Wearables

Army to Equip First Unit With Augmented Reality Headsets By Fall

Top Army officials told Congress the first unit will be equipped with the Integrated Visual Augmentation System headsets by the first quarter of fiscal year 2022.

Army Outfits Paratroopers with Wearables to Gauge Stress 

It’s all part of collaborative research leveraging military-centered, biometric data.

Treasury Bureau to Outfit Onsite Employees with Contact-Tracing Wearables

The goal is to proactively prevent COVID-19 outbreaks within its facilities.

VA Partners with AT&T to Extend its 5G Experimentation

A fresh installation was many months in the making, officials explained.

Pentagon Targets Emerging Smart Technologies to Pilot in 2021

Companies are invited to apply to present relevant products during a solutions meeting next spring.

Researchers Sent ‘Smart Fabric’ Capable of Detecting Microscopic Vibrations to Space

The acoustic fabric, which could eventually be used in spacesuits and soldier uniforms, “bridges the physical and digital domains,” officials say. 

AFWERX Looks to Buy Thousands of COVID-19-Spotting Wearable Devices

The innovation unit is interested in accessing them in as quick as 60 days.

Watch App Identifies Sounds for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People

People found the app was useful for letting them know if there was something that they should pay attention to.

Army Picks Fitbit to Develop Wearable Presymptom COVID-19 Detectors

The health and wellness wearable company plans to use the award to partner with the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research to expand testing of its internally developed algorithm.

Tech Prints Sensors Right onto Human Skin

The sensors are capable of precisely and continuously capturing temperature, humidity, blood oxygen levels, and heart performance signals.

Defense to Outfit and Steer Military Dogs with Augmented Reality Goggles

Sights are set on tapping new technology to help better protect soldiers and the canines they guide.

The Military’s Latest Wearables Can Detect Illness Two Days Before You Get Sick

Some 400 troops are testing the devices, trained on nearly a quarter million cases to detect COVID and a whole lot more.

Wearable Fitness Devices Deliver Early Warning of Possible COVID-19 Infection

Several studies are testing algorithms that assess data from wearable devices to detect COVID-19.

Federal Researchers Create 'Second Skin' to Shield Against Biological Threats

The material shields wearers from chemical and biological agents and could pave the way to smart uniforms for troops and first responders.