wearable device

SciTech Now Episode 429

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore how a wearable device can read your brainwaves; a look at tires made from lettuce; how noise pollution disrupts wildlife ecosystems around the globe; and researchers at one university are observing how fish populations are impacted by pollution, development and erosion.

A wearable guides the visually impaired

Technology for the blind tends to rely heavily on auditory cues to convey information. Now WearWorks, a Brooklyn, New York based technology company is developing a device that communicates to the visually impaired through touch. Keith Kirkland, CEO and Co-Founder of WearWorks joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this topic.

Scitech Now Episode 423

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore the virtual world at the largest VR Entertainment center; a wearable device that guides the visually impaired; an online senior center creating a platform for socialization from the comfort of home; and a look at researchers in Texas, who are analyzing Alzheimer’s disease and the role of […]