17 Sep 2021
Ynvisible and PragmatIC Partner to Deliver Flexible Display Modules
Ynvisible Interactive Inc and PragmatIC Semiconductor have entered into non-binding Technology Partnership and Supply Agreement, for a period of 3 years for services and deliverables of up to 2 Million US dollars, focused on fully integrated flexible display modules.
15 Sep 2021
Maritime Mine Neutralization System Uses Robotic Arms
RE2 Robotics has received a $9.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to create an underwater robotic system for the autonomous neutralization of underwater mines for the US Navy.
14 Sep 2021
World's Largest 3D Printed Shipboard Fitting
Keppel Technology & Innovation has received a verification certificate for a 3D printed deck mounted type Panama Chock from DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider's Global Additive Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence in Singapore. The component, which is intended for non-class maritime applications, is the world's largest 3D-printed shipboard fitting.
8 Sep 2021
Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample
NASA's Perseverance rover has completed the collection of the first sample of Martian rock, a core from Jezero Crater slightly thicker than a pencil. Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory received data that confirmed the historic milestone. The core is now enclosed in an airtight titanium sample tube, making it available for retrieval in the future.
2 Sep 2021
Bionic Arm Restores Natural Behaviours in Upper Limb Amputations
Researchers have engineered a first-of-its-kind bionic arm for patients with upper-limb amputations that allows wearers to think, behave and function like a person without an amputation, according to new findings.
27 Aug 2021
Paving the Way for Small but Mighty Robots
An interdisciplinary team of roboticists, engineers and biologists have modeled the mechanics of the mantis shrimp's punch and built a robot that mimics the movement. The research sheds light on the biology of these pugnacious crustaceans and paves the way for small but mighty robotic devices.
23 Aug 2021
Chinese Astronauts Second Walk Outside Space Station
Two astronauts in the Shenzhou 12 crew have successfully exited the cabin. Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming achieved a spacewalk outside the core module of the new space station to instal a coolant pump..
20 Aug 2021
Inflatable Robotic Hand Gives Amputees Real Time Tactile Control
Prosthetic enables a wide range of daily activities, such as zipping a suitcase, shaking hands, and petting a cat.
18 Aug 2021
Researchers Control Nerve to Turn On/Off Inflammation
In an effort to better understand inflammation within the body, researchers successfully controlled the neurons that release molecular proteins and turn on/off inflammation. The study points to a new approach to treat diseases such as arthritis.
17 Aug 2021
Stretchable Battery That is Powered by Sweat
Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery that is powered by human perspiration. The prototype battery consists of printed silver flake electrodes that generate electricity in the presence of sweat. Measuring 2 cm by 2 cm and as flat as a small paper bandage, the battery is affixed to a flexible and sweat absorbent textile that is stretchable and attachable to wearable devices, like watches, wrist bands or arm straps.
16 Aug 2021
HelpWear have developed a clinical grade ECG armband that detects and flags cardiac events. The device in it's current form is worn on the upper arm and monitors the PQRST segments of the electrocardiogram. They presented their latest progress at Cardio Wearables 2021.
5 Aug 2021
Nexa3D Partners with CREAT3D to Support British AM industry
The collaboration provides CREAT3D's customers with the opportunity to improve their competitiveness by purchasing Nexa3D's market-leading technology.
30 Jul 2021
Metallic Glass Gears Up for 'Cobots,' Coatings, and More
Bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D printed metals.
Where are the robot assistants we were promised?
29 Jul 2021
Partnership for Silicon-Anode Batteries for the 7-Seater Lilium Jet
CUSTOMCELLS, who supply international aviation, automotive and military customers, including Porsche AG, will be one of Lilium's prime suppliers, manufacturing lithium-ion batteries at scale for the all-electric 7-Seater Lilium Jet.
28 Jul 2021
The Most Complex Flexible Microprocessor Yet
The low-cost chip carries over 12 times as many transistors as previous flexible microprocessors, and is ultra-thin and flexible with good performance. The team made the chip from metal-oxide transistors using conventional manufacturing equipment.
28 Jul 2021
Wiliot Secures $200 Million Investment Round Led by SoftBank Vision
For decades, there has remained a massive gap as trillions of products travel billions of miles without any data being available as to their status, whereabouts, or situation. Lacking this information, global supply chains have been profoundly, and vulnerably, in the dark. Recognizing this, many leaders in consumer-packaged goods, pharmaceuticals, furniture, and apparel have been working with Wiliot to add their sensing capabilities, intelligence and connectivity.
16 Jul 2021
Artificial Intelligence New Blueprint for Precision Drug Discovery
A new approach that uses machine learning to hunt for disease targets and then predicts whether a drug is likely to receive FDA approval.
2 Jul 2021
Skin in The Game: Human Body to Recharge Smartwatches
As smart watches are increasingly able to monitor the vital signs of health, including what's going on when we sleep, a problem has emerged: those wearable, wireless devices are often disconnected from our body overnight, being charged at the bedside.
1 Jul 2021
First-Ever Transient Pacemaker Dissolves in the Body
Researchers have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker — a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing device that disappears after it's no longer needed.
14 Jun 2021
Highlights from Dassault Systèmes' 2021 Industry Analyst Meeting. Dassault Systèmes hosted a virtual two-day event to share their company strategy, progress, and successes.