Wearable device injects antidote when it detects opioid overdoses

Although the drug naloxone can be a lifesaver in cases of opioid overdose, it has to be administered quickly. That’s where a new wearable device comes in, as it’s designed to first detect the effects of an overdose, and then deliver an injection of nal… Continue reading Wearable device injects antidote when it detects opioid overdoses

Fitness tracker algorithm catches 98% of irregular heart rhythm episodes

The first results have been revealed from a massive study testing a new algorithm designed to detect irregular heart rhythms using data from smartwatches and fitness trackers. Enrolling nearly half a million subjects, the study successfully detected un… Continue reading Fitness tracker algorithm catches 98% of irregular heart rhythm episodes

Sportsmate 5 exoskeleton helps or hinders your legs, as instructed

While there are now several powered exoskeletons designed for use by specific groups, there are few if any that are aimed at the general public. Hong Kong-based Enhanced Robotics is out to change that, with its Sportsmate 5.Continue ReadingCategory: Ro… Continue reading Sportsmate 5 exoskeleton helps or hinders your legs, as instructed

Skin-adhered sensor tracks blood glucose levels via its wearer’s sweat

Currently, most diabetics have to check their blood glucose levels by performing finger-prick blood tests, or via subdermal implanted sensors. An experimental new device, however, could someday do the job while simply adhered to the surface of the user… Continue reading Skin-adhered sensor tracks blood glucose levels via its wearer’s sweat

SenseGlove Nova brings a sense of touch to virtual reality training

Donning VR headsets for training can bring some realism to a simulated training environment, but it would be better if you could feel objects you interact with in the virtual realm. That’s precisely what the SenseGlove Nova haptic force-feedback gloves… Continue reading SenseGlove Nova brings a sense of touch to virtual reality training