Healthcare Meets Electronics: Event Assesses the Opportunities
Registrations for the inaugural Healthcare Sensors Innovation event in Cambridge on 25-26 September is exceeding all expectations and nears venue capacity. The event is successfully bringing together the linchpins of the healthcare industry with the electronics industry to explore the opportunity in two specific areas: point of care diagnostics and continuous monitoring.
The future of medical is wearables? (Part 2)
This is the second of a two part series exploring wearable medical devices. In part 1, IDTechEx discussed trends indicating that "the future of wearable is medical". In part 2, we explore the question in reverse, asking to what extent "the future of wearables is medical."
New health monitors are flexible, transparent and graphene enabled
Researchers have demonstrated a new class of flexible and transparent wearable devices that are conformable to the skin and can provide continuous and accurate measurements of multiple human vital signs.
Wearable robotic exoskeleton for overhead work
Hyundai Motor Group has developed the new Vest EXoskeleton, a wearable robot created to assist industrial workers who spend long hours working in overhead environments.
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
Haptics: Part 3 - The diverse haptics landscape of the future
This is the final article of a three-part series on haptics. Haptics involves the use of technology to stimulate the sense of touch. IDTechEx have been covering the technology behind this important market sector for the last five years, and have just released their latest report: Haptics 2020-2030.
BeBop Sensors wins US Air Force contract SIBR Award
BeBop Sensors announced today that it has won the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Award from the U.S. Air Force for BeBop Sensor's new award-winning Forte Data Glove Enterprise Edition, to be deployed by the U.S. Airforce MOTAR (Maintenance Operations and Training Augmented Reality) Unit for advanced airplane VR training simulations.
A chameleon-inspired smart skin changes color in the sun
Researchers have taken a page from the chameleon's playbook to develop a flexible smart skin that changes its color in response to heat and sunlight.
Electronic glove offers 'humanlike' features for prosthetic hand users
An electronic glove, or e-glove can be worn over a prosthetic hand to provide humanlike softness, warmth, appearance and sensory perception, such as the ability to sense pressure, temperature and hydration.
Prof Greg Whyte OBE, Physical Activity Exercise Specialist
Prof Greg Whyte OBE is the director of the Centre for Health and Human Performance where they look after all areas of Human health and performance from nutrition to biomechanics to physiology to medical solutions, a broad spectrum trying to enhance people's quality of life as well as their length of life.
Rooti showcased RootiRX, a wireless ambulatory ECG monitoring patch. It provides a single lead continuous ECG signal for up to 7 days.
IDTechEx interviewed Matthieu Valk, Corporate Communications Group Manager at Omron. The company demonstrated a number of devices at ESC Congress 2019. Below are some of the devices that were on display.
Lynda Cole, Owner of DMS Service, introduced the products she was exhibiting.
IDTechEx interviewed Paweł Sowiński, Technology Director at Pro Plus. This company is based in Warsaw, Poland. It employs about 10 people, not including collaborators. It has, to date, sold over 30,000 devices (including ones developed by its collaborators). It has over 10,000 registered patients on its platform.
EP Solutions SA
IDTechEx spoke to Dr Matthias Egger, Chief Operating Officer at EP Solutions SA - an electrophysiology company based in Switzerland.
WeHealth was exhibiting its Cardioskin product. It is a vest-like wearable device that provides long term continuous ECG recording for up to 14 days.
IDTechEx caught up with Sky Labs, a company based in South Korea. It was showcasing a ring-type wearable device for non-invasive continuous heart and ECG monitoring.
IDTechEx interviewed Dr Peter Rumm, Medical Projects at Custo-Med - a company based near Munich, Germany. It was showcasing Custo Watch, a continuous ambulatory Holter ECG.
CardiacSense, a MedTech company based in Israel, presented during a 'Pitch' session that IDTechEx attended.