A new film can not only evaporate sweat but also use that moisture to power wearable electronic devices such as watches, fitness trackers, and more.
yesterday • ~5 min
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A new method for creating stretchy supercapacitors could pave the way for more flexible and dynamic wearable devices, researchers report.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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Lincoln Laboratory researchers join international task force to evaluate wearable and emerging technology.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new method can print wearable sensors directly onto skin without heat. The sensors could help monitor stats like temperature, heart performance, and more.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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A wearable device could one day help EMTs, medics, and ER doctors assess blood loss to better treat victims of accidents, gunshots, and battle injuries.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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Fitness information like resting heart rate collected by wearable devices can't diagnose diseases, but it can signal when something is wrong. That can be enough to prompt a COVID-19 test.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~9 min
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Fitness tracker watches can give people lots of info about their activity and health, but that data can also lead to increased anxiety, researchers say.
Aug. 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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"We have created a low-power, low-weight, wireless camera system that can capture a first-person view of what's happening from an actual live insect..."
July 16, 2020 • ~9 min
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One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
July 15, 2020 • ~5 min
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