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Healthcare Meets Electronics: Event Assesses the Opportunities

Healthcare Meets Electronics: Event Assesses the Opportunities

Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 20, 2019
The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)

The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)

This is the second of a two part series exploring wearable medical devices. In part 1, IDTechEx discussed trends indicating that "the future of wearable is medical". In part 2, we explore the question in reverse, asking to what extent "the future of wearables is medical."
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2019
New health monitors are flexible, transparent and graphene enabled

New health monitors are flexible, transparent and graphene enabled

Researchers have demonstrated a new class of flexible and transparent wearable devices that are conformable to the skin and can provide continuous and accurate measurements of multiple human vital signs.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2019
Wearable robotic exoskeleton for overhead work

Wearable robotic exoskeleton for overhead work

Hyundai Motor Group has developed the new Vest EXoskeleton, a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2019
Haptics: Part 3 - The diverse haptics landscape of the future

Haptics: Part 3 - The diverse haptics landscape of the future

This is the final article of a three-part series on haptics. Haptics involves the use of technology to stimulate the sense of touch. IDTechEx have been covering the technology behind this important market sector for the last five years, and have just released their latest report: Haptics 2020-2030.
External Company Press Release
BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award

BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award

BeBop Sensors announced today that it has won the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Award from the U.S. Air Force for BeBop Sensor's new award-winning Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, to be deployed by the U.S. Airforce MOTAR (Maintenance Operations and Training Augmented Reality) Unit for advanced airplane VR training simulations.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 17, 2019
A chameleon-inspired smart skin changes color in the sun

A chameleon-inspired smart skin changes color in the sun

Researchers have taken a page from the chameleon's playbook to develop a flexible smart skin that changes its color in response to heat and sunlight.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 16, 2019
Prof Greg Whyte OBE, Physical Activity Exercise Specialist

Prof Greg Whyte OBE, Physical Activity Exercise Specialist

Prof Greg Whyte OBE is the director of the Centre for Health and Human Performance where they look after all areas of Human health and performance from nutrition to biomechanics to physiology to medical solutions, a broad spectrum trying to enhance people's quality of life as well as their length of life.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 16, 2019
Electronic glove offers 'humanlike' features for prosthetic hand users

Electronic glove offers 'humanlike' features for prosthetic hand users

An electronic glove, or e-glove can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and sensory perception, such as the ability to sense pressure, temperature and hydration.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 13, 2019
Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearables, implantables

Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearables, implantables

Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically as bodies change or transform to relocate from one area to monitor another within our bodies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 12, 2019
Wearable watch and patch for cuffless blood pressure monitoring

Wearable watch and patch for cuffless blood pressure monitoring

Biobeat, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted a 510K clearance for its patch and watch for measurement of blood pressure, oxygenation and heart rate in hospitals, clinics, long-term care and at home.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019

Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019

The agenda has just been announced for the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event taking place in Santa Clara, California, on November 20 & 21. This is the world's largest event on flexible, hybrid & printed electronics. Printed Electronics USA is part of the IDTechEx show, which brings together seven key disruptive technologies and their customers in one venue.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Haptics: Part 2 - After smartphones, what happens next?

Haptics: Part 2 - After smartphones, what happens next?

This is the second of a three-part series of articles on haptics. Haptics involves the use of technology to stimulate the sense of touch. IDTechEx have been covering the technology behind this important market sector for the last five years, and have just released their latest report: Haptics 2020-2030. See more information on the IDTechEx website or contact research@IDTechEx.com.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Wearable cameras improve quality of life in heart failure patients

Wearable cameras improve quality of life in heart failure patients

The ever-present devices that seem to track all our moves can be annoying, intrusive or worse, but for heart failure patients, tiny wearable cameras could prove life-enhancing, according to research.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2019
Stretchable electronics: commercialization progress and challenges

Stretchable electronics: commercialization progress and challenges

Stretchable Electronics is already commercial and comes in many shapes and forms. Indeed, our report Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2019-2029 finds that the stretchable and conformal electronics market will grow from a small base today to approach $500m within a decade at the level of materials and components.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2019
The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)

The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)

IDTechEx's most recent report on the industry includes historic data and 10 year market forecasts for 48 different wearable technology product types, of which 20 are types of wearable medical device. These include more traditional medical products such as hearing aids, cardiac devices (e.g. Holter monitors or event monitors) and insulin pumps, but also newer devices such as continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for diabetics, other new electronic skin patches, and other emerging wearable medical device prospects. These products increased their combined annual revenue by $10bn a year in the period from 2010 to 2019, and make up around a third of all of the wearable device revenue in 2019.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 9, 2019
World's smallest accelerometer points to new era in wearables, gaming

World's smallest accelerometer points to new era in wearables, gaming

In what could be a breakthrough for body sensor and navigation technologies, researchers have developed the smallest accelerometer yet reported, using the highly conductive nanomaterial, graphene.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 9, 2019
Are you a start-up or research company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad

Are you a start-up or research company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad

The IDTechEx Launchpad initiative is open to early-stage start-ups, universities, newly spun-out companies, research labs and government labs who can demonstrate a working prototype or product that highlights new advances in any of the related event topics of: electric vehicles, energy storage, graphene, internet of things, printed electronics, sensors, and wearable technology.
External Company Press Release
First all day wireless VR/AR haptic glove

First all day wireless VR/AR haptic glove

BeBop Sensors announced the new BeBop Sensors Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, the first all-day affordable high performance wireless VR/AR haptic glove built for business.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 20, 2019
The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)

