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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.
BuzzClip for the blind

Wearable Device Uses Ultrasound to Detect Obstacles for Blind People

Orientation and Mobility is difficult for people who are blind or has partial sight. The major problem with these people is detecting obstacles above the waist, particularly at head level. This problem is further exacerbated in developing countries due to a lack of accessible infrastructure and a lack of social assistance. To address these issues, […]
Moodbeam wearable

Moodbeam: The World’s First Wearable that Helps You Understand Your Mood

Moodbeam is a beautifully-designed wearable device that allows its wearer to log how they feel at the click of a button. Developed by UK-based startup, Moodbeam is designed to track a person’s emotional wellbeing. App developer sauce worked in collaboration with the Moodbeam team and the Chinese manufacturer of their custom-designed hardware to develop a […]
Apple Airpods 2 rumor

Apple Airpods 2 Rumored to Launch with New Health Sensors in First Half of...

Despite being a smash hit, Apple hasn’t launched the next version of its Airpods for more than 2 years. Now, Digitimes, an electronics publication well known for rumors, is reporting that the tech giant plans to launch the next-generation of its Bluetooth earbuds – the Airpods 2 – in 2019 with new health monitoring features. […]
3 D printed glucose biosensor

Researchers Create 3-D Printed Glucose Biosensor for Wearable Monitors

Managing diabetes can be a troublesome process. For people living with diabetes, the traditional method of monitoring glucose involves finger pricking. Continuous glucose monitoring systems are an alternative, but they are expensive. Scientists have used screen printing, photolithography, and other traditional manufacturing practices to develop flexible, wearable devices that conform to patients’ skin. These devices […]
Microneedle systems

How Microneedle Systems Could Provide Safe, Effective and Painless Drug Delivery

A completely pain-free injection had been a myth to many companies, and that might be the reason they stayed away from developing these types of devices. But now, many companies are trying to take advantage of these systems after the first successful use of microneedle devices for drug delivery into the later stages of clinical […]
SyncThink Magic Leap

SyncThink Partners with Magic Leap to Use AR for Brain Health Assessment

Neuro-technology company SyncThink has partnered with augmented reality (AR) specialist Magic Leap to make their proprietary brain health assessments and therapy applications available on the Magic Leap One platform. Read more Cardiologists Use Augmented Reality to Plan and Perform Complex Procedures The partnership would allow SyncThink to utilize AR for health assessments, rehabilitation, and sports […]