Archive: August 2023

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Fluidics-based system controls delivery of touch-based cues

Scientists at Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA, have developed a fabric-based wearable device that “taps” a user’s wrist with pressurised air, silently helping them…

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Neural sleeve wins awards at design event

Cionic, a bionic clothing company dedicated to improving mobility with a neural sleeve, received two awards at the 2023 International Design Excellence Awards.

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Weaving soft materials into 3D structures

Researchers at the University of Virginia have developed a manufacturing process for weaving soft materials, such as fabrics, rubbers and gels, enabling mass production in…

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Stroke patient helped to walk by high-tech trousers

A stroke survivor in the UK is learning to walk independently again owing to high-tech trousers powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

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Smart socks could transform dementia care

A sock that combines sensors with artificial intelligence could help care staff detect agitation and prevent falls in people with dementia.

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Wearables will transform health, but change brings challenges

Wearable technology presents immense opportunities to improve the way people live their lives, but a group of international researchers say the rapidly developing field also…

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