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Leaf patient monitoring

Wearable Leaf Monitoring System Promotes Early Patient Mobility and Double Adherence Rates

A study conducted in 16 nursing units of nine acute-care hospitals found the Leaf Patient Monitoring System promotes early patient mobility and can double...
Wireless sensors for premature babies

Wireless, Soft, Flexible Sensors Show Promise in Monitoring Premature Babies

For parents, it’s heartbreaking to see their prematurely born baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with wires and sensors sticking out of...
ams AS7026 health sensor

ams Announces new Sensor with Medical-Grade Cardiovascular Monitoring to be Used in Consumer Wearables

ams AG, an Austria-based manufacturer and supplier of sensors worldwide, announced the AS7026, a small optical sensor for continuous cardiovascular health monitoring which delivers...
Lumee oxygen monitor

Wearable Continuous Oxygen Monitoring Reader Prototype Launched at FLEX 2019

Integrated biosensor maker Profusa and NextFlex: America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, unveiled a skin-worn wearable with an injected hydrogel sensor for real-time...
Wearable respiration sensors

UCI Engineers Develop Wearable Respiration Sensors with Shrinky Dinks

Traditional wearable monitors that measure a person’s respiration rate cannot track the volume of air that a person inspires. However, this is a key...
Sensor measures biomarkers

Sticker-Like Thin Wearable Sensor Monitor Biomarkers without Needing External Power Source

Soft wearable sensors that intimately adhere to the human body can be successfully used continuously collect vital health data. Scientists have been creating wearable...