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Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Liquid X Receives OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Certification for Textiles

Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2020
Wearable-tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

Wearable-tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time though a smartphone app.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 1, 2020
Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx

Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx

Last week, Apple announced the latest features that will be added to the Apple Watch in watchOS 7. Amongst the range of updates were a series of new health app features, including new "mobility metrics" such as low-range cardio fitness, walking speed, stair-descent speed, stair-ascent speed, six-minute walk distance, double support time, step length, and asymmetry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 30, 2020
Conductive Inks: Finding the Right Segment in a Diverse $2.3B Market

Conductive Inks: Finding the Right Segment in a Diverse $2.3B Market

The conductive ink market is diverse. This is shown in the schematic below, showing the commercialization status of diverse spectrum applications. This diversity is both a blessing and a curse.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 29, 2020
Graphene Smart Textiles Developed for Heat Adaptive Clothing

Graphene Smart Textiles Developed for Heat Adaptive Clothing

New research on the two-dimensional material graphene has allowed researchers to create smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 26, 2020
Aura, Potential COVID-19 Early Detection System

Aura, Potential COVID-19 Early Detection System

Empatica has joined forces with BARDA to validate and release a proprietary COVID-19 early detection algorithm using their wearable technology.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 25, 2020
Wearable Patch a New Treatment Option for Skin Cancer

Wearable Patch a New Treatment Option for Skin Cancer

Conventional melanoma therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, suffer from the toxicity and side effects of repeated treatments due to the aggressive and recurrent nature of melanoma cells.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Growth Opportunities Against the Backdrop of Covid-19

Growth Opportunities Against the Backdrop of Covid-19

Opportunities for Printed & Flexible Electronics, a virtual interactive event hosted by IDTechEx featuring Coca-Cola, Electrolux, Swarovski, Roartis, Ynvisible and Neotech. This conference was originally broadcast May 27th 2020.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2020
Partnership for the Clinical Validation of Textile Computing Solutions

Partnership for the Clinical Validation of Textile Computing Solutions

Myant Inc and KITE Research Institute have announced a multiyear co-development partnership that leverages the Myant Platform, the company's core textile computing technology (commercially known as Skiin), as well as research from KITE and UHN to develop and clinically validate an array of digital diagnostics and digital therapies backed by the Myant Platform.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 23, 2020
Flexible and Recyclable Optoelectronics Move a Step Closer

Flexible and Recyclable Optoelectronics Move a Step Closer

Australian researchers have demonstrated the strong potential for a new type of flexible, recyclable electrodes to be used in creating cheaper solar cells, touchscreens, wearable 'e-skins' and next-generation responsive windows.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AWE Digital 2020: A deeper dive into the talks

AWE Digital 2020: A deeper dive into the talks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AWE 2020 event in California was held digitally instead of in-person. The event was held between 26th-29th of May 2020, and was attended by IDTechEx Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AgeTech: Digital Disruption in Elder Care

AgeTech: Digital Disruption in Elder Care

Medical alert systems, fall detection, remote patient monitoring, medical adherence and more...
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AWE 2020 - A digital Event

AWE 2020 - A digital Event

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AWE 2020 event in California was held digitally instead of in-person. The event was held between 26th-29th of May 2020, and was attended by IDTechEx Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 22, 2020
New Supercapacitor Opens Door to Better Wearable Electronics

New Supercapacitor Opens Door to Better Wearable Electronics

Researchers have designed a high-performance, low-cost, environmentally friendly, and stretchable supercapacitor that can potentially be used in wearable electronics.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
What Happened to Magic Leap?

What Happened to Magic Leap?

Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 17, 2020
Biogel for Soft Electronics Developed

Biogel for Soft Electronics Developed

Researchers introduce an elastic material made out of a non-polluting mix of gelatin and other edible ingredients. What is so special about the new bio-gel? It is elastic, flexible and easy to bend as well as sufficiently stable, allowing it to be combined with electronic components. This discovery forges new paths in the development of soft robotics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 16, 2020
Updating the e-Textiles Mantra: An Analyst's Commentary

Updating the e-Textiles Mantra: An Analyst's Commentary

A recent article by IDTechEx Principal Analyst, James Hayward, written on the need to update e-textiles' traditional mantra which implies that "technology + comfort = success".
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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 15, 2020
Will Augmented Reality Become the Next Leader for Sports Metrics?

Will Augmented Reality Become the Next Leader for Sports Metrics?

