A joint research effort between China and the United States has culminated in a method for printing sensors directly onto human skin at room temperature.
October 22, 2020 by Luke James
Engineers are finding ways to innovate face masks with electronics—whether for air filtration, an LED smile, or language translation.
September 26, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
The ultra-thin sensor integrates a photodiode, filter, and signal processing to remotely monitor Sp02 levels.
September 23, 2020 by Jake Hertz
The researchers met the challenges of fabric-based sensors, combining the signal quality benefits of wet electrodes and the comfort benefits of dry electrodes.
September 21, 2020 by Luke James
Scientists in Singapore have developed an AI system that recognizes hand gestures by combining wearable skin-like sensors with computer vision.
September 10, 2020 by Luke James
A new type of so-called drawn-on-skin electronics reportedly allows precise biological data to be harvested while the wearer is in motion.
August 14, 2020 by Luke James
Smart ring company Oura has partnered with both the NBA and WNBA to keep players safe while the season resumes.
August 14, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Radar-on-chip systems span a number of industries, from autonomous cars to continuously-measuring medical devices. What's the secret to their flexibility?
August 13, 2020 by Rushi Patel
Batteries make for bulky, uncomfortable implants that may require surgery for replacement. This wireless transmitter is said to consume "the lowest amount of energy per digital bit published to date."
August 08, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
To monitor building occupancy post-COVID-19, many companies are turning to people-counting systems—with versatile radar technology as the key ingredient.
August 06, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
Reopening businesses are honing in on social distancing. Time-of-flight proximity sensors may be the answer to cost-effective, easy-to-integrate designs for such use cases.
July 23, 2020 by Maya Jeyendran
A recent study revealed how the friction of a graphite pencil on paper can potentially power on-skin biomedical monitoring.
July 22, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
What's going on at the silicon level of Elon Musk's human brain-machine interface?
July 20, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
Optical sensors have made it big in the medical device industry. And with wearables taking on increasing roles for health monitoring, size is paramount.
July 11, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Smartwatches are increasingly used as medical devices. What's going on at the circuit level for these bio-metric wearables?
July 09, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
Uncomfortable cuffed armbands for blood pressure monitoring may be a technology of the past with continuous-wave radar systems.
June 29, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of engineers at NASA JPL has created PULSE, a pendant that will warn if you’re about to touch your face.
June 29, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Among the many emerging social distancing technologies, STMicroelectronics has unveiled a reference design that showcases the utility of beacon designs.
June 19, 2020 by Steve Arar
What does IMERAI’s new sensor have in common with bats, dolphins, and whales? Echolocation.
June 10, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Just as we saw a major shift in airport security following 9/11, we're likely to see major technological changes in airports post-COVID-19.
June 02, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
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