The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)

This is the second of a two part series exploring wearable medical devices. In part 1, IDTechEx discussed trends indicating that "the future of wearable is medical". In part 2, we explore the question in reverse, asking to what extent "the future of wearables is medical."
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2019
Wearable robotic exoskeleton for overhead work

Wearable robotic exoskeleton for overhead work

Hyundai Motor Group has developed the new Vest EXoskeleton, a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2019
Haptics: Part 3 - The diverse haptics landscape of the future

Haptics: Part 3 - The diverse haptics landscape of the future

This is the final article of a three-part series on haptics. Haptics involves the use of technology to stimulate the sense of touch. IDTechEx have been covering the technology behind this important market sector for the last five years, and have just released their latest report: Haptics 2020-2030.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 17, 2019
A chameleon-inspired smart skin changes color in the sun

A chameleon-inspired smart skin changes color in the sun

Researchers have taken a page from the chameleon's playbook to develop a flexible smart skin that changes its color in response to heat and sunlight.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 16, 2019
Electronic glove offers 'humanlike' features for prosthetic hand users

Electronic glove offers 'humanlike' features for prosthetic hand users

An electronic glove, or e-glove can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and sensory perception, such as the ability to sense pressure, temperature and hydration.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 12, 2019
Wearable watch and patch for cuffless blood pressure monitoring

Wearable watch and patch for cuffless blood pressure monitoring

Biobeat, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted a 510K clearance for its patch and watch for measurement of blood pressure, oxygenation and heart rate in hospitals, clinics, long-term care and at home.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Haptics: Part 2 - After smartphones, what happens next?

Haptics: Part 2 - After smartphones, what happens next?

This is the second of a three-part series of articles on haptics. Haptics involves the use of technology to stimulate the sense of touch. IDTechEx have been covering the technology behind this important market sector for the last five years, and have just released their latest report: Haptics 2020-2030. See more information on the IDTechEx website or contact research@IDTechEx.com.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2019
Stretchable electronics: commercialization progress and challenges

Stretchable electronics: commercialization progress and challenges

Stretchable Electronics is already commercial and comes in many shapes and forms. Indeed, our report Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2019-2029 finds that the stretchable and conformal electronics market will grow from a small base today to approach $500m within a decade at the level of materials and components.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 9, 2019
World's smallest accelerometer points to new era in wearables, gaming

World's smallest accelerometer points to new era in wearables, gaming

In what could be a breakthrough for body sensor and navigation technologies, researchers have developed the smallest accelerometer yet reported, using the highly conductive nanomaterial, graphene.
External Company Press Release
First all day wireless VR/AR haptic glove

First all day wireless VR/AR haptic glove

BeBop Sensors announced the new BeBop Sensors Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, the first all-day affordable high performance wireless VR/AR haptic glove built for business.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2019
New health monitors are flexible, transparent and graphene enabled

New health monitors are flexible, transparent and graphene enabled

Researchers have demonstrated a new class of flexible and transparent wearable devices that are conformable to the skin and can provide continuous and accurate measurements of multiple human vital signs.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
External Company Press Release
BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award

BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award

BeBop Sensors announced today that it has won the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Award from the U.S. Air Force for BeBop Sensor's new award-winning Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, to be deployed by the U.S. Airforce MOTAR (Maintenance Operations and Training Augmented Reality) Unit for advanced airplane VR training simulations.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 16, 2019
Prof Greg Whyte OBE, Physical Activity Exercise Specialist

Prof Greg Whyte OBE, Physical Activity Exercise Specialist

Prof Greg Whyte OBE is the director of the Centre for Health and Human Performance where they look after all areas of Human health and performance from nutrition to biomechanics to physiology to medical solutions, a broad spectrum trying to enhance people's quality of life as well as their length of life.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 13, 2019
Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearables, implantables

Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearables, implantables

Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically as bodies change or transform to relocate from one area to monitor another within our bodies.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019

Agenda Announced for Printed Electronics USA 2019

The agenda has just been announced for the 16th annual Printed Electronics USA event taking place in Santa Clara, California, on November 20 & 21. This is the world's largest event on flexible, hybrid & printed electronics. Printed Electronics USA is part of the IDTechEx show, which brings together seven key disruptive technologies and their customers in one venue.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2019
Wearable cameras improve quality of life in heart failure patients

Wearable cameras improve quality of life in heart failure patients

The ever-present devices that seem to track all our moves can be annoying, intrusive or worse, but for heart failure patients, tiny wearable cameras could prove life-enhancing, according to research.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2019
The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)

The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)

IDTechEx's most recent report on the industry includes historic data and 10 year market forecasts for 48 different wearable technology product types, of which 20 are types of wearable medical device. These include more traditional medical products such as hearing aids, cardiac devices (e.g. Holter monitors or event monitors) and insulin pumps, but also newer devices such as continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for diabetics, other new electronic skin patches, and other emerging wearable medical device prospects. These products increased their combined annual revenue by $10bn a year in the period from 2010 to 2019, and make up around a third of all of the wearable device revenue in 2019.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 9, 2019
Are you a start-up or research company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad

Are you a start-up or research company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad

The IDTechEx Launchpad initiative is open to early-stage start-ups, universities, newly spun-out companies, research labs and government labs who can demonstrate a working prototype or product that highlights new advances in any of the related event topics of: electric vehicles, energy storage, graphene, internet of things, printed electronics, sensors, and wearable technology.
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