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You Wear It... Well

By Jeff Hiserman, PT
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An Exoskeleton that Leads a Double Life: Part One
Japet CEO and co-founder, Antoine Noel, shares the early phases of his company's development. https://en.japet.eu/ https://en.inrs.fr/news/exoskeletons-6-critical-points.html https://en.japet.eu/ressources/latest-articles/
28:44
October 03, 2022
An Electronic Tattoo? Hypertension? What's the Connection? Part Two
In this the last of two episodes, researchers working on an e tattoo blood pressure sensor share the details of their progress so far,  the potential of their sensor to help many people, and the future. https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaansel http://linkedin.com/in/kirdmitry https://kireevlab.com/
32:26
September 25, 2022
An Electronic Tattoo? Hypertension? What's the Connection? Part One
In this the first of two episodes, researchers working on an e tattoo blood pressure sensor share their journey to get the research going and the benefits of collaboration between two universities.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaansel http://linkedin.com/in/kirdmitry https://kireevlab.com/
29:33
September 18, 2022
You Can Sleep On It!
Woon Hong Yeo, PhD describes the sensor that picks up brain waves during sleep. Sweet dreams! https://twitter.com/GT_HongYeo https://www.linkedin.com/in/w-hong-yeo-8498b3169/ https://www.facebook.com/woonhong.yeo
30:50
September 11, 2022
Sensing Stress
Woon Hong Yeo, PhD describes the sensor that picks up stress levels. Listen and don't stress. https://twitter.com/GT_HongYeo https://www.linkedin.com/in/w-hong-yeo-8498b3169/ https://www.facebook.com/woonhong.yeo
25:17
September 05, 2022
Alimetry, my dear Watson. Solving gastric mystery- Part Two
Alimetry CEO, Dr. Greg O'Grady, continues the discussion about how the data was collected and the future of the company, Something to definitely digest! http://www.alimetry.com/
19:18
August 29, 2022
Alimetry, my dear Watson. Solving gastric mystery- Part One
Alimetry CEO, Dr. Greg O'Grady, shares the idea behind the device and the long road to get the device where it is today. http://www.alimetry.com/
22:24
August 21, 2022
“The Textile is the Sensor”™- Part Two
In this the last of two parts, Simon McMaster and Adam Childs of Footfalls and Heartbeats, share about the company's work in smart fabrics and the future of these textiles, as well as, the future of the company. www.footfallsandheartbeats.com Research Papers:  https://www.mdpi.com/2673-4591/15/1/10/htm# https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/22/5/1828?utm_campaign=releaseissue_sensorsutm_medium%3Demailutm_source%3Dreleaseissueutm_term%3Dtitlelink_cover https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c6d5ca08dfc8c13c2369d11/t/5fbcdfff6a371610b874aef3/1606214740897/sensors-20-06568-v2.pdf Recent Articles:  https://www.knittingindustry.com/gait-breakthrough-with-knitted-sensors/ https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2022/july/footfalls-and-heartbeats/ https://www.universitiesfornottingham.ac.uk/stories/new-zealand-to-nottingham-for-smart-fabric-entrepreneur?fbclid=IwAR0O_n5TODdANH7l1Q-dgF43pKgfOsQ-tll2kHrfftBUmoS_N4mG-jNACNI
28:14
August 15, 2022
“The Textile is the Sensor”™- Part One
Simon McMaster and Adam Childs of Footfalls and Heartbeats share about the inspiration and early years of the company. www.footfallsandheartbeats.com Research Papers:  https://www.mdpi.com/2673-4591/15/1/10/htm# https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/22/5/1828?utm_campaign=releaseissue_sensorsutm_medium%3Demailutm_source%3Dreleaseissueutm_term%3Dtitlelink_cover https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c6d5ca08dfc8c13c2369d11/t/5fbcdfff6a371610b874aef3/1606214740897/sensors-20-06568-v2.pdf Recent Articles:  https://www.knittingindustry.com/gait-breakthrough-with-knitted-sensors/ https://www.leftlion.co.uk/read/2022/july/footfalls-and-heartbeats/ https://www.universitiesfornottingham.ac.uk/stories/new-zealand-to-nottingham-for-smart-fabric-entrepreneur?fbclid=IwAR0O_n5TODdANH7l1Q-dgF43pKgfOsQ-tll2kHrfftBUmoS_N4mG-jNACNI
24:40
August 08, 2022
Foot Ulcers? Give 'em the BOOT! Part Two
Foot Defender CEO and Founder, Jason Hanft DPM, FACFAS and designer Michael DiTullo, discuss the creation of the boot and how it helps to decrease pressure on the heel so a person can heal and keep moving. https://footdefender.com https://www.instagram.com/defenderfootcare/ https://www.facebook.com/DefenderFootCare https://www.linkedin.com/company/defenderfootcare/
23:55
August 01, 2022
