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Wearable Technology in Healthcare

When we talk about Wearable Technology we usually think about the new hot items of activity tracking bracelets and shirts, smart watches or gorgeous looking, illuminated and animated garments. These Wearables getting almost all of the public attention. Only when we dig a little deeper into Wearable Technology we find another, to my opinion highly…

Realtime update on your cellphone from your baby’s Exmobaby pajama

Over the past years we have seen quite some wearable technology concepts and products around babies, ranging from music radiating maternity wear for the unborn, allowing unborn babies to tweet their first movements or baby clothing that changes color when baby’s temperature rises. The latest high-tech baby wear takes the ‘always connected’ term of your…

Sensible, wearable electronic underpants

We have highlighted many times before the usefulness of wearable technologies in the field of medical care, to improve the living quality of those who need assistance and for the improved service quality of those who take care. Australian based Simavita came up with a solution primarily for the aging population with increased risk of…

Bellysonic – the iPod for unborn Babies

If you wonder what I am talking about today – keep on reading. Bellysonic┬« is a soft speaker device that enables ‘soon to be moms’ to share their music with the baby in the womb. The Bellysonic is the perfect way for an expectant mom to participate in their baby’s sensory development, and to enrich…

Vital Jacket – the future of Heart Monitoring

The Vital Jacket┬« is an intelligent wearable garment that is able to continuously monitor electrocardiogram (ECG) wave and Heart Rate as used in medical environment, high performance sports and fitness. The company behind this futuristic Jacket/Shirt is Biodevices, S.A., a spin-off from IEETA (Institute of Electronics and Telematics Engineering of Aveiro / University of Aveiro,…

Wearable Electronic in health care – the HeartCycle project

The most visible use of Wearable Electronic technologies is in consumer products like clothing and bags. The value here is convenience, adding individuality or giving interactive decoration options. But the potential of Wearable Electronic technologies go far beyond the fashion market. Take for example the health care and medical sector. Nobody likes to get sick…