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Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 21, 2022
Razer Acquires Interhaptics Revealing the Trend of Haptic Technologies

Razer Acquires Interhaptics Revealing the Trend of Haptic Technologies

Razer, one of the leading global companies providing gaming hardware, announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Go Touch VR SAS, also known as Interhaptics, a French startup founded in 2017 and specialized in haptics tools and software. What does this tell us about trends in haptics?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 20, 2022
Key Developments Reinvigorate the Insulin Pump Industry

Key Developments Reinvigorate the Insulin Pump Industry

Insulin pumps offer several prominent benefits over other insulin delivery methods, so why are insulin pumps so rarely used today, as compared to other insulin delivery methods?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 13, 2022
Digital Smell: The Sensor Opportunity Under Our Noses

Digital Smell: The Sensor Opportunity Under Our Noses

Imagine a world where we not only upload pictures of our latest recipes, beauty products, and coffees - but also share their smell. The opportunities for digital smell could be vast, but what are they, and what gas sensor technology will enable it?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 11, 2022
The Biggest Opportunities for the Future of Haptics

The Biggest Opportunities for the Future of Haptics

IDTechEx has released its latest report on haptics, projecting that the industry's annual revenue will grow to over US$5 billion by 2027 and will continue to increase through to 2033. Where should the industry be focusing to drive this growth?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 28, 2022
IDTechEx Release New In-Depth Market Report on Haptics

IDTechEx Release New In-Depth Market Report on Haptics

Haptics 2023-2033: Technologies, Markets, and Players - Current and emerging technologies (ERM motors, LRAs, piezoelectric ceramics and polymers, surface haptics, SMAs, electroactive polymers, contactless haptics and thermal haptics), markets, forecasts, and players in haptics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2022
Analyzing Meta's VR Optics Future

Analyzing Meta's VR Optics Future

Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are edging toward becoming commonplace. However, social acceptability is still some way off and the user experience is not entirely comfortable. Essential to solving these problems are the lenses that magnify and focus headsets' displays.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 14, 2022
Join the Upcoming Webinar - Next-Generation Optics for AR/VR

Join the Upcoming Webinar - Next-Generation Optics for AR/VR

Thursday 30 June 2022 - Emerging optical technologies have the potential to make realities feel more real in a compact device that may be worn all day. But what are these technologies and how will they alter the landscape of this growing industry? How will manufacturers and material suppliers need to react?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 13, 2022
Upcoming Free-to-Attend Webinar - New Opportunities for Gas Sensors

Upcoming Free-to-Attend Webinar - New Opportunities for Gas Sensors

Thursday 23 June 2022 - Mass-digitization trend is predicted to cause the gas sensor market to surpass $8 billion by 2032. The gas sensor market is a complex combination of multiple technologies and applications - and understanding where true opportunities for commercial success exist is challenging.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 9, 2022
Air Quality Monitoring: Not Just an Urban Concern?

Air Quality Monitoring: Not Just an Urban Concern?

Air quality concerns are on the rise globally, with urban pollution the dominant cause. However, radon accumulation and unpleasant aromas are often bigger problems in rural locations, creating opportunities for gas sensors that offer continuous monitoring and even odor categorization.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 30, 2022
How Extended Reality Optics Can Unlock the Metaverse

How Extended Reality Optics Can Unlock the Metaverse

In 2022, hype around extended reality (XR) devices and the metaverse is at an all-time high, but hardware hurdles continue to hold back headset development.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 19, 2022
Mass Digitization to Drive Gas Sensor Growth to $8.4 Billion

Mass Digitization to Drive Gas Sensor Growth to $8.4 Billion

Gas sensors are simultaneously an established and emerging industry, creating a complex web of technologies and applications for stakeholders to understand. Detection methods span a diverse technology landscape, ranging from semiconductor and optical to acoustic and photoionization.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 16, 2022
Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness

Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness

Smartwatches have soared in popularity in recent years, with their motion and heart rate sensors tracking the activity of millions worldwide. However, not all activity can be monitored using step counts - limiting the appeal of existing wearable technology to many gym-goers and amateur athletes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 11, 2022
Diabetes Technology Market: Continuous Glucose Monitors Drives Growth

Diabetes Technology Market: Continuous Glucose Monitors Drives Growth

By the year 2032, IDTechEx predicts the test strip industry to make up only 6.7% of the overall diabetes management device market, down from a peak of 63.4% in 2010.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 5, 2022
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Continuous Glucose Monitors

