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South Korean Researchers Develop Smart Contact Lens for Diagnosis And Treatment Of Diabetes

In 2019, approximately 463 million adults were living with diabetes globally, and there’s no cure for the disease. People with type I diabetes are insulin-dependent, which means they must take artificial insulin daily to stay alive. In type 2 diabetes, the body still makes insulin, but the cells in the body do not respond to […]
LED Contact Lens for Diabetes diagnosis

South Korean Researchers Develop Smart LED Contact Lens to Diagnose Diabetes

A team of researchers from Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea (POSTECH) developed a technology that allows diagnosis of diabetes and treatment of diabetic retinopathy by wearing smart light-emitting diode (LED) contact lenses. Read more NovioSense Announces Phase 2 Positive Clinical Trial Results of Tear Glucose Measurement Technology The team, led by […]
Smart Belt Pro Innovation Award

Korean Digital Healthcare Company Wins CES 2020 Innovation Award for its Smart Belt

WELT, a Korean digital healthcare company, won the CES 2020 Innovation Awards for its new product, Smart Belt Pro. An updated version of a previous model, the Smart Belt Pro features the first ever fall prevention function in a belt. Other features include waist measurement, sitting time measurement, monitoring for overeating and step counting. Read […]
Posture360 Smart Posture

Posture and Tech Company Posture360 Launches Crowdfunding EOI with Birchal

Back pain is the most common cause of disability worldwide, and it’s also the number two reason for doctor visits, and most common reason for missed work. One in four kids by age 15 will be affected by back pain. Australian company Posture360 wants to change all that. The first ever integrated posture and technology […]
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Hyundai Develops Lighter Exoskeleton to Ease Burden in Overhead Work

Jobs like car mechanics require workers to lift one of both arms while lifting heavy weight, drilling, driving screws etc. These tasks may lead to a number of injuries. The injury risk greatly increases when the worker works with unstable footing, holds materials above shoulder height, twists their arms in an awkward position, frequently flexing […]
3D interconnection Technology

Scientists Develop 3D interconnection Technology for Wearable Bioelectronics of the Future

With the rising popularity of wearable devices, smartwatches are no longer the coolest wearables around. Biotech is now becoming more and more popular. Devices such as vital sign monitoring stickers, brain wave tracking pain relief goggles, and mind reading glasses are taking over the industry. Researchers in South Korea have now developed fully-transformable electrode materials […]