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


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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Self-cleaning wearable/washable electronics that are resistant to stains

New graphene printing technology can produce electronic circuits that are low-cost, flexible, highly conductive and water repellent. The nanotechnology “would ...
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New wearables as a payment method

ABN AMRO is taking the next step in testing new wearables as a payment method with 500 of its clients ...
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A new technique for printing flexible, stretchable circuits

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics ...
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Your vital signs could be gathered without contact

No visit to the doctor’s office is complete without a blood-pressure cuff squeezing your arm and a cold stethoscope placed ...
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“Plant tattoo sensors” to take real-time, direct measurements of water use in crops

Iowa State University plant scientist Patrick Schnable quickly described how he measured the time it takes for two kinds of ...
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An intelligent wearable devices that provide a flexibility wellness programs

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced its collaboration with UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Life, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., to offer Samsung Gear Fit2 ...
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Porsche will use augmented reality technology to improve technical services

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. announced the introduction of “Tech Live Look,” an Augmented Reality technology designed to improve technical ...
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Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment ...
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Smart fabric for data storage

A new type of smart fabric developed at the University of Washington could pave the way for jackets that store ...
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Targeted age identification using ultrasound measurements

Human trafficking is a worldwide problem, and a serious crime that inflicts long-lasting emotional and physical scars on its victims ...
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New fiber could offer safer, more reliable alternative to electrical motion sensors

A silicone strain sensor glued to a rubber glove bends easily with the wearer’s finger. The amount of light transmitted ...
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