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Flexible Nanosensors Adhere to Skin To Measure Vital Signs

2015 26 Feb

Flexible nanosensors which can adhere to biological surfaces such as human skin will improve the use of wearable devices that measure breath, heart pressure and temperature. The low-cost technology developed by researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) Institute of Optoelectronics Systems and Microtechnology (ISOM) uses standard polycarbonate... Read more

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Smart Clothes That Monitor, Transmit Biomedical Info

2014 08 Dec

Researchers in Canada have developed smart textiles that can monitor and transmit wearers' biomedical information via wireless or cellular networks. Multiple layers of polymers, copper, glass and silver were superimposed to create the smart fabric, according to researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Science and Engineering and Centre for Optics,... Read more