Wearable Technologies Challenge Teams Announced

22 Challenge Teams have been registered for the April 23-24 Wearable Technologies Workshop.  On April 23, the teams will demonstrate proof-of-concept prototypes meeting real-world challenges posted by KBRWyle, Kimberly-Clark, NASA Johnson Space Center and Red Wing Shoes.

Challenge Team registrations will be accepted until all team slots have been assigned.

Challenge Team Assignments:

  • KBRWyle:
    • ‚ÄčNon-Invasive Real-Time Muscle Activation Measurement
      • Pratt Institute
      • University of Colorado at Boulder
      • University of Minnesota
  • Kimberly-Clark:
    • Absorbent Garment Design Improvements
      • University of Minnesota
  • NASA Johnson Space Center:
    • CO2 Alarm for Sleeping Compartments
      • University of Texas at Arlington
    • Flexible Handrail for Inflatable Structures
      • Pratt Institute
    • Informatics Tactile Display Communication Modality
      • Pratt Institute
      • University of Minnesota
    • Lightweight, Soft, and Deployable Handholds
      • Boise State University
    • Non-Invasive and Unobtrusive Blood Pressure Measurement
      • Blumio
      • SenceTech
      • Texas A&M University
    • Wearable Sensor Data Integration
      • North American University
      • University of Alaska Fairbanks (two teams)
    • Wireless Charging Solution for Wearable Devices
      • Boise State University
      • SOL Cuff Technologies
  • Red Wing Shoes
    • Actuating Internal Temperature of a Work Boot
      • Boise State University
      • University of Colorado at Boulder
      • University of Minnesota
    • Laceless Boot)
      • Pratt Institute
      • Rice University
      • University of Minnesota