Korean Headband May Fight Alzheimers

Korean Headband May Fight Alzheimers

Alzheimer’s is a debilitating and fatal disease. More than 44 million people worldwide suffer from it or a similar form of dementia. A group of researchers in Korea believe that they may have found a way to slow the effects of the disease, using a headband...
Fineck Aims to Win Health Tech Wearables Race by a Neck

Fineck Aims to Win Health Tech Wearables Race by a Neck

What matters to you in a fitness tracker? Is it steps taken during the day? Heart rate or blood oxygen level? The Chinese company Fineck has a different target in their sights: your spine. The company makes a necklace that detects your motion throughout the day, and...
Another Concussion Sensor Detects Jolt to the Head

Another Concussion Sensor Detects Jolt to the Head

Does the world need another concussion tracker? The founders of a new company, Jolt Sensor, seems to think that there is still room in this increasingly crowded field. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign this month, and has already raised almost 25% of their...
Prelonic Prints Displays on Paper

Prelonic Prints Displays on Paper

A wearable device can serve one or both of two different functions; it can gather data, or it can disseminate data. If it disseminates the information, it can do this by passing it along to some other device that can display it (such as a smartphone) or it can display...
Carbon NanoBuds  Bring Touch to Wearables

Carbon NanoBuds Bring Touch to Wearables

Carbon is a miraculous element, and we continue to discover new forms and uses for it. Carbon nanotubes are of interest for their strength and ability to conduct electricity. “Buckyballs” (also known as fullerene) are soccer-ball shaped spheres of carbon...