of Engineering would like to empower wearable fabric to speak volumes about an individual’s health. The research team developed biomaterial-based inks that sense chemicals...