digilens

by Salahuddin Amed

May 24, 2018

DigiLens Announces AR Waveguide Displays for Smart Motorcycle Helmets

DigiLens Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company has announced an innovative two-layer augmented reality (AR) waveguide display for smart helmets. Only two weeks ago, the company secured a $25 million Series C funding round for automotive HUDs. The new DigiLens MonoHuD, constructed from only two inkjet coated grating layers, is thinner, lighter and brighter. DigiLens’s Switchable […]

sweatronics

by Johanna Mischke

May 23, 2018

This Wearable Device Wants You to Sweat So that It Can Monitor Your Health

Sweatronics is a wearable device developed by Cincinnati-based startup Eccrine Systems that monitors your health using sweat. Biofluids like blood and urine, contain a wealth of information about our health, but they require diuretics or sharp needles to be collected in useful quantities. No sweat, says Sweatronics. The device samples a biofluid that we all […]

masimo mightysat

by Salahuddin Amed

May 22, 2018

WTA to Use Masimo MightySat Fingertip Pulse Oximeters to Improve Player Performance

The Sport Sciences and Medicine (SS&M) of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will start using Masimo MightySat fingertip pulse oximeters to provide comprehensive care to professional women tennis players. “We have been encouraged by the feedback we have received from elite athletes and trainers about how MightySat helps them improve their health and performance. For […]

fe models

by Johanna Mischke

May 21, 2018

FE Models: A New Engineering Resource for Football Helmet Design

As part of the National Football League’s (NFL) Play Smart. Play Safe. initiative, the league has pledged $60 million for creating a 5-year project called “Engineering Roadmap.” Biocore, a partner in the project and Football Research, Inc. (FRI), in charge of managing the project have developed open-source finite element (FE) models of four modern football […]