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Mobile health devices diagnose hidden heart condition

Mobile health devices diagnose hidden heart condition

Jul 20, 2018 United States
Wearable mobile health devices improved the rate of diagnosis of a dangerous and often hidden heart condition called atrial fibrillation, according to a first of its kind, home-based clinical study conducted in part by researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute.
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Solar supercapacitor for wearables

Solar supercapacitor for wearables

Jul 19, 2018 United Kingdom
A new form of solar-powered supercapacitor could help make future wearable technologies lighter and more energy-efficient, scientists say.‌
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Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Clothing that can charge your cell phone, carbon is the new black

Jul 18, 2018 United States
Engineers are leveraging a partnership to create clothing that can charge your cell phone. Move over, Iron Man.
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A fresh way to research your market opportunities

A fresh way to research your market opportunities

Jul 17, 2018
Research your market by exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! Conducting market research on why companies want your product is usually a necessary step for successful commercialization. It is even more important when new technologies are developed that achieve things that were not possible before: Often the applications for the technology turn out to be very different from those intended by the creator.
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Shifting power in diabetes management: products behind the progress

Shifting power in diabetes management: products behind the progress

Jul 17, 2018
Diabetes is unrivaled amongst modern health issues. The World Health Organisation reports that there are 422 million adults living with diabetes in 2017, and the number is expected to rise to 640 million by 2040.
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Vodafone adds first wearable products to V by Vodafone range

Vodafone adds first wearable products to V by Vodafone range

Jul 16, 2018 Worldwide
Vodafone Group is launching the first wearable products in its "V by Vodafone" Consumer Internet of Things range: "V-SOS Band by Vodafone", an emergency alert wrist band and the "V-Kids Watch by Vodafone" smartwatch.
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IoT: Real Growth Despite the Smoke and Mirrors

IoT: Real Growth Despite the Smoke and Mirrors

Jul 12, 2018
Behind the 'smoke and mirror' marketing, LPWAN connections see 46% CAGR to 2025
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Oakley and Bioracer launch Graphene Plus cycling jersey

Oakley and Bioracer launch Graphene Plus cycling jersey

Jul 12, 2018 United States
The Company's unique, printed G+ planar thermal circuit distributes the heat generated by the body and dissipates it when needed to significantly improve the comfort of the wearer and enable riders to use less energy to regulate their body temperature.
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Smart bandages monitor and tailor treatment for chronic wounds

Smart bandages monitor and tailor treatment for chronic wounds

Jul 11, 2018 United States
A team of engineers has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively monitor the condition of chronic wounds and deliver appropriate drug treatments to improve the chances of healing. While the lab-tested bandages remain to be assessed in a clinical context, the research is aimed at transforming bandaging from a traditionally passive treatment into a more active paradigm to address a persistent and difficult medical challenge.
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Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe

Jul 9, 2018 Europe
Engineers are threading circuitry into clothes to create comfortable devices that could make electronic fashion the future of the textiles industry.
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Skin patches: the advantages of the ultimate wearable

Skin patches: the advantages of the ultimate wearable

Jul 3, 2018
Electronic skin patches could well be described as the ultimate wearable electronic devices. IDTechEx's latest market research report covers the entire product ecosystem for smart skin patches.