Electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs
Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. The capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions, or both, can reside in the stomach for at least a month, transmitting information and responding to instructions from a user's smartphone.
Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate
Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion battery technology company based in Irvine, California.
Enevate Secures Funding from LG Chem
Enevate Corporation announced that LG Chem has participated in Enevate's recent funding. This investment is a nod to the viability of Enevate's technology which could enable Electric Vehicles to charge in the same time as gas cars without compromise.
BrightVolt, previously know as Solicore, is a single-use solid-state thin film lithium polymer battery company located in Lakeland, Florida. Their main product is Flexion and the main target markets are smart cards and medical devices.
Enevate is a US start-up that is about to launch its fast-charging, high energy, silicon-based batteries. The company claims a 750 Wh/L energy density and up to 50% longer runtime than its competitors.
Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products
Product developers can print integrated electronics onto plastic, ceramic and metallic structures at extremely fine resolutions.
Equipping insects for special service
The smallest aerial drones mimic insects in many ways, but none can match the efficiency and maneuverability of the dragonfly. Now, engineers are creating a new kind of hybrid drone by combining miniaturized navigation, synthetic biology and neurotechnology to guide dragonfly insects.
Vibrating footwear could help astronauts
Video of astronauts tripping over moon rocks can make for entertaining Internet viewing, but falls in space can jeopardize astronauts' missions and even their lives.
Tough new hydrogel hybrid doesn't dry out
Engineers have found a way to prevent hydrogels from dehydrating, with a technique that could lead to longer-lasting contact lenses, stretchy microfluidic devices, flexible bioelectronics, and even artificial skin.
Smart chip tells you how healthy your battery is
Researchers have developed a smart chip which can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for use.
Ultra-fast charging batteries that last 20 years
Scientists have developed ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes.
ITO-alternative transparent metal grid electrodes
Rolith, Inc announces the successful demonstration of Transparent Metal Grid Electrode technology based on its disruptive nanolithography method (Rolling Mask Lithography - RML(TM)).
Dr Harry Zervos updated Vitriflex's profile. They manufacture flexible barrier films based entirely on inorganic materials in a single piece of equipment with a novel triad structure.
GreenPeak Technologies secuires US$19M in Series B funding
GreenPeak Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor company offering innovative ultra low power wireless and battery-free data communication technologies for consumer electronics and sense and control applications, has announced the closing of a Series B financing round.
Plextronics to expand development of printed electronics technology
Plextronics, Inc., a leading innovator of printed electronics technology, announced today that it has received a strategic investment by Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMAT).
Plextronics Closes $20.6 Million Series B Financing
Plextronics, Inc. announced last week that it has completed a $20.6 million Series B financing. The round is led by Solvay North America Investments, LLC, a member of the Solvay Group, an international chemical and pharmaceutical group headquartered in Brussels.