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Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

Apr 26, 2017 Worldwide
The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May is Europe's most important event for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
Himaero reinterpret the concept of wearable technology

Himaero reinterpret the concept of wearable technology

Apr 25, 2017
From fifteen years' experience of an established boutique-sized company that has always invested in the research of innovative solutions, from its capability of grasping and anticipating market trends, in a world that is projected towards wearable technology in a conventional and conformist manner, the idea of an innovative jewel was born.
Can commercialisation of VR jump-start the haptics industry?

Can commercialisation of VR jump-start the haptics industry?

Apr 25, 2017 Worldwide
Haptics are key technologies found as an essential feature enhancing the user experience in many very familiar products today. Whether as notification provision in a vibrating smartphone, tension building in a video game controller, or input confirmation in an industrial scanner, haptics technologies have now reached billions of electronics devices.
Sensor-filled glove could help doctors

Sensor-filled glove could help doctors

Apr 24, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed new wearable sensors and robotics technology that could be used to accurately measure muscle stiffness during physical exams.
Grant for smart textiles

Grant for smart textiles

Apr 21, 2017
An engineering professor doing pioneering research in smart textiles has won a highly competitive grant from the National Science Foundation.
Wearable sweat sensor can diagnose cystic fibrosis

Wearable sweat sensor can diagnose cystic fibrosis

Apr 19, 2017 United States
A wristband-type wearable sweat sensor could transform diagnostics and drug evaluation for cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases.
Are your sensors spying on you?

Are your sensors spying on you?

Apr 17, 2017 United Kingdom
Cyber experts have revealed the ease with which malicious websites, as well as installed apps, can spy on us using just the information from the motion sensors in our mobile phones.
IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

Apr 12, 2017
IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 18 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May 2017 (www.IDTechEx.com/europe).
Touch-sensitive, elastic fibres

Touch-sensitive, elastic fibres

Apr 12, 2017 United States
Researchershave created elastic, touch-sensitive fibres that can interface with electronic devices.
Webinar Tuesday 25 April 2017 - Stretchable Electronics:

Webinar Tuesday 25 April 2017 - Stretchable Electronics:

Apr 11, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 25 April 2017 titled Stretchable Electronics: No Longer Just a Solution Looking for a Problem
First-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand

First-in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand

Apr 10, 2017 3 United States
Upper extremity amputees are one step closer to successfully picking up a cookie or an egg, thanks to a new advanced prosthetic system that is designed to restore sensation.
Flexible electronic devices with roll-to-roll overmolding technology

Flexible electronic devices with roll-to-roll overmolding technology

Apr 7, 2017 3 Finland
All smart electronics in products such as wrist-wearable computers are on a rigid board under the face of the watch. The roll-to-roll technique enables electronics to be printed on a plastic or elastomeric foil, which has various benefits such as thinness, lightness, elasticity and transparency.
Bio-sensing contact lens could someday measure bodily functions

Bio-sensing contact lens could someday measure bodily functions

Apr 6, 2017 1 United States
Scientists say the bio-sensing lenses, based on technology that led to the development of smartphones with more vivid displays, also could potentially be used to track drug use or serve as an early detection system for cancer and other serious medical conditions.