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BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

BeBop Sensors smart fabric sensors enable 3D expressive keyboard

Printed Electronics World
Jun 7, 2019
Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. The information could be leveraged to help robots identify and manipulate objects, and may aid in prosthetics design.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2019
Smart contamination and air quality sensors

Smart contamination and air quality sensors

NuWave Sensors develops a range of smart contamination and air quality sensors designed to continuously monitor airborne contaminants where the stability of air quality is essential and rapid diagnosis of contamination events are crucial.
Printed Electronics World
May 30, 2019
Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics announced the acquisition of Leap Motion on May 30th 2019, for a reported $30m. This brings Leap Motion's prominent and popular hand tracking technique alongside Ultrahaptics' contactless haptic feedback technique. The two technologies have inherent synergy, with the haptic feedback systems capable of being configured based on hand tracking for the user.
Printed Electronics World
May 30, 2019
Washable smart garments

Washable smart garments

Lunative, the multi award-winning German forerunner in "Smart Light Wear Technology" for textile and fashion products provides OEMs and B2B partners in textile, functional wear and fashion industry ready-made and customized solutions - suitable for a huge range of smart clothes, e-textiles and new textile-based smart applications.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

The MedTech Forum 2019 took place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May 2019 in Paris, France. It was preceded on Tuesday 14th May 2019 by the fifth annual Start-Up Innovantes du Dispositif Medical event, which enables French MedTech start-ups to showcase their technology. This report was compiled by IDTechEx analysts Ivan De Backer and James Hayward who both attended the events.
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Ultrasound sensors for robots and drones: an introduction

Ultrasound sensors for robots and drones: an introduction

Ultrasound sensors are commonly used in obstacle avoidance in robots and drones. In this article, IDTechEx provide a brief introduction to this sensing technology.
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Neuromorphic image sensors: an emerging vision technology for robotics

Neuromorphic image sensors: an emerging vision technology for robotics

In this article IDTechEx consider neuromorphic images sensors. These image sensors are event based, meaning that they work based on a change in the scene.
Printed Electronics World
May 1, 2019
Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

Highlights from the IDTechEx Show!

IDTechEx CEO, Raghu Das discusses trends in flexible electronics, stretchable electronics, structural electronics, internet of things, sensors, wearables, healthcare, electric vehicles, energy storage, graphene, 3d printing and printed electronics in the opening cornerstone presentation at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2019.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 11, 2019
IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2019 Award Winners

IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2019 Award Winners

At IDTechEx Show! a company is honoured the Best Innovative Sensor Technology award each year for its development and achievement in the sensor innovation and commercialization area.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 7, 2019
Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp

Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. The information could be leveraged to help robots identify and manipulate objects, and may aid in prosthetics design.
Printed Electronics World
May 30, 2019
Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics acquire Leap Motion for a reported $30m

Ultrahaptics announced the acquisition of Leap Motion on May 30th 2019, for a reported $30m. This brings Leap Motion's prominent and popular hand tracking technique alongside Ultrahaptics' contactless haptic feedback technique. The two technologies have inherent synergy, with the haptic feedback systems capable of being configured based on hand tracking for the user.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

Report from MedTech Forum, Paris 15-16 May 2019

The MedTech Forum 2019 took place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May 2019 in Paris, France. It was preceded on Tuesday 14th May 2019 by the fifth annual Start-Up Innovantes du Dispositif Medical event, which enables French MedTech start-ups to showcase their technology. This report was compiled by IDTechEx analysts Ivan De Backer and James Hayward who both attended the events.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Neuromorphic image sensors: an emerging vision technology for robotics

Neuromorphic image sensors: an emerging vision technology for robotics

In this article IDTechEx consider neuromorphic images sensors. These image sensors are event based, meaning that they work based on a change in the scene.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 11, 2019
IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2019 Award Winners

IDTechEx Sensors Europe 2019 Award Winners

At IDTechEx Show! a company is honoured the Best Innovative Sensor Technology award each year for its development and achievement in the sensor innovation and commercialization area.
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