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Electronic skin patches

Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 17, 2018
Shifting power in diabetes management: products behind the progress

Shifting power in diabetes management: products behind the progress

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 3, 2018
Skin patches: the advantages of the ultimate wearable

Skin patches: the advantages of the ultimate wearable

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.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jul 19, 2017
Breathable, wearable electronics on skin

Breathable, wearable electronics on skin

A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a Japanese group of scientists.
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Triboelectric Interview: Prof. Zhong Lin Wang, Gatech, 11 May 2017

Triboelectric Interview: Prof. Zhong Lin Wang, Gatech, 11 May 2017

IDTechEx Chairman Dr Peter Harrop spoke to Professor Zhong Lin Wang of Gatech at Energy Harvesting Europe, part of the IDTechEx Show!
Wearable Technology Insights
Jan 2, 2017
Paper-based skin patch monitors dehydration

Paper-based skin patch monitors dehydration

Researchers have developed a low-cost skin patch that changes color to indicate different levels of hydration, representing a potential new medical technology.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 20, 2016
Skin patch with microneedles proves effective alternative to injection

Skin patch with microneedles proves effective alternative to injection

A microneedle patch, which combines stainless steel needles embedded in a soft polymer base - the first such combination believed to be scientifically studied. The soft material makes it comfortable to wear, while the stiff needles ensure reliable skin penetration.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 2, 2016
Skin patch to treat peanut allergy

Skin patch to treat peanut allergy

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 4, 2016
Flexible wearable electronic skin patch monitors alcohol levels

Flexible wearable electronic skin patch monitors alcohol levels

Engineers have developed a flexible wearable sensor that can accurately measure a person's blood alcohol level from sweat and transmit the data wirelessly to a laptop, smartphone or other mobile device.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 12, 2016
Sensors driving next-generation wearable devices

Sensors driving next-generation wearable devices

Sensor development is driving the next generation of wearable devices, and this development is now going further than simply attaching sensors to devices that can be stuck on the body
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Wearable technology in 2015 - how far have we come?

Wearable technology in 2015 - how far have we come?

As the hype around wearable technology fades, IDTechEx technology analyst James Hayward looks at where the industry is now.
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