27 Jan 2021
Energy Harvesting Made Possible with Skin Temperature
Researchers have developed flexible thermoelectric devices with high power generation performance by maximizing flexibility and heat transfer efficiency. The researchers also presented a mass-production plan through an automated process including a printing process.
6 Oct 2020
Seoul National University - Soft Robotics Research Center
Researchers at Seoul National University's Soft Robotics Research Center have developed a soft upper limb mobile exoskeleton for upper limb rehabilitation.
13 Jul 2020
A Deep-Learned E-Skin Decodes Complex Human Motion
A deep-learning powered single-strained electronic skin sensor can capture human motion from a distance. The single strain sensor placed on the wrist decodes complex five-finger motions in real time with a virtual 3D hand that mirrors the original motions.
1 Jun 2020
MXene as a Novel Electrode Material for Next-Generation Display
Researchers have reported the first efficient flexible light-emitting diodes with a two-dimensional titanium carbide MXene as a flexible and transparent electrode.
20 Feb 2020
Robotic Hand can Handle Eggs, cut Paper with Scissors
The robotic hand can be easily mounted on a variety of robot arms, and offers the world's strongest grasping force against its own weight. It is expected that the use of robotic hands will be extended to industrial sites as well as everyday life.
29 Jan 2020
Seoul National University
Seoul National University demonstrated a "lift assist suit" at their booth at CES 2020's Eureka Park.
3 Dec 2019
IDTechEx caught up with Sky Labs, a company based in South Korea. It was showcasing a ring-type wearable device for non-invasive continuous heart and ECG monitoring.
2 Sep 2019
Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain's blood vessels
Engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labrynthine vasculature of the brain.
25 Sep 2018
New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide
A new type of battery could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialized chemicals using metal catalysts, which is currently highly challenging, this battery could continuously convert carbon dioxide into a solid mineral carbonate as it discharges.
3 Sep 2018
A new generation of artificial retinas
Scientists report they have successfully developed and tested the world's first ultrathin artificial retina that could vastly improve on existing implantable visualization technology for the blind.
4 Jun 2018
Flexible organic electronics mimic biological mechanosensory nerves
Researchers have developed artificial mechanosensory nerves using flexible organic devices to emulate biological sensory afferent nerves. They used the artificial mechanosensory nerves to control a disabled insect leg and distinguish braille characters.
29 Mar 2018
Origami-inspired self-locking foldable robotic arm
A research team has developed an origami-inspired robotic arm that is foldable, self-assembling and also highly-rigid.