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Continuous Glucose Monitors

Thursday 28 April 2022 - A New Era for Diabetes Management. Discussions on how CGMs can drive diabetes management digital health platforms; overview on how a growing CGM industry will affect the insulin delivery industry; future targets of the diabetes management technology industry and several examples of technologies being developed to meet these targets.
Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 22, 2022
Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch

Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch

In February 2022, the White House issued an updated list of critical and emerging technologies that the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), and National Security Council (NSC) have identified as being important for US national security. Numerous technology areas have been featured, including advanced manufacturing, hypersonics, biotechnologies, and artificial intelligence. Of these, IDTechEx has highlighted which areas to watch and why exactly the White House has shortlisted them as critical technologies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 4, 2022
Top 5 Wearable Technologies to Watch in 2022

Top 5 Wearable Technologies to Watch in 2022

Wearable technology is now way beyond the watch, but IDTechEx identifies these as the ones to watch.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 27, 2022
IDTechEx Investigates the Latest Sleep Technology

IDTechEx Investigates the Latest Sleep Technology

The new year has dawned, and with it, new year resolutions. From hitting the gym to learning Japanese, January is a month where people challenge themselves. But what if the most worthwhile challenge is to spend a little longer asleep? A celebration that starts with staying up past midnight is hardly the most conducive to getting enough shut-eye - but that is exactly the resolution worth making.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 6, 2022
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on New Self-healing Materials

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on New Self-healing Materials

Thursday 13 January 2022 - New Self-healing Materials Save Lives, Money, and the Planet. The webinar explains how this is a world of many materials including a lot of silicon polymers such as geopolymers and silicones. It involves many ionomers, hydrogels, polyurethanes, ionomers, epoxies and Diels-Alder polymers but much more besides.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 13, 2021
Self-Healing Materials can now Create Billion-Dollar Businesses

Self-Healing Materials can now Create Billion-Dollar Businesses

Self-healing materials are a new megatrend. The need is massive, from saving trillions of dollars lost yearly by collapsing buildings and bridges to bionic man and woman living better and longer. In saving the planet and preserving resources, long life from self-healing beats recycling any day.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 30, 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 21, 2022
Razer Acquires Interhaptics Revealing the Trend of Haptic Technologies

Razer Acquires Interhaptics Revealing the Trend of Haptic Technologies

Razer, one of the leading global companies providing gaming hardware, announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Go Touch VR SAS, also known as Interhaptics, a French startup founded in 2017 and specialized in haptics tools and software. What does this tell us about trends in haptics?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 13, 2022
Digital Smell: The Sensor Opportunity Under Our Noses

Digital Smell: The Sensor Opportunity Under Our Noses

Imagine a world where we not only upload pictures of our latest recipes, beauty products, and coffees - but also share their smell. The opportunities for digital smell could be vast, but what are they, and what gas sensor technology will enable it?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 28, 2022
IDTechEx Release New In-Depth Market Report on Haptics

IDTechEx Release New In-Depth Market Report on Haptics

Haptics 2023-2033: Technologies, Markets, and Players - Current and emerging technologies (ERM motors, LRAs, piezoelectric ceramics and polymers, surface haptics, SMAs, electroactive polymers, contactless haptics and thermal haptics), markets, forecasts, and players in haptics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 14, 2022
Join the Upcoming Webinar - Next-Generation Optics for AR/VR

Join the Upcoming Webinar - Next-Generation Optics for AR/VR

Thursday 30 June 2022 - Emerging optical technologies have the potential to make realities feel more real in a compact device that may be worn all day. But what are these technologies and how will they alter the landscape of this growing industry? How will manufacturers and material suppliers need to react?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 9, 2022
Air Quality Monitoring: Not Just an Urban Concern?

Air Quality Monitoring: Not Just an Urban Concern?

