The world of wearables promises to radically transform how we monitor and perceive our bodies – that is the future!
As a sufferer of extreme carsickness, I’d do just about anything to make it stop… including zapping myself with electricity! This is essentially how the wearable antiemetic CinvStop device works, only the shock is entirely unnoticeable. By releasing a specific low-frequency pulse, it can adjust the vagus nerve signals traveling to or from the stomach so as to prevent transmission of nausea signals from the brain to the stomach.
Gema might appear to be a precious piece of baby jewelry, but this wearable device does so much more than just look good! It provides parents with real-time statistics and vitals related to their baby’s health. Worn on the baby’s wrist, it detects and monitors their heart rate, oxygen levels, temperature and sleep cycles. Data is transmitted wirelessly to parents via a comprehensive smartphone app.
Neck Frame is designed to absorb force inflicted on the spine and attaches to the back and neck in a way similar to elastic sports tape. Layers of the strong and flexible carbon-based material, graphene, provide rigidity that the designer claimed could enable it to "act like a structural second skin".