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Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Recently, research undertaken by the UK's House of Commons library at the request of the UK's Labor Party revealed that diabetic foot and toe amputations performed by the UK's National Health Service has risen by 26%.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Wearable keyboard

Wearable keyboard

The one-handed wearable which allows you to type by tapping your fingers on any surface. A fast, accurate and eyes-free method of interfacing with any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and computers.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 26, 2018
PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

CareWear light patches deliver powerful LED light therapy to treat pain and improve tissue recovery in just 30 minutes.
External Company Press Release
Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create unique, highly accurate wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 25, 2018
DIY ultrasound for the future

DIY ultrasound for the future

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Robotic skins turn everyday objects into robots

Robotic skins turn everyday objects into robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New "Robotic Skins" technology flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Personalized soft exosuit breaks new ground

Personalized soft exosuit breaks new ground

Fully wearable soft exosuit with automatic tuning helps users save energy and walk outside over difficult terrain.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 21, 2018
A wearable device for regrowing hair

A wearable device for regrowing hair

Researchers have developed a flexible, wearable photostimulator that speeds up hair growth in mice. They report their results in ACS Nano.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2018
Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

A new point-of-care rapid-sensing device can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes - a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2018
90% Of Exhibition Space Already Sold At The IDTechEx Show!

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

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 13, 2018
Advanced textile based sensors

Advanced textile based sensors

The collaboration will explore using additive manufacturing to build temperature and pressure sensors directly onto textiles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 12, 2018
Life Sciences featured at the IDTechEx Show! Nov 14-15, CA

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

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.
External Company Press Release
OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2018
Stretchy wires for the future

Stretchy wires for the future

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2018
Connecting to the IoT: Embever

Connecting to the IoT: Embever

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

Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 7, 2018
Wearables powered by body movements

Wearables powered by body movements

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 6, 2018
Third Skin Audio Technology

Third Skin Audio Technology

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 6, 2018
Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

In nearly every sector the progression away from "dumb" structural materials is evident.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Advanced wound care technologies to manage wound infections

Recently, research undertaken by the UK's House of Commons library at the request of the UK's Labor Party revealed that diabetic foot and toe amputations performed by the UK's National Health Service has risen by 26%.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 26, 2018
PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

PhotoBioModulation to treat pain and improve tissue recovery

CareWear light patches deliver powerful LED light therapy to treat pain and improve tissue recovery in just 30 minutes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 25, 2018
DIY ultrasound for the future

DIY ultrasound for the future

Engineers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new ultrasound transducer, or probe, that could dramatically lower the cost of ultrasound scanners to as little as $100. Their patent-pending innovation—no bigger than a Band-Aid—is portable, wearable and can be powered by a smartphone.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Personalized soft exosuit breaks new ground

Personalized soft exosuit breaks new ground

Fully wearable soft exosuit with automatic tuning helps users save energy and walk outside over difficult terrain.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 19, 2018
Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

Color-changing sensor detects signs of eye damage in tears

A new point-of-care rapid-sensing device can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes - a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 17, 2018
Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

Wearable ultrasound patch monitors blood pressure deep inside body

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 12, 2018
Life Sciences featured at the IDTechEx Show! Nov 14-15, CA

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

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 11, 2018
Stretchy wires for the future

Stretchy wires for the future

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2018
Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed

Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 6, 2018
Third Skin Audio Technology

Third Skin Audio Technology

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
Wearable keyboard

Wearable keyboard

The one-handed wearable which allows you to type by tapping your fingers on any surface. A fast, accurate and eyes-free method of interfacing with any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and computers.
External Company Press Release
Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create unique, highly accurate wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 24, 2018
Robotic skins turn everyday objects into robots

Robotic skins turn everyday objects into robots

When you think of robotics, you likely think of something rigid, heavy, and built for a specific purpose. New "Robotic Skins" technology flips that notion on its head, allowing users to animate the inanimate and turn everyday objects into robots.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 21, 2018
A wearable device for regrowing hair

A wearable device for regrowing hair

Researchers have developed a flexible, wearable photostimulator that speeds up hair growth in mice. They report their results in ACS Nano.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 18, 2018
90% Of Exhibition Space Already Sold At The IDTechEx Show!

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

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 13, 2018
Advanced textile based sensors

Advanced textile based sensors

The collaboration will explore using additive manufacturing to build temperature and pressure sensors directly onto textiles.
External Company Press Release
OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 10, 2018
Connecting to the IoT: Embever

Connecting to the IoT: Embever

Embever provide middleware to connect IoT to web applications and apps.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 7, 2018
Wearables powered by body movements

Wearables powered by body movements

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 6, 2018
Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored

In nearly every sector the progression away from "dumb" structural materials is evident.
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