Supercapacitor Yarn Made from Nanowires

Supercapacitor Yarn Made from Nanowires

Batteries store electricity, but they’re not ideal for wearable Health Tech devices. They aren’t all that great in terms of how much power they can store in a given space, they are slow to charge, and they are slow to discharge. That’s why designers...
Cloth Generates Electricity as You Move

Cloth Generates Electricity as You Move

Digital electronic wearable Health Tech devices need electricity to work their magic. This generally requires the use of batteries that have to be recharged or replaced periodically. But what if you could do away with the batteries (or come up with a way to keep them...
Light Up Your Phone with Fashion

Light Up Your Phone with Fashion

The Holst Centre is an independent research and development center in Eindhoven in the Netherlands. It is a hotbed of technology development, with special emphasis on wireless sensors and flexible electronics. At the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin,...
Complex Circuits Created with T-Shirt Printer

Complex Circuits Created with T-Shirt Printer

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have come up with a way to fabricate¬†complex electronic devices using an inexpensive t-shirt printer. The process is non-toxic and simple. The circuits are created by “additive...
Single-Molecule Thick Sheets Produce Electricity

Single-Molecule Thick Sheets Produce Electricity

Those tiny black flecks in the photo above may not look like much, but they could be the key to a revolution in wearable Health Tech devices. What you see in this picture is are bits of single-layer molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), and researchers at Columbia Engineering...