Imagine having a fitness tracker that doubles as a temporary tattoo. Or a monitoring device that doctors can paste straight onto an ailing organ. Or a watch so unobtrusive that it looks like it’s built right into your wrist. These are all long-term possibilities for electronic skin (or e-skin) — ultra-thin and ultra-stretchy material that can mimic the flexibility of human skin. New e-skin research is happening all the time, but today, researchers at the University of Tokyo are introducing a new method of turning it into an electronic display.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center will begin to use virtual reality technology from Applied VR, in hopes of easing patients’ pain with without use of drugs. Hospital executives say it will introduce VR content first in […]
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All you need is a headset and smartphone to enter a virtual world of gaming, movies, travel — and now surgery. Health care company Medical Realities is using virtual reality to transport people directly into […]