Temperature control wearable tech could help decrease energy use

Temperature Control Wearable Technology - Thermostat

A team of engineers are working on personal wearable heating and cooling patches. A team of American engineers have developed a temperature control wearable tech that can heat and cools skin with a battery-powered patched embedded in clothing. This technology has the potential to reduce energy consumption. Regulating personal body temperature can decrease energy wastage. Renkun Chen, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California, San Diego, and his team of researchers, constructed a temperature control wearable tech patch from thermoelectric alloys embedded between two layers…

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Wearable ocular technology could help those who are blind to see

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Orion is a groundbreaking medical system that uses diverse technologies to help blind individuals see again. A new wearable ocular technology called Orion has been developed by California-based Second Sight. Orion is a visual cortical prosthesis that is made up of an implant designed to communicate with a pair of smartglasses that are equipped with an affixed camera. The device was designed to provide artificial vision, with the potential to restore some form of useable vision in individuals who are completely blind. Second Sight is planning to test Orion with…

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Patent reveals new details about Facebook AR glasses

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A patent filing has provided more details about the yet to be released augmented reality glasses. Although the much anticipated Facebook AR glasses are not due to be released until sometime in the future, a few more details regarding how these glasses might function have been revealed in a new patent filing. Among these details include hints about the audio function of the new device. The wearable technology could be equipped with a “cartilage conduction audio system”. The Facebook AR glasses patent, which was filed back in January but was…

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Tech Travel: How Being Power Certain Saved a Life

I mocked my sister for giving me such a nerdy gift and as it turns out, it saved her life. They say “it’s the little things that matter the most”.  In my case, that’s an understatement.  This little thing saved my vacation and maybe even my sister’s life.  My sister and I both returned home from our recent trip, and it’s all because of a battery pack! My sister’s joke-worthy gift Last Christmas, I gave my sister a custom printed and framed canvas of her beloved St. Bernard and a…

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Samsung is working on a smartphone technology to develop a one-of-a-kind screen

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Samsung is continuing its efforts in creating an “all screen” smartphone. Samsung’s latest smartphones are the closest the company has come to providing its customers with smartphone technology that has a huge amount of screen real estate. That said, these devices – the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10 Plus – are still far from being an “all screen” smartphone. Samsung is on track to making a mobile phone display that features only a screen. The company’s Vice President of the display R&D group, Yang Byung-duk, stated in…

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