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Stroke Glove Stimulates Brain and Muscles - MedPage Today

Stroke Glove Stimulates Brain and MusclesMedPage TodayIt's a medical device in the form of a glove, and the company making it wants to actively engage the brains of these patients to help re-establish the neural connections between the brain and...
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Brainwave-Controlled Exoskeleton for Stroke Patient Rehabilitation

Brainwave-Controlled Exoskeleton for Stroke Patient Rehabilitation | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston are currently developing a new  way to help stroke survivors to recover. They’re using a brain-machine interface coupled with a robotic system to improve upper-limb rehabilitation.
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Now Even Sutures Are Becoming Electronic

Now Even Sutures Are Becoming Electronic | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
John Rogers, professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and cofounder of MC10, the company commercializing his flexible electronic technology (see flashbacks below), is truly helping to take surgery into the future.
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Biometric Bracelet Lets a Medical Device Recognize its Wearer - Technology Review

Biometric Bracelet Lets a Medical Device Recognize its Wearer - Technology Review | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
A device that measures its wearer's unique electric impedance could make medical procedures more convenient.

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An Internet of You: Bringing Sensors Out of the Clinic into Our Lives | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology

An Internet of You: Bringing Sensors Out of the Clinic into Our Lives | EMDT - European Medical Device Technology | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Despite the availability of powerful sensing technology, most people are ignorant of their own health metrics. We often know more about the health of our technological products than we do about our own bodies.
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The wild world of wearable computers

The wild world of wearable computers | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes, ringing earrings and vibrating tattoos?
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Wearable Computing Taken To The Next Level With T-Shirt OS - All ...

Wearable Computing Taken To The Next Level With T-Shirt OS - All ... | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
August 2, 2012 at 23:40. With technology such as Google Glass on the horizon, it's fair to say that wearable computing is on the verge of becoming the next trend in gadgets. But where could the possibilities go beyond there?
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Energy-Generating Knee Strap Could Spell the End of Batteries | Ecouterre

Energy-Generating Knee Strap Could Spell the End of Batteries | Ecouterre | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
A group of scientists in the United Kingdom have developed a novel energy-harvesting device that attaches to the joint between the thigh and shin.
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Smart Glove Turns Prosthetic Arms into Feeling Limbs | Gadgets, Science & Technology

Smart Glove Turns Prosthetic Arms into Feeling Limbs | Gadgets, Science & Technology | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
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Fashion 2.0 | Connecting With Consumers Through Wearable Devices

Fashion 2.0 | Connecting With Consumers Through Wearable Devices | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, United States — “We see this as a world where every product we create is a smart product,” Stefan Olander, Nike's vice-president of digital sport, told BoF following a SXSW presentation centered on Nike+ ...
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Wearable device generates electricity from walking knee movements

Wearable device generates electricity from walking knee movements | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
The pizzicato knee-joint energy harvester is an experimental wearable device, that generates electricity via the bending of the wearer's knees as ...
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Eyejusters Self-Adjusting Glasses Ready for Distribution to Developing Nations

Eyejusters Self-Adjusting Glasses Ready for Distribution to Developing Nations | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
According to the World Health Organization, 670 million people go about their daily lives with uncorrected vision because they can’t get the glasses they need.
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From Biorythms to Biomimicry, The Future of Textiles is Here : SF FASHION+TECH

From Biorythms to Biomimicry, The Future of Textiles is Here : SF FASHION+TECH | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it

"Despite the allure of flashing lights, one of the most interesting aspects of wearable technology is the innovation going on at the material level. Smart textiles will transform the way we think of clothes, what they do and what they are."

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NCSU to lead federally-funded nanotechnology research

'An international research consortium led by N.C. State University has won an $18.5 million grant to develop tiny, wearable medical devices powered by human body heat and motion that will be able to monitor the wearer’s health and how their environment might be affecting it.
Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/09/06/2322041/ncsu-to-lead-federally-funded.html#storylink=cpy

 

 

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New Wireless Sensor Can “Predict the Future” for Fall-Risk Patients

New Wireless Sensor Can “Predict the Future” for Fall-Risk Patients | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
A new device from Texas Tech University is being developed to predict when a person might fall – even days in advance. It may sound like magic, but the device works by analyzing posture and gait trends and patterns, and sends an alert if there is a...
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Glove Tricorder Seeks to Bring Human Touch Back to Diagnostic Medicine

Glove Tricorder Seeks to Bring Human Touch Back to Diagnostic Medicine | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
A Singularity University startup called Med Sensation has released a prototype of a new device called the Glove Tricorder that contains sensors to assist medical personnel and may one day potentially diagnose cancer and other diseases.
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Blinklifier: Bat eyelashes, activate display

Blinklifier: Bat eyelashes, activate display | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Not getting enough attention? Blinklifier is an eye-grabbing wearable computer that lights up your winks. Read this blog post by Tim Hornyak on Crave.
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Heather's sound scarf

Heather's sound scarf | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Craft & technology for improving special needs...
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3D Printing Tech Gives Disabled Girl Custom ‘Magic Arms’ | Gadgets, Science & Technology

3D Printing Tech Gives Disabled Girl Custom ‘Magic Arms’ | Gadgets, Science & Technology | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
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EyeMusic Sensory Substitution System to Help Navigate World in Audio

EyeMusic Sensory Substitution System to Help Navigate World in Audio | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Researchers at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel have developed a new, more intuitive way for blind people to perceive and interact with objects in the environment around them.  EyeMusic is a sensory substitution device (SSD) that converts...
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One in Every Five Wearable Wireless Devices Set for Healthcare ...

One in Every Five Wearable Wireless Devices Set for Healthcare ... | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Published on: 21st Jun 2012 ュSmall footprint, low-cost, low-power, and standardized wireless connectivity embedded in wearable devices will transform the lives and activities of millions of consumers and patients over the ...
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Emerging solutions for wireless, wearable sensors and integrated power - Printed Electronics World

Emerging solutions for wireless, wearable sensors and integrated power - Printed Electronics World | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
Printed Electronics WorldEmerging solutions for wireless, wearable sensors and integrated powerPrinted Electronics WorldThe company initially focuses on developing conformal wearable sensors and monitors for health and fitness applications.
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Eulerian Video Magnification Technology Reveals Moments That Occur in the Blink of an Eye

Eulerian Video Magnification Technology Reveals Moments That Occur in the Blink of an Eye | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
MIT researchers are developing some interesting technology that could supercharge our cell phone cameras.
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New energy source for future medical implants - R & D Magazine

New energy source for future medical implants - R & D Magazine | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
R & D MagazineNew energy source for future medical implantsR & D MagazineThe researchers, led by Rahul Sarpeshkar, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, fabricated the fuel cell on a silicon chip, allowing it...
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Wearable Haptics | Lean Mean Fighting Machine

Wearable Haptics | Lean Mean Fighting Machine | shubush healthwear | Scoop.it
This year's project with Nanda Khaorapapong from Queen Mary's University is all about haptics, largely inspired by a talk I went to by Amber Case at SXSW. There's a growing interest in devices that can impart information ...
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