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Soft Skin-Like Robots You Can Put in Your Pocket

Soft Skin-Like Robots You Can Put in Your Pocket

Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 8, 2019
Over-the-skin Electrical Stimulation for Movement in Quadriplegics

Over-the-skin Electrical Stimulation for Movement in Quadriplegics

Researchers used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based electrodes to facilitate individual finger movement and grasp force regulation in quadriplegia individuals.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 5, 2019
Myant Inc. Defines the Future of E-Textiles Connections

Myant Inc. Defines the Future of E-Textiles Connections

Myant Inc., the global leader in Textile Computing and smart textiles, is a key sponsor at the IDTechEx Show 2019, where they are showcasing the next generation of wearable technologies, smart textiles, and textile computing platform.
Wearable Technology Insights
Oct 16, 2019
Wearable, washable textile devices possible with MXene-coated yarns

Wearable, washable textile devices possible with MXene-coated yarns

Producing functional fabrics that perform all the functions we want, while retaining the characteristics of fabric we're accustomed to is no easy task.\r\n\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Oct 3, 2019
Levi's and Google launch denim jackets that answer phones

Levi's and Google launch denim jackets that answer phones

Levi's and Google are launching new denim jackets that can answer phone calls and control your music. As with the original version of the Jacquard-equipped Levi' Trucker, this new version features an ever-expanding range of digital technology, accessible via gestures on the cuff that are conducted through an electronic cuff tag smaller than a stick of gum.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 26, 2019
A battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

A battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

Researchers have used stretchable materials to develop a battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted. For applications in bendable electronic devices, this is precisely the kind of battery they need.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 21, 2019
Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?

Nylon as a building block for transparent electronic devices?

As the microelectronic industry is now shifting toward wearable electronic gadgets and electronic textiles, the comprising electronic materials, such as ferroelectrics, should be integrated with our clothes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 13, 2019
Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music - while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that's going around.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 24, 2019
Black plastics could create renewable energy

Black plastics could create renewable energy

Research has found how plastics commonly found in food packaging can be recycled to create new materials like wires for electricity - and could help to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the future.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 16, 2019
Design considerations for electronic textiles

Design considerations for electronic textiles

Commercial efforts around electronic textiles have been prominent for at least 25 years, starting with early patents and then early products throughout the 1990s. IDTechEx's latest research report in the area "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players", looks at how e-textile products have changed over time, both in terms of the hardware and the more general business model.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 8, 2019
Over-the-skin Electrical Stimulation for Movement in Quadriplegics

Over-the-skin Electrical Stimulation for Movement in Quadriplegics

Researchers used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based electrodes to facilitate individual finger movement and grasp force regulation in quadriplegia individuals.
Wearable Technology Insights
Oct 16, 2019
Wearable, washable textile devices possible with MXene-coated yarns

Wearable, washable textile devices possible with MXene-coated yarns

Producing functional fabrics that perform all the functions we want, while retaining the characteristics of fabric we're accustomed to is no easy task.\r\n\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 26, 2019
A battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

A battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

Researchers have used stretchable materials to develop a battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted. For applications in bendable electronic devices, this is precisely the kind of battery they need.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 13, 2019
Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

Clothing lets users turn on electronics while turning away bacteria

A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music - while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that's going around.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 16, 2019
Design considerations for electronic textiles

Design considerations for electronic textiles

Commercial efforts around electronic textiles have been prominent for at least 25 years, starting with early patents and then early products throughout the 1990s. IDTechEx's latest research report in the area "E-Textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players", looks at how e-textile products have changed over time, both in terms of the hardware and the more general business model.
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