Tag Archives: Body Area Networks

Information that deserves attention, 3

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Michio Kaku on Reading Minds, Recording Dreams, and Brain Imaging Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? Cryptography Primer ASIMO and Beyond: The history of Honda’s robotics program Get your next eye exam on a smartphone How to create nanowires only […]

Your Future Smart Wristband

This article is a quick overview of the state-of-the-art academic research in wearable sensors as applied to communicating emotion and affection and is based on a talk by Rosalind Picard from MIT Labs at Radcliffe Institute (reference at the end). Although the article is brief, number of references below is significant if you are interested […]

Body Powered Sensor Systems for Health and Environment

This talk from Microsoft Research by Tom Snyder (link below) solicits partners to collaborate in the development of new body sensor platform for use in medical applications. He represent NSF Advanced Self-Powered Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) organization of Universities and industry. Their goal is to reduce size of sensors to nano-scale and to remove reliance […]