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Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 5, 2020
Drawn-on-Skin Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors

Drawn-on-Skin Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors

A team of researchers has developed a new form of electronics known as "drawn-on-skin electronics," allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
Wearable Technology Insights
Jun 2, 2020
New Electronic Material for Wearables and Soft Robots

New Electronic Material for Wearables and Soft Robots

Imagine a flexible digital screen that heals itself when it cracks, or a light-emitting robot that locates survivors in dark, dangerous environments or carries out farming and space exploration tasks. A novel material developed could turn these ideas into reality.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

This article is a summary of the latest considerations for the wearable technology industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including background on the pandemic, case studies of it's impact, and a discussion around changes to quantitative forecasts across IDTechEx's wearable portfolio as a result.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 19, 2020
Brain Signal Measurement Using Printed Tattoo Electrodes

Brain Signal Measurement Using Printed Tattoo Electrodes

Researchers have developed ultra-light tattoo electrodes that are hardly noticeable on the skin and make long-term measurements of brain activity cheaper and easier.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 12, 2020
Sweat Powered Electronic Skin

Sweat Powered Electronic Skin

The e-skin, made from soft, flexible rubber, can be embedded with sensors that monitor information like heart rate, body temperature, levels of blood sugar and metabolic byproducts that are indicators of health, and even the nerve signals that control our muscles. It does so without the need for a battery, as it runs solely on biofuel cells powered by one of the body's own waste products.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electrical stimulation products and markets

Electrical stimulation products and markets

Skin worn or implantable products can be used to apply electrical signals to the body in order to achieve a therapeutic effect. This involves a spectrum of different product types ranging from fitness-aids to pain relief devices. This premium article reviews this application area within the context of skin patches.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 1, 2020
Personalised Nutrition Smart Patch to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Personalised Nutrition Smart Patch to Reduce Diabetes Risk

A wearable smart patch will deliver precision data to help people personalise their diets and reduce their risk of developing lifestyle-related chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 24, 2020
Conductive Inks: Hybrid Electronics, In-Mold Electronics, Skin Patches

Conductive Inks: Hybrid Electronics, In-Mold Electronics, Skin Patches

Conductive ink business is inherently wonderfully diverse. This has allowed the industry to rejuvenate itself time and time again and to remain very relevant through generations of product lifecycles.
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 9, 2020
Self-Adhesive Sensor Predicts Heart Failure

Self-Adhesive Sensor Predicts Heart Failure

Wearing a removable, adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization several days before heart failure hospitalization occurred among veterans with heart failure, according to research.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 5, 2020
Drawn-on-Skin Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors

Drawn-on-Skin Electronics Offer Breakthrough in Wearable Monitors

A team of researchers has developed a new form of electronics known as "drawn-on-skin electronics," allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

The impact of COVID-19 on wearables

This article is a summary of the latest considerations for the wearable technology industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including background on the pandemic, case studies of it's impact, and a discussion around changes to quantitative forecasts across IDTechEx's wearable portfolio as a result.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 12, 2020
Sweat Powered Electronic Skin

Sweat Powered Electronic Skin

The e-skin, made from soft, flexible rubber, can be embedded with sensors that monitor information like heart rate, body temperature, levels of blood sugar and metabolic byproducts that are indicators of health, and even the nerve signals that control our muscles. It does so without the need for a battery, as it runs solely on biofuel cells powered by one of the body's own waste products.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 1, 2020
Personalised Nutrition Smart Patch to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Personalised Nutrition Smart Patch to Reduce Diabetes Risk

A wearable smart patch will deliver precision data to help people personalise their diets and reduce their risk of developing lifestyle-related chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes.
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
Jun 2, 2020
New Electronic Material for Wearables and Soft Robots

New Electronic Material for Wearables and Soft Robots

Imagine a flexible digital screen that heals itself when it cracks, or a light-emitting robot that locates survivors in dark, dangerous environments or carries out farming and space exploration tasks. A novel material developed could turn these ideas into reality.
Wearable Technology Insights
May 19, 2020
Brain Signal Measurement Using Printed Tattoo Electrodes

Brain Signal Measurement Using Printed Tattoo Electrodes

Researchers have developed ultra-light tattoo electrodes that are hardly noticeable on the skin and make long-term measurements of brain activity cheaper and easier.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Electrical stimulation products and markets

Electrical stimulation products and markets

Skin worn or implantable products can be used to apply electrical signals to the body in order to achieve a therapeutic effect. This involves a spectrum of different product types ranging from fitness-aids to pain relief devices. This premium article reviews this application area within the context of skin patches.
Wearable Technology Insights
Apr 24, 2020
Conductive Inks: Hybrid Electronics, In-Mold Electronics, Skin Patches

Conductive Inks: Hybrid Electronics, In-Mold Electronics, Skin Patches

Conductive ink business is inherently wonderfully diverse. This has allowed the industry to rejuvenate itself time and time again and to remain very relevant through generations of product lifecycles.
Wearable Technology Insights
Mar 9, 2020
Self-Adhesive Sensor Predicts Heart Failure

Self-Adhesive Sensor Predicts Heart Failure

Wearing a removable, adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization several days before heart failure hospitalization occurred among veterans with heart failure, according to research.
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