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Smart Thread for Wearables

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

EPFL researchers develop a smart thread
Quoting directly: “At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) researchers have developed a smart thread [MORE]

A Wearable to Detect Pneumonia

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Jacket Detects Pneumonia in Children
This piece is about a wearable stethoscope, in the form of a sensored jacket that [MORE]

Winners of Qualcomm’s XPrize

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Final Frontier XPrize Winner
After five years of competition for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize ($2.6m), the company announced the winner—Final Frontier [MORE]

Heart Research on Mt. Kilimanjaro

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mt. Kilimanjaro
Because the oxygen deprivation at high altitude mimics that of a heart attack, device maker Royal Philips and the [MORE]

Temporary Tattoo Electrodes for Electromyography

August 30, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dry Electrode EMG
To assess muscle conditions, physiologists attach electrodes of either the wet or dry types. But neither are given [MORE]

Implantable Biosensor with Wireless Reporting

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable Biosensor with Wireless Reporting
Here is the claim: “This is the world’s first chip capable of measuring not just pH [MORE]

Automated Vital Signs Scanning for Trauma Patients in Transit

July 14, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

APPRAISE System
Internal hemorrhaging is a life-threatening risk for trauma patients, and every moment toward a correct assessment saves live. To [MORE]

Sleep Monitoring Headphones

June 30, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kokoon EEG Head Phones
A person’s blood pressure drops to its lowest point during REM sleep and without three periods of [MORE]

Jump Tracking

January 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Vert Jump Tracker
Many of Tagline’s readers are university-employed scientists and engineers.  Considering the revenue generation of university athletics, could become [MORE]

Vital Signs Monitoring at 2-Minute Intervals

October 28, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sensiuvitals
Satirist Dorothy Parker once said she pressed the hospital’s nurse call button whenever she wanted to be alone for an [MORE]

G. I. Tract Acoustical Monitoring after Surgery

October 21, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Acoustical GI Biosensor
Gastrointestinal tract sounds may be a new vital sign.  Rumbling in the intestines may indicate post-operative ileus, irritable [MORE]

Vital Signs Tracking via Earbuds to Smartphone

October 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Earbuds Capture Heart Rate
By putting an infrared optical emitter, photodetector and accelerometer into an earbud, a Raleigh, NC company, Valencell, [MORE]

Heart-Rate Sensors Built into Car Seats

September 30, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Rate Sensing Car Seat
To wearable, implantable and ingestible sensors, add another, seatable sensors.  Researchers at the Nottingham Trent University [MORE]

A Bandage that Monitors Vital Signs

September 16, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart Bandage
Researchers at the National University of Taiwan have used 3-D printing to create a housing for several sensors that [MORE]