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.
21 Mar 2018
Five Hot Trends with Printed and Flexible Electronics
Europe's leading event on printed and flexible electronics, Printed Electronics Europe 2018, opens its doors in less than three weeks to over 2,500 global visitors.
5 Dec 2017
Battery material with 5x faster charging speed
Recently, a team of researchers at the developed a "graphene ball," a unique battery material that enables a 45% increase in capacity, and five times faster charging speeds than standard lithium-ion batteries.
16 Nov 2017
IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2017 Award Winners
At the 14th IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA conference and exhibition held in Santa Clara on November 15-16, four organizations were honored for their great achievements in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies.
18 Oct 2017
Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics
Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
25 May 2016
Discovery could energize development of longer-lasting batteries
A researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last five times longer than current ones.
11 Aug 2015
Piezoelectric elastic energy harvesting arrives
Elastic piezoelectric generators are being developed with microwatts demonstrated and watts in prospect for large formats.
19 May 2015
Used cigarette butts offer energy storage solution
Scientists in South Korea have developed a new way to store energy that also offers a solution to a growing environmental problem.
27 Apr 2015
Hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvester
A research team has developed a hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvesting device called a nano generator.