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Wearable technology and sensors changing the world
30 Jun 2014 | United Kingdom/Worldwide
The conference Samsung Future Technology Needs, London 16/6/14 consisted of about 50 people. Primarily, it served Samsung's need to engage with small companies with technology it seeks. After IDTechEx gave the keynote on Wearable Electronics, NXP gav...
New open reference sensor module
12 Jun 2014 | Belgium
Imec has announced that it is collaborating with Samsung Electronics to accelerate innovation and collaboration among technology companies and researchers working in the burgeoning mobile wearable field. The announcement comes as part of Samsung's ...
Printed sensor for the rapid test of bovine tuberculosis
4 Jun 2014 | United Kingdom
The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) are working with CompanDX Ltd, Public Health England and Sapient Sensors Limited to develop a portable testing device which would be capable of detecting bovine tuberculosis in cattle in just a matter of minute...
Electronic Band Aid to measure body performance through sweat
26 May 2014 | United States
Creating "fuel gauges" for Airmen is the goal of a group of researchers at the 711 Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Led by Dr. Josh Hagen, lead researcher, the group is developing bandage-like sensors that will a...
New implanted devices may reshape medicine
22 May 2014 | United States/Japan
Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Tokyo have created electronic devices that become soft when implanted inside the body and can deploy to grip 3-D objects, such as large tissues, nerves and blood vessels. Thes...
Research on electronic skin
19 May 2014 | Korea
Professor Kim Dae Hyeong of Seoul National University (School of Chemical and Biological Engineering) has developed a silicon patch embedded with sensors and memory devices which monitors muscle activity, stores data and delivers feedback therapy. Th...
X-ray detector on plastic delivers medical imaging performance
22 Apr 2014 | Belgium
Researchers from Holst Centre and imec have demonstrated the first ever X-ray detector produced on a plastic substrate that is capable of medical-grade performance. The proof-of-concept device delivers high-resolution, dynamic images at 25 frames per...
Developing materials and electronics that dissolve when triggered
15 Apr 2014 | United States
A medical device, once its job is done, could harmlessly melt away inside a person's body. Or, a military device could collect and send its data and then dissolve away, leaving no trace of an intelligence mission. Or, an environmental sensor could co...
Stick-on electronic patches for health monitoring
11 Apr 2014 | United States
Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for sophisticat...
Wearable technology - who needs what?
8 Apr 2014 | Worldwide
IDTechEx Research's new report Wearable Technology 2014-2024: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts comprehensively covers wearable technology and concentrates on wearable electronics and electrics, which will remain over 99% of the business. Trends ...
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