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Sensors in drones: now and tomorrow

Sensors in drones: now and tomorrow

Oct 16, 2018
Many consider drones as flying sensors. Indeed, nearly all applications of drones reply on some type of sensors, be it a simple camera to a complex hyperspectral or LIDAR sensor. In addition, drones are becoming more navigational autonomous.
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Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics

Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics

Oct 9, 2018
IDTechEx spoke to Boréas Technologies' Founder and CEO Simon Chaput about their product and their ambitions to disrupt the haptics market today.
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IDTechEx TVSpray coated tactile sensor on a 3D surface for robotic skin

Spray coated tactile sensor on a 3D surface for robotic skin

Sep 27, 2018 Korea
Robots will be able to conduct a wide variety of tasks as well as humans if they can be given tactile sensing capabilities. A research team has reported a stretchable pressure insensitive strain sensor by using an all solution-based process.
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IDTechEx TVThird Skin Audio Technology

Third Skin Audio Technology

Sep 6, 2018
Third Skins CTO explains how this company wishes to use their augmented audio technology, Hy, within day-to-day lives, from conference calling, to finding a location. They hope to bring their product to market before the end of 2018.
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Are you a start-up or research company?

Are you a start-up or research company?

Sep 4, 2018
With just 4 days left to apply, time is running out to explore the IDTechEx Launchpad Initiative...
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IDTechEx TVViCardio can measure your beat-to-beat blood pressure

ViCardio can measure your beat-to-beat blood pressure

Sep 4, 2018
The CEO of ViCardio displays how their technology measures beat-to-beat arterial blood pressure, a measurement not normally available outside of intensive care. He explains how his company is unique within the arena of bio-sensors
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Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Technology for Diabetes Management: Technology, players and markets

Aug 31, 2018
IDTechEx Research has recently released a new market report 'Technology for Diabetes Management, 2019-2029: Technology, Players and Forecasts', including details of glucose test strips, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pumps, insulin pens, digital health / digital therapeutics, side effect management and diagnosis.
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IDTechEx TVKorea Textile Trade Association, Korean e-textile display

Korea Textile Trade Association, Korean e-textile display

Aug 23, 2018
Korea Textile Trade Association displayed a variety of e-textiles produced in Korea producing apparel with lights, pressure sensors and more.
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Biomedical diagnostics for all: democratization and personalisation

Biomedical diagnostics for all: democratization and personalisation

Aug 23, 2018
The market for biomedical diagnostics is expected to grow steadily, due to an ageing and growing global population, increasing health expenditure and more prevalent lifestyle ailments such as obesity, cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
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IDTechEx TVTegway's flexible thermoelectric device for sensing

Tegway's flexible thermoelectric device for sensing

Aug 22, 2018
TEGway have developed a flexible thermoelectric device used, in this example, to measure gases and temperature within a steam pipe through their sensors. The sensor itself is powered by the heat generated by the pipe that is being measured.
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Smart Cities Massively Exceeding Expectation

Smart Cities Massively Exceeding Expectation

Aug 17, 2018
The term smart city originally meant little beyond using much more information technology IT. However, new IDTechEx report, "Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029" reveals that much more dramatic changes are both required and possible and humans will be in the driving seat.