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Henkel and Holst Centre continue collaboration

Henkel and Holst Centre continue collaboration

Feb 7, 2018 Netherlands
Henkel and Holst Centre announced the extension of their fruitful longterm collaboration, which focuses on developments related to health patch technologies and products.
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IDTechEx TVSmart Underwear: Connected Textiles

Smart Underwear: Connected Textiles

Feb 6, 2018
Using printed electronics and fiber science Myant seamlessly embed technology into textiles to change the way we live.
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IDTechEx TVFlexible lithium battery for wearable electronics

Flexible lithium battery for wearable electronics

Feb 5, 2018 United States
The rapid development of flexible and wearable electronics is giving rise to an exciting range of applications, from smart watches and flexible displays—such as smart phones, tablets, and TV—to smart fabrics, smart glass, transdermal patches, sensors, and more. With this rise, demand has increased for high-performance flexible batteries. Up to now, however, researchers have had difficulty obtaining both good flexibility and high energy density concurrently in lithium-ion batteries.
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Smart shirt enhances and tracks athletic performance

Smart shirt enhances and tracks athletic performance

Feb 2, 2018 Israel
Sensil® represents NILIT's new way to convey the many benefits of its premium Nylon 6.6 products to consumers looking for value, performance, and quality.
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Stretchable electronics: keeping it simple brings success

Stretchable electronics: keeping it simple brings success

Feb 1, 2018
Stretchable and conformable electronics will reach $600M by 2027. In this article, we will provide high-level descriptions of the activity taking place for various stretchable and conformable components.
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Customizable, fabric-like power source

Customizable, fabric-like power source

Feb 1, 2018 Singapore
Scientists have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded or stretched without losing its function.
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New biosensor could monitor glucose levels in tears and sweat

New biosensor could monitor glucose levels in tears and sweat

Jan 31, 2018 United States
Constantly tracking a person's glucose levels through their tears or sweat could be one step closer to providing people with diabetes an improved monitoring tool.
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Key Themes at CES 2018

Key Themes at CES 2018

Jan 30, 2018 Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
A number of IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2018, exploring the key themes prevalent in a variety of sectors, including: healthcare, neuroscience, 3D printing, e-textiles, haptics and electric vehicles.
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Flexible, water-repellent graphene circuits for washable electronics

Flexible, water-repellent graphene circuits for washable electronics

Jan 29, 2018 United States
New graphene printing technology can produce electronic circuits that are low-cost, flexible, highly conductive and water repellent.
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Research team develops electronic skin

Research team develops electronic skin

Jan 26, 2018 Germany
At first glance, the shiny little gold elements look like a modern tattoo. But on this extremely thin, almost invisible foil that sticks to the palm of the hand like a second skin, there are sensors which provide people with a "sixth sense" for magnetic fields.
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E-textiles at CES 2018

E-textiles at CES 2018

Jan 24, 2018 Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
Latest announcements and interviews with 11 emerging industry players at the largest technology show in North America
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Innovative heat technology for Team USA 2018 Olympic parade uniforms

Innovative heat technology for Team USA 2018 Olympic parade uniforms

Jan 24, 2018 United States
Ralph Lauren and the United States Olympic Committee have unveiled the opening ceremony parade uniforms for the 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams, introducing a unique wearable heat concept, seamlessly integrating fashion and the latest in apparel innovation.
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Award for wearable radiation detection technology

Award for wearable radiation detection technology

Jan 22, 2018 United States
A research team has won a 2017 R&D 100 Award for a vest specially designed to contain devices that detect illicit nuclear material.
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Potentially life-saving health monitor

Potentially life-saving health monitor

Jan 19, 2018 United Kingdom
Sick babies in remote parts of the world could be monitored from afar, thanks to new wearable technology.
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New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep

New smart sensor to help farmers spot lameness in sheep

Jan 18, 2018 United Kingdom
A new smart wearable device that can automatically detect lameness in sheep is being developed by veterinary researchers.
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OLED threads for weaving wearable displays

OLED threads for weaving wearable displays

Jan 17, 2018 Korea
One of the challenges in the push for wearable displays lies in finding reliable, high-performance light emitters compatible with the rough-and-ready world of woven clothing.
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EEG headset for emotion detection

EEG headset for emotion detection

Jan 15, 2018 Belgium
Traditionally, EEG brain scans are used to diagnose medical conditions such as epilepsy or sleep disorders. More recently, EEG brain scans have been introduced as a way to detect emotions which opens doors beyond the medical field. Researchers are looking into e-learning applications, and developers of virtual games are exploring the possibilities of emotion-based e-gaming. Such application domains require real-time emotion detection,…
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Health monitoring device that makes existing clothes smart

Health monitoring device that makes existing clothes smart

Jan 12, 2018 United States
From clunky wristbands to restrictive chest straps, the first generation of wearables have been marred by user adoption challenges and impractical product design.
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World's smallest wearable device

World's smallest wearable device

Jan 10, 2018 United States
A professor, working in conjunction with the global beauty company L'Oréal, has developed the smallest wearable device in the world. The wafer-thin, feather-light sensor can fit on a fingernail and precisely measures a person's exposure to UV light from the sun.
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Wearable sensors for plants

Wearable sensors for plants

Jan 9, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a process for fabricating intricate graphene patterns on tape.