Foot ulcers? Give 'em the BOOT! Part One
Foot Defender CEO and Founder, Jason Hanft DPM, FACFAS and designer Michael DiTullo, share their story of how the company started it's journey- shall we say, with a single step! https://footdefender.com https://www.instagram.com/defenderfootcare/ https://www.facebook.com/DefenderFootCare https://www.linkedin.com/company/defenderfootcare/
31:40
July 24, 2022
Keeping Your Cool-Part Two
Heidi Lehmann, CEO of Kenzen, in this last segment of two parts, goes into detail about how the device works. https://kenzen.com/superior-science/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/hlehmann/
24:06
July 17, 2022
Keeping Your Cool-Part One
Heidi Lehmann, CEO of Kenzen, shares the genesis of her company and its mission in keeping workers safe from heat injuries. https://kenzen.com/superior-science/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/hlehmann/
17:38
July 10, 2022
Helping to Get Your Game On- Part Two
In the second of two parts, Honor's student, Stephen Shiao-ru Lin, shares details about the building of the Sensor Bracelet developed by his team at the University of Sydney's School of Computer Science. https://www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2022/05/02/sensor-bracelet-designed-to-give-back-control-to-hand-impaired.html https://www.sydney.edu.au/engineering/about/our-people/academic-staff/anusha-withana.html
21:46
July 03, 2022
Helping to Get Your Game On- Part One
Honor's student, Stephen Shiao-ru Lin, shares about the genesis of the Sensor Bracelet developed by his team at the University of Sydney's School of Computer Science. https://www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2022/05/02/sensor-bracelet-designed-to-give-back-control-to-hand-impaired.html https://www.sydney.edu.au/engineering/about/our-people/academic-staff/anusha-withana.html
24:19
June 29, 2022
Unhidden- Part Two
In this the second of two parts, multi award winning designer Victoria Jenkins, shares her thoughts about the fashion industry and the dire need for more fashion availability for those with disabilities. https://unhiddenclothing.com/
22:53
June 19, 2022
Unhidden- Part One
Multi award winning CEO of Unhidden, Victoria Jenkins, shares the inspiration for founding Unhidden. https://unhiddenclothing.com/
21:36
June 11, 2022
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your shirt!- Part Two
In this second of two parts, Dr. Yoel Fink, Professor of Materials Science and Joint Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT tells more specifics on their fibers that hear and what the future holds. https://dmse.mit.edu/people/yoel-fink http://mit-pbg.mit.edu/
22:11
June 05, 2022
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your shirt!- Part One
Dr. Yoel Fink, Professor of Materials Science and Joint Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT shares their current research with fibers that hear. https://dmse.mit.edu/people/yoel-fink http://mit-pbg.mit.edu/
23:18
May 29, 2022
Not Missing A Beat
Tomer Epstein, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Biobeat, shares the company genesis up to their 1st Place for the best solution in the category of “Tools That Deliver Care” at the American Telemedicine Association conference!  https://www.bio-beat.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/biobeat-ltd. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomerepstein/
38:08
May 15, 2022
What To Wear When On The Mend
Bimla Picot, Founder & CEO of Reboundwear shares the genesis of her athleisure wear company, that features post surgical wear. Reboundwear is offering a 15% discount and a FREE pair of non skid socks for our listeners! Copy and paste this link- https://www.reboundwear.com/discount/youwearitwell and at checkout the code YOUWEARITWELL should be automatically entered for you. If not then manually enter the code. Happy savings listeners! Check out Reboundwear on Face Book and Instagram @reboundwear 
29:09
May 01, 2022
It Gets Under Your Skin-Part Two
Bolarinwa Kemisola is the Founder/CEO of Nextwear and an Embedded System and Robotics Engineer. She shares her company vision, the technology in her bra, and how it can help with early detection of breast cancer. https://nextweartech.com.ng/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kemisola-bolarinwa-399694182 https://twitter.com/bolarinwakemis2?t=0kRbKoPW0UuxF_HGR5yejQ&s=09 https://www.facebook.com/pixiekbl https://www.instagram.com/bolarinwa_kemisola/
23:18
April 24, 2022
It Gets Under Your Skin-Part One
 Bolarinwa Kemisola is the Founder/CEO of Nextwear and an Embedded System and Robotics Engineer. She shares about how she decided to get into wearables and the beginnings of her company. https://nextweartech.com.ng/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kemisola-bolarinwa-399694182 https://twitter.com/bolarinwakemis2?t=0kRbKoPW0UuxF_HGR5yejQ&s=09 https://www.facebook.com/pixiekbl https://www.instagram.com/bolarinwa_kemisola/
25:06
April 17, 2022
In the Knix of Time
Funmi Lawal, Inventor/Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Clip-Knix discusses her experience that led to her founding Clip-Knix and the challenges she has faced to this point in designing adaptive wear. https://www.clip-knix.biz/ https://cancercareparcel.co.uk/main/clip-knix/
30:46
April 10, 2022
Tech Trio- Part Three
 In this the third part of three parts, we hear more about the collaboration aspects of this research team and they answer that final question with depth. This episode features three MIT PhD graduate students discussing their current research work and their answers to that final question. Listen to  Jason Hou, Ikra Iftekhar, and Aastha Shah, share their current experiences. Check out the MIT Media Labs to see the future- https://www.media.mit.edu/
24:59
April 03, 2022
Tech Trio- Part Two
In this second part of three parts, we hear more about the collaboration aspects of this research team This episode features three MIT PhD graduate students discussing their current research work and how they are mingling their geniuses together to decide what wearable technology they can create in the next few years. Listen to  Jason Hou, Ikra Iftekhar, and Aastha Shah, share their current experiences. Check out the MIT Media Labs to see the future- https://www.media.mit.edu/
30:33
April 03, 2022
Tech Trio- Part One
Ever wonder what it is like to see the genesis of a research team that is working out how to put their collective geniuses together for the next big breakthrough in wearables? Well, wonder no more! This first episode of a three part series, features three MIT PhD graduate students discussing their individual backgrounds and how they are mingling their geniuses together to decide what wearable technology they can create in the next few years. Listen to  Jason Hou, Ikra Iftekhar, and Aastha Shah, share their first experiences of meeting each other. Check out the MIT Media Labs to see the future- https://www.media.mit.edu/
27:24
March 31, 2022
The Lab that Helps You Fab
Meike Baumgarten, business developer at the InnovationLab GmbH Heidelberg, Germany, shares how the lab works to help with fabrication of wearables or their components. https://www.innovationlab.de/en/
32:55
February 04, 2022
Lingerie that Heals
Lingerie designer, Rachael McCrary, discusses her RxBra genesis and just what makes it so healing. https://www.rxbra.com https://www.instagram.com/rxbra/ https://rachaelmccrary.com
28:30
January 31, 2022
Adapting for Function- Part Two
Adaptive fashion designer, Ellen Fowles, shares her journey to adaptive clothing design working with other disciplines and her future with adative fashion design. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.10magazine.com/womenswear/sarah-mower-sarahs-list-ellen-fowles-rca-adaptive-clothing/amp/
20:17
January 15, 2022
Adapting for Function- Part One
Adaptive fashion designer, Ellen Fowles, shares the beginning of her journey to adaptive clothing design.  https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.10magazine.com/womenswear/sarah-mower-sarahs-list-ellen-fowles-rca-adaptive-clothing/amp/
22:37
January 15, 2022
Steps to Better Health
 Robert Andosca, PhD  President and CEO/CTO of INVIZA® HEALTH shares his experiences of the founding, current state, and bright future of the company. https://invizahealth.com/
29:38
December 31, 2021
A Company Using a Little to Do Much Healing- Part Two
Moshe Lebowitz, CEO, Co-Founder, UI/UX, and Marketing for Healables continues in this segment with the current state of the company and its bright future. https://www.healables.io
21:43
November 22, 2021
A Company Using a Little to Do Much Healing- Part One
Moshe Lebowitz,  CEO, Co-Founder, UI/UX, and Marketing for Healables shares the humble beginnings and robust future of his company. https://www.healables.io 
31:38
November 22, 2021
A Touching Experience- Part Two
PhD candidate, Ozgun Kilic Afsar discusses the development and inner workings of this revolutionary fabric
30:08
November 13, 2021
A Touching Experience- Part One
PhD candidate student, Ozgun Kilic Afsar shares her background surrounding her current work with several research partnerships
36:18
November 13, 2021
It's What's Inside That Counts- Part Two
Fergal Coulter, PhD shares what his future works are utilizing 3D printing.
