Flexible electronic sensors, worn like temporary tattoos on the skin, could be used to detect everything from blood flow to cognitive function, according to a new study published in Nature, led by John Rogers, who is also the cofounder of wearable sensor company MC10.
Bandage embedded with three electrodes to measure vital data. "The data is transmitted to a recorder device via a new technology called Skinplex, which enables the human body to send digital data files over the skin." - RochusJacob, http://cargocollective.com/rochusjacob/Body-Sensor
Electronic Sensors Can Now Be Printed Directly on the Skin
The Google Glass experiment didn’t go well, but it sure paved the way for a lot of innovation in the smart headgear area. The Emotion Headphones for Pantech Sky’s Vega mobile may just be the perfect Glass divergent. Designed to work as many different things, the Emotion headphones also house a camera, a touchscreen, and sensors for heart rate monitoring, etc.
The future of clothing. Modwells, a system of wearable sensors that collect and assess biometric data, moves past this problem. Designed by Jennifer Darmour of Electricfoxy, Modwells not only gives your doctor real-time feedback, but it also allows you to monitor your own health, manage goals, and alleviate ailments such as chronic back pain.