Air quality concerns are on the rise globally, with urban pollution the dominant cause. However, radon accumulation and unpleasant aromas are often bigger problems in rural locations, creating opportunities for gas sensors that offer continuous monitoring and even odor categorization.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 19, 2022
Mass Digitization to Drive Gas Sensor Growth to $8.4 Billion

Mass Digitization to Drive Gas Sensor Growth to $8.4 Billion

Gas sensors are simultaneously an established and emerging industry, creating a complex web of technologies and applications for stakeholders to understand. Detection methods span a diverse technology landscape, ranging from semiconductor and optical to acoustic and photoionization.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 11, 2022
Diabetes Technology Market: Continuous Glucose Monitors Drives Growth

Diabetes Technology Market: Continuous Glucose Monitors Drives Growth

By the year 2032, IDTechEx predicts the test strip industry to make up only 6.7% of the overall diabetes management device market, down from a peak of 63.4% in 2010.
Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 22, 2022
Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch

Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch

In February 2022, the White House issued an updated list of critical and emerging technologies that the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), and National Security Council (NSC) have identified as being important for US national security. Numerous technology areas have been featured, including advanced manufacturing, hypersonics, biotechnologies, and artificial intelligence. Of these, IDTechEx has highlighted which areas to watch and why exactly the White House has shortlisted them as critical technologies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 27, 2022
IDTechEx Investigates the Latest Sleep Technology

IDTechEx Investigates the Latest Sleep Technology

The new year has dawned, and with it, new year resolutions. From hitting the gym to learning Japanese, January is a month where people challenge themselves. But what if the most worthwhile challenge is to spend a little longer asleep? A celebration that starts with staying up past midnight is hardly the most conducive to getting enough shut-eye - but that is exactly the resolution worth making.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 13, 2021
Self-Healing Materials can now Create Billion-Dollar Businesses

Self-Healing Materials can now Create Billion-Dollar Businesses

Self-healing materials are a new megatrend. The need is massive, from saving trillions of dollars lost yearly by collapsing buildings and bridges to bionic man and woman living better and longer. In saving the planet and preserving resources, long life from self-healing beats recycling any day.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 20, 2022
Key Developments Reinvigorate the Insulin Pump Industry

Key Developments Reinvigorate the Insulin Pump Industry

Insulin pumps offer several prominent benefits over other insulin delivery methods, so why are insulin pumps so rarely used today, as compared to other insulin delivery methods?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 11, 2022
The Biggest Opportunities for the Future of Haptics

The Biggest Opportunities for the Future of Haptics

IDTechEx has released its latest report on haptics, projecting that the industry's annual revenue will grow to over US$5 billion by 2027 and will continue to increase through to 2033. Where should the industry be focusing to drive this growth?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2022
Analyzing Meta's VR Optics Future

Analyzing Meta's VR Optics Future

Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are edging toward becoming commonplace. However, social acceptability is still some way off and the user experience is not entirely comfortable. Essential to solving these problems are the lenses that magnify and focus headsets' displays.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 13, 2022
Upcoming Free-to-Attend Webinar - New Opportunities for Gas Sensors

Upcoming Free-to-Attend Webinar - New Opportunities for Gas Sensors

Thursday 23 June 2022 - Mass-digitization trend is predicted to cause the gas sensor market to surpass $8 billion by 2032. The gas sensor market is a complex combination of multiple technologies and applications - and understanding where true opportunities for commercial success exist is challenging.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 30, 2022
How Extended Reality Optics Can Unlock the Metaverse

How Extended Reality Optics Can Unlock the Metaverse

In 2022, hype around extended reality (XR) devices and the metaverse is at an all-time high, but hardware hurdles continue to hold back headset development.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 16, 2022
Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness

Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness

Smartwatches have soared in popularity in recent years, with their motion and heart rate sensors tracking the activity of millions worldwide. However, not all activity can be monitored using step counts - limiting the appeal of existing wearable technology to many gym-goers and amateur athletes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 5, 2022
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Continuous Glucose Monitors

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Continuous Glucose Monitors

Thursday 28 April 2022 - A New Era for Diabetes Management. Discussions on how CGMs can drive diabetes management digital health platforms; overview on how a growing CGM industry will affect the insulin delivery industry; future targets of the diabetes management technology industry and several examples of technologies being developed to meet these targets.
Wearable Technology Insights
Feb 4, 2022
Top 5 Wearable Technologies to Watch in 2022

Top 5 Wearable Technologies to Watch in 2022

Wearable technology is now way beyond the watch, but IDTechEx identifies these as the ones to watch.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 6, 2022
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on New Self-healing Materials

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on New Self-healing Materials

Thursday 13 January 2022 - New Self-healing Materials Save Lives, Money, and the Planet. The webinar explains how this is a world of many materials including a lot of silicon polymers such as geopolymers and silicones. It involves many ionomers, hydrogels, polyurethanes, ionomers, epoxies and Diels-Alder polymers but much more besides.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 30, 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021

With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
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