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Electronic skin takes wearable health monitors to the next level

Electronic skin takes wearable health monitors to the next level

Aug 24, 2017 Korea
A new, electronic skin microsystem tracks heart rate, respiration, muscle movement and other health data, and wirelessly transmits it to a smartphone.
Stretchable biofuel cells extract energy from sweat to power wearables

Stretchable biofuel cells extract energy from sweat to power wearables

Aug 24, 2017 United States
A team of engineers has developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics, such as LEDs and Bluetooth radios.
Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Aug 23, 2017
Electric vehicles are the future and ones that make their own electricity are the end game for these.
Smart label could let you know when to toss food and cosmetics

Smart label could let you know when to toss food and cosmetics

Aug 23, 2017 United States
Detecting food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination. Identifying new medicinal plants in a remote jungle. Authenticating tea and wine. Scientists have developed a low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor that can potentially carry out all of these functions with easy-to-read results.
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Midsummer receives two new orders for its DUO thin film solar

Midsummer receives two new orders for its DUO thin film solar

Aug 23, 2017 Sweden
Midsummer has received an order for two compact DUO solar cell manufacturing systems.
Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Researchers develop tough, self-healing rubber

Aug 22, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed a new type of rubber that is as tough as natural rubber but can also self-heal.
Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of graphene

Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of graphene

Aug 21, 2017 United States
Whether you call it effervescent, fizzy, or sparkling, carbonated water is making a comeback as a beverage.
Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors

Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors

Aug 21, 2017 United States
Scientists report they are on the cusp of using silk, one of the world's most coveted fabrics, to develop a more sensitive and flexible generation of multi-purpose devices that monitor a slew of body functions in real time.
RFID - Current & Future Opportunities #TechRoundUp

RFID - Current & Future Opportunities #TechRoundUp

Aug 18, 2017 12
The total RFID market is worth $11.2 billion in 2017, what are its future applications and opportunities? IDTechEx CEO Raghu Das joins Dr David Pugh to discuss this exciting industry.
Spray-on electric rainbows: making safer electrochromic inks

Spray-on electric rainbows: making safer electrochromic inks

Aug 18, 2017 United States
Anyone who has a rear-view mirror that automatically dims blue in reaction to annoying high-beam headlights glaring from behind has seen an electrochromic film in action. Now, chemists have developed a new method to more safely and, by extension, easily produce these shear films, which change their color with the help of a tiny electric current. This could make them available to many industries that have not been able to feasibly use them before.
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Direct brand-to-customer mobile connections for apparel and beyond

Direct brand-to-customer mobile connections for apparel and beyond

Aug 18, 2017 Norway
Thin Film Electronics ASA, a global leader in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing and smart product solutions, announced a partnership with Charming Trim & Packaging, Inc, a leading provider of trim and packaging solutions to the garment industry.
Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones

Aug 17, 2017 United Kingdom
Supercapacitors promise recharging of phones and other devices in seconds and minutes as opposed to hours for batteries. But current technologies are not usually flexible, have insufficient capacities, and for many their performance quickly degrades with charging cycles.
欢迎参加2017年8月23日

欢迎参加2017年8月23日

Aug 16, 2017 China, Worldwide