Google Glass and Apple iWatch inspire carbon nanotube fiber batteries
Ultra-flexible battery's performance rises to meet demands of wearable electronics
Paper-thin supercapacitor has higher capacitance when twisted than any non-twisted supercapacitor
Power arm band for wearables harvests body heat
Cotton computing goes live at Cornell textiles lab
Physicists develop flexible multicell Zn-MnO2 battery for printed electronics
Flexible screens expected to inspire a host of new devices
Later this year, Hewlett-Packard researchers say, they expect to deliver to the U.S. Army a working prototype of what they're calling a "Dick Tracy wristwatch" - a lightweight, wearable device that soldiers ...
Scientists developing electronic skin
Once a topic explored exclusively in science fiction, the notion of restoring sensory feelings to humans and to machines is now approaching reality. Scientists around the world are developing artificial organs ...
The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs
The biggest gadget trade show in the Americas wrapped up on Friday in Las Vegas after swamping the city with 150,000 attendees. This year, "wearable" computing was big, along with various 3-D technologies, ...
Apple eyeing smart watch, reports say
Apple is testing a watch-like device which could perform some smartphone functions, US media reports said Monday.
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES (Update)
Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on—perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called "smart home," ...
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function
Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches that let them check phone messages.
Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices
From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets' versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These ...
Printing silver onto fibers could pave the way for flexible, wearable electronics
A new technique for depositing silver onto clothing fibres could open up huge opportunities in wearable electronics.