Eye Cover for Visually Impaired [video]

Eye Cover for Visually Impaired [video]

When you think about it, a contact lens is really a prosthetic device. It’s an object that we put on a part of the human body to help it function better. But some patients with limited vision need much more than a contact lens. They need a device that can...
Smart Cap Detects Spoiled Food

Smart Cap Detects Spoiled Food

Here’s a wearable for food packaging. Researchers at UC Berkeley¬†have come up with a “smart” cap that can detect food that has gone bad. Working with scientists at Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University, they created a cap that measures...
Vest Creates 3D Image of Heart Activity

Vest Creates 3D Image of Heart Activity

In science fiction movies, doctors of the future can just wave a handheld device to create live images of functioning organs hidden within a patient’s body. The future is getting closer; CardioInsight has created a one-time use vest that is part of a system that...