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20 Dec 2022


Myant is a Canadian developer and manufacturer of e-textiles, founded in 2010 by Tony Chahine. The company is a prominent player in the development and commercialisation of e-textiles, including many different technology areas, product types, and potential markets.
31 Oct 2022


XSensio are developing a wearable device to measure biomarkers in interstitial fluid for medical diagnostic applications.
29 Aug 2022

Artificial Intelligence Model Can Detect Parkinson's From Breathing

Parkinson's disease is notoriously difficult to diagnose as it relies primarily on the appearance of motor symptoms such as tremors, stiffness, and slowness, but these symptoms often appear several years after the disease onset. Now scientists have developed an artificial intelligence model that can detect Parkinson's just from reading a person's breathing patterns.
26 Apr 2022

First All Private Astronaut Mission to ISS is a Success

The Axiom Mission 1 crew and the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft safely splashed down off the coast of Florida yesterday. The Ax-1 crew's arrival back to Earth officially concludes the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.
14 Apr 2022

RWE to Invest 1.5 Billion Euros by 2030 to Help Ireland Reach Net Zero

RWE is committed to investing €50 billion gross through to 2030 to expand its powerful and green generation capacity to 50 gigawatts, with up to €1.5 billion gross already earmarked for Ireland through current projects being developed.
25 Mar 2022

ElliQ Companion Robot now Commercially Available

Intuition Robotics announced the official commercial launch of its digital care companion, ElliQ which is now available for purchase. The robot accompanies older adults on their journey to age independently while motivating them to live healthier lives.
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.