IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

IDTechEx: Printable Batteries Pack Flexible Power

Digital electronics require power, and for most wearable Health Tech electronic devices, this power comes from batteries. Energy harvesting is making great strides, but batteries remain the most convenient and affordable power solution. Unfortunately, the traditional...
IDTechEx: Sweat Sensors Can Speed Healing

IDTechEx: Sweat Sensors Can Speed Healing

The IDTechEx conference was last week, but we’ve still got more great information from that event to cover here. For example, a presentation by Dr. Joshua Windmiller of Electrozyme explored the potential benefits of real-time sweat sensors. We’ve written...
IDTechEx: Stretchable Electronics on the Way

IDTechEx: Stretchable Electronics on the Way

One of the recurring themes in the presentations at the IDTechEx conference was the need to for wearable Health Tech devices to “disappear” into our daily lives. These products can’t be intrusive, but rather become a part of our normal day-to-day...
IDTechEx: Low-Cost Sensors Drive Wearable Growth

IDTechEx: Low-Cost Sensors Drive Wearable Growth

Grains of sand? Tiny jewels? Actually, the photo above shows items that fall somewhere between. They are miniature sensors, and they cost a bit more than sand but far less than precious stones. And yet they can perform miracles when it comes to gathering data in...
Group Sets Goal of a Trillion Sensors

Group Sets Goal of a Trillion Sensors

Between smartphones and the Internet of Things, the demand for digital electronic sensors is growing rapidly. Your typical smartphone is packed with cameras, light sensors, microphones, accelerometers, and gyroscopes. The cost of these devices is falling almost as...