Wireless Sensors Analyze Walking Gait

Wireless Sensors Analyze Walking Gait

Bipedal walking is a bit of a miracle. Just ask anyone who has tried to program a robot to perform a human-style gait. There’s the problem of balancing on one foot while the other sweeps forward, as your body weight shifts from the heel of your foot to the toes....
Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Parkinson’s is a debilitating neurological disease that attacks the motor skills of patients, which can make it difficult for them to walk. A group of European researchers led by a team at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Spain have developed a mobile...
CES 2015: Epson Adds Fitness Watches

CES 2015: Epson Adds Fitness Watches

At CES 2015, Epson showed their new series of Runsense exercise watches. As we mentioned last fall, Epson has shown signs of making a serious foray into the wearables market, and these new products expand on that effort. The company showed three models of the Runsense...