Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Flexible Fabric Conducts Electricity [video]

Scientists from the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in China have developed a new way to create flexible and stretchable devices. As published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society,  they have developed computerized...
Wearable Displays Get Flexible

Wearable Displays Get Flexible

LCD panels dominate the worldwide display market, from televisions and laptop screens to tablets and cellphones. OLED technology is making some inroads in select niches, such as smartphones, but still remains a minority player overall. But both of these technologies...
Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

Nano-Bio Gets Big Boost

I know, “Nano-Bio” sounds like it might be something Mork would say to Mindy, but it’s a serious keystone for just about all future Health Tech products. It refers to the field of nano-biotechnology, which is growing by leaps and bounds in the labs...
New Flexible Battery Gets Power Boost

New Flexible Battery Gets Power Boost

One of the biggest challenges of any Health Tech product is providing power to the product, whether it is a sensor or a display or some other device. Some solutions can get by on harvested power, but most designs required stored energy of some sort; in short, they...

Nano-Silver Creates Conductive Fabric

You may remember the use of silver nanoparticles to kill odor-causing bacteria in socks and t-shirts. Now scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in England have discovered a new way to combine silver with fabrics to enable a wide range of wearable...