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Top 5 Health Tech Companies That Are Developing Wearable Medical Devices

Not too long ago, the only way for people to precisely check their health status was to go to the doctor’s office and undergo a series of tests. Now, with the advent of wearable technology people can take more pro-active roles in monitoring their health. From big companies like Apple and Samsung to small startups […]
Duke university printed electronics

Printed Electronics Paves the Way for Bandages, Electric Tattoos and Biosensors

Flexible electronics are vital for monitoring various physiological parameters. At present, manufacturing flexible electronics requires chemical baths, hardening methods, and baking in high temperature to purify the material. Now, engineers at Duke University have devised a fully print-in-place technique for electronics that is gentle enough to work on delicate surfaces including paper and human skin. […]
Koneska data on clinical trials

Koneksa Publishes Data Assessing Wearable Devices for Clinical Trial Participants

Koneksa Health, a New York-based healthcare company focused on making clinical trials safer for its participants, just published a peer-reviewed manuscript showing the benefits of wearable devices for monitoring clinical-trial participants for physiological changes and assessing their responses to the medicine. Read more Oracle mHealth Platform is Revolutionizing Clinical Trials with Remote Monitoring Devices The […]
EU project Smart2Go

EU Project Smart2Go Aims to Create a New Generation of Wearables that Never Need...

Charging your smartwatch can be a headache. With a feature-packed smartwatch, you may need to recharge it every few hours. But when you’re away and don’t have your charger with you, what do you do? Now, a new project funded by the European Union has announced it is working on a solution that it calls […]
Shimmer wearable sensor algorithm

Shimmer Announces Launch of Open Source Initiative for Wearable Sensor Algorithm

Shimmer, a Dublin-based wearable technology company that produces wearable wireless sensors, which can be used in research applications, announced launch of a healthcare industry open source initiative for wearable sensor algorithms. The initiative is being co-founded by Shimmer, Dr. Vincent van Hees, author of the GGIR software and algorithms for movement sensor calibration, sensor wear […]
Stretchable Electronics Market

Report: Stretchable Electronics Market Will Grow to $500M Within a Decade

Stretchable electronics is a technology for building electronic circuits by depositing stretchable electronic devices and circuits onto stretchable substrates or embed them entirely in a stretchable material like silicones or polyurethanes. Stretchable electronics comes in many shapes and forms. Because of their elasticity and conformity, they are widely used in wearable medical devices. A new […]