11 Nov 2021
Algorithm Powered Bionic Clothing for People with Mobility Differences
Cionic, a company committed to improving the lives of people with mobility differences by helping them move more independently through bionic clothing, has conducted trials in the San Francisco Bay Area that resulted in an average improvement of 143% to foot drop across trial participants of Cionic's Neural Sleeve gait study.
20 Jul 2021
Emerging Technologies Set to Shape Next Generation of Plant-Based Meat
Plant-based meat has increasingly been making headlines in recent years, as product sales swell and industry investment continues to reach dizzying heights.However, this is only the beginning. Plant-based meat producers are increasingly looking towards a range of emerging technologies to create the next generation of hyper-realistic plant-based alternatives.
14 Apr 2021
Smarty-Pants: Could Intelligent Underwear Improve Your Life?
It is not uncommon to have a favorite bra, or a lucky pair of pants. Now, innovations in E-Textiles and Smart Clothing have taken this phenomenon to the next level. Imagine a pair of pants that can play your party playlist when you get too sad, or a bra that can turn down the thermostat when your indoor workout raises your temperature.
17 Apr 2020
Arterys was founded to facilitate the global advancement of medicine through data, AI and technology. Its mission is to transform the world of medical imaging via high performance cloud computation.
8 Apr 2020
Autonomous Shuttles Help Transport COVID-19 Tests
For the first time in the US autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
24 Feb 2020
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao spoke with Shayna Lurey, Marketing Specialist at HiMirror. HiMirror is a Taiwanese beauty tech company and is a part of the New Kinpo Group. The company develops smart mirrors for beauty tech. HiMirror benefits from research and development from New Kinpo, but marketing and sales activities are separate from its parent company.
27 Nov 2019
Using Artificial Intelligence to Analyse Placentas
Placentas can provide critical information about the health of the mother and baby, but only 20 percent of placentas are assessed by pathology exams after delivery in the U.S. The cost, time and expertise required to analyze them are prohibitive.
13 Sep 2019
JUST is a food company that uses plant proteins to produce vegan egg and dairy products. JUST is also developing cultured meat products, making it the only company operating in both the plant-based and cultured meat spaces. At the Good Food Conference 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with JUST's head of global communications Andrew Noyes.
10 Sep 2019
The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)
IDTechEx's most recent report on the industry includes historic data and 10 year market forecasts for 48 different wearable technology product types, of which 20 are types of wearable medical device. These include more traditional medical products such as hearing aids, cardiac devices (e.g. Holter monitors or event monitors) and insulin pumps, but also newer devices such as continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for diabetics, other new electronic skin patches, and other emerging wearable medical device prospects. These products increased their combined annual revenue by $10bn a year in the period from 2010 to 2019, and make up around a third of all of the wearable device revenue in 2019.
8 Aug 2019
Yale, Mayo Clinic to use data from wearables for drug development
This trial is one of a new breed of clinical trials which showcase the potential of patient-centered research, taking advantage of portable and comfortable medical-grade wearables and innovative big-data platforms.
28 Jun 2019
Hybrid device may help doctors treat strokes more quickly
Researchers have developed a device that uses near-infrared light to monitor blood flow. The hybrid instrument, which relies on the combination of two light measurement techniques, could be used to quickly and noninvasively diagnose cerebral ischemia.
26 Apr 2019
Proofreading the book of life: Gene editing made safer
Making CRISPR immunosilent is the next step towards safe clinical applications.
17 Jan 2019
IDTechEx caught up with Tony Chahine, CEO of Myant.
20 Oct 2017
Artificial pancreas performs well in clinical trial
During more than 60,000 hours of combined use of a novel artificial pancreas system, participants in a 12-week, multi-site clinical trial showed significant improvements in two key measures of well-being in people living with type 1 diabetes.
1 Jun 2016
Electricity you can eat
Engineers have created an edible supercapacitor that can wipe out E. coli or power a camera from inside the body.
15 Oct 2015
APDM develop and sell high end wearable sensor for high performance motion tracking. Their packages are build around a sensor called the opal, which includes inertial measurement unit components in a small rigid package. These sensors, usually used several at a time, feed into their software platforms which enable high level motion analysis of subjects, used in areas such as research, medical diagnosis and elite sports analysis.
19 Mar 2015
Wireless sensors for treatment of obesity and diabetes
Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. have reached an agreement to develop the next generation of wearable biosensors designed to fight obesity and diabetes.