Accelerometers Get Smaller

Accelerometers Get Smaller

One key component in many wearable devices is a 3-axis accelerometer, which measures the forces acting on the device. They are key to measuring movement and location, as well as physical orientation (Which way is up?). The market demand for these components...
Tattoo Sticker Measures Glucose

Tattoo Sticker Measures Glucose

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have created a temporary tattoo that measures glucose levels. This noninvasive sticker presents an attractive alternative to the customary process that require finger pricks to extract a tiny drop of blood. The...
CES 2015: A Smart Button for Baby [video]

CES 2015: A Smart Button for Baby [video]

At CES 2015, you couldn’t swing a car seat without hitting another baby monitor, or so it seemed. Lots of companies view this as a prime wearable Health Tech target, and many had their own particular take on the problem. One of the most interesting aspects of...