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Robotic contact lens controlled by the eyes

Robotic contact lens controlled by the eyes

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 21, 2019
Exosuit shows potential for wearable robots

Exosuit shows potential for wearable robots

Researchers have previously developed robotic devices for rehabilitation and other areas of life that can either assist walking or running, but no untethered portable device could efficiently do both.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 20, 2019
Printed sensors detect what's in your sweat

Printed sensors detect what's in your sweat

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in your sweat.\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 19, 2019
Wireless sensors that stick to the skin

Wireless sensors that stick to the skin

Stanford engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It's all part of a system called BodyNet.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 16, 2019
Wearable moves brain monitoring from the lab to the real world

Wearable moves brain monitoring from the lab to the real world

Imagine if a coach could know which moments of competition a certain player might peak, or if a truck driver had objective data telling him his body and mind were too tired to continue driving. \r\n\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 14, 2019
Wearable motion sensors could save unborn babies

Wearable motion sensors could save unborn babies

The thump, thump of a baby's heartbeat is a milestone in any pregnancy. Now, researchers have developed a technique that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby's heartbeat continuously at home with a non-invasive and safe device that is potentially more accurate than any fetal heartrate monitor currently available in the market.
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.
External Company Press Release
Personal digital devices identify mild cognitive impairment

Personal digital devices identify mild cognitive impairment

Initial results from a feasibility study conducted by Eli Lilly and Company, Evidation Health and Apple Inc showed that an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and the Beddit sleep monitoring device, in combination with digital apps may be able to differentiate people with mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease dementia.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 12, 2019
Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Scientists have created a microneedle patch based on the fangs of a snake that can deliver therapeutic liquids and a vaccine through the skin of rodents in under 15 seconds.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

Researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable human-machine interfaces - devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses - have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs. But current models still can be bulky and uncomfortable, and they can't always handle multiple functions at one time.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

A research team announced a new material, developed via joint convergence research, that simultaneously possesses high stretchability, high electrical conductivity, and self-healability even after being subjected to severe mechanical strain.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

This trial is one of a new breed of clinical trials which showcase the potential of patient-centered research, taking advantage of portable and comfortable medical-grade wearables and innovative big-data platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 7, 2019
Photovoltaic power from textiles

Photovoltaic power from textiles

Imagine a truck tarp that can harvest the energy of sunlight. With the help of new textile-based solar cells semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dimension to photovoltaics, complementing the use of conventional silicon-based solar cells.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 6, 2019
Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 5, 2019
Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

ZSK is the manufacturer of embroidery equipment used in traditional textiles, as well as composites and e-textiles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx, expert providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, have forecast the medical wearables market to be worth $19.7 billion by the year 2024 in their latest research. This market will be driven by the demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over years.\r\n\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 31, 2019
Non-invasive optical sensing ring

Non-invasive optical sensing ring

DELEKTRE LTD is involved in the printed and flexible electronics market, including a ring product using flexible, organic electronics to create a non-invasive optical sensing technique for a variety of physiological parameters.
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 20, 2019
Printed sensors detect what's in your sweat

Printed sensors detect what's in your sweat

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in your sweat.\r\n
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 16, 2019
Wearable moves brain monitoring from the lab to the real world

Wearable moves brain monitoring from the lab to the real world

Imagine if a coach could know which moments of competition a certain player might peak, or if a truck driver had objective data telling him his body and mind were too tired to continue driving. \r\n\r\n
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
Aug 12, 2019
Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Scientists have created a microneedle patch based on the fangs of a snake that can deliver therapeutic liquids and a vaccine through the skin of rodents in under 15 seconds.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable human-machine interfaces - devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses - have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs. But current models still can be bulky and uncomfortable, and they can't always handle multiple functions at one time.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

This trial is one of a new breed of clinical trials which showcase the potential of patient-centered research, taking advantage of portable and comfortable medical-grade wearables and innovative big-data platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 6, 2019
Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx, expert providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, have forecast the medical wearables market to be worth $19.7 billion by the year 2024 in their latest research. This market will be driven by the demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 31, 2019
Non-invasive optical sensing ring

Non-invasive optical sensing ring

DELEKTRE LTD is involved in the printed and flexible electronics market, including a ring product using flexible, organic electronics to create a non-invasive optical sensing technique for a variety of physiological parameters.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 21, 2019
Exosuit shows potential for wearable robots

Exosuit shows potential for wearable robots

Researchers have previously developed robotic devices for rehabilitation and other areas of life that can either assist walking or running, but no untethered portable device could efficiently do both.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 19, 2019
Wireless sensors that stick to the skin

Wireless sensors that stick to the skin

Stanford engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It's all part of a system called BodyNet.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 14, 2019
Wearable motion sensors could save unborn babies

Wearable motion sensors could save unborn babies

The thump, thump of a baby's heartbeat is a milestone in any pregnancy. Now, researchers have developed a technique that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby's heartbeat continuously at home with a non-invasive and safe device that is potentially more accurate than any fetal heartrate monitor currently available in the market.
External Company Press Release
Personal digital devices identify mild cognitive impairment

Personal digital devices identify mild cognitive impairment

Initial results from a feasibility study conducted by Eli Lilly and Company, Evidation Health and Apple Inc showed that an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and the Beddit sleep monitoring device, in combination with digital apps may be able to differentiate people with mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease dementia.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

Researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

A research team announced a new material, developed via joint convergence research, that simultaneously possesses high stretchability, high electrical conductivity, and self-healability even after being subjected to severe mechanical strain.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 7, 2019
Photovoltaic power from textiles

Photovoltaic power from textiles

Imagine a truck tarp that can harvest the energy of sunlight. With the help of new textile-based solar cells semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dimension to photovoltaics, complementing the use of conventional silicon-based solar cells.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 5, 2019
Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

ZSK is the manufacturer of embroidery equipment used in traditional textiles, as well as composites and e-textiles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over years.\r\n\r\n
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