New Device Will Give You a Push [video]

New Device Will Give You a Push [video]

When it comes to user interfaces for devices, there’s not a lot new under the sun. We have indicators that can blink or shine a light, displays that can show text or pictures, and components that can vibrate or provide haptic feedback. But there is not a good...
Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

Wireless Patient Monitor Tracks Vital Signs

If you have ever been hospitalized, you are probably familiar with the drill; at certain intervals, a nurse or technician will come and take your “vital signs” including heart rate and temperature. This data helps healthcare professionals track your...
Smart Nicotine Patch Could Help Smokers Quit

Smart Nicotine Patch Could Help Smokers Quit

It’s easy to quit smoking. Some people have done it hundreds of times. The hard part is staying quit. Smokers who want to quit for good may soon have a new wearable Health Tech tool that can help them get over the tobacco habit forever. According to researchers...
Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

Be Cool with Temperature Control Bracelet [video]

One of the Big Ideas in energy conservation in large buildings is the idea of a personal environment for workers. No matter what temperature you might choose for the building’s climate control, there will individuals who find it too warm or too cool for their...
Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

One of the scary parts about being a new parent is that your baby can’t tell you what’s wrong. Pixie Scientific is a new company that hopes to give parents a bit more peace of mind by creating Smart Diapers. These disposable diapers have reagents that...
Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

Get Vitamin D without Getting Burned

People just don’t get as much sunshine as we used to. We work in offices or go to schools, rather than toiling in the fields. And when we do go outside, a healthy concern about skin cancer causes many of us to cover up or lather ourselves with sunscreen. The...