Will next-generation wearable sensors make us healthier?

There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days. "A contact lens measures your glucose level." "New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities." A "headband can ...

SatisFactory project for more attractive factories launched

Known as either "Industrial Revolution 4.0" or as "Industrial Renaissance", the need for visionary industrial approaches is widely recognized in the European Union. SatisFactory, a three-year research project funded by the ...

In Japan, happiness is... wearable sensors?

It is a problem that has defeated generations of philosophers, poets and painters, but one Japanese company thinks it has come up with a way of knowing for sure if people are happy.

Bracelet that monitors real-time health signs for the elderly

The trend of wearable devices (smart accessories) like bracelets, sunglasses and watches, is rarely focused on the elderly population. However, Mexican Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, who lives in Spain, wants these devices ...

'Belty' offers tech solution to weighty problem

Wearable tech can sometimes cut right to the chase: that's the case with "Belty," a smart belt unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show which aims to help people lose weight.

Tech enthusiasts turn up at Las Vegas gadget show

At the International CES, the largest trade show in the Americas, tech enthusiasts have met in Las Vegas to see their dreams and fantasies about the future move closer to reality.

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