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Could wearable biosensors become part of drug rehab programs?

Could wearable biosensors become part of drug rehab programs?

Jun 24, 2016 United States
There is merit in looking at the use of wearable biosensors to detect whether opioid users stay focused on their rehabilitation programs.
Tacterion Shows Stretchable Sensors For Wearables And Smart Fabrics

Tacterion Shows Stretchable Sensors For Wearables And Smart Fabrics

Jun 23, 2016
Video interview with Tacterion at the IDTechEx Show! (27-28 April, 2016 | Berlin, Germany).
Enlightening and flexing memories

Enlightening and flexing memories

Jun 22, 2016 Germany, France, Slovenia
Researchers have shown that a carefully chosen blend of a small photoswitchable molecule and a semiconducting polymer can be used to fabricate high-performance memory devices that can be written and erased by light. Such multilevel optical memories have also been implemented on flexible substrates, paving the way to applications in wearable electronics, E-papers, and smart devices.
Ultra thin solar panels could power wearable technology revolution

Ultra thin solar panels could power wearable technology revolution

Jun 21, 2016 Korea
Scientists have made ultra-thin photovoltaics flexible enough to wrap around the average pencil. The bendy solar cells could power wearable electronics like fitness trackers and smart glasses.
Wearable sensing technology for heart failure patients

Wearable sensing technology for heart failure patients

Jun 20, 2016 United States
Scientists are working to address heart failure issues by building wearable and weighing-scale-based ballistocardiogram technology for monitoring heart failure patients at home.
Pauline Van Dongen at the IDTechEx Show! 2016 in Berlin

Pauline Van Dongen at the IDTechEx Show! 2016 in Berlin

Jun 16, 2016
Video interview with Pauline Van Dongen at the IDTechEx Show! (27-28 April, 2016 | Berlin, Germany).
New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronics

New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronics

Jun 15, 2016 United States
An ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised by an international team of nano materials researchers.
Microcontrollers and single-board computers 2016-2026

Microcontrollers and single-board computers 2016-2026

Jun 13, 2016 Worldwide
The unique new IDTechEx Research report, Microcontrollers and Single-board Computers 2016-2026, is the first to reveal the big picture developing from the close relationship between these devices. It provides newly researched forecasts leading to figures such as $300bn in 2026 for SBC alone.
Webinar Thursday 23 June - Flexible OLEDs Disrupting Display Industry

Webinar Thursday 23 June - Flexible OLEDs Disrupting Display Industry

Jun 10, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23 June 2016.
Wearable artificial kidney

Wearable artificial kidney

Jun 10, 2016 United States
With end-stage kidney failure, patients require dialysis. This effective treatment is a time-consuming process that takes hours each week while a person is tethered to a machine that cleans their blood.
Better adhesives allowing more accurate, compact medical equipment

Better adhesives allowing more accurate, compact medical equipment

Jun 9, 2016
Advancements in electronics technology are enabling medical electronic equipment designed for faster diagnosis, improved patient quality of life, and new drug-based therapies.
Hitachi Europe at the IDTechEx Show! 2016 in Berlin

Hitachi Europe at the IDTechEx Show! 2016 in Berlin

Jun 8, 2016 1
Video interview with Hitatchi Europe at the IDTechEx Show! (27-28 April, 2016 | Berlin, Germany)
A thinner, flatter lens for wearables

A thinner, flatter lens for wearables

Jun 7, 2016 United States
Researchers have demonstrated the first flat — or planar — lens that works highly efficiently within the visible spectrum of light, covering the whole range of colors from red to blue.