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Drawing bioelectronics on skin

MU Engineers Develop New Method Of Allowing Patients To Draw Their Biomedical Sensors On...

Some of the most widely used wearable devices are applications for assessing and monitoring vital signs. However, they are typically complex devices and tend to be expensive and fragile. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have invented a method of using simple graphite pencils and paper to create highly functional bioelectronic devices. Read more […]
Buzz wearable wristband

Buzz: A Wearable Wristband That Allows You to Sense Sound Through Your Skin

Neosensory, a company pioneering experiences in sensory augmentation, started shipping its wearable wristband called Buzz. Buzz allows people to sense sound through their skin. Using technology conceived in neuroscientist David Eagleman’s laboratory, Buzz offers a non-invasive option for people looking to experience sound in a new way. This includes deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, musicians, app […]
EPFL artificial skin

Artificial Skin Could Enhance Sense of Touch and Provide Real-Time Haptic Feedback

Scientists at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have created a soft artificial skin that can sense touch while providing real-time haptic feedback. Because of its sophisticated self-sensing mechanism, the new skin has the potential to instantaneously adapt to a wearer’s movements. Scientists believe the new technology can be applied to numerous […]
Lily Bioceuticals Second Skin

Lily Bioceuticals Announces Wearable 24-Hour Life-Like Synthetic “Second Skin”

Everyone wants to live longer but nobody wants to look old. For decades scientists have been trying to develop a life-like cosmetic “second skin”. Now, Lily Bioceuticals, a research-based anti-aging skin care and cosmetics manufacturer announced they have finally developed a second skin that mimics the elasticity and smoothness of an unblemished youthful complexion. Read […]
Bioprinter to Heal Deep Wound

Scientists Engineer Handheld Bioprinter that Can Print Skin to Heal Deep Wounds with Patient’s...

Bioprinters are becoming enormously popular in healthcare where they can be used to print various organs of the human body. Now, researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have created another innovative bioprinter that can be used to heal wounds. The first of its kind handheld bioprinter allows bi-layered skin to be printed […]
CareWear light patches

CareWear’s Wearable Light Patches Allow Safe Application of Light Therapy on Tattooed Skin

Lately, healthcare professionals have been raising concerns over the use of light therapy on patients with tattoos. With the popularity of tattoo, especially among entertainers and athletes, health care providers frequently find themselves needing to apply light therapy over tattooed skin. However, excessive heating can occur with Class III B and IV Lasers due to […]