Smart wrist-worn device monitors atrial fibrillation
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation - a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death.
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies: Optomec announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal. The agreement will enable Phillips Federal to resell the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping systems to US government facilities.
Nuance Communications is a multinational computer software technology company providing speech and imaging applications and solutions. The most important speech technology of Nuance is speech recognition (SR). Besides, the company is specialised in speech synthesis, voice recognition, etc. In the global speech market, more than 80% of speech recognition systems used to be based on Nuance SR engine.
Water bottles and other recycled 3D printing materials
Soldiers on the battlefield or at remote bases often have to wait weeks for vital replacement parts. Now scientists report they have found a way to fabricate many of these parts within hours under combat conditions using water bottles, cardboard and other recyclable materials.
Intel advances the safe integration of drones into US airspace
Intel is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and other industry participants to foster innovation and to shape the global standards and practices for unmanned aircraft systems, with safety being the first priority.
NP Photonics, Inc.
NP Photonics are a fiber laser manufacturer. IDTechEx first had a discussion with NP Photonics at SPIE Photonics West 2018 in January 2018; this was followed by a full interview in March 2018. The company specializes in fiber lasers for a variety of sensing applications.
Drones: large size means large market
The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
British Airways using facial recognition
British Airways has become the first airline to trial self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the USA, working in partnership with Los Angeles Airport.
QuesTek Innovations LLC
highly appealing to end users who cite limited material choice as a barrier to adopting AM.
Wearable designed to lighten load for marines
Flat, scale-like load sensors are placed within the boot insole to measure the user's weight during activities such as standing, walking and running.
Stimwave wins contract with Defense Logistics Agency
Stimwave's devices use Wireless Pain Relief technology and are 95 percent smaller than any other neuromodulation device on the market.
Satellite or drone internet?
Beaming the internet to the 4.5 billion people that do not have it should be massively profitable.