Body-borne computers or wearables are miniature electronic devices that are worn by the bearer under, with or on top of clothing.

Pliable micro-batteries for wearables

There is a new technology gripping the markets of the future – technology to wear. Wearables, as they are known, ...
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A wearable device for regrowing hair

Although some people embrace the saying “bald is beautiful,” for others, alopecia, or excessive hair loss, can cause stress and ...
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Industry 4.0: safety glasses off, data glasses on!

Safety helmets with built-in microdisplays and multifunction data glasses will soon monitor production lines, advise workers of dangers, and display ...
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Smart skin for flexible monitoring

A thin smart patch called Marine Skin could make studying the behavior of marine animals easier and more informative. This ...
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What’s going on in our brains while walking?

Using new technologies to track how vision guides foot placement, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin come one step ...
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Sniffing Entrapped Humans with Sensor Arrays

The first step after buildings collapse from an earthquake, bombing or other disaster is to rescue people who could be ...
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Smartphone app performs better than traditional exam in cardiac procedure assessment

A smartphone application using the phone’s camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a ...
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Printed tattoo electrodes for long-term diagnostics

Electrodes for longterm monitoring of electrical impulses of heart or muscles in the form of temporary tattoos produced using an ...
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Bringing Sensors to Stroke Rehabilitation

A groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of ...
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Researchers develop visual information system for the hearing-impaired

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a visual communication system for hearing-impaired employees in logistics. Data ...
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NEW immersive multisensory effects allows to be physically “touched” by a movie

A team of researchers at UC San Diego and San Diego State University has developed a pair of “4-D goggles” ...
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Functional e-skin

CU Boulder researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable “electronic skin” that has applications ranging ...
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Self-powered electronics from your body

Your gadget’s next power supply? Your body Searching for a power outlet may soon become a thing of the past ...
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A new customizable, fabric-like power source for wearable electronics

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded ...
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Electro-osmotic textiles for athletes

To keep the body warm and dry during winter sports, high-performance clothing is a must. The demands on these textiles ...
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