27:44
November 13, 2021
Its What's Inside That Counts- Part One
Fergal Coulter PhD, shares his past research work on artificial muscles and his current research project.
31:28
November 13, 2021
Biosensing- Shining the Light on Blood Chemistry and Getting Hip with an Exosuit
Two research articles on potential products that have much promise to help with health improvement and health maintenance.
33:05
October 24, 2021
The Formation of Fit- Part Two
Dr. Wonsup Lee discusses how he became interested in 3D scanning for creating ergonomic wearables and his research on design methodology to make using 3D anthropometric data easier.
27:57
October 10, 2021
The Formation of Fit- Part One
Dr. Wonsup Lee shares his experiences using 3D scanning in designing ergonomics into facial and head wearables.
33:09
October 10, 2021
To the Heart of the Matter
W. Hong Yeo, Ph.D., Director of the IEN Center for Human-Centric Interfaces and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology discusses developing a wearable wireless ECG.
38:41
September 23, 2021
Putting It All Together-Exoskeleton Design
Ms. Emese Papp, doctoral student, shares her experience designing a double award winning exoskeleton.
33:41
September 16, 2021
A New Way of Thinking in Fashion Design
Dr. Minjing Lin's brief introduction to her PhD research simplifies the idea of parametric thinking in fashion design. 
21:32
September 08, 2021
Stroke Victims to Get a Hand Regaining Tone
Laura Salisbury, doctoral student at the Royal College of Art in London, award winning designer, and Director and CEO of KnitRegen Ltd, shares her journey of designing a wearable and it's associated company. https://www.rca.ac.uk/business/innovationrca/start-companies/knitregen/
32:11
September 05, 2021
Putting the Body in Design
Dr. Mingjng Lin discusses how she uses her body oriented parametric design for 3D printed fashion and textiles and how it lends itself to wearables. http://www.linmingjing.co.uk/
34:36
September 02, 2021
Carpe Potestatem!
Nuada's CEO and founder, Filipe Quinaz, talks about the company's superhero-like robotic glove.  Nuada is an international award winning company with a multidisciplinary team that is supported directly by the European Union and one of the leading hardware VC’s  in the world (SOSV).  www.nuada.pt
37:26
September 02, 2021
A Naturalistic Look at Wearables
Dr. Farzan Sasangohar shares his experience of working with his cohorts on a naturalistic study done on PTSD utilizing wearables.  This research article was reviewed in an earlier podcast.
34:11
August 29, 2021
PTSD-Getting to the Heart of the Matter
Research on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with veterans utilizing smart watches to investigate the effects of various factors on heart rate. This research was performed by Mahnoosh Sadeghi, Farzan Sasangohar , Anthony D. McDonald , and Sudeep Hegde from Texas A&M University.
22:08
August 29, 2021
Low Energy?...Sweat it! Part Two
Lu Yin's second and final part of an interview discussing he and his associates revolutionary biofuel cell development.
31:04
August 10, 2021
Low Energy?...Sweat it! Part One
Lu Yin, PhD student at the University of California, San Diego, discusses a revolutionary bio fuel cell he and his associates from the Jacobs School of Engineering have developed.
40:24
August 10, 2021
At the Sense of a Stretch
Nitin Kumar Singh, PhD student at Kyushu Institute of Technology, discusses a revolutionary sensor he and his associates have developed for use with wearables.
42:24
August 10, 2021
A Sleight of Hand
Functional Equivalent (FE) Hand model created by researchers Gregor Harih, Milos Kalc, Matjaz Vogrin, and Marion Fodor-Mühldorfer shows a high validation compared to current computer models. These findings may lead to more precise hand grasping with robotic hands. 
