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Nintendo sleep sensor to take aim at 'quality of life'

The company unveils a new service that would monitor a person's sleep patterns and provide feedback on improving restfulness.

By October 30, 2014

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Ralph Lauren biometric smart shirt debuts at US Open

Forget fitness bands. Ralph Lauren has introduced an entire fitness shirt stocked with sensors designed to monitor heart rate, stress levels, and movement.

By August 25, 2014

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Smart seat belt could alert dozy drivers

An EU-funded consortium is working to create sensors that would integrate with seat belts and seat covers to alert drivers when they get sleepy.

By July 24, 2014

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Wearable smart glass curates content based on your physical response

A wearable eyepiece measures physiological responses such as pupil dilation and heartbeat to find content on the web that will interest you.

By April 15, 2014

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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014

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Engineers harness power from human respiration

A plastic microbelt that vibrates when passed by low-speed airflow could lead to a new generation of microscale biomedical devices that are powered by human breath.

By October 5, 2011

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Spacesuit of the future could power gadgetry with body heat

Researchers at Kansas State are investigating how the difference in temperature between body heat and a spacesuit's cooling garment could run the suit's electronics.

By December 3, 2013

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5 Verizon innovations we really hope don't get misused

At its Innovation Center, Verizon displayed a few of the novel tech gadgets it developed in partnership with other companies. Note to evil geniuses: These devices are for the benefit of mankind.

By October 10, 2013

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Apple supplier Foxconn cooks up its own smartwatch

Compatible with the iPhone, the new smartwatch can check phone calls and Facebook posts.

By June 27, 2013

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Will this suit let you skydive from space?

Two companies have teamed up to design a special jet-powered pressure suit that will let its wearer skydive from the edge of space.

By June 11, 2013