Fitbyte uses sensors on eyeglasses to track your chewing, swallowing, and how many times your hand moves to your mouth.
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The super-thin, stretchy material could be useful in medical wearable electronics because it's so breathable. That makes it better for long-term use.
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If you've ever had a mammogram or an MRI you know how uncomfortable the tests can be. New stretchable, wearable RF coils could change that.
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Threading tellurium atomic chains through boron nitride nanotubes shows promise for future wearable technology.
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The AuraRing system can track hand movements and the user's finger, which could allow finer control over games, smartphones, VR, and more.
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A watch-sized monitor that uses sweat to monitor body chemistry could help improve athletes' performance and protect them from injury.
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A flexible power harvester can use a person's body heat energy to juice up wearable devices so they never need a battery recharge.
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A new on-skin "wearable air conditioning" device could keep you cool while also monitoring blood pressure, heart activity, and skin hydration.
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"We want to provide a reliable, patient-friendly and affordable way to treat the millions of people with swallowing disorders."
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Activity trackers can be a great motivator for older folks moving, but connection, rather than competition, is key for them to stick with it.
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