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Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 26, 2020
Graphene for Remote Wound Monitoring

Graphene for Remote Wound Monitoring

French scientists at the Neel Institute have produced a graphene patch that records the condition of chronic wounds, such as ulcers suffered by the elderly or those with diabetes, at any time. The data can be sent from home to the hospital via mobile phone, facilitating a rapid response to possible infections.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 25, 2020
Virtual Reality: To Be or Not to Be?

Virtual Reality: To Be or Not to Be?

XR is a term which has become more prominent in the last few years. It encapsulates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality topics. The definition of each of these has become saturated in the past decade, with companies using their own definitions for each to describe their products.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 24, 2020
Stretchable Supercapacitors to Power Tomorrow's Wearable Devices

Stretchable Supercapacitors to Power Tomorrow's Wearable Devices

Researchers demonstrate robust supercapacitors that still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 23, 2020
Fish Scales Could Make Wearable Electronics More Sustainable

Fish Scales Could Make Wearable Electronics More Sustainable

Flexible temporary electronic displays may one day make it possible to sport a glowing tattoo or check a reading, like that of a stopwatch, directly on the skin. In its current form, however, this technology generally depends on plastic. New research describes a way to make these displays, which would likely be discarded after a single use, more environmentally friendly using a plentiful and biodegradable resource: fish scales.
Press Release
Aktiia Raises Funding for Cuffless Optical Blood Pressure Monitor

Aktiia Raises Funding for Cuffless Optical Blood Pressure Monitor

Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup that has developed an optical blood pressure monitor at the wrist, has raised an additional CHF 6 million in funding to bring its product to market.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 20, 2020
Technologies for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Technologies for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, with over 17 million per year according to the World Health Organisation. This represents approximately 31% of global deaths. Many forms of cardiovascular disease are chronic in nature, meaning that they worsen over time. Thus, once the disease has been diagnosed it is important to initiate treatment as soon as possible in order to provide positive patient outcomes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 19, 2020
IDTechEx TVStretchable and Highly Conductive Textiles

Stretchable and Highly Conductive Textiles

TC Printing technologies LLC is an R&D center that builds novel solutions in printed electronics area. Rely on our innovative materials, printing techniques and huge experience to fulfil sophisticated tasks from our customers. Their cooperation with leading Russian universities allows them to develop and produce functional pastes and customized printed sensors that suit our customers' specific demands. TC Printing technologies is a member of…
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 27, 2020
Tiny Micro Supercapacitor, Ideal for Wearable Devices

Tiny Micro Supercapacitor, Ideal for Wearable Devices

A tiny microsupercapacitor that is as small as the width of a person's fingerprint and can be integrated directly with an electronic chip has been developed. This has attracted major attention as a novel technology to lead the era of Internet of Things since it can be driven independently when applied to individual electronic components.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Gesture Control Technologies

Gesture Control Technologies

Gesture control is a natural contactless interaction method. It is hands-free, eyes-free and keyboard-free. With the increasing needs for multiple human-machine interactions apart from touch, and AI-enabled operations, gesture control will play an important role in our lives. This article will give you an overview on the technologies and applications.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 17, 2020
Wearable Powered by Body Motion Using Stretchable Carbon Nanotubes

Wearable Powered by Body Motion Using Stretchable Carbon Nanotubes

Wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, have numerous useful functions including information display and biological information sensing. More than half a billion are already being used worldwide, in a wide range of applications such as sports, healthcare, and the human Internet of Things.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 26, 2020
Graphene for Remote Wound Monitoring

Graphene for Remote Wound Monitoring

French scientists at the Neel Institute have produced a graphene patch that records the condition of chronic wounds, such as ulcers suffered by the elderly or those with diabetes, at any time. The data can be sent from home to the hospital via mobile phone, facilitating a rapid response to possible infections.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 24, 2020
Stretchable Supercapacitors to Power Tomorrow's Wearable Devices

Stretchable Supercapacitors to Power Tomorrow's Wearable Devices

Researchers demonstrate robust supercapacitors that still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Press Release
Aktiia Raises Funding for Cuffless Optical Blood Pressure Monitor

Aktiia Raises Funding for Cuffless Optical Blood Pressure Monitor

Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup that has developed an optical blood pressure monitor at the wrist, has raised an additional CHF 6 million in funding to bring its product to market.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 19, 2020
IDTechEx TVStretchable and Highly Conductive Textiles

Stretchable and Highly Conductive Textiles

TC Printing technologies LLC is an R&D center that builds novel solutions in printed electronics area. Rely on our innovative materials, printing techniques and huge experience to fulfil sophisticated tasks from our customers. Their cooperation with leading Russian universities allows them to develop and produce functional pastes and customized printed sensors that suit our customers' specific demands. TC Printing technologies is a member of…
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Gesture Control Technologies

Gesture Control Technologies

Gesture control is a natural contactless interaction method. It is hands-free, eyes-free and keyboard-free. With the increasing needs for multiple human-machine interactions apart from touch, and AI-enabled operations, gesture control will play an important role in our lives. This article will give you an overview on the technologies and applications.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 25, 2020
Virtual Reality: To Be or Not to Be?

Virtual Reality: To Be or Not to Be?

XR is a term which has become more prominent in the last few years. It encapsulates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality topics. The definition of each of these has become saturated in the past decade, with companies using their own definitions for each to describe their products.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 23, 2020
Fish Scales Could Make Wearable Electronics More Sustainable

Fish Scales Could Make Wearable Electronics More Sustainable

Flexible temporary electronic displays may one day make it possible to sport a glowing tattoo or check a reading, like that of a stopwatch, directly on the skin. In its current form, however, this technology generally depends on plastic. New research describes a way to make these displays, which would likely be discarded after a single use, more environmentally friendly using a plentiful and biodegradable resource: fish scales.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 20, 2020
Technologies for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Technologies for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, with over 17 million per year according to the World Health Organisation. This represents approximately 31% of global deaths. Many forms of cardiovascular disease are chronic in nature, meaning that they worsen over time. Thus, once the disease has been diagnosed it is important to initiate treatment as soon as possible in order to provide positive patient outcomes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 27, 2020
Tiny Micro Supercapacitor, Ideal for Wearable Devices

Tiny Micro Supercapacitor, Ideal for Wearable Devices

A tiny microsupercapacitor that is as small as the width of a person's fingerprint and can be integrated directly with an electronic chip has been developed. This has attracted major attention as a novel technology to lead the era of Internet of Things since it can be driven independently when applied to individual electronic components.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 17, 2020
Wearable Powered by Body Motion Using Stretchable Carbon Nanotubes

Wearable Powered by Body Motion Using Stretchable Carbon Nanotubes

Wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, have numerous useful functions including information display and biological information sensing. More than half a billion are already being used worldwide, in a wide range of applications such as sports, healthcare, and the human Internet of Things.