29 Jan 2021
Omron had a significant presence at CES 2021, as they have in previous years.
26 Jan 2021
Skin Patches & e-Textiles at CES 2021
This premium article covers the major launches and themes in the niche wearable technology product areas of skin patches and e-textiles. Despite the "consumer" focus of the event, much of the discussion and product launches of note focused around health and wellness applications, including products on both the consumer and medical side of the regulatory barriers. This article reviews some of the prominent announcements and companies present at this year's virtual event.
16 Dec 2020
TM Robotics and Evershed help Ricoh Automate its Manufacturing Process
In an industrial context, the word automation is often, inaccurately, used to mean only industrial robotics. In fact, it refers to everything from inverter driven conveyor systems to advanced manufacturing software.
1 Dec 2020
Sensors Innovation Week 2020: Gas Sensors and Sensors for COVID-19
This IDTechEx premium article highlights the innovations of gas sensors and sensing systems for COVID-19 contact tracing.
1 Jul 2020
Smartwatches as a Medical Device? Progress and Outlook from IDTechEx
Last week, Apple announced the latest features that will be added to the Apple Watch in watchOS 7. Amongst the range of updates were a series of new health app features, including new "mobility metrics" such as low-range cardio fitness, walking speed, stair-descent speed, stair-ascent speed, six-minute walk distance, double support time, step length, and asymmetry.
30 Mar 2020
Mobile Robots: Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda
Recent developments bring into focus the motivation, and at times the imperative, to increase automation in the logistics and delivery chain. IDTechEx have been examining the technological and commercial trends in this field for several years.
12 Feb 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Ranndy Kellogg, President and CEO of Omron Healthcare Inc. in the US. We discussed the latest progress with their smartwatch blood pressure cuff, HeartGuide.
24 Jan 2020
Intelligent Growth Solutions
Intelligent Growth Solutions is a Scottish agritech company working to improve the efficiency of vertical farming through automation, smart lighting and power management.
13 Dec 2019
Recent High Valuation in Autonomous Mobile Robots in Warehouses
The trend of investment in and acquisition of mobile robotic companies seeking to automate the movement of goods within warehouses, fulfilment centres, and manufacturing facilities is still rising.
9 Dec 2019
A $250Bn Revolution: Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles in Delivery
Automation in the delivery/logistic and warehousing/fulfilment chain is a growing market. A particularly exciting subset of this is the use of mobile robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles for automation of movement-based tasks.
3 Dec 2019
Charmcare is a medical device company based in Seoul, South Korea. It was founded in 2004 and has been developing wearable accessories for vital sign monitoring since 2014.