23 Feb 2021
Energy Harvesting Technology to Make Roads Safer
An eco-friendly energy-harvesting smart sensor could help make roads safer by identifying potentially dangerous driver behaviour.
3 Feb 2021
Advanced Material Development
Advanced Material Development (AMD) commercializes research on 2D nanotechnology, and soft matter physics, based on industrial needs. IDTechEx spoke with John Lee (CEO).
11 Jan 2021
Breakthrough Manufacturing Process for Sensor for Smart Contact Lenses
Researchers report on how they have developed a breakthrough sensor system and manufacturing process. The global team of engineers reveal that the new contact lens sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for diagnosing potential corneal disease and a glucose sensor for directly monitoring the glucose levels in tear fluid.
10 Nov 2020
Towards High Performing Wearable and Eco-Disposable AI Electronics
Scientists unveiled a device with unique functionality that could signal the dawn of a new design philosophy for electronics, including next-generation wearables and eco-disposable sensors.
6 Nov 2020
University of Surrey/NovaCentrix
The University of Surrey, NovaCentrix and other organizations are collaborating to develop 'next generation paper'. This takes the form of a book that includes electronic functionality, enabling additional content that corresponds to each page to appear on a reader's phone or TV.
20 Aug 2020
Battery Technology Capable of Capturing CO2 Emissions
The University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is capable of capturing CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
3 Jun 2020
Fast-Charging Supercapacitor Technology
Experts from the University of Surrey believe their dream of clean energy storage is a step closer after they unveiled their ground-breaking super-capacitor technology that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates, particularly for mobile applications.
20 May 2020
Pretty as a Peacock: Gemstone for Next Generation of Smart Sensors
An international team of scientists has developed colour-changing, flexible photonic crystals that could be used to develop sensors that warn when an earthquake might strike next. The wearable, robust and low-cost sensors can respond sensitively to light, temperature, strain or other physical and chemical stimuli making them an extremely promising option for cost-effective smart visual sensing applications in a range of sectors including healthcare and food safety.
2 Jul 2019
Researchers clear runway for tin based perovskite solar cells
Researchers believe their tin based perovskite solar cell could clear the runway for solar panel technology to take off and help the UK reach its 2050 carbon neutral goal.
5 Sep 2018
Wearable to monitor lithium levels
People living with bipolar disorder and depression will soon be able to use a unique wearable sensor to safely monitor their lithium drug levels.
19 Mar 2018
Drug-producing bacteria possible with synthetic biology breakthrough
Bacteria could be programmed to efficiently produce drugs, thanks to breakthrough research into synthetic biology using engineering principles.