OKW has added a new size and two stations to its BODY-CASE range of
wearable enclosures. The BODY-CASE enclosures are designed to support a wide
range of wearable applications, including tracking and
monitoring, emergency call and notification, and bio-feedback sensors for
healthcare, wellness, and sports fitness.

family of enclosures is now available in two sizes: the new M size measuring 1.96 x 1.61 x 0.65 inches and
the existing L size measuring 2.16 x 1.81 x 0.66 inches. Both sizes can
be specified either with or without a recessed top for a membrane keypad or
product label.


enclosure comprises three parts: a top section with PCB location bars; a bottom
section with four pre-molded drilling centers for use when fitting contact
pins; and a soft-touch matt sealing ring. The PCB is held securely between the
top and bottom sections after assembly with four tamperproof Torx M2 x 6-mm

highly polished top and bottom parts are molded from Traffic White UV-stable
ASA material, while the sealing ring is made up of Lava or Vermilion TPE for
enhanced ingress protection. Protection levels comply with IP65 and IP67

BODY-CASE wearable enclosures, each case is supplied with two 18-mm spring bars
for a wrist strap. Also, with an optional fastening kit, BODY-CASE can be fitted on a lanyard, clipped to a belt or pocket, fitted to
a key ring, or carried loose.

Power can be supplied by round or button cells
on the PCB or by a rechargeable battery with a copper loop for charging the
device inductively. Prices for BODY-CASE wearable enclosures start at $12.