MIT’s toolkit lets everyone design their own muscle-sensing portable | Engadget

MIT has unveiled a new toolkit that allows users to design health-monitoring devices that can detect how muscles move. The University’s Laboratory of Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAIL) made the kit using ‘electric impedance tomography’ (EIT), which measures internal conductivity to determine whether muscles are activated or relaxed. The research could enable portable devices that … Read more

Amazon’s store plans allegedly include high-tech locker rooms | Engadget

If Amazon opens mini-department stores like rumors, it could include high-tech locker rooms and the retailer’s own clothing brands, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The aim is apparently to address some of the normal annoyances of clothing shopping, increase its own brand recognition and make the stores as efficient as possible. One idea … Read more