wearable technology

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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Going Beyond Google (For Now): Google Glass Hacks

Going Beyond Google (For Now): Google Glass Hacks

Google Glass can be used to accomplish a myriad of tasks ranging from obtaining information off of the web, to keeping track of time and weather, to shooting film shorts and taking pictures. While Google Glass is still in its infancy, ...

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When Defenses are Down these Clothes Hold Up

When Defenses are Down these Clothes Hold Up

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics about 91% of sexual assault victims are female and only 9% are male.   The preponderance of statistical evidence shows us that women could benefit from some form of extra protection on them ...

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Army Buys Wearable Sniper Detectors

Army Buys Wearable Sniper Detectors

The Rapid Equipping Force (REF) of the United States Army has purchased wearable sniper detector systems from QinetiQ Systems for soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Deployment of the SWATS Soldier-Wearable Acoustic Targeting Systems will begin immediately and should be ...

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Optical Textiles Monitor MRI Patients

Optical Textiles Monitor MRI Patients

Researchers at the OFSETH project have developed optical textiles to monitor MRI patients, especially those under anesthesia, during their scans. These wearable systems permit health professionals to watch patient heart rate, respiration, and other potential signs of patient distress. MRI ...

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