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.
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.
Tangible and Unique Data Sculptures
Biliana K. is an Art/Tech Startup, that develops problem-solving technology and innovation regarding the Digital Art market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Augumenta are a Finnish company which create applications for Augmented Reality glasses. IDTechEx interviewed Peter Antoniac, co-founder and CTO.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030
Forecasts taken from IDTechEx report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030: Forecasts, Markets and Technologies".
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.
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.