31:32
August 02, 2021
Beyond the Stretch of the Imagination
Research from the Department of Life Science and Systems Engineering at the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Japan, reveals a dielectric elastomer that is made into a stretch sensor to measure body joint motions and plays a role in future wearables. The researchers, Nitin Kumar Singh, Kazuto Takashima, and Tomohiro Shibata, also discuss that a basic calibration technique integrated with microelectronics, used with these type of sensors, can easily capture motion and can also be paired with a mobile application, which is capable of visualizing the recorded 3D movement in real time domain, thus having the potential to be used in wearables.
17:24
July 24, 2021
Lending a Hand
Dr. Gregor Harih, Assistant Professor in the field of Ergonomics, Mechanical Design, and Industrial Design at the University of Maribor, shares his most current research on a Functional Equivalent Hand model and how it can help with robotics.
39:24
July 22, 2021
A Design for Function
Fashion Designer Fernanda Bassetto shares her experiences as a Fashion Designer in Wearables.
42:52
July 18, 2021
Placing a Check on Fatigue and Breathing Difficulties
University studies show promise using wearables to help diagnose and monitor Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and COPD.
15:51
July 16, 2021
Looking and Feeling Good
Malou Beemer shares her insights and her mission in making wearables beautiful and functional.
31:28
July 11, 2021
An Ear for Innovation
A founder turns his hearing loss into an innovative idea.  https://www.butterflyaudio.co/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/nick-morgan-jones-22985960/
34:30
July 02, 2021
Eight plus one equals one bright future for smart clothes
A panel of fashion designers look at how tech will change fashion design and one university is weaving the way.
23:31
June 28, 2021
Research carries on softly and an old standby surprises
Soft actuators still can be elusive and cotton hits high notes.
30:38
June 25, 2021
From Humble Beginnings: A CEO Shares Her Story
Tonus Tech CEO, Marianna Recchia, shares her company's story during the start up phase.
45:40
June 16, 2021
You Bet Your Life Monitoring
Companies that have revolutionary wearables to detect life threatening situations in advance and can even guide health care personnel in proper care.
16:09
June 13, 2021
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do?
The latest in biodegradable fabrics and their use in fashion.
23:55
June 13, 2021
Where Heavy Metal Isn't King
Dr. Ashish Kapoor shares just what is king in etextile conductivity; it is NOT a metal! Listen to find out just what it is! He can be reached at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashish-kapoor-ph-d-a9400b55/
49:27
June 12, 2021
The Future of One
University of Calgary Doctoral student, Ishad Chathuranga, discusses his current research in the Human Bio Lab.
18:56
June 10, 2021
What has many eyes and watches athletes health and training?
To find out the answer to this riddle listen to this research article review from Frontiers in Physiology journal. Salud!
16:25
June 06, 2021
A company that is looking to improve your moves
Tonus Tech CTO, Dr. Dimitris Xydas, discusses the company's genesis and current soft robotic development.
38:42
June 03, 2021
From Bags to Riches
This podcast examines how a research team at MIT did what was thought to be almost impossible and how the downtrodden American sewing industry has remade itself and won a prestigious award along the way.
18:50
June 01, 2021
A New Spin on Waste
In this podcast, we look at what is new in fabric and wearables. Respin is using old waste products for new fabric and Myontec battles one of the most common maladies known to humanity.
19:05
June 01, 2021
The Fungus Among Us
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This episode looks at research on wearables with breast cancer survivors and fabric with mushrooms. 
35:05
June 01, 2021
What's New with Fabrics
In this episode two very different fabric companies offer more than meets the eye for wearables.
21:04
May 29, 2021
Is it SciFi or wearable technology?
In this episode we learn about what mechatronics is and it's role in the future of wearables. Mechatronics engineer  Ozgur Ege Aydogan (oege.aydogan@gmail.com) shares just what mechatronics is and it's use with wearables.
47:11
May 28, 2021
Stop in the Name of Healing!
In this episode we hear from the CEO and Founder of a start up company, Xkelet (xkelet.com). Jordi Tura Ciede introduces his company and their product, 3D printed immobilization braces. This is a truly revolutionary product and Jordi shares its development and growth with the listeners. 
34:59
May 27, 2021
Back To The Future
Taking a retro aspect in this episode, what were the predictions for the future of wearables 5 and even 10 years ago? Are they accurate or just outdated, like last year's fashion on the runway? Listen to find out!
23:22
May 24, 2021
Acting Upright- Wearables
wearables in spinal posture analysis:review.
27:32
April 19, 2021