Implications - The world of wearable technology is evolving to include devices that attach directly onto users' skin. This new form of wearable device is not only more discrete, but often more accurate in its bodily observations. Adhesive wearables indicate how technology can transform the health industry, as well as reveal an underlying desire on the part of consumers to manage and monitor their day-to-day lives.
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Medherant, a company spun off from research efforts undertaken at the University of Warwick in the UK, is going to introduce an Ibuprofen patch that is capable of restricting the medication to the... [More]
MultiSense Memory is essentially a smart bandage that replaces the need for a stethoscope. It takes on the form of a flexible patch, quite like a traditional Band-aid, but is embedded with sensors... [More]
At the University of Illinois, Dr. John Rogers and his team are making advancements to NFC tech for health. This includes the development of a flexible NFC skin patch that can be used to collect and... [More]
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