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Cathy Russey () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies and specialized in writing about the latest medical wearables and enabling technologies on the market.Cathy can be contacted at info(at)wearable-technologies.com.
Wearables helping people to get back to work

How Technology Is Helping Employers Reopen Their Businesses After COVID-19 Lockdown

As the world is trying to reopen after a lengthy lockdown due to COVID-19, tech companies are using gadgets and apps to make the process smooth. Temperature screening British telecommunications firm Vodafone is deploying heat detection cameras at entrance or reception area of workplaces. The cameras are made by surveillance tech maker Digital Barriers, reports […]
Sweat powered wearables

Sweat Powered Wearable Devices May Hit The Market Very Soon

Wearables have been around for a few years but their popularity, especially in the form of smartwatches and fitness trackers, has taken off. For health and fitness tracking, these devices are becoming increasingly valuable. However, there’s one drawback; as wearables need battery to operate, they need regular recharging. Now, scientists are looking for natural ways […]
Sensoria Mat Reduces Ulceration Risk

Sensoria’s New AI-Enabled Smart Cushion Reduces Risk Of Ulceration In Wheelchair Users

Los Angeles-based Sensoria Health announced that it finished the development of the first-ever IoT connected, AI-enabled and comfortable cushion and software system designed for wheelchair users to reduce risk of ulceration, reports MedGadget. If you spend significant time in a wheelchair you are at risk of developing pressure ulcers. About 3 million people suffer from […]
Purdue University AR telemedicine in Battlefield

AR Telemedicine Shown To Help Surgeons Guide First-Responders In Battlefield

When a soldier is wounded in the battlefield, it becomes very difficult to give them proper care, because operating rooms are too far from the battlefield. Generally, the Wounded in Action are far more numerous than those killed. A team of researchers from Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine has developed an […]
Dawson Racing Square 1 Flex Partnership For Contactless Payment

Dawson Racing Collaborates With Square 1 Flex For Its New Contactless Payment And Dawson...

Dawson Racing announced its association with Atlanta, Georgia-based Square 1 Flex for its new custom Visa payment-enabled e-wallet and Dawson Racing themed wearable device. As consumers increasingly look for touchless payment opportunities, the new offerings will allow fans to complete transactions more safely on or off the track, while earning points through the new loyalty […]
Purdue University Energy Harvesting Nanogenerators

Energy Harvesting Nanogenerators Offer New Option For Monitoring Health

Wearable medical devices offer a convenient means of monitoring many physiological features of our body. These devices, which include insulin pumps, continuous heart rate monitors, and neural stimulators, need an electric power source to function. Now, a team of scientists at Purdue University has developed self-powered wearable triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)-based contact […]