A Closer Look at Biosensor Technology at Sensors USA 2019
A key focus of the Sensors USA part of the IDTechEx Show! will be Point-of-Care Biosensors. Biosensor devices provide information associated with a specific health condition or disease. The general trend in biosensors is a move from testing in centralized hospitals, to the patents with point-of-care devices.
DNA as Tool to Build Graphene Circuits
Graphene is a groundbreaking material in the nanotechnology field, but it has characteristics that limit its potential applications. A research team is investigating ways to incorporate DNA nanotechnology as a construction tool to assemble graphene in new ways that could make the material more useful in electronic devices, among other applications.
ExRobotics and Yokogawa collaborate to accelerate adoption of robotics
ExRobotics and Yokogawa Electric Corporation announce the signing of a licensing agreement that will enable Yokogawa to sell and deploy ExRobotics' inspection robot hardware and software platforms worldwide.
BeBop Sensors announces world's first haptic glove for Oculus Quest
BeBop Sensors announced that it has integrated the exclusively designed BeBop Sensors Forte Data Glove affordable all-day wireless VR/AR product with the Oculus Quest for the world's first all-in-one VR enterprise training and design system.
Alibaba unveils its own AI chip
Alibaba Group plans to launch its first self-developed AI inference chip, which has potential for use in autonomous driving, smart cities and smart logistics. In addition to this, the Academy will boost its R&D in AI chips for training on the cloud and for IOT applications.
BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award
BeBop Sensors announced today that it has won the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Award from the U.S. Air Force for BeBop Sensor's new award-winning Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, to be deployed by the U.S. Airforce MOTAR (Maintenance Operations and Training Augmented Reality) Unit for advanced airplane VR training simulations.
Mission Barns is a California-based cultured meat start-up, focusing on cultured bacon and duck products.
Reconfigurable electronics show promise for wearables, implantables
Medical implants of the future may feature reconfigurable electronic platforms that can morph in shape and size dynamically as bodies change or transform to relocate from one area to monitor another within our bodies.
First all day wireless VR/AR haptic glove
BeBop Sensors announced the new BeBop Sensors Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, the first all-day affordable high performance wireless VR/AR haptic glove built for business.
Printed sensors detect what's in your sweat
Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in your sweat.
IDTechEx spoke to Jason Bellet, co-founder & Chief Commercial Officer of EKO Health. It is a cardiac monitoring company which provides a means to screen for and monitor cardiac disorders using non-invasive connected devices.
You can't squash this roach-inspired robot
If the sight of a skittering bug makes you squirm, you may want to look away — a new insect-sized robot can scurry across the floor at nearly the speed of a darting cockroach.
Thin, silver nanowires may hold key to flexible and safe touchscreens
An unexpected ability of cells to bend metal determines the safety of silver nanowires — highly conductive nanomaterials a thousand times thinner than a human hair that are being used in next-generation touchscreens for smartphones and consumer electronics, a team of scientists has found.
New laws of attraction: Scientists print magnetic liquid droplets
Scientists have made a new material that is both liquid and magnetic, opening the door to a new area of science in magnetic soft matter. Their findings could lead to a revolutionary class of printable liquid devices for a variety of applications from artificial cells that deliver targeted cancer therapies to flexible liquid robots that can change their shape to adapt to their surroundings.
Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs
Just beyond where conventional scuba divers can go is an area of the ocean that still is largely unexplored. In waters this deep — about 100 to at least 500 feet below the surface — little to no light breaks through.
Teaching AI to connect senses like vision and touch
While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understand the full picture of these tactile signals. Robots that have been programmed to see or feel can't use these signals quite as interchangeably.
Army project develops agile scouting robots
Researchers have developed an agile robot that may be able to aid in scouting and search-and-rescue operations.
New AI sees like a human, filling in the blanks
Computer scientists have taught an artificial intelligence agent how to do something that usually only humans can do--take a few quick glimpses around and infer its whole environment, a skill necessary for the development of effective search-and-rescue robots that one day can improve the effectiveness of dangerous missions.