Tagged: sensors

British company unveils the world’s most advanced bionic arm

It is not everyday we gizmo freaks get to see the real life counterpart to the exalted ‘Terminator-esque’ limb. However, Leeds based company prosthetic company RSLSteeper has certainly kicked up a few notches when it comes to bionic technology. According to them, their scientists have created the world’s most evolved bionic hand. And, the beneficiary of this fascinating contrivance is the 53 year old Nigel Ackland, a smelter who lost his arm in a industrial bending machine accident.

FURVER interactive corset guards personal space and readies you for self protection

FURVER interactive corset guards personal space and readies you for self protection

From the makers of mood interpreting and emotion displaying GRE: Mood Sweater comes the FURVER fo.corset, a wearable hard shell corset that interacts with the real world to keep the wearer safe. The protective fashion garment is inspired by the glowing tricks of sea anemones and the instincts of a porcupine that defend itself by raising the quills on its back and sides. Designer Kristin Neidlinger and team have embedded interactive proximity sensors laden fur with fiber optics on the nap of the neck of the corset.

Pressure-sensing insole and wristband to curb diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Diabetes is one of the most fatal deceases worldwide, claiming millions of lives each year. Problems like decreasing eyesight and diabetic peripheral neuropathy are common problems associated with diabetes that make the patient end up losing eyesight or become can amputee. There have been lenses etc made to treat patient with Glaucoma (resulting out of diabetes) or instruments to track the blood sugar levels, but SurroSense Rx is first solution to address the problem of peripheral neuropathy.