BIONIC LEAF

The Bionic Leaf is a system that uses solar energy to split water molecules and hydrogen-eating bacteria to produce liquid fuels. It is made of a thin sheet of semiconducting silicone with different catalytic materials bonded to its two sides. A layer of bacteria with a cobalt-based catalyst is bonded to the silicon, which splits water into oxygen and hydrogen. The bionic leaf’s artificial photosynthesis is two times better than natural photosynthesis. The device uses solar…

BIONIC NOSE

Your nose is a super sniffing machine which is able to tell the difference between 4000 to 10,000 different odors. Your nose has about one-hundred million receptors that can bind to a particular odor molecule and transmit signals to your brain and your brain tells you what you have smelt. The electronic nose is a…

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…

HeartGuide – Omron Releases First Ever Blood Pressure watch

“Imagine a world without heart attacks or strokes. No, it’s not a dream. It’s our goal. Zero heart attacks. Zero strokes. That’s Generation Zero. It’s a generation not defined by its age but by its desire to live healthier and longer. It’s a new way forward,” says Omron.   According to the World Health Statistics…

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…

Visa’s Wearable payment stickers

Visa is always looking for different ways to make payments. In 2016 they started the Visa Payment Ring .Now Visa is working on payments stickers which you can place on your hand or other exposed skin. You can control this sticker via a mobile app.You can activate or deactivate it using your phone. Making payments…

My.Flow Smart Tampon

Smart Tampon is a first of its kind diagnostic tool for determining everything from fertility to conditions such as endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and even cancer. Women loose a lot of blood during menstruation and the Smart Tampon is an effective way to put all that blood to good use. Most of these diagnostic tests…

Anti AI AI: A different kind of hearable

The dystopian era is just getting started. By the end of 2017 we’ll be feeding on  content synthesized to mimic real people , leaving us in a sea of disinformation powered by AI and machine learning. The media, giant tech corporations and citizens already struggle to discern fact from fiction. And as this technology is democratized…

Smart Bionic Limb

There are millions of people in this world who walk with the help of crutches, use wheelchairs or may use artificial limbs in order to complete their livelihood. Many research organizations  are in a rat race trying to figure out on how to make the life of these people less miserable and help them by providing…

World’s First Pain Relief Wearable Is Here

Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting more than three months, and it can interfere with your daily activities, impact your mood, and prevent you from sleeping soundly. Living with chronic pain can be devastating. Even getting out of bed in the morning can be difficult. Pain affects all aspects of your life – your…

Conceiving Made Easy With This Ovulation Tracker

Who could have thought that tracking your ovulation could be as easy as checking your phone for missed texts and calls. Getting pregnant can be challenging at times, for women all over the world. For  most women , tracking their menstrual cycle and figuring out which days she was the most fertile is the first…

No More Sleepless Nights With These Sleep Trackers!

We have always under estimated the importance of sleep in our hectic on the go lifestyles. It plays a vital role in general well being of the body and its performance.During sleep, our body is constantly working on maintaining a healthy brain function and physical fitness.Sleep deprivation can lead to higher risk of chronic health…

Integrating emotions with wearables

eScent is a pure example of Sense and Dispense technology. It uses context-dependent scent that can be bio-synced to a person’s emotional, mental or physical state and in a real-time manner mitigates and relieves the mental condition (stress, etc) thus preventing the risk of burn-out and sleeplessness. eScent is concerned about CONTEXT; it is an emotionally intelligent fragrance dispenser…