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Highlights from BIO International Convention 2017

Highlights from BIO International Convention 2017

Jun 26, 2017
IDTechEx attended the recent BIO International Convention 2017 which takes place annually covering all areas of life science.
New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics

New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics

Jun 26, 2017 United States
Engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy.
New 3D display takes the eye fatigue out of virtual reality

New 3D display takes the eye fatigue out of virtual reality

Jun 23, 2017 United States
Although AR and VR devices are starting to hit the market, they remain mostly a novelty because eye fatigue makes them uncomfortable to use for extended periods.
Face recognition system 'K-Eye'

Face recognition system 'K-Eye'

Jun 21, 2017 2 Korea
Artificial intelligence is one of the key emerging technologies. Global IT companies are competitively launching the newest technologies and competition is heating up more than ever.
New generation of smart prosthetics

New generation of smart prosthetics

Jun 16, 2017 Canada
Scientists are developing smart prosthetics, which allow lower limb amputees greater mobility, particularly on uneven terrain.
These stretchable sensors can be placed on knees

These stretchable sensors can be placed on knees

Jun 15, 2017
Bainisha's high performance wearable systems assist with sports training and re-education
Lab on a chip could monitor health, germs and pollutants

Lab on a chip could monitor health, germs and pollutants

Jun 14, 2017 United States
Imagine wearing a device that continuously analyzes your sweat or blood for different types of biomarkers, such as proteins that show you may have breast cancer or lung cancer.
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Movesense publicly launches software developer kit

Movesense publicly launches software developer kit

Jun 12, 2017 3 Finland
Suunto is making it easier to rapidly develop and bring to market new, more accurate motion-sensing solutions with Movesense, a sophisticated sensor and software developer kit that's now publicly available.
The Evangelists and Pragmatists in the race to augment the world

The Evangelists and Pragmatists in the race to augment the world

Jun 9, 2017
At the Augmented World Expo (AWE) 2017 last week IDTechEx analyst James Hayward began to subconsciously position each company and individual that he spoke to on a scale between two extremes, as explained in this article.
Tethered soft exosuit reduces metabolic cost of running

Tethered soft exosuit reduces metabolic cost of running

Jun 9, 2017 1 United States
Researchers have demonstrated that a tethered soft exosuit can reduce the metabolic cost of running on a treadmill by 5.4%.
Flexible organic photovoltaics for energy harvesting

Flexible organic photovoltaics for energy harvesting

Jun 8, 2017
Interview with KOLON Industries at the IDTechEx Show! Berlin 2017
Sensor could improve evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of asthma

Sensor could improve evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of asthma

Jun 8, 2017 1 United States
Scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, preventing hospitalizations and deaths.
Stretchable electronics: near term commercial success stories

Stretchable electronics: near term commercial success stories

Jun 7, 2017
In this article we highlight one stretchable electronics technologies with potential to become near-term success stories: interconnects.
Wearable technology for animals - what has your dog done today?

Wearable technology for animals - what has your dog done today?

Jun 6, 2017 Worldwide
As summer rolls in for the northern hemisphere, pet owners are no doubt looking forward to spending more time in the great outdoors with their four-legged friends. However, issues arise from being out in the open, whether it is overexertion, heat stroke, or pets running away and getting lost. Fortunately, there are several wearable devices for animals on the market today, most commonly to be worn on the pet's collar, to address these concerns.