IDTechEx: Sensors Woven into Washable Fabric [video]

IDTechEx: Sensors Woven into Washable Fabric [video]

This is a fitness product, and as such, I wouldn’t usually cover it here in Health Tech Insider. But this shirt from OMsignal is special because its sensors are woven directly into the fabric of the clothing. Other systems print sensors onto the fabric, or...
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: Wearable Artificial Pancreas [video]

IDTechEx: Wearable Artificial Pancreas [video]

Pancreum was one of the many wearable Health Tech companies that made presentations at the IDTechEx conference this week in Santa Clara, California. The company is focused on remote patient monitoring and similar applications. According to Guilherme de Paul, founder...
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: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

IDTechEx: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

More than 1 billion people worldwide lack access to medical care, but do have access to cellphones. According to Dirk Schapeler, Director of Digital Health for Bayer HealthCare LLC, the cost that results from patients not adhering to their treatment regimen costs more...