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Fiber Optic Jelly Fish Skirt Remix #WearableWednesday « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

July 25, 2018 AT 7:00 am Fiber Optic Jelly Fish Skirt Remix #WearableWednesday From buzzandy on Hackster.io: This is mostly a copy of Linawassong’s project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-Skirt/ Her instructions are great, so just follow them! The only confusing part was how she connected the fiber-optic bundles to the LED strip. In a nutshell, she is trying…

Snap40 Has Raised $8 Million

Snap40, a Scottish startup with the mission to protect the health of every human being, announced it has raised $8 million in seed funding. The round is led by ADV, with participation from MMC Ventures, and brings total funding to $10 million. Read more AlacrityCare and Myia Partners with VivaLNK Developer Program for Remote Patient…

Corning announces new Gorilla Glass for both smartphones and wearables « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

July 25, 2018 AT 8:00 am Corning announces new Gorilla Glass for both smartphones and wearables Via Ausdroid Dropping a phone and smashing the display is one of the worst feelings for a smartphone enthusiast. When Corning introduced the first Gorilla Glass we all thought our displays would finally be safe. Unfortunately that was not…

LifeSignals Gets FDA Clearance For ECG Patch

LifeSignals, a company that provides solutions for businesses improving health and wellbeing, announced that it received FDA clearance for its wireless LP1100 Life Signal Patch for enabling the next generation of wearable, healthcare monitoring devices. The patch is built on two solid technology foundations to provide unrivalled characteristics achieved by any other ECG patch product…

Smartwatch you can text on using only motion controls #WearableWednesday « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

July 25, 2018 AT 1:00 pm WrisText: Smartwatch you can text on using only motion controls #WearableWednesday A team at Dartmouth is working on a smartwatch that reads wrist movements for texting! Via HCI Research @ Dartmouth on YouTube: We present WrisText – a one-handed text entry technique for smartwatches using the joystick-like motion of…