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The future of fitness could be a chest-worn sticker

For the last couple of years, medical science has been working on a way to build health sensors into stickers for better patient monitoring. It looks as if the folks behind AmpStrip might have gotten there first. AmpStrip is a piece of wearable technology that sticks onto your chest (we're told …

IoT (And Big Data) Underfoot

There’s enormous interest within the IoT community about how precisely your foot lands each time you take a step. Footfall, more accurately your gait, says a lot about your current state of health, whether it is the onset of multiple sclerosis or some other neurological disease. Even whether or not …

UC Berkeley Engineers Develop Flexible Wearable Medical Sensors

By Chuck Seegert, Ph.D.<p>Existing pulse oximeters are expensive and limited to certain anatomical locations like fingertips and ear lobes. New …

In 2015, Software Eats The Wearable World

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Elliot Loh is a founder and partner at the San Francisco startup studio The Giant Pixel Corp. Kunal Agarwal is an entrepreneur in residence at Giant Pixel.</i><p>2014 will be remembered as the year that wearables leapt into the Silicon Valley mainstream. Tech giants like Apple, Google, …

Biocompatible Adhesive Gel Patch for Sensing and Monitoring EP Signals in Biological Tissues

Sheet-type sensors are made by forming an adhesive gel pattern only on the electrodes after an organic transistor integrated circuit is made on an …

Build A Wearable UV Alarm That Reminds You To Apply More Sunscreen

Going outside and soaking up some sun and warm weather is a joy, but remembering to reapply sunscreen can be a pain. It's still necessary though, and …

Technology in 2015 - the new gadgets coming your way

Smarter appliances, cars, watches and virtual reality. All paid for with a swipe of your smartphone? 2015 may make it a reality<p><b>The smart-home</b><p>The Internet of Things (IoT) has, for some time, suggested the interconnectivity of otherwise separate devices and ecosystems; connected devices improving the …

Virtual Reality

These Drones With Little Brooms Keep Solar Panels Clean

UAVs could do the dirty work of the clean energy revolution.<p>Some of the best places for solar power–like the Mojave Desert, where the world’s largest solar thermal farm sprawls over 3,500 acres–also happen to be dry and dusty. Fine layers of sand or grime often stop equipment from stop working …

Renewable Energy

Apple Doesn't Need an iCar to Rule the Road

It’s no secret that late Apple CEO Steve Jobs was keen on bringing the company’s technology to the automotive world. In fact, according to longtime …

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Planner Free for iPad app review

Planner Free<p>Price: Free<p>Planner Free by Blue Tags makes it possible to stay organized and managed.<p>Use this iPad app to make sure you're always able to …

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