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17 Jan

Wearables May Provide Early Warning for Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Proof-of-concept research points to wearable monitors' potential to offer low-cost, non-invasive way to detect this dangerous bone-marrow transplant complication.
16 Jan

Fitbits for Cows: Technology for Higher Yields, Happier Cows

More than half of Americans now track their daily activities with some kind of wearable device in an effort to stay healthy. In the future, so will most dairy cows.
15 Jan

Tangible and Unique Data Sculptures

Biliana K. is an Art/Tech Startup, that develops problem-solving technology and innovation regarding the Digital Art market.
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15 Jan

First 3D Printed Sensor Operated Prosthetic Arm for Toddlers

The lightweight device with soft grip fingers uses an armband fitted with sensors to detect electrical signals naturally conducted by muscles. This enables the toddler to grip and pick up objects in much the same way as they would with a natural arm.
14 Jan

Diagnosing Cardiovascular Disease

Diagnosing CVD is the first step in patients' road to recovery. It is imperative to detect the disease early in order to administer treatment while it is still treatable. In addition, preventing the disease altogether is becoming more important in healthcare. The main approaches for detecting CVD are currently in vitro diagnostics (IVD) at point-of-care (POC) and the use artificial intelligence (AI) in cardiovascular imaging.
14 Jan

The Application of Augmented Reality in Sport

Augmented reality has many different use cases. This article discusses some of the augmented reality products which are designed for a sports application.
14 Jan

Designer Integrates 3D Printing and Future Fabrics for Bespoke Fashion

Kitty Yeung is a physicist, artist, maker, fashion designer and musician based in Silicon Valley, California. She currently manages the Bay Area Microsoft Garage, a program that drives a culture of innovation at Microsoft.
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14 Jan

Delta Airline First to Trial Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton

Delta is first airline to explore first-of-its-kind wearable robotic exoskeleton to bolster employee strength and safety.
13 Jan

ECG, Thermocouple and Moisture Sensor Embedded into Smart Fabrics

KARL MAYER is a technology and market leader as well as a driving force for innovations in textile machinery building.
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13 Jan

Stretchy, Skin-Like Sensors Bring a Human Touch to Wearables

Researchers have developed a stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
10 Jan

Wearable Air Conditioning

One day, soldiers could cool down on the military battlefield -- preventing heat stroke or exhaustion -- by using "wearable air conditioning," an on-skin device that includes numerous human health care applications such as the ability to monitor blood pressure, electrical activity of the heart and the level of skin hydration.
9 Jan


Augumenta are a Finnish company which create applications for Augmented Reality glasses. IDTechEx interviewed Peter Antoniac, co-founder and CTO.
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9 Jan

Smart Pyjamas for the Elderly

The "e-skin Sleep & Lounge" is a smart pajama especially designed for elderly people. While it looks no different from a usual pajama on the outside, it can track the daily life of its wearer, analyze sleep conditions, and detect falling.
8 Jan

Power Dressing

Wearable electronics could be perpetually powered by stretchy, self-mending materials that use body heat to generate electricity. Three carefully curated organic compounds have been combined to develop a prototype thermoelectric material that is both stretchy and self-healing, can generate its own electricity, and is robust enough to withstand the stresses and strains of daily life.
7 Jan

Personalised End to End Knee Replacement Surgery

Sensoria Health will be announcing the first end-to-end knee replacement surgery experience, the Sensoria Health Remote Patient Rehab System, featuring the new Sensoria Smart Knee Brace, Sensoria Sock v2.0 embedded with textile pressure sensors and Sensoria® Core microelectronics, Remote Monitoring Cloud and Mobile Apps.
6 Jan

Human Centric Wearables for Smart Health

Human-centric wearables provide opportunities to address the challenges today's society faces with regards to the wellbeing of people. By integrating electronics in textiles Holst Centre builds on the intimacy of clothing and by augmenting its expressive and communicative qualities.
3 Jan

Award-Winning Glove is First Affordable All-Day Wireless VR/AR Haptic

BeBop Sensors will announce the first VR haptic glove integrated and exclusively designed for Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, Oculus Rift S, Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive Cosmos, HTC Vive Pro, HTC Focus Plus, and Varjo VR headset technology.
2 Jan

Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030

Forecasts taken from IDTechEx report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030: Forecasts, Markets and Technologies".
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1 Jan

Blueprint for Nanomaterial Offers Hope to Newborns, Elderly, Doctors

Newborn babies, elderly people, sick hospital patients and sports enthusiasts all stand to gain from a breakthrough in the development of wearable technology using nanomaterials.
31 Dec

The AR, VR and MR Market Is Estimated to be Over $30Bn by 2030

New IDTechEx report on AR, VR and MR products by Technology Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles discusses the technology, market, and players of the past, present and future. XR, or extended reality, products are at the forefront of technological change. Virtual reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. With so many different XR products now available for a variety of use cases, it is important to understand how the different technologies are used, and companies which create them.