Your Clothes Know How You Move

Your Clothes Know How You Move

Smart clothing, smart fabrics, and smart yarns have great potential for a wide range of wearable applications. If your shirt can track vital signs data and your pants can monitor your workouts, you don’t need separate wearable devices. We’ve written in the...
Wearable for Remote Rehab Monitoring

Wearable for Remote Rehab Monitoring

Health tech offerings of late have frequently focused on remote patient monitoring and its benefits in reducing the risk of COVID-19 for healthcare workers. Obtaining high accuracy biometrics, however, usually requires a stationary device available only in onsite...
New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

In a recent brief, the American Medical Association expressed concern over “an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid-related mortality” due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, Masimo has announced its latest product,...
Smart Ring Helps Predict COVID Symptoms [video]

Smart Ring Helps Predict COVID Symptoms [video]

Current research suggests that a person infected with COVID-19 can infect others as early as three days before they begin to experience symptoms. In fact, the most contagious period likely occurs during the 48 hours before they start to feel unwell. A new digital...
Open Source Necklace Discourages Face Touching [video]

Open Source Necklace Discourages Face Touching [video]

In March, as COVID-19 cases in the United States began to escalate, the Centers for Disease Control and other public health officials encouraged people to avoid touching your face as this could help protect you from the disease. Responding to those guidelines, the...