Maptic: Navigation for the visually impaired

Navigation can be a potentially unsafe process for the visually impaired in new and unknown environments. And Brunel University graduate Emilios Farrington-Arnas wanted to offer the visually impaired that independence, by giving them a safer way to navigate from place to place through a wearable navigation system- Maptic. Farrington-Arnas designed this device along with many…

Wearable Glucose Sensor- No prick; no pain

With a whooping 422 million diabetic patients in this world, are pricking fingers and drawing blood the most efficient ways to constantly keep track of our blood sugar levels? Well, not anymore because researchers have developed an ultra-thin, flexible sensor that could be incorporated into contact lenses or on the backs of watches for real-time…