From easier health monitoring to better batteries–the future of wearable tech.
The chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin and is powered wirelessly by a wearable device, such as a smartwatch or patch.
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a smartphone case and app that will make it easier for patients to record and track their blood glucose readings, whether they’re at home or on the go.
In the past decade, UC San Diego engineers have 3D printed a variety of devices ranging from rocket engines, to robots, to structures inspired by the seahorse’s tail. Now, nanoengineers have added a new item to that list: a 3D printed blood vessel network.
Engineers in Michael Yip’s lab at UC San Diego are developing advanced robotic systems to help make them an integral part of the surgical team.
Engineers at UC San Diego have developed a temporary tattoo to monitor blood alcohol levels.