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Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 12, 2019
Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Scientists have created a microneedle patch based on the fangs of a snake that can deliver therapeutic liquids and a vaccine through the skin of rodents in under 15 seconds.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl creates tough new smart materials

Researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable human-machine interfaces - devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses - have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs. But current models still can be bulky and uncomfortable, and they can't always handle multiple functions at one time.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

Material for wearables that can self heal after being stretched or cut

A research team announced a new material, developed via joint convergence research, that simultaneously possesses high stretchability, high electrical conductivity, and self-healability even after being subjected to severe mechanical strain.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

This trial is one of a new breed of clinical trials which showcase the potential of patient-centered research, taking advantage of portable and comfortable medical-grade wearables and innovative big-data platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 7, 2019
Photovoltaic power from textiles

Photovoltaic power from textiles

Imagine a truck tarp that can harvest the energy of sunlight. With the help of new textile-based solar cells semitrailers could soon be producing the electricity needed to power cooling systems or other onboard equipment. In short, textile-based solar cells could soon be adding a whole new dimension to photovoltaics, complementing the use of conventional silicon-based solar cells.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 6, 2019
Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 5, 2019
Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

Printed electronic embroidery using conductive thread

ZSK is the manufacturer of embroidery equipment used in traditional textiles, as well as composites and e-textiles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx, expert providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, have forecast the medical wearables market to be worth $19.7 billion by the year 2024 in their latest research. This market will be driven by the demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation

Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over years.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 12, 2019
Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Snake fang-like patch quickly delivers liquid medicines in rodents

Scientists have created a microneedle patch based on the fangs of a snake that can deliver therapeutic liquids and a vaccine through the skin of rodents in under 15 seconds.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 9, 2019
Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable so thin and soft you won't even notice it

Wearable human-machine interfaces - devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses - have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs. But current models still can be bulky and uncomfortable, and they can't always handle multiple functions at one time.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 8, 2019
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development

This trial is one of a new breed of clinical trials which showcase the potential of patient-centered research, taking advantage of portable and comfortable medical-grade wearables and innovative big-data platforms.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 6, 2019
Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics

A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 2, 2019
IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx Research Forecasts $19.7 Billion Market for Medical Wearables

IDTechEx, expert providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, have forecast the medical wearables market to be worth $19.7 billion by the year 2024 in their latest research. This market will be driven by the demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
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