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Flexible thermoelectric energy harvester uses body heat

Flexible thermoelectric energy harvester uses body heat
In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy. Wearable devices used to monitor a variety of health and environmental measures are becoming increasingly popular.
23rd June 2017

Inspiring people to take 'digital' control of their health

Inspiring people to take 'digital' control of their health
The availability of a large line of connected consumer health products has been announced by Nokia. Completing the transition of products from the Withings brand, Nokia trackers, scales, vital health products and home products will now be available in-store and online through top retailers. Brad Rodrigues, Interim President at Nokia Technologies, said: “Nokia’s global expansion into digital health builds on Nokia’s unmatched track record of quality, reliability and trust, which are characteristics that are all critical to success in the health industry.
22nd June 2017

Wireless shoe to monitor recovering patients

Wireless shoe to monitor recovering patients
Thanks to an EU initiative, patients suffering from a variety of ailments are slated to benefit from advanced shoes that can send critical feedback to wearers and to those monitoring them. A revolutionary concept in the form of a high-tech set of shoes is showing much promise for patients who are recuperating from debilitating strokes or sports injuries.
16th June 2017


Imagine a world with stress-free travel!

Imagine a world with stress-free travel!
A wearable stress monitoring device has been developed by Leti that enables customised recommendations to enhance stress-free travel and indicators for improving public transportation safety. Leti scientists will demonstrate this device, and a smartphone-based mobility observer developed in the Horizon 2020 Programme, at the 12th ITS European Conference in Strasbourg, France, 19th-22nd June.
14th June 2017

Switches improve design of wearable electronics

Switches improve design of wearable electronics
A new series of switches has been announced by C&K, aimed at giving designers of portable electronics the low profile, reliable and long-lasting switches they need to power the next-gen of devices. C&K’s KXT3 series were built to meet the specific needs of those engineers creating hearing aids, smart watches, activity trackers, action cameras and gesture controllers.
5th June 2017

Flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

Flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors
  Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics. The work appears in Advanced Energy Materials.
30th May 2017

Networked electronics need high performance batteries

Networked electronics need high performance batteries
The wearables market is increasing rapidly worldwide, whether you think about smart watches or fitness trackers, they are all growing at a rate no one expected. Batteries are a strategic component of these devices. VARTA Microbattery will be presenting its products and solutions at this year’s IOThings in Milan, from 16th to 17th May, 2017.
11th May 2017

Transistor platform reduces display power consumption by 50%

Transistor platform reduces display power consumption by 50%
A new whitepaper from SmartKem has shown that display power consumption can be cut by at least 50% using their technology platform in mobile display-based devices, ending the inconvenience of daily recharging for smartwatch and mobile phone users across the world. The study shows how SmartKem's truFLEX transistor platform can deliver significant power consumption reductions for display-based devices. These power savings have the potential to make hundreds of millions of wearable devices more convenient for the end user.
10th May 2017

Compact crystal unit designed for smartphones

Compact crystal unit designed for smartphones
Specialist in the development and manufacturing of crystal devices, Kyocera Crystal Device (KCD), has announced that it has developed what it claims to be the world’s smallest crystal unit for smartphones, wearables, and other electronic devices. The new CX1008 quartz crystal unit measures 1.0x0.8mm yet delivers the same electrical characteristics as Kyocera’s conventional CX1210 model, enabling it to be adopted without circuit board revision.
8th May 2017

Enhancing safety by using your head

Enhancing safety by using your head
Researchers are using crash test dummies, with Diversified Technical Systems (DTS) data recorders, to test American football helmets in the lab to improve player safety on the field.
8th May 2017


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