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29 Sep 2020

Samsung's Frenetic Patenting of Sensors

Many of the leading patentors of sensors do not sell sensors. Their motivation is to provide uniques for their equipment. Consider Samsung, now number three in number of sensor patents worldwide from nowhere ten years ago.
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28 Sep 2020

Technology Analyst Careers at IDTechEx, Positions Available

We are always looking for entrepreneurial, enthusiastic people to join our business. We specialize in providing market research in emerging technology topics and are looking to find people who are as passionate about these areas as we are. Applicants will need to convert their technical expertise to complement our current topic coverage or be able to expand the company in a new direction.
28 Sep 2020

Smart Suit Wirelessly Powered by a Smartphone

Athletes are always on the lookout for new ways to push the limits of human performance and one needs to first pinpoint their current limits objectively if they seek to overcome them. A team of researchers has developed a smartphone-powered suit capable of providing athletes with physiological data such as their posture, running gait and body temperature while they are out on the field.
25 Sep 2020

An Introduction to Displays in Augmented and Virtual Reality

This premium article presents an introduction to the different types of displays used in a variety of augmented and reality devices.
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24 Sep 2020

Better Material for Wearable Biosensors

Biosensors that are wearable on human skin or safely used inside the body are increasingly prevalent for both medical applications and everyday health monitoring. Finding the right materials to bind the sensors together and adhere them to surfaces is also an important part of making this technology better.
22 Sep 2020


Arieca create thermal materials based on a liquid metal embedded elastomer formulation with potential for specific applications including the semiconductor market.
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22 Sep 2020

Flexible Electronics in Wearable Cardiac Monitoring Technologies

IDTechEx forecasts that flexible electronics in cardiac monitoring, deployed in electronic skin patches and electronic textiles, will be a $2 billion market in the year 2030.
22 Sep 2020

Wearable Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today

IDTechEx currently have a number of wearable related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on XR and self-powered electronics.
21 Sep 2020

First Glucose Biosensor Designed for Athletes

Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor is a consumer over-the-counter product that provides glucose monitoring via a mobile app o athletes performing sports such as cycling, running, and swimming, to understand the efficacy of their nutrition choices on training and competition.
18 Sep 2020

Anti-Bacterial Graphene Face Masks

Face masks have become an important tool in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, improper use or disposal of masks may lead to "secondary transmission". A research team has successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes.
15 Sep 2020

Wool-Like Material Could be Used in Smart Textiles, Medical Devices

Researchers have developed a biocompatible material that can be 3D-printed into any shape and pre-programmed with reversible shape memory. The material is made using keratin, a fibrous protein found in hair, nails and shells. The researchers extracted the keratin from leftover Agora wool used in textile manufacturing.
14 Sep 2020

Lessons Learned from the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2020

This article contains key reflections of the high-level discussions that took place during the congress and is structured by theme.
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14 Sep 2020

An Introduction to Optics in Augmented and Virtual Reality

This premium article presents an introduction to the different types of optics used in a variety of augmented and reality devices.
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14 Sep 2020

Wearable Offers Options for Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

The rapid increase of life-threatening, antibiotic-resistant infections has resulted in challenging wound complications with limited choices of effective treatments. Now, a team of innovators has developed a wearable solution that allows a patient to receive treatment without leaving home.
11 Sep 2020

Smart Contact Lens Mimicking the Human Iris to Combat Eye Deficiencies

Researchers have created an artificial iris embedded in a smart contact lens. The smart contact lens is designed to operate for an entire day thanks to an ultra-low power design, offering a practical solution for people who suffer from human eye iris deficiencies like aniridia, high order aberrations like keratoconus, and light sensitivity or photophobia.
11 Sep 2020

Join the Webinar on Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Conforming to the Market - Overview of latest market forecast and key trends; technology benchmarking and new entrant analysis; and analysis of technological transitions and associated innovation opportunities.
8 Sep 2020

New Electronic Skin can React to Pain Like Human Skin

Researchers have developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain just like real skin, opening the way to better prosthetics, smarter robotics and non-invasive alternatives to skin grafts.
7 Sep 2020

Flexible Micro LEDs May Reshape Future of Wearable Technology

Researchers have developed a method to create micro LEDs that can be folded, twisted, cut and stuck to different surfaces.
4 Sep 2020

Army Robo Teammate can Detect, Share 3D Changes in Real Time

Something is different, and you can't quite put your finger on it. But your robot can. Even small changes in your surroundings could indicate danger. Imagine a robot could detect those changes, and a warning could immediately alert you through a display in your eyeglasses. That is what U.S. Army scientists are developing with sensors, robots, real-time change detection and augmented reality wearables.
2 Sep 2020

Inkjet Printed Thin Skinned Solar Panels

Solar cells can now be made so thin, light and flexible that they can rest on a soap bubble. The new cells, which efficiently capture energy from light, could offer an alternative way to power novel electronic devices, such as medical skin patches, where conventional energy sources are unsuitable.