iPhone Stealth IO heart rate monitor was 3D printed by a 15-year old

iPhone Steth IO heart rate monitor was 3D printed by a 15-year old

The case uses a diaphragm that collects low-frequency sounds, delivers them through a tube to the microphone, which the accompanying app can "hear."
OMsignal's biometric smartwear now up for pre-order

OMsignal’s biometric smartwear now up for pre-order

The collection is comprised of four smart shirts for men, including an under-shirt, a sleeveless shirt, casual T-shirt and long-sleeved shirt.
iWatch mockup

Three patents show how Apple wants to monitor activities, automate alarms and notifications using...

One of the patents envisions a smartphone responding to data sent by various sensors coming from either the iPhone or other wearable devices, or both.
Google, Novartis team-up over smart contact lens

Google, Novartis team-up over smart contact lens

The technology offers potential to transform eye care, but there's a long road ahead before we see the smart lens hitting a pharmacy near you.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be able to measure the sun’s radiation?

The Korean giant may include the sun radiation sensor in its upcoming phablet that will be able to distinct between 5 different UV index levels.
Low-cost microchip can diagnose type-1 diabetes

Low-cost microchip can diagnose type-1 diabetes

Researchers have invented a low-cost, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes that could speed up tests and enable further study of the disease.
sensors

Consumer healthcare sensor market to reach $47.40 billion by the end of 2020

Growing at a CAGR of 5.56%, the market is driven, the research firm is saying, by the rising healthcare costs, aging population and wide-spread diseases.
smart seatbelts

Spanish engineers create smart seatbelts to stop drivers from nodding off

The smart belt monitors driver's heart rate, and can issue an alert to warn him/her to pull over if they are in danger of falling asleep behind the wheel.
Eye implant sensor and a smartphone app could be used for glaucoma monitoring

Eye implant sensor and a smartphone app could be used for glaucoma monitoring

The sensor is only a few millimeters in length, and can be embedded into the synthetic lenses used to replace the natural lenses of people with cataracts.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 adds SpO2, UV sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 adds SpO2, UV sensors

Samsung's latest phablet can record user's blood oxygen saturation and sunlight UV levels, in addition to other metrics, and present them in the S Health app.