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Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 3, 2019
Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

The new version of the IDTechEx report "E-textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" includes brand new data about e-textiles revenue. The main forecast in the report focuses on specific product revenue across different sectors (including biometric monitoring, heating, lighting and other e-textiles), but for the first time, this report includes additional historic data and short term estimates for the total revenues of companies working in the space.
External Company Press Release
FLEXcon Acquires Narrow Web Embossing Machine

FLEXcon Acquires Narrow Web Embossing Machine

The narrow web embossing machine will be utilized during the development of new microstructures. With quick and easy setup and no special skills required to run it, the machine will enable the company to rapidly run prototype samples on a pilot scale, a capability that will streamline the process and significantly reduce waste.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

IDTechEx focuses on many different emerging technologies, many of which are related to the development of new form factors in electronics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Smart glasses track your eyes to focus on what you see

Smart glasses track your eyes to focus on what you see

Autofocals are intended to solve the main problem with today's progressive lenses: These traditional glasses require the wearer to align their head to focus properly. With progressive lenses, there's little or no peripheral focus.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 1, 2019
Webinar Thursday 4 July 2019 - Transforming Healthcare

Webinar Thursday 4 July 2019 - Transforming Healthcare

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 4 July 2019 titled Transforming Healthcare through Remote Patient Monitoring.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 28, 2019
Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly

Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly

Researchers have developed a device that uses near-infrared light to monitor blood flow. The hybrid instrument, which relies on the combination of two light measurement techniques, could be used to quickly and noninvasively diagnose cerebral ischemia.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 27, 2019
Phones and wearables combine to assess worker performance

Phones and wearables combine to assess worker performance

Using smartphones, fitness bracelets and a custom app, researchers have created a mobile-sensing system that judges employee performance. The system works by monitoring the physical, emotional and behavioral well-being of workers to classify high and low performers.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 26, 2019
Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support bones and other rigid parts of the body, and are often printed from solid, relatively inflexible material.
External Company Press Release
Vicon reveals comprehensive inertial tracking system

Vicon reveals comprehensive inertial tracking system

Using the new sensor, anyone from athletes in the field to researchers in the lab can record performance data and process it through one of three software platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2019
New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days

New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days

A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines — a technology that has changed little in almost a century.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 21, 2019
Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

Regulatory challenges exist across each of the market sectors where electronic skin patch products have been proposed and commercialized. As part of the research for the report, "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" IDTechEx Research has characterized some of the regulatory considerations in the context of each of the product sectors covered.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 20, 2019
Machine learning for sensors

Machine learning for sensors

Today microcontrollers can be found in almost any technical device, from washing machines to blood pressure meters and wearables. Researchers have developed AIfES, an artificial intelligence concept for microcontrollers and sensors that contains a completely configurable artificial neural network.
External Company Press Release
BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

Created with BeBop Sensors SmartFabric Sensors, the K-Board Pro 4 is a four-octave MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) MIDI keyboard controller based on the traditional keyboard layout, but with multiple dimensions of touch sensitivity in each key.
External Company Press Release
RxFunction announces Walkasins market launch

RxFunction announces Walkasins market launch

RxFunction Inc has announced the market launch of Walkasins, a wearable lower limb sensory neuroprosthesis that helps improve balance and gait in patients who experience balance problems due to sensory peripheral neuropathy.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 18, 2019
E Ink Further Strengthens Collaboration with Plastic Logic

E Ink Further Strengthens Collaboration with Plastic Logic

The market for wearable technology will reach $70 billion by 2025, with medical, fitness and wellness expected to be the dominant sectors, according to IDTechEx. The always-on nature of E Ink technology combined with the flexible feature of Organic TFT are ideally suited for wearables, especially for clothing.
External Company Press Release
Hearables: Bosch brings smart features to your ear

Hearables: Bosch brings smart features to your ear

Enabling new user interactions and accurate activity tracking Bosch Sensortec announces a new variant of its high-performance BMA456 accelerometer, the industry's only accelerometer with optimized hearable features integrated in one sensor and complements the existing BMA456 wearable variant.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 17, 2019
In-ear wearable predicts fertility in women

In-ear wearable predicts fertility in women

YONO is an easy to use, comfortable, silicone-encased earpiece, which is worn all night. Hundreds of data points are collected during sleep, which are then synced when the earbud is stored in the base station.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 14, 2019
Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring

The latest IDTechEx Research report "Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029" covers trends, opportunities and outlook for the use of wearables and connected medical devices in the monitoring of patients outside of traditional clinical settings.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 13, 2019
Plant wearable patches detect diseases

Plant wearable patches detect diseases

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques. DNA extraction is the first step in identifying plant diseases, and the new method holds promise for the development of on-site plant disease detection tools.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 12, 2019
The growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches

The growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches

IDTechEx Research identifies opportunities in the growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches. IDTechEx Research has released a detailed update on their bestselling market research report "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" Skin patches are arguably the most interesting, diverse and promising category within the entire wearable technology market.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 3, 2019
Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

