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Weird science: Toyota looks to tag and share routes based on emotional response

A recent patent application gives us a look at the future of navigation, when we'll call up certain routes based on how we're feeling.

By May 10, 2016


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


Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.

By January 24, 2013


Tiny monitor tracks vital signs sans skin contact

The 2-inch-wide sensor, which tracks heart rate, respiration, and movement, is non-invasive and wearable.

By February 2, 2012


Mirror, mirror, show me my vital signs

A team at MIT is using widely available low-res Webcam imaging to measure the human pulse, and is now working on expanding readings to respiration and blood pressure.

By October 5, 2010


Digital assistant acts as breathing coach

German research institute has come up with a PDA that measures your respiration.

By February 26, 2008