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Sona - "connected bracelet for mind and body." Track your resonance, active time, and heart health. Heart rate sensor - calculates active time and energy burned. iOS app #HR, #HRV

"Second Skin." As the person wearing the garment becomes hot and sweaty, the material peels away to form breathable holes. From bacterial cells that expand and contract relative to atmospheric moisture. From MIT Media Lab Tangible Media Group

Firefly - wrist-worn device for type 1 diabetics to non-invasively monitor low blood sugar. Tracks physiological tremors and symptoms specific to low blood glucose levels. Will have capacity to alert the parent or caregiver. From Grey Innovation. In development #diabetes

Heart Failure Monitoring Device. "Will take leg bio- impedance measurements to detect and track changes in body fluid accumulation, which is a common precursor to heart failure' In development. From Grey Innovation.

Lumo Run - 9-axis sensor in waistband of shorts/ capris. Measures cadence, bounce (vertical oscillation), braking, pelvic rotation, ground contact time, stride length. Auditory coaching thru headphones for real-time feedback. Waterproof, machine washable. #running

Xiaomi AmazFit Fitness tracker. Zirconium Oxide shell. Designed to be worn as bracelet or pendant. (not released currently - to be release in China first)

Vitaliti. "Sensors measuring ECG, heart rate, heart rate variability, blood oxygen, respiration, core body temperature, blood pressure, movement, steps & calories. All simultaneously, logging to the cloud and a connected smartphone or tablet." Can be worn continuously for up to 3 days. From Cloud DX.

Wireless mouthguard bio sensor monitors uric acid levels in saliva continuously, in real time. "Enzyme (uricase)-modified screen printed electrode system integrated onto a mouthguard platform along with anatomically-miniaturized instrumentation electronics featuring a potentiostat, microcontroller, and a Bluetooth transceiver." From J Kim, J Wang, et al., UC San Diego health, fitness, athletes


Wearable Technology: When is it Coming to the Workplace #infographic

Wearable Technology: When is it Coming to the Workplace - infographic

Smart device translates sign language while worn on the wrist - measures inertia (accelerometer, gyroscope) and muscle electrical activity (EMG) to interpret hand gestures. Prototype from R. Jafari, Texas A&M [ American Sign Language, ASL, deaf ]

Moodmetric "smart jewelry for emotional intelligence and wellbeing. The design ring measures skin conductance to track your emotional levels and connects with your iPhone."

Dot: Braille smart watch. e-Braille reader, watch, alarm, notice. Visually impaired can read texts, tweets, books - anywhere, any time.

Incertitudes : sound activated clothing, by ying gao. "Through the motion of the pins, the garments engage the spectator on a conversational level, which is filled with misunderstanding(s) and uncertainty.

Smart Collar Tags - Cow health monitoring, reproducrtion and nutrition management. From SCR Dairy

AfiTag Pedometer - monitors cow behavior patterns, activity, rest time and restlessness

FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for #diabetes. Disposable sensor worn on back of upper arm for up to 14 days. "Measures glucose every minute in interstitial fluid through a small filament that is inserted just under the skin and held in place with a small adhesive pad." Scan provides current reading, 8-hr history, trends. No finger prick needed. Approved in several European countries (currently not in U.S.). From Abbott

Emvio - uses heart rate variability to calculate #stress level. LEDs glow green, yellow, or red depending on stress level. Accelerometer to measure steps, distance, calories burned.

Seizure alert system - device (in development) will contain array of noninvasive physiological sensors to measure heart rate, respiration, and body orientation. "The detection of seizures is based on physiological effects due to elevated activity of the autonomic nervous system during seizures." From RTI #epilepsy

Moodmetric Ring - "Measures the autonomous nervous system signals that can be used to understand emotional reactions and improve quality of life." Measures skin electrodermal activity (EDA), generated by sweat glands.

TempTraq. Thin, flexible patch to track child's temperature for up to 24 hrs of continuous monitoring. Temp sent to smartphone, receive notification if "alert" temp is reached.