Remote Mental Health Care Supported by Smart Patch

Remote Mental Health Care Supported by Smart Patch

Sheltering at home appears to be an effective defense against COVID-19. However, the lockdown’s confinement and restricted contact with friends and family on top of the daily pall of virus-related news induce significant stress for many people. The increased...
Remote Health Monitoring Surges

Remote Health Monitoring Surges

“COVID-19 changes everything.” The “new normal” that follows the lock-down caused by the virus crisis will look different in many ways from the recent past. Some changes will be for the worse, but some will be for the better. One particular...
AI Powers Remote Lung Exams

AI Powers Remote Lung Exams

As healthcare practices rush to integrate telemedicine in response to COVID-19, it’s natural to question whether remote examinations can truly replicate an in-person visit. StethoMe, the Poland-based maker of a smart, wireless, stethoscope, is working with existing...
Thermal Imaging Glasses Detect Body Temperature

Thermal Imaging Glasses Detect Body Temperature

When cities, states, and countries begin to re-open their respective economies, screening employees and customers for signs of COVID-19 will be critical. Many locations currently use non-contact digital thermometers that are held within a few inches of the forehead of...
Enlisting Bacteria as 24/7 Biosensors

Enlisting Bacteria as 24/7 Biosensors

Harvesting host energy to power biosensors is an efficient way to keep wearables and injectables running, at least in theory. We wrote about recent work at ETRI on a thermoelectric module that generates energy to power sensors from human body heat. In 2019 we covered...