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OWEAR Soliciting Open Source Software

OWEAR Now Soliciting Open Source Software and Datasets from Wearable Sensors and Other Connected...

Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, today announced that the Open Wearables Initiative (OWEAR) is now actively soliciting open source software and datasets from wearable sensors and other connected health technologies. OWEAR is a collaboration designed to promote the effective use of high-quality, sensor-generated measures of health in clinical research […]
Companies developing medical wearables

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 […]
Smart pill monitors stomach

This Smart Pill Stays Inside Your Stomach and Monitors Digestion Up to a Month

Some gastrointestinal conditions may be better treated if the doctors knew what really goes on inside the patient’s stomach. However, placing sensors inside the stomach to monitor it isn’t practical because the stomach is full of acid and it eventually discharges anything that drops into it. A team of researchers at MIT have now designed […]
Smart pill releases insulin

New Smart Pill Releases Insulin in the Stomach, Could Replace Injections for People with...

For people living with diabetes taking insulin injections multiple times a day is an annoying experience. However, since insulin is a protein, it cannot be easily put into the form of a regular pill. A team of researchers at MIT, Harvard, and Novo Nordisk, the world leader in insulin production, have now developed a drug […]
Smart Microrobots

Smart Microrobots Swim Through Vessels and Adapt to their Surroundings

Delivering drug precisely to the target area of the body has always been a challenge. But that might soon change. One day we may be able to ingest tiny robots that deliver drugs directly to diseased tissue, thanks to research being carried out at Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and ETH Zurich in Switzerland. […]
Smart patches at the WTEU19

WTEU19: How Smart Patches and Smart Pills Are Changing Health Monitoring and Drug Delivery

The 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference will take place on February 5-6 and will once again be THE meeting point for global professionals of the entire wearable ecosystem. This year for the first time the event will be part of ISPO tradeshow located in the brand new innovation hall C6 of Messe Munich. More […]