November 20 2018
Purdue student startup Predictive Wear LLC earned $4,000 for capturing first place in the Southwest Indiana Pitch Competition held in Jasper, Indiana. The new company is developing wearable technology that alerts patients and their doctors about possible medical complications.
November 15 2018
The boss wants the project completed before the holiday break, your spouse needs to work late and pick up gifts, someone needs to get the children from the after-school programs and feed them a healthy dinner.
November 06 2018
A Purdue University student has a solution for those who say that backpacks cause back pain: a massaging backpack.
“I designed the backpack massager in a way where it would hit your back in six different pressure points to stimulate blood flow and release stress in those areas,” said Pranay Parekh, a Purdue junior in the School of Industrial Engineering. “When the massagers stimulate the blood flow, it takes the weight of the bag off your shoulders and back.”
November 01 2018
Being with someone who has diabetes and needs immediate care to avoid a coma can be a frightening situation. Even worse, current products and injection kits to help in those emergencies can be complicated to use.
October 25 2018
Two Purdue-licensed technologies assisting speech and language development in children with nonverbal autism have won awards from the German Academic International Network (GAIN) and the Anna Kennedy Online Charity.