Tele-Medicine for Your Skin [video]

Tele-Medicine for Your Skin [video]

How many times have you looked at something on your skin — or on someone close to you — and thought “Maybe I should get that looked at.” Now there’s an app for that. First Derm is a smartphone app that lets you take a photo of your skin...
Sensor System for Seniors Needs No WiFi [video]

Sensor System for Seniors Needs No WiFi [video]

  Helping older family members live independently is a growing challenge for many people. A variety of “smart home” systems are available, and one recently released a new wearable component. Lively has a wireless network system that now includes a...
International Effort to Validate Health Tech Data

International Effort to Validate Health Tech Data

When it comes to gathering, the honeybee is perhaps the most tireless and focused animal on the planet. Perhaps that’s why it was chosen as the namesake for a program by researchers at Arizona State University. Project HoneyBee is a program intended to validate...
IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

Digital electronics require power, and for most wearable Health Tech electronic devices, this power comes from batteries. Energy harvesting is making great strides, but batteries remain the most convenient and affordable power solution. Unfortunately, the traditional...
IDTechEx: Sensors Woven into Washable Fabric [video]

IDTechEx: Sensors Woven into Washable Fabric [video]

This is a fitness product, and as such, I wouldn’t usually cover it here in Health Tech Insider. But this shirt from OMsignal is special because its sensors are woven directly into the fabric of the clothing. Other systems print sensors onto the fabric, or...