10 Aug 2022
Orpyx has developed a smart insole technology designed to aid diabetics with peripheral neuropathy and prevent ulcers and reduce demand for surgical interventions. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed the VP of Marketing, Karen Smith.
3 Aug 2022
PrinterPrezz are a US-based end-to-end manufacturer of 3D printed medical devices. IDTechEx spoke with CEO Shri Shetty to discuss the company's mission.
1 Aug 2022
AGTC Genomics is a Malaysia-based biotechnology start-up, founded in August 2021. The company provides next-generation sequencing services for genetic sequencing and is partnered with genetic sequencing leader Illumina. IDTechEx spoke with AGTC Genomics CEO, Dr Leong Chee-Onn, on July 25, 2022.
29 Jul 2022
Wearable to Detect COVID-19 Before Onset of Symptoms
Wrist-worn health devices can be combined with machine learning to detect COVID-19 infections as early as two days before symptoms appear,
29 Jul 2022
HIV Cure Clinical Trial Enters Critical Phase
American Gene Technologies, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has reached a turning point in its HIV cure clinical trial: it began withdrawing participants from their antiretroviral drugs earlier this month. This clinical protocol, technically known as analytic treatment interruption, may ultimately determine if this gene therapy treatment can cure HIV.
26 Jul 2022
Bionic Clothing Innovator CIONIC Collaboration with Yves Behar
CIONIC announces a collaboration with designer Yves Behar and
his multidisciplinary design firm, fuseproject. The collaboration between
fuseproject and CIONIC marries thoughtfully inclusive design with revolutionary mobility
technology to deliver the Cionic Neural Sleeve, an FDA-cleared bionic leg wearable that uses AI
to understand and influence human mobility in real-time, enabling greater access and
independence for individuals living with mobility differences such as multiple sclerosis, stroke,
cerebral palsy, and more.
25 Jul 2022
Patient Deterioration Predictor to Surpass Traditional Vital Signs
An artificial intelligence-driven device that works to detect and predict hemodynamic instability may provide a more accurate picture of patient deterioration than traditional vital sign measurements, a study suggests.
25 Jul 2022
Naox Technologies presented their hearable for epilepsy management at a CEA-Leti workshop on healthcare innovation where Tess met CTO Emmanual Lange.
21 Jul 2022
Remedee labs is developing a wearable endorphin stimulator using mm-wave frequencies for a drug-free solution to pain. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, chaired a panel on wearables at the CEA-Leti conference on healthcare innovations in June 2022 alongside co-founder Jacques Husser who shared the latest updates from the company.
7 Jul 2022
Shapeshifting Microbots Can Brush and Floss Teeth
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers from the School of Dental Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Science shows that a hands-free system could effectively automate the treatment and removal of tooth-decay-causing bacteria and dental plaque.
6 Jul 2022
Oxford Performance Materials
Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) are an American manufacturer of 3D-printed parts and coatings using their proprietary PEKK formulation. IDTechEx spoke with Scott DeFelice, CEO of OPM, about their 3D-printed parts business.
22 Jun 2022
RSP Systems are a Danish start-up focused on Raman spectroscopy for non-invasive glucose monitoring.
20 Jun 2022
BrainCo — Brain EEG Headband and Robotic Prosthetic Hand
Based in Boston, MA, with 300 full-time employees globally, BrainCo is a tech start-up with three main brands: FocusCalm, BrainRobotics, and NeuroMaker. FocusCalm is a portable wireless brain-machine interface (BMI) wearable to improve users' attention level and help those affected with focus issues and learning difficulties. BrainRobotics develops EMG-controlled robotic prosthetic upper limbs. NeuroMaker adapts the company's BMI and prosthetic products into a STEM education kit.
7 Jun 2022
3D Bioprinted Living Tissue Ear Implants Head to Clinical Trials
3DBio Therapeutics and the Microtia-Congenital Ear Deformity Institute announced they have conducted a human ear reconstruction using the AuriNovo implant, an investigational, patient-matched, 3D-bioprinted living tissue ear implant. The groundbreaking reconstructive procedure in the first-in-human Phase 1/2a clinical trial is evaluating the safety and preliminary efficacy for patients with microtia, a rare congenital deformity where one or both outer ears are absent or underdeveloped.
1 Jun 2022
Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed the President and General Manager of Biosency, Marie Pirotais and Yann Le Guillou. Biosency is a company developing wearable solutions and a remote patient monitoring platform.
26 May 2022
The Waning COVID-19 Pandemic's Lasting Effect on Point-Of-Care
COVID-19 testing at point of care peaked in Q1 2022. Is testing waning? What is COVID-19's lasting effect on point-of-care testing?
19 May 2022
CGMs Could Be Significant Driver for Diabetes Digital Health Industry
Glucose monitoring is an integral part of diabetes management, and test strips have historically been the predominant method of measuring blood glucose. However, continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) have emerged as a major competitor over the last decade.
12 May 2022
Valencell is one of the market leaders in providing PPG technology for wearable sensors/biometrics. Tess interviewed Dr LeBoeuf (President and Co-founder) about Valencell's development of cuffless blood pressure, hearables, and the shift in the wearable sector from fitness to health.
9 May 2022
Dispelix is a Finnish firm designing surface relief grating diffractive waveguides for consumer augmented reality devices. Unlike other companies' designs, they use a single waveguide layer for full RGB color — this helps to decrease weight but increases design complexity. Its in-house design software was developed specifically to solve this issue. The company is in the process of scaling production with its fab partners.
3 May 2022
Cue Health offers a point-of-care diagnostic test platform for at-home testing of respiratory diseases.