Editor’s Blog – In-vest-ing in a sense of security

Wearing a hi-vis jacket alone is not enough to protect personnel today. Fitting ... 

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Editor’s Blog – Lightening the load with intelligent sensors

A new generation of intelligent sensors are being integrated into sleeves and exoskeletons. ... 

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Editor’s Blog – Layered patch brings mobility to ultrasound imaging 

An ingenious patch, developed by researchers at MIT, could bring diagnostics to sports ... 

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Editor’s Blog – Technology fills the audio void

Audio technology is becoming more sophisticated – it is no longer a case ... 

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Editor’s Blog – Graphene gets close to the heart of blood pressure monitoring

Uses for graphene continue to be developed, writes Caroline Hayes. Researchers at the ... 

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Editor’s Blog – The world at your fingertips

Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have developed sensors that mimic the ... 

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Editors Blog – Armed forces explore AR for animals

Augmented reality (AR) for animals is being considered by the US Army for dogs and ... 

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Editors Blog – Data, stats and reports are the new sports essentials

Wearable devices can help athletes optimise their performance – and help armchair ... 

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Editors Blog – Listen to what your clothes are telling you

Some clothes attract compliments but imagine clothing that can detect and repair ... 

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Editors Blog – Patching up injuries

In the school playground, a plaster or bandage was a badge of honour but for adults they ... 

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Editors Blog – A look at wearable technology at CES 

Caroline Hayes looks at some of the wearable technology highlights that were ... 

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Editors Blog – Feeling our way in the metaverse

Now that Facebook has rebranded as Meta, to reflect Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitions ... 

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Editors Blog – Don’t sweat the small stuff, for health’s sake

Skin patches can take the guess work out of a medical diagnosis. Caroline Hayes doesn’t ... 

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Editors Blog – Fill your glasses and drink in sound and vision

The earliest mentions of spectacles to improve the wearer’s vision date back ... 

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Editors Blog – Tickets, please!

Instead of a wallet touching a contactless payment terminal, the future could be smartwatches, ... 

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Editors Blog – Exoskeletons – taking the strain

Exoskeletons can do more than support muscles and limbs, with the addition of ... 

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Editors Blog – Monitoring animals at work and play

Bluetooth, GPS, LoRa and NB-IoT technologies all have a part to play in wearable trackers ... 

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Editors Blog – That outfit really says something about you

Bringing a new meaning to wearing a loud shirt, fabric that is woven to create a ... 

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Editors Blog – Adding AI drives the hearing aid market

Bluetooth and artificial intelligence are being used to create a sophisticated, ... 

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Editors Blog – Wearable tech keeps fitness fans in line

For every new year’s resolution to keep fit, there is a sports injury from ... 

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Editors Blog – Taking a position on GPS tracking

Super-S technology by u-blox brings precision for accurate positioning without ... 

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Editors Blog – Firefighters’ clothing provides temperature alarms

When firefighters can’t feel the heat, they risk severe burn injuries. Imec ... 

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Editors Blog – Eyeing up the future

In this month’s blog, Caroline Hayes takes a close look at smart contact lenses. These ... 

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Editors Blog – Keep a watchful eye on wearable tech

Just as the means of timekeeping has evolved – from the sundial to the town clock ... 

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Editors Blog: A growth sector – for those with skin in the game

Smart or electronic skin is attracting a lot of attention as technology improves and applications ... 

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Editors Blog – For directions to the venue, just follow your nose

Smart glasses that provide a mini heads up display for messages and alerts could mean never ... 

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Editors Blog – Picking up the threads of body armour

Caroline Hayes looks at some research projects for bulletproof clothing for the military ... 

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Editors Blog – Graphene turns up the audio to 11

Whether listening to speech radio, light music or heavy rock, like Spinal Tap pioneered, ... 

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Editors Blog – E-textiles see material growth

E-textiles can be used in multiple sectors, not just the obvious healthcare and fitness, ... 

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Editors Blog – How troops command agility

Modern warfare can take place over large areas and military command centres are required ... 

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Editors Blog – The weartech industry shapes up for sporting success

Wearable technology for sports can do more than record than record performance stats, ... 

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Editors Blog – Adhesive patch makes light work of muscle pain

Placing a patch on a sports injury can bring more than light relief, reports Caroline Hayes

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Editors Blog – Africa: A hands-on approach to investing in tech

Enterprise and opportunity are hallmarks of the African technology sector. Caroline Hayes ... 

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Editors Blog – Holding your heart (rate) in your hands

A heart rate monitor can keep workouts on track and provide reassurance to health monitoring ... 

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Editors Blog – Finalist choice is music to our chest

One of the finalist in the UNESCO Netexplo Forum lets deaf people feel music to become ... 

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