Paper-Thin Batteries Go into Production

Paper-Thin Batteries Go into Production

Wearable Health Tech devices need power. Great progress is being made in energy harvesting technology, but until these solutions become widely available at a low cost — and perhaps afterwards as well — we will continue to depend on batteries to store...
Modular Medical Sensor Gets FDA Approval

Modular Medical Sensor Gets FDA Approval

One of the big advantages of wearable Health Tech for medical applications is that it can provide continuous observation of a patient, either at home or in a hospital. This rich information can help medical professionals spot transient events, trends in vital signs,...
Another Concussion Sensor Detects Jolt to the Head

Another Concussion Sensor Detects Jolt to the Head

Does the world need another concussion tracker? The founders of a new company, Jolt Sensor, seems to think that there is still room in this increasingly crowded field. The company launched a Kickstarter campaign this month, and has already raisedĀ almost 25% of their...
Batteries by the Square Yard

Batteries by the Square Yard

One problem with wearable technology and other mobile devices is that they require power to operate. For low-power devices, energy harvesting can be a solution, but most require stored electricity which is why we rely so heavily on batteries. Imagine that you simply...