Company Delivers Secure Services for Google Glass

Company Delivers Secure Services for Google Glass

Head-mounted displays such as Google Glass clearly have the potential to revolutionize medical procedures and professional healthcare. Hands-free access to information anywhere and easy recording and sharing of audio and video content are just a few of the features...
Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

The new Gobe fitness band from Healbe takes a new approach to monitoring fitness and health biometrics. Some bands rely on data from multi-axis motion sensors. They then take this data and combine it with your weight and height and make estimates about your calorie...
Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Scientists from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in China have developed a new way to create flexible and stretchable devices. As published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society,  they have developed computerized...
3D Printed Brace Could Change Lives

3D Printed Brace Could Change Lives

Around the world, children and adults have debilitating conditions that require them to wear complex body braces. The current procedure to create these devices involves a lengthy process of plaster casts, measurements, fabrication, fitting, and modification as the...
Scientists Use Skin Patch to Monitor Blood Flow

Scientists Use Skin Patch to Monitor Blood Flow

Scientists at Northwestern University and University of Illinois have collaborated on creating a wearable device that can be used to monitor patient conditions around the clock. The thin, flexible patch moves with the person’s skin, and so should be unobtrusive...
Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Stanford Experiments with Google Glass in Surgery

Time is of the essence, and this is especially true in the operating room. Wearable displays have lot of potential uses in Health Tech applications, but they can be especially helpful during surgery as they can allow doctors to focus their attention more on the...