By 2030, $20Bn of the AR/VR market are expected to be standalone-AR devices. As a result, will augmented reality become the next leader for sports metrics?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 15, 2020
Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research

Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research

2019 saw the largest single year growth rate for wearable technology product revenue since 2015
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2020
Wearable-tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

Wearable-tech Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech in Real Time

Bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language into English speech in real time though a smartphone app.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 30, 2020
Conductive Inks: Finding the Right Segment in a Diverse $2.3B Market

Conductive Inks: Finding the Right Segment in a Diverse $2.3B Market

The conductive ink market is diverse. This is shown in the schematic below, showing the commercialization status of diverse spectrum applications. This diversity is both a blessing and a curse.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 26, 2020
Aura, Potential COVID-19 Early Detection System

Aura, Potential COVID-19 Early Detection System

Empatica has joined forces with BARDA to validate and release a proprietary COVID-19 early detection algorithm using their wearable technology.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Growth Opportunities Against the Backdrop of Covid-19

Growth Opportunities Against the Backdrop of Covid-19

Opportunities for Printed & Flexible Electronics, a virtual interactive event hosted by IDTechEx featuring Coca-Cola, Electrolux, Swarovski, Roartis, Ynvisible and Neotech. This conference was originally broadcast May 27th 2020.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 23, 2020
Flexible and Recyclable Optoelectronics Move a Step Closer

Flexible and Recyclable Optoelectronics Move a Step Closer

Australian researchers have demonstrated the strong potential for a new type of flexible, recyclable electrodes to be used in creating cheaper solar cells, touchscreens, wearable 'e-skins' and next-generation responsive windows.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AgeTech: Digital Disruption in Elder Care

AgeTech: Digital Disruption in Elder Care

Medical alert systems, fall detection, remote patient monitoring, medical adherence and more...
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 22, 2020
New Supercapacitor Opens Door to Better Wearable Electronics

New Supercapacitor Opens Door to Better Wearable Electronics

Researchers have designed a high-performance, low-cost, environmentally friendly, and stretchable supercapacitor that can potentially be used in wearable electronics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 17, 2020
Biogel for Soft Electronics Developed

Biogel for Soft Electronics Developed

Researchers introduce an elastic material made out of a non-polluting mix of gelatin and other edible ingredients. What is so special about the new bio-gel? It is elastic, flexible and easy to bend as well as sufficiently stable, allowing it to be combined with electronic components. This discovery forges new paths in the development of soft robotics.
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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 15, 2020
Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research

Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research

2019 saw the largest single year growth rate for wearable technology product revenue since 2015
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 1, 2020
Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx

Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx

Last week, Apple announced the latest features that will be added to the Apple Watch in watchOS 7. Amongst the range of updates were a series of new health app features, including new "mobility metrics" such as low-range cardio fitness, walking speed, stair-descent speed, stair-ascent speed, six-minute walk distance, double support time, step length, and asymmetry.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 29, 2020
Graphene Smart Textiles Developed for Heat Adaptive Clothing

Graphene Smart Textiles Developed for Heat Adaptive Clothing

New research on the two-dimensional material graphene has allowed researchers to create smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 25, 2020
Wearable Patch a New Treatment Option for Skin Cancer

Wearable Patch a New Treatment Option for Skin Cancer

Conventional melanoma therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, suffer from the toxicity and side effects of repeated treatments due to the aggressive and recurrent nature of melanoma cells.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2020
Partnership for the Clinical Validation of Textile Computing Solutions

Partnership for the Clinical Validation of Textile Computing Solutions

Myant Inc and KITE Research Institute have announced a multiyear co-development partnership that leverages the Myant Platform, the company's core textile computing technology (commercially known as Skiin), as well as research from KITE and UHN to develop and clinically validate an array of digital diagnostics and digital therapies backed by the Myant Platform.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AWE Digital 2020: A deeper dive into the talks

AWE Digital 2020: A deeper dive into the talks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AWE 2020 event in California was held digitally instead of in-person. The event was held between 26th-29th of May 2020, and was attended by IDTechEx Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
AWE 2020 - A digital Event

AWE 2020 - A digital Event

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AWE 2020 event in California was held digitally instead of in-person. The event was held between 26th-29th of May 2020, and was attended by IDTechEx Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
What Happened to Magic Leap?

What Happened to Magic Leap?

Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 16, 2020
Updating the e-Textiles Mantra: An Analyst's Commentary

Updating the e-Textiles Mantra: An Analyst's Commentary

A recent article by IDTechEx Principal Analyst, James Hayward, written on the need to update e-textiles' traditional mantra which implies that "technology + comfort = success".
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 15, 2020
Will Augmented Reality Become the Next Leader for Sports Metrics?

Will Augmented Reality Become the Next Leader for Sports Metrics?

By 2030, $20Bn of the AR/VR market are expected to be standalone-AR devices. As a result, will augmented reality become the next leader for sports metrics?
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