Editor’s choice: wearable technology

Wearable technology devices are smart electronic devices that can be physically worn by individuals in order to automatically collect, monitor, analyse and communicate personal data. Examples of wearable devices are smartwatches, wristbands, accessories, sensors embedded in garments, and even tattooed on the skin. Whilst most smart devices monitor biometric data, wearable technology has expanded into a wide array of fields, ranging from sports technology to entertainment and fashion.

This collection brings together a selection of our latest papers on wearable technology.

Sporty Woman Looking At Her Smart Watch

Wearable devices in healthcare

AI-enabled wearables

Wearable sensors and materials

Flexible electronics and wearable textiles