24 Mar 2020
Aktiia Raises Funding for Cuffless Optical Blood Pressure Monitor
Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup that has developed an optical blood pressure monitor at the wrist, has raised an additional CHF 6 million in funding to bring its product to market.
12 Feb 2020
IDTechEx caught up with Jens Krauss, VP Systems at CSEM at CES 2020. They were showing some of their latest work and products on their booth. We discussed progress around several of their key patents, including optical heart rate, optical blood pressure and dry electrodes for cardiac monitoring.
3 Dec 2019
Aktiia has developed an ambulatory blood pressure monitoring wrist-worn device.
3 Dec 2019
Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology
The Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) is a Swiss R&D centre based in Neuchatel. It consists of approximately 400 people, 50 of whom operate in healthcare.
27 Nov 2019
IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2019 Award Winners
At the 16th IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA conference and exhibition held in Santa Clara on November 20-21, three organizations were honored for their great achievements in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies.
4 Nov 2019
Accuracy of Aktiia's Cuffless Blood Pressure Technology is Revealed
Aktiia, a Swiss-US startup that develops optical blood pressure monitors at the wrist, has concluded the analysis of the data of a clinical trial comparing cuffless optical blood pressure measurements at the wrist against invasive references.
12 Aug 2019
Electric Vehicle Research at Advanced Materials Osaka July 2019
Here we give the abstracts relevant to electric vehicles from BIT Advanced Materials Conference Osaka Japan July 2019. The organisers failed to provide slides but we have photographs of some of these if you are interested. The selected abstracts are divided into energy storage, wide bandgap semiconductors, energy harvesting and other.
25 Jul 2019
Extracts from presentation Osaka 23 July 2019. OPV and Perovskite Progress
17 Jan 2019
Well Being Digital Ltd. (WBD101)
IDTechEx had an excellent conversation with Kow, the Director at Well Being Digital (WBD101). IDTechEx first reported on products from WBD101 following CES 2017, where they showed products with Actywell, among others. This time we had an extended conversation with Kow describing his thoughts on the industry, and the outlook for their business.
4 May 2018
Precision optical components with inkjet printing
Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides. Because the printing approach can also fabricate electronics and microfluidics, it could advance a variety of devices such as optical sensors used for health monitoring and lab-on-a-chip devices that integrate and automate multiple laboratory functions onto a small circuit, or chip.
24 Jan 2018
@-Health are a start-up based in France developing apparel-based products for monitoring the human body.
8 May 2017
SolarStratos first test flight
SolarStratos is a commercial two-seater solar plane that aims to be the first manned solar plane penetrating the stratosphere.