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  • “In the near term, [it] will change how consumers interact with their electronic devices,” he says. “In the long term [it] will revolutionize medical electronics
  • “In the near term, [it] will change how consumers interact with their electronic devices,” he says. “In the long term [it] will revolutionize medical electronicstrack hydration level
  • Looks like sim card huh ! But this is only 40micrometres thick some 50-nanometres , far for flexible than the brittle, millimetre – thick silicon chips.
  • S- shape structure ( made of silicon and gallium)why skin ? Skin is the largest organ. It provides our main point of nonvisual sensory interaction with the outside world, and it is a place where people have attempted to interface electrodes and electronics for decades.
  • can be used to measure electrical activity from the brain, heart, and skeletal muscles. applied electronic skin to a throat and interfaced it with video game software, the man control the video game “Sokoban,” where a player pushes boxes around a warehouse, by simply saying “up,” “down,” “right,” and “left.” The electronic skin detects the difference in muscle movement for each word, and the software translates those differences into commands for the video game.track hydration level
  • can be used to measure electrical activity from the brain, heart, and skeletal muscles. applied electronic skin to a throat and interfaced it with video game software, the man control the video game “Sokoban,” where a player pushes boxes around a warehouse, by simply saying “up,” “down,” “right,” and “left.” The electronic skin detects the difference in muscle movement for each word, and the software translates those differences into commands for the video game.
  • This research have been going on for 15 years. Been through many difficulties like making electronics soft enough and flexible as skin yet not brittle. Some problems still exist like SWEATING , continuous shedding of skin cell.
  • I find this article interesting , but I have to read up from more sources to know more details of what it is and how it works.
  • Some researchers say Infuse may increase the risk of male sterility; Medtronic maintains that the product is safe.
  • This research have been going on for 15 years. Been through many difficulties like making electronics soft enough and flexible as skin yet not brittle. Some problems still exist like SWEATING , continuous shedding of skin cell.
  • This research have been going on for 15 years. Been through many difficulties like making electronics soft enough and flexible as skin yet not brittle. Some problems still exist like SWEATING , continuous shedding of skin cell.

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  • 1. Future of Biomedical Sciences
    Electronic Skin
    Blurring the difference between Electronics & Biological Tissues
    By: Low Zhe Bang Gavin
  • 2.
  • 3. Revolutionize
    BioMedical
    Electronic Devices
    Save Many Lives
    Potential for Further Developments
  • 4. Ultra-thin electronic platform that sticks to human body
    Electronic skin ?
  • 5. Interesting Observations
    Flexible and stretchy latticeof sensor-laden circuit
    Stick to skin“van der Waals interactions”
    Wireless
    • Flexible and stretchy latticeof sensor-laden circuit
    • 6. Stick to skin“van der Waals interactions”
    • 7. Wireless
  • Biomedical Applications
    • Monitor heart rate
    • 8. Temperature
    • 9. Sense muscle movementE.g. Throat
    • 10. Detect Brain waves
    Monitor heart rate
    Temperature
    Sense muscle movementE.g. Throat
    Detect Brain waves
  • 11. Biomedical Applications
    • Monitoring method for sleep studies
    • 12. Control prosthetics
    • 13. NO LONGER NEED for bulky equipment/wires (as accurate)
    Monitoring method for sleep studies
    Control prosthetics
    NO LONGER NEED for bulky equipment/wires (as accurate)
  • 14. Key Takeaways
    Possible for High performance electronics to mechanically mimic biological tissues yet function reliably
    Perseverance
  • 15. Personal Ratings
    8/10
  • 16. What other ways do you think this technology can be applied to, other than just biomedical ?
    Does this technology have any adverse effect on us and what steps the government is going to take before they allow this technology into the market?
    Discussion
  • 17. References / Source
    http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/320a2d46-c4bd-11e0-9c4d-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1XNl5mpke
    http://therohanaurora.com/skin-mounted-electronics-for-bio-monitoring-human-machine-interfaces/
    http://pubs.acs.org/cen/science/89/8934sci3.html
    http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110811/full/news.2011.473.html
    http://medgadget.com/2011/08/sticky-news-electronic-skin-patch-promises-simpler-monitoring.html
    http://www.aimatmelanoma.org/images/content/1/1/11283.png
    http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/breakthroughs/new-electronic-sensors-stick-to-your-skin
  • 18. THANK YOU !