NASA Offers Heartbeat Security Technology

NASA Offers Heartbeat Security Technology

“This is my heartbeat song and I’m gonna play it.” Kelly Clarkson may have been onto something when she wrote the lyrics to “Heartbeat Song.” The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently published details of a...
Sun-Powered Wearable

Sun-Powered Wearable

One of the challenges for wearable devices is getting power to them. You can include a battery, but this will need to be recharged or replaced when it runs down. Researchers have explored harvesting energy from sources including body heat, motion, and ambient radio...
Cardiogram Smartwatch App Moves to Android

Cardiogram Smartwatch App Moves to Android

The focus on wearable health tech started with the hardware before shifting to the software, as is often the case with new technology. With personal computers in the early to mid 80s, for example, the key question for most people was what brand machine to buy, not...
Heart Print Scan May Replace Logins

Heart Print Scan May Replace Logins

Biometric scanning for facility access and computer login isn’t new. Iris scans, fingerprint¬†readers, and more have featured in films and real-world applications for decades. We previously wrote about ¬†Imprivata’s patient ID system that uses infra-red...