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90% Of Exhibition Space Already Sold At The IDTechEx Show!

90% Of Exhibition Space Already Sold At The IDTechEx Show!

Sep 18, 2018
This event brings together the hottest emerging technologies including materials, components and systems with end users, who seek to use these technologies to differentiate their products through greater capability.
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Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Sep 17, 2018 United States
A new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin could help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In tests, the patch performed as well as some clinical methods to measure blood pressure.
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Advanced textile based sensors

Advanced textile based sensors

Sep 13, 2018 United States
The collaboration will explore using additive manufacturing to build temperature and pressure sensors directly onto textiles.
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Life Sciences featured at the IDTechEx Show! Nov 14-15, CA

Life Sciences featured at the IDTechEx Show! Nov 14-15, CA

Sep 12, 2018
Independent analyst company, IDTechEx, will be highlighting life sciences with a selection of healthcare presentations at the forthcoming IDTechEx Show!, Nov 14-15 in CA.
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OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

Sep 11, 2018 Germany
Organic light-emitting diodes are mainly known from televisions and smartphone displays. They can be used as lighting objects in car tail lights or lights. Researchers are now presenting OLED elements that can be integrated into textiles.
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IDTechEx TVStretchy wires for the future

Stretchy wires for the future

Sep 11, 2018 United States
Scientists have teamed up to create stretchable, flexible wires that conduct current and change colors to indicate they're about to reach the breaking point. Future uses could be wearable electronics, biomedical devices and soft robots.
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IDTechEx TVConnecting to the IoT: Embever

Connecting to the IoT: Embever

Sep 10, 2018
Embever provide middleware to connect IoT to web applications and apps.
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Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed

Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed

Sep 10, 2018 United Kingdom
In January 2017 the world's lightest mechanical chronograph watch was unveiled in Geneva, Switzerland, showcasing innovative composite development by using graphene. Now the research behind the project has been published.
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Wearables powered by body movements

Wearables powered by body movements

Sep 7, 2018 United States
A wearable energy-harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging, according to a team of researchers. The device, about the size of a wristwatch, produces enough power to run a personal health monitoring system.
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IDTechEx TVThird Skin Audio Technology

Third Skin Audio Technology

Sep 6, 2018
Third Skins CTO explains how this company wishes to use their augmented audio technology, Hy, within day-to-day lives, from conference calling, to finding a location. They hope to bring their product to market before the end of 2018.
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Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

Sep 6, 2018
In nearly every sector the progression away from "dumb" structural materials is evident.
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Wearable to monitor lithium levels

Wearable to monitor lithium levels

Sep 5, 2018 United Kingdom
People living with bipolar disorder and depression will soon be able to use a unique wearable sensor to safely monitor their lithium drug levels.
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Are you a start-up or research company?

Are you a start-up or research company?

Sep 4, 2018
With just 4 days left to apply, time is running out to explore the IDTechEx Launchpad Initiative...
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Wearable could help pregnant woman improve outcomes

Wearable could help pregnant woman improve outcomes

Sep 4, 2018 United States
Pregnant women could use a wearable app to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a condition that leads to serious health complications for them or their unborn child.
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World's first hearing aid with integrated sensors and AI

World's first hearing aid with integrated sensors and AI

Sep 4, 2018 United States
Livio AI is the world's first hearing aid to utilize integrated sensors and artificial intelligence and the first device to track physical activity and cognitive health as measured by hearing aid use in social situations.
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IDTechEx TVViCardio can measure your beat-to-beat blood pressure

ViCardio can measure your beat-to-beat blood pressure

Sep 4, 2018
The CEO of ViCardio displays how their technology measures beat-to-beat arterial blood pressure, a measurement not normally available outside of intensive care. He explains how his company is unique within the arena of bio-sensors
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This bright blue dye is found in fabric could it also power batteries?

This bright blue dye is found in fabric could it also power batteries?

Sep 3, 2018 United States
A sapphire-colored dye called methylene blue is a common ingredient in wastewater from textile mills. But scientists think it may be possible to give this industrial pollutant a second life. In a new study, they show that the dye, when dissolved in water, is good at storing and releasing energy on cue.
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Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Aug 31, 2018
IDTechEx Research has recently released a new market report 'Technology for Diabetes Management, 2019-2029: Technology, Players and Forecasts', including details of glucose test strips, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pumps, insulin pens, digital health / digital therapeutics, side effect management and diagnosis.
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LG's first human-centric robot designed for industry and healthcare

LG's first human-centric robot designed for industry and healthcare

Aug 30, 2018 Korea
Unlike previously announced robots from LG such as Guide Robot, Cleaning Robot and Serving Robot, the LG CLOi SuitBot doesn't navigate airport lounges and hotel hallways by itself. What it does is support and enhance a user's legs to allow for more mobility and lower limb strength.
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First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

Aug 29, 2018 United Kingdom
Scientists have carried out the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet. This marks an important step forward in the translation of their new technique from the laboratory bench to a genuinely useful tool for cognitive neuroscience and clinical application.