Electronics

Earable computing is next milestone in wearable devices, says study

CSL's Systems and Networking Research Group (SyNRG) is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call "earable computing." The team believes that earphones...

This smart ring could detect fever before you feel it

Temperature data collected by wearable devices worn on the finger can be reliably used to detect the onset of fevers, a leading symptom of...

New wearable tech could track your blood pressure, heart rate, and more

A shirt that monitors your blood pressure or a pair of socks that can keep track of your cholesterol levels might be just a...

Why spending a long time on your phone isn’t bad for mental health

General smartphone usage is a poor predictor of anxiety, depression or stress say researchers, who advise caution when it comes to digital detoxes. The study...

How Microsoft and Sony’s new consoles improve game technology

Just about every seven years, game console makers—namely, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, as of the past two decades—hit the reset button on their audience...

This stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch

It’s not a stretch to say that stretchable sensors could change the way soft robots function and feel. In fact, they will be able to...

This wearable sensor could survive washing machine, cars, and hammers

Think about your favorite t-shirt, the one you have worn a hundred times, and all the abuse you've put it through. You have washed it...

This wearable electronic device is really wearable, cheap and recyclable

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing a wearable electronic device that's "really wearable"--a stretchy and fully-recyclable circuit board that's inspired by,...

Scientists recover 75,000 ‘deleted’ files from used USB drives

Highly sensitive tax returns, contracts and bank statements were among 75,000 "deleted" files recovered by cybersecurity researchers as part of an Abertay University investigation...

This pufferfish like robot could help drones fly safely

If you get too close to a pufferfish, this undersea creature will blow up like a balloon to scare you away. Now, a team of...