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April 26, 2015

Nov. 4, 2014 — Researchers have demonstrated a mobile wireless system that monitors the health of elderly people in their own homes, using miniature sensors. Besides non-invasive sensors this platform integrates ... read more

Novel Method for Making Electrical Cellulose Fibers

Sep. 30, 2014 — By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to new ... read more

Sep. 26, 2014 — Anti-odor clothing may not be living up to its promise, and a researcher is saying it could all be a matter of how the product was ... read more

Wearable Sensors to Detect Firearm Use

Sep. 3, 2014 — A new study demonstrates that wearable sensors could one day transform the correctional system by tracking gun use by community-based offenders, who account for a disproportionate share of fatal and ... read more

June 30, 2014 — The antibacterial properties of silver-coated textiles are popular in the fields of sport and medicine. Scientists have now investigated how different silver coatings behave in the washing machine, ... read more

June 23, 2014 — Researchers are using a wearable computing technology to help people learn how to read and write Braille. Those learning the skills are able to do so while concentrating on something ... read more

June 10, 2014 — Two new wearable devices have been developed that use scattered light to monitor biometrics: one tracks glucose and dehydration, and the other monitors pulse. The glucose sensor is the first wearable ... read more

Flexible Supercapacitor Raises Bar for Volumetric Energy Density; Could Be Woven Into Clothes to Power Devices

May 11, 2014 — Scientists have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small ... read more

May 5, 2014 — Nanoengineers are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function? Today's flexible electronics are already ... read more

May 1, 2014 — A wireless health-monitoring system that detects early signs of traumatic brain injury by continuously monitoring various brain and neural functions has been developed by engineers. "Wearable ... read more

Apr. 10, 2014 — Wearable computers or devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile electronic gadgets, from smart watches to smart glasses to smart pacemakers. For electronics to be worn by a user, they ... read more

Mar. 18, 2014 — Engineering researchers have developed a new, stretchable antenna that can be incorporated into wearable technologies, such as health monitoring devices. The researchers wanted to develop an antenna ... read more

Feb. 18, 2014 — Electronics that bend and stretch have been demonstrated, but similar work in optics has lagged behind. Particularly difficult to engineer have been optics that stretch, lengthening when someone ... read more

Jan. 16, 2014 — Researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or athletic applications, including new prosthetics, robotic systems and ... read more

Engineers Design Spacesuit Tools, Biomedical Sensors to Keep Astronauts Healthy

Nov. 25, 2013 — By working with a model spacesuit, a group of engineering professors and students are exploring how wearable medical sensors can be used in future space missions to keep astronauts ... read more

Nov. 20, 2013 — Though some people already seem inseparable from their smartphones, even more convenient, wearable, solar-powered electronics could be on the way soon, woven into clothing fibers or incorporated into ... read more

Nov. 5, 2013 — Fabric manufacturers are experiencing a revolution at present: if clothing previously offered protection against the cold, rain, and snow, the trend now is toward intelligent, proactive, high-tech ... read more

Terahertz Technology Fights Fashion Fraud

Aug. 8, 2013 — Scientists have demonstrated how a technique called terahertz time-domain spectroscopy could be used to help spot fakes and combat textile ... read more

Printing Silver Onto Fibers Could Pave the Way for Flexible, Wearable Electronics

July 30, 2013 — A new technique for depositing silver onto clothing fibers could open up huge opportunities in wearable ... read more

May 20, 2013 — Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat could be the latest application of microfluidic technology developed by ... read more

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