Smart Bandage Aids Wound Healing

Smart Bandage Aids Wound Healing

Not all smart Health Tech solutions require complex electronics to work their magic. A research team led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has come up...
Roll Your Own Wearable Device [video]

Roll Your Own Wearable Device [video]

  Do you have a hankering to create your own wearable Health Tech devices? If you’ve got that MAKER spirit, then Arduino has some good news for you; at Maker Faire Rome, the company previewed the Arduino Gemma which is the product of a collaboration with...
Heart Beats for Digital Security [video]

Heart Beats for Digital Security [video]

This is about a new wearable device that is only marginally a Health Tech product. The Nymi from Bionym is a bracelet that monitors your heartbeat, which sounds like it might be intended to help you with fitness or health issues. Its mission is very different,...
Just What IS Wearable Technology?

Just What IS Wearable Technology?

In the parable of the six blind men and the elephant, the lesson is that your view of an object is greatly influenced by your perspective. So it is with “wearable technology;” the term means different things to different people. We’re still more or...