Smart shirt measures breathing and could monitor lung disease
A smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest and abdomen has proved to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment.
Hexoskin lands $2.4 million space medicine contract
The Canadian Space Agency is awarding a new contract to Carré Technologies to continue advancing technology on Astroskin, an innovative bio-monitoring system for use aboard the International Space Station.
Updates from WTS16: Clothing, e-textiles and flexible electronics
IDTechEx met with many existing and a couple of new contacts from the smart clothing space at the Wearable Technology Show, in London's Excel Exhibition Centre. Commercial momentum is growing very slowly in these spaces as players approach the markets for the first time, and the competition is beginning to heat up. This article summarises IDTechEx's learnings at the show.
Cityzen Sciences are a French company based in Lyon, and founded in 2008. They specialise in developing smart fabric concepts, including wearable sensors and physiological monitoring systems. IDTechEx interviewed Antoine Ormières at a wearable technology event in January 2016.
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.
What does it take to make a wearable technology?
The year to 2015 will be the first time that companies have achieved over a billion dollars in revenue from individual wearable technology product lines.
IDTechEx Wearable USA - innovators, adopters and investors
IDTechEx Wearable USA - Bringing Innovators, Adopters And Investors in Technology Under One Roof. IDTechEx Wearable USA is the largest wearable technology event in the Americas. The two day conference and exhibition brings together leading authorities from key areas throughout the industry, as a large part of IDTechEx's 3000+ attendee, 200+ exhibitor co-located event series.
The intelligent soldier system - military wearables
On May 19th 2015, IDTechEx attended a conference aboard HMS Belfast in London, bringing together senior military innovation personnel with acting servicemen and technical innovators in relevant fields. The topic for discussion was wearable technology for the military.
Carre Technologies Ltd (known increasingly by their product-line name, Hexoskin) are a Canadian company that make a sports shirt containing biometric sensors.
The Intelligent Soldier System - Military Wearables
The military is a driving force for many types of technology development, but wearable technology integration is a gradual and challenging process. IDTechEx report from the latest event on this topic.