Marine Corps Loosens Restrictions on Fitness Trackers

The United States Marine Corps is loosening restrictions on personal fitness trackers. Previously, this type of emerging technology was forbidden under blanket protection orders. Now, Marines are permitted to wear devices such as the Jawbone or Fitbit, even in areas that contain classified information.
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Golden Graphene Patch Manages Diabetes

Managing diabetes could soon be as easy and painless as wearing a band aid. Researchers at Seoul National University (SNU) have developed a wearable patch that monitors glucose levels and delivers the correct a... Read More...

Wireless Power Supply for Wearables

Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, now offers wireless power coils for wearables. Since de­vices such as fitness sensors and smart watches are... Read More...

Researchers Develop High-Performance Flexible Optical Devices

University of Delaware researchers developed a method to produce high-performance, flexible optical devices using chalcogenide glass and polymers. This new method produced the lowest optical loss ever recorded, close to an order of magnitude below other flexible optical devices.