Thin Pressure Sensor Made of Plastic and Gold

Thin Pressure Sensor Made of Plastic and Gold

We’ve previously covered a variety of adhesive sensors that measure internal biomarkers — such as body temperature or heart rate — while affixed to the skin. Now researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a skin sensor that detects stimuli...
Technology Creates Customized Prosthetic Hands [video]

Technology Creates Customized Prosthetic Hands [video]

The subject of this article brought tears to my eyes. We often write about new technology and developments in prosthetic arms and hands, We covered topics such as adding sensation to existing prosthetics, 3D-printed prosthetics with Superhero graphics, and various...
AI-Powered Assistive Glasses for the Blind [video]

AI-Powered Assistive Glasses for the Blind [video]

We wrote about Envision’s smartphone app paired with Google Glass smart eyewear for vision-impaired persons earlier this year in March. At that time, the platform was in the preorder stage and Envision expected to ship the system in August. Then a pandemic...
Consumer tDCS Device Improves Focus [video]

Consumer tDCS Device Improves Focus [video]

A cutting-edge consumer neurostimulation device can now help individuals improve their focus and improve mental performance in the comfort of their own homes. LIFTiD is an affordable transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) device that targets the areas of the...