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Smart Shirt Could Help with Weight Loss, Fitness

Smart Shirt Could Help with Weight Loss, Fitness

Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 17, 2020
MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearables

MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearables

Researchers have reported that fabric coated with a conductive, two-dimensional material called MXene, is highly effective at blocking electromagnetic waves and potentially harmful radiation. The discovery is a key development for efforts to weave technological capabilities into clothing and accessories.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 28, 2020
Smart Suit Wirelessly Powered by a Smartphone

Smart Suit Wirelessly Powered by a Smartphone

Athletes are always on the lookout for new ways to push the limits of human performance and one needs to first pinpoint their current limits objectively if they seek to overcome them. A team of researchers has developed a smartphone-powered suit capable of providing athletes with physiological data such as their posture, running gait and body temperature while they are out on the field.
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Lessons Learned from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020

Lessons Learned from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020

This article contains key reflections of the high-level discussions that took place during the congress and is structured by theme.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 10, 2020
New Fabric Could Help Keep you Cool in the Summer

New Fabric Could Help Keep you Cool in the Summer

Researchers have developed a material that cools the wearer without using any electricity. The fabric transfers heat, allows moisture to evaporate from the skin and repels water.
External Company Press Release
Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Liquid X, an advanced manufacturer of functional metallic inks with engineering design and prototype-to-production manufacturing capabilities, announced that its proprietary, particle-free silver ink used to create e-textiles and other functional textiles has received the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 16, 2020
Smart Textiles Powered by Soft Transmission Lines

Smart Textiles Powered by Soft Transmission Lines

Researchers have developed electronic fibers that, when embedded in textiles, can collect a wealth of information about our bodies by measuring subtle and complex fabrics deformations. Their technology relies on transmission line theory and offers a host of applications, such as in health care and robotics.
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The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

This article is a summary of the latest considerations for the wearable technology industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including background on the pandemic, case studies of it's impact, and a discussion around changes to quantitative forecasts across IDTechEx's wearable portfolio as a result.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 8, 2020
Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Washable E-Textiles that Seal in Wireless Charging Electronics

Powercast Corporation and Liquid X have announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into durable, flexible, high performance and washable e-textiles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 30, 2020
Power Gloves for Space Walks

Power Gloves for Space Walks

Spacewalks are a risky business and wearing a spacesuit that protects against the vacuum outside our atmosphere is cumbersome. This glove is a mockup concept for astronauts that adds extra functions to the five fingers.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 17, 2020
MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearables

MXene Coating Could Prevent Electromagnetic Interference in Wearables

Researchers have reported that fabric coated with a conductive, two-dimensional material called MXene, is highly effective at blocking electromagnetic waves and potentially harmful radiation. The discovery is a key development for efforts to weave technological capabilities into clothing and accessories.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Lessons Learned from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020

Lessons Learned from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020

This article contains key reflections of the high-level discussions that took place during the congress and is structured by theme.
External Company Press Release
Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Liquid X, an advanced manufacturer of functional metallic inks with engineering design and prototype-to-production manufacturing capabilities, announced that its proprietary, particle-free silver ink used to create e-textiles and other functional textiles has received the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

This article is a summary of the latest considerations for the wearable technology industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including background on the pandemic, case studies of it's impact, and a discussion around changes to quantitative forecasts across IDTechEx's wearable portfolio as a result.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 30, 2020
Power Gloves for Space Walks

Power Gloves for Space Walks

Spacewalks are a risky business and wearing a spacesuit that protects against the vacuum outside our atmosphere is cumbersome. This glove is a mockup concept for astronauts that adds extra functions to the five fingers.
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