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Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

Record Number of Exhibitors for the IDTechEx Show! on Nov 15-16

Oct 19, 2017
245 organizations from 23 countries will be exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! on November 15-16 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.
FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system

FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system

Oct 19, 2017 United States
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make diabetes treatment decisions without calibration using a blood sample from the fingertip.
Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics

Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics

Oct 18, 2017 Worldwide
Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
Chemical and biological threat detector-on-a-ring

Chemical and biological threat detector-on-a-ring

Oct 18, 2017 United States
Wearable sensors are revolutionizing the tech-world, capable of tracking processes in the body, such as heart rates. But wearable sensors also can have applications in detecting threats that are external to the body.
Webinar Tuesday 31st October - Flexible, Printed, Organic Electronics

Webinar Tuesday 31st October - Flexible, Printed, Organic Electronics

Oct 18, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 31st October titled Flexible, Printed and Organic Electronics: Latest Progress.
Myant commits $100M to the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster

Myant commits $100M to the Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster

Oct 16, 2017 Canada
Myant is a key partner in the advanced manufacturing supercluster in the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor, which includes companies, universities, health agencies, and not-for-profit organizations.
A first for wearable optics, stretchy fiber to capture body motion

A first for wearable optics, stretchy fiber to capture body motion

Oct 16, 2017 United States
The exciting applications of wearable sensors have sparked a tremendous amount of research and business investment in recent years.
Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Oct 12, 2017 United States
Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body heat to power simple biosensors for measuring heart rate, respiration or other factors.
Reality AI announces availability of Starter Kit

Reality AI announces availability of Starter Kit

Oct 10, 2017
Reality AI announces the availability of starter kit based on Cross Domain Development Kit (XDK) from Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions. It enables fast development of solutions based on accelerometry and vibration, including wearables for people and predictive maintenance for machines.
Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy

Oct 9, 2017 United States
Using a simple layer-by-layer coating technique, researchers have developed a paper-based flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.
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A report from Interbattery 2017

A report from Interbattery 2017

Oct 6, 2017
Interbattery 2017 took place from the 27th to the 29th September in Seoul, South Korea. IDTechEx analyst Lorenzo Grande attended the conference and has reported on his experience.
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Textile International Forum and Exhibition 2017

Textile International Forum and Exhibition 2017

Oct 6, 2017 Worldwide, Taiwan
The Textile International Forum and Exhibition (TIFE) 2017 was held in Taipei, Taiwan over 26 - 27 September 2017. This year's TIFE theme was "intelligent innovation and green circular economy" IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao reported on her experience there.
Lithium-ion Batteries - Raw Materials, to Gigafactories, and beyond

Lithium-ion Batteries - Raw Materials, to Gigafactories, and beyond

Oct 6, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 17th October 2017 titled Lithium-ion Batteries - from Raw Materials, to Gigafactories, and beyond.
McLaren Applied Technologies reveals Invincible Shield

McLaren Applied Technologies reveals Invincible Shield

Oct 6, 2017 United States
Introducing Project Invincible, the latest innovative personalised healthcare solution made from materials that will be used in next season's Formula 1 car.
Colour changing tattoos monitor health

Colour changing tattoos monitor health

Oct 5, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed smart tattoo ink capable of monitoring health by changing color to tell an athlete if they are dehydrated or diabetic.
IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad, New Technologies Initiative

IDTechEx Announces Winners of Launchpad, New Technologies Initiative

Oct 4, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 10 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Santa Clara, USA on November 15-16 2017. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
Webinar Thursday 12 October - Thermoelectric energy harvesting

Webinar Thursday 12 October - Thermoelectric energy harvesting

Oct 3, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx will host a free webinar on Thursday 12 October titled Thermoelectric energy harvesting:a time of turmoil.
Personal thermostat startup heats up for commercialisation

Personal thermostat startup heats up for commercialisation

Oct 2, 2017 United States
Sitting in a stifling subway car or walking Boston's cold winter streets may soon become more bearable, thanks to a "personal thermostat" wristband.
Google Glass app helps autistic children

Google Glass app helps autistic children

Sep 29, 2017 Canada
A prototype software application, to be used with the optical head-mounted display Google Glass, has been designed as a social-skills coach for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Self powered patch to help diabetics measure glucose during exercise

Self powered patch to help diabetics measure glucose during exercise

Sep 27, 2017 United States
A new paper-based sensor patch developed by researchers allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise.