Wearable skin and sun safety sensor
L'Oréal announced that La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV, a battery-free wearable electronic to measure UV exposure, is now available.
Johnson & Johnson
IDTechEx attended a presentation by Ajay Khatri, Director, Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Innovation at Medical MEMS & Sensors 2018.
Stretchable electronics: everything you need to know
Stretchable Electronics is a term that conceals great diversity. Indeed, it is an umbrella term that refers to a whole host of emerging electronic materials, components and devices that exhibit some degree of mechanical stretchability.
IDTechEx caught up with Roozbeh Ghaffari and Ben Schlatka, two of the co-founders at mc10, for an update on their business in the development, licensing and sales of stretchable electronic products, including skin patches.
Soft, microfluidic lab on the skin for sweat analysis
Aresearch team has developed a first-of-its-kind soft, flexible microfluidic device that easily adheres to the skin and measures the wearer's sweat to show how his or her body is responding to exercise.
Stretchable electronic UV monitor
L'Oréal recently unveiled My UV Patch, a stretchable skin sensor designed to monitor UV exposure and help consumers educate themselves about sun protection.
Flexible sensors come to market thanks to tens of millions investment
Large investments have been made to enable flexible, thin sensors rather than rigid sensors.
Electrozyme was founded in 2012, as a spin out of the University of California San Diego (UCSD). They have developed printed electrochemical sensors for the chemical analysis of sweat. In 2015, the company changed its name to Biolinq.
Former Broadcom executive joins MC10 as CEO & President
MC10 has announced that it has hired former Broadcom executive, Scott Pomerantz as its new Chief Executive Officer and President.
Highlights from a printed electronics conference
IDTechEx recently attended a Printed Electronics conference in Germany. IDTechEx analysts attended talks from a wide variety of companies. Here we include very brief highlights/summaries of the important points.
Research on electronic skin
A silicon patch embedded with sensors and memory devices which monitors muscle activity, stores data and delivers feedback therapy.
Printed electronics at CES
The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show finished a few days ago with an overload of media coverage and company press releases. Now that the dust has settled, we take a look back at some of the announcements that were made during the show and what they mean for Printed Electronics.
Applications of stretchable electronics
Stretchable electronics has been one of the least exploited but most researched sectors of the new electronics over the past decade. To find out more read the IDTechEx research report "Stretchable Electronics Comes to Market".
MC10 were founded in 2010 in the Boston area to commercialize conformable and/or stretchable electronics. The company has its roots in Prof John Roger's lab at the University of Illinois. The company has so far raised approx. $60 million venture capital funding. Their first product is a wearable sensor sold under the Reebok brand.
The FLEX 2013 conference and exhibition took place in Phoenix, Arizona between the 30th of January and the 1st of February 2013.
Highlights from Printed Electronics Asia 2012
IDTechEx held Printed Electronics Asia 2012 in Tokyo, Japan last week. This is part of the World's global event series on the topic with other events in USA (Dec 5-6) and Europe (April 17-18). Senior-level attendees from some of the biggest chemical, equipment and electronics companies were present from 23 countries, with 50% of attendees from Japan, and 66% of attendees from East Asia.