wearable technology

Wearable Technology: Luxexcel Celebrates 3D Printing +50,000 Lenses for Customers

Luxexcel, Dutch pioneer in 3D printed ophthalmic lenses, has achieved a major milestone in volume manufacturing, after reporting that its manufacturing platforms in the U.S. and Europe have printed over 50,000…

Wearable 3D Printed Sensors Could Keep You Safe from Sunburn

As a very pale person, the struggle against sunburn is real, and as Clarkson University researchers explain, about 1.7 million new skin cancer cases are diagnosed in the US each…

Anouk Wipprecht’s 3D Printed Proximity Dresses Are Perfect for Social Distancing

If you don’t remember the stunning and technical work from Anouk Wipprecht—the Dutch fashion design working on “rethinking fashion in the age of digitalization” by combining engineering, fashion, robotics, science,…

3D Printing Used to Design Thermoelectic Wearable Health Monitoring Devices

Millions of people rely on wearable medical technology such as hearing aids, glucose monitors, insulin pumps, and portable heart rate monitors. Some of these technologies are lifesaving, but keeping them…

MIT Researchers Work to Capture Silent Speech with Partially 3D Printed AlterEgo Device

Not all of us have the opportunity to have our inner monologue recorded on Twitter or transcribed by a 1950s style secretary, notepad in hand, pen at the ready. The…

Tremor Suppression Glove with 3D Printed Components Helps Parkinson’s Patients Exhibit Better Motor Control

Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative neurological disorder, which, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation, affects more than 10 million people in the world today. The disorder is very diverse, and no…

3D Printing Used to Create Supercapacitor Wristband for a Wearable Charge

It’s safe to say that a lot of people these days rely on their smartphones for all sorts of reasons – from communication to scheduling, and everything in between (sometimes…

Researchers Combine Carbon Nanotubes and Nanocellulose to 3D Print Conductive Microfibers

3D printing technology can only go as far as the different materials that are able to be printed…but from metal and plastic to sand and even food, I don’t think…

Keep an Ear on Your Core Temperature with 3D Printed Earables

The core temperature of the human body can reveal a number of things about a person’s health. The presence of a fever is the most obvious one, but changes in…

South Korean Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes were first produced in the early 1990s. They’re exactly what their name suggests – tubes of carbon created on the nanoscale. Although they’re small – thousands of times…

Is Your Business Ready for the Impending Digital Transformation? Many Surveyed Say No.

There are probably numerous businesses around the world that see themselves as still just getting over becoming completely computerized. No matter the system in your business, whether you are still…

3D Printed Smart Eyeglasses May Be Able to Count Your Calories for You

I just ordered a fitness tracker from Amazon the other day. It’s the first time I’ve tried one, and I’m getting it mostly for its sleep-tracking feature, but the fact…

3D and 4D Printing Will Allow Clothing and Consumer Products to Think For Us

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is widely considered the epicenter of the world’s technological innovation, and nothing is more on the forefront of the future than the MIT Media Lab. At…

3D Printed EEG Headphones Monitor Mental State and Provide Comfort

Imec, the Holst Centre and The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, along with the Industrial Design Engineering faculty of Delft University of Technology, have introduced a wireless electroencephalogram –…

Exo-Voice & Exo-Shoe: Onyx Ashanti Creates Incredibly High Tech 3D Printed ‘Footware’ & More

  The creative process is, above all, a process. Good art, just like any creation worth having, is worth waiting for. Onyx Ashanti, a native of Mississippi, is all about the…

The Worst Date You Can Imagine Just Got Fully Horrible – The 3D Printed Attack Dress

When you meet the woman wearing this dress, you won’t need to have a deep understanding of body language to know where you stand in her estimation. Dutch engineer and…

3D Printing & Wearable Technology Combine – The Two Technologies of Tomorrow

Wearable technology is the name given to clothing or accessories that incorporate digital elements, whether practical or for purely aesthetic reasons. The famous Google Glass technology is one example but…