Wearable Devices



Surgeons placing artificial wearable organ

Artificial and Wearable Organs

While most are familiar with wearable fitness monitors, wearables in the medical field are taking off for further integrated home healthcare. New medical wearable garments file for FDA approval and patents daily, with the goal…


The Future of Wearables

The (Near) Future of Wearable Devices

After the explosive releases of everyday wearables like FitBit, Apple Watch, and Jawbone, the future of wearable technology and devices is now moving at an even more accelerated speed – to a point where wrist…




Medical Grade Textiles, biocompatible textiles

What are Medical Grade Textiles?

The use of textiles and fabrics is becoming increasingly prevalent in the development of wearable medical garments, wearable organ holsters, and even being utilized as flexible mesh for medical implants. During the development and prototyping…



Biocompatible Fabrics

Biocompatible Fabrics

Biocompatible materials are materials that are compatible “with living tissue or a living system by not being toxic, injurious, or physiologically reactive and not causing immunological rejection” (Source). Simply put, these fabrics should be able…