2016-07-19 - Chris Newmarker

Implantable biosensor tech receives $7.5M DARPA backing

The U.S. military sees value in the technology improving mission efficiency through real-time monitoring of combat soldier health status.

2016-07-19 - Nancy Crotti

Prosthetic LUKE Arm promises strength, dexterity

It’s been in the making for years, and now it’s hitting the market: the motorised prosthetic LUKE arm.

2016-07-18 - Rick Merritt

IoT gets stitched: Printed inks, conductive yarns on the way

Two companies are working to identify materials, connectors and techniques to fill in the gaps between making electronics and fabrics.

2016-07-15 - Brian Di[pert

Consumer electronics: 60 years into the future

In this article, we take a look into the future- to the overarching themes and specific technologies that will be…

2016-07-05 -

DIY guide converts imaging machines into focused ultrasound

FUS is FDA-approved to treat three medical conditions, but the needed equipment costs hundreds of thousands of dollars and is…

2016-06-16 - Nick Flaherty

Low-cost, disposable batteries use water to power biosensors

Binghamton University researchers have developed a small microbial fuel cell that uses a few drops of water to enable biosensors…

2016-06-14 - R. Colin Johnson

10-year effort leads to the ‘wearable doctor’

Researchers hope that, eventually, most any chronic malady can be similarly addressed by such sensor studded wearables powered by energy…

2016-06-09 - Peter Clarke

Contact-free sensor technology receives $5M backing

The Sensifree technology uses RF signal to sense movement in the radial artery wall to track heart rate, and in…

2016-06-08 - Analog Devices

24bit sigma-delta ADCs target energy, healthcare devices

ADI’s AD7768 series includes a power scalable modulator and digital filter on each channel to enable the synchronised, precise measurement…

2016-06-01 - Susan Nordyk

Secure LED fixtures made possible by latching connectors

The latest devices from Phoenix Contact target LED lighting and other space-critical applications, and can be easily locked and unlocked…