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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.
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.
The 2-inch-wide sensor, which tracks heart rate, respiration, and movement, is non-invasive and wearable.
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.
German research institute has come up with a PDA that measures your respiration.
Forget fitness bands. Ralph Lauren has introduced an entire fitness shirt stocked with sensors designed to monitor heart rate, stress levels, and movement.
A wearable eyepiece measures physiological responses such as pupil dilation and heartbeat to find content on the web that will interest you.
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.
Compatible with the iPhone, the new smartwatch can check phone calls and Facebook posts.
Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.