Forecasting market growth in electronic textiles

The new version of the IDTechEx report "E-textiles 2019-2029: Technologies, Markets and Players" includes brand new data about e-textiles revenue. The main forecast in the report focuses on specific product revenue across different sectors (including biometric monitoring, heating, lighting and other e-textiles), but for the first time, this report includes additional historic data and short term estimates for the total revenues of companies working in the space.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

Stretching electronics: the form factor innovation driving new market

IDTechEx focuses on many different emerging technologies, many of which are related to the development of new form factors in electronics.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 1, 2019
Webinar Thursday 4 July 2019 - Transforming Healthcare

Webinar Thursday 4 July 2019 - Transforming Healthcare

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 4 July 2019 titled Transforming Healthcare through Remote Patient Monitoring.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 27, 2019
Phones and wearables combine to assess worker performance

Phones and wearables combine to assess worker performance

Using smartphones, fitness bracelets and a custom app, researchers have created a mobile-sensing system that judges employee performance. The system works by monitoring the physical, emotional and behavioral well-being of workers to classify high and low performers.
External Company Press Release
Vicon reveals comprehensive inertial tracking system

Vicon reveals comprehensive inertial tracking system

Using the new sensor, anyone from athletes in the field to researchers in the lab can record performance data and process it through one of three software platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 21, 2019
Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

Regulatory challenges exist across each of the market sectors where electronic skin patch products have been proposed and commercialized. As part of the research for the report, "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" IDTechEx Research has characterized some of the regulatory considerations in the context of each of the product sectors covered.
External Company Press Release
BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

Created with BeBop Sensors SmartFabric Sensors, the K-Board Pro 4 is a four-octave MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) MIDI keyboard controller based on the traditional keyboard layout, but with multiple dimensions of touch sensitivity in each key.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 18, 2019
E Ink Further Strengthens Collaboration with Plastic Logic

E Ink Further Strengthens Collaboration with Plastic Logic

The market for wearable technology will reach $70 billion by 2025, with medical, fitness and wellness expected to be the dominant sectors, according to IDTechEx. The always-on nature of E Ink technology combined with the flexible feature of Organic TFT are ideally suited for wearables, especially for clothing.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 17, 2019
In-ear wearable predicts fertility in women

In-ear wearable predicts fertility in women

YONO is an easy to use, comfortable, silicone-encased earpiece, which is worn all night. Hundreds of data points are collected during sleep, which are then synced when the earbud is stored in the base station.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 13, 2019
Plant wearable patches detect diseases

Plant wearable patches detect diseases

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques. DNA extraction is the first step in identifying plant diseases, and the new method holds promise for the development of on-site plant disease detection tools.
External Company Press Release
FLEXcon Acquires Narrow Web Embossing Machine

FLEXcon Acquires Narrow Web Embossing Machine

The narrow web embossing machine will be utilized during the development of new microstructures. With quick and easy setup and no special skills required to run it, the machine will enable the company to rapidly run prototype samples on a pilot scale, a capability that will streamline the process and significantly reduce waste.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 2, 2019
Smart glasses track your eyes to focus on what you see

Smart glasses track your eyes to focus on what you see

Autofocals are intended to solve the main problem with today's progressive lenses: These traditional glasses require the wearer to align their head to focus properly. With progressive lenses, there's little or no peripheral focus.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 28, 2019
Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly

Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly

Researchers have developed a device that uses near-infrared light to monitor blood flow. The hybrid instrument, which relies on the combination of two light measurement techniques, could be used to quickly and noninvasively diagnose cerebral ischemia.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 26, 2019
Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support bones and other rigid parts of the body, and are often printed from solid, relatively inflexible material.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 24, 2019
New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days

New e-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring for days

A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines — a technology that has changed little in almost a century.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 20, 2019
Machine learning for sensors

Machine learning for sensors

Today microcontrollers can be found in almost any technical device, from washing machines to blood pressure meters and wearables. Researchers have developed AIfES, an artificial intelligence concept for microcontrollers and sensors that contains a completely configurable artificial neural network.
External Company Press Release
RxFunction announces Walkasins market launch

RxFunction announces Walkasins market launch

RxFunction Inc has announced the market launch of Walkasins, a wearable lower limb sensory neuroprosthesis that helps improve balance and gait in patients who experience balance problems due to sensory peripheral neuropathy.
External Company Press Release
Hearables: Bosch brings smart features to your ear

Hearables: Bosch brings smart features to your ear

Enabling new user interactions and accurate activity tracking Bosch Sensortec announces a new variant of its high-performance BMA456 accelerometer, the industry's only accelerometer with optimized hearable features integrated in one sensor and complements the existing BMA456 wearable variant.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 14, 2019
Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring

The latest IDTechEx Research report "Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029" covers trends, opportunities and outlook for the use of wearables and connected medical devices in the monitoring of patients outside of traditional clinical settings.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 12, 2019
The growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches

The growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches

IDTechEx Research identifies opportunities in the growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches. IDTechEx Research has released a detailed update on their bestselling market research report "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" Skin patches are arguably the most interesting, diverse and promising category within the entire wearable technology market.
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