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Wearables

Wearables are smart electronic devices worn by people to detect, analyze, and transmit body signals and immediately provide biofeedback to the wearer. This section will explore their technologies and various applications as navigation systems, advanced textiles, and healthcare.

Wearable assistive robots

Wearable assistive robots – Current challenges

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Wearable assistive robots have the potential to provide users with new platforms and methods for assistance, care, and rehabilitation. With the help of this...
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Common privacy and security vulnerabilities in wearable devices

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Wearables are intelligent gadgets that can be worn on the human body in different forms, such as watches, glasses, wristbands, and even jewelry, to...
Exoskeleton

Exoskeletons for workers: Interview with German Bionic’s Marius Kiss

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The benefits of industrial exoskeletons are two-fold. Not only can they reduce worker incidents related to musculoskeletal injuries, but they can support the supply...
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Popular types of wearable devices in the market

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With the increasing prevalence of the growing population, aging and chronic diseases continuously rising healthcare costs, the integration of wearable devices in health services...
Smart textiles

Smart textiles: Types of smart fabrics sensors

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Textiles are the new integrated circuits for the smart wearable. Today, technology can provide textiles the ability to sense their surroundings and help the...
plant-health

Wearable sensors for Plant Health Monitoring

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Plants are necessary for the survival of all living organisms on the planet. They provide 98 percent of the oxygen we breathe and 80...
battery

Alternative energy solutions for wearable sensors

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Over the years, wearable sensors gained considerable attention due to offering constant and real-time physiological information about the human body. They dynamically and noninvasively...
exoskeletons

Active vs. passive exoskeletons explained

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The proper functioning of the limbs in our human body plays a fundamental role in health. Significant motor difficulties appear when these limbs are...
exoskeleton

Development of exoskeleton – The past and present

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Once a science fiction, exoskeleton has today become a part of the commercialized product family. It is a technology that extends, complements, substitutes, enhances...
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Vulnerabilities and privacy concerns of wearable technology

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Security and privacy are the most significant and serious aspects of the adoption of wearable technology today. For instance, exploitable security flaws in mobile...