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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.
Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Europe's Most Important Event on Emerging Technologies

Apr 5, 2017
The IDTechEx Show! takes place on 10 & 11 May in Berlin, hosting over 200 exhibitors and over 3,000 attendees.
SID AR/VR Survey Results

SID AR/VR Survey Results

Apr 4, 2017
Perhaps no technology in recent times, has generated more interest and investment than Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). SID conducted a survey among their members on this technology and here are the results.
Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Apr 4, 2017 Europe
Printed electronics can lead to both low-cost and flexible devices. Flexible electronics is of particular interest for wearable systems, such as health and fitness trackers, while the relative low-costs of printing are attractive for functional packaging for consumer products.