Wearable Technology

Transforming our body into a battery

A new, low-cost wearable device that transforms the human body into a biological battery.

Printing sensors directly on human skin

An international team of researchers developed a novel technique to produce precise, high-performing biometric sensors.

World’s first high-efficiency thermoelectric material discovered

Intrinsically self-healable, stretchable thermoelectric materials.

Wrist-mounted FingerTrak continuously tracks entire human hand in 3D

The device could be used in sign language translation, virtual reality, and more.

Wirelessly-controlled Bandage helps heal chronic wounds more effectively

This 'smart' bandage can deliver fresh medication to the wound without being removed.

This smart ring enables precise, fine-grained tracking of user’s finger

With continuous tracking, AuraRing can pick up handwriting - potentially for short responses to text messages.

A wristwatch that monitors an individual’s body chemistry in real-time

It can help improve athletic performance and identify potential health problems.

Novel pH watch invented by NUS researchers

This new pH watch tells you whether you are dehydrated, low on sugar or at risk of skin infection from your sweat pH.

Wearing a ‘Heart’ On Your Sleeve Can Reduce Stress

According to new research by the University of London, if a heartbeat-like vibration delivered onto the inside of the wrist, the person feels less stressed. In...

Google’s New Smart Contact Lens

Swiss drug maker Novartis in collaboration with Google are have developed smart contact lenses. This contact lens will help diabetes patients track their blood glucose levels and...