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Wearables & Flexible Electronics

Apple Watch shipments jumped in 2017

February 6, 2018

The Apple Watch continues to be a bright spot in amongst the middling world of wearables, according to new numbers from Canalys. The analyst Read More

L’Oreal’s Ingenious Nail Art Detects Harmful UV Rays

January 8, 2018

Just about every wearable has the same flaw: The battery doesn’t last. Batteries simply aren’t powerful enough to enable the design of a svelte Read More

CAP-XX Thinline Supercapacitors Power Vibration Alerts

January 4, 2018

CAP-XX, developer of supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, announced that Spire has incorporated CAP-XX Thinline supercapacitors into the new Read More

Wearable devices to nearly double by 2021

December 24, 2017

The global shipments of wearable devices are expected to grow from 113.2 million units in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound Read More

Zoll leads $59m Respicardia funding round  MassDevice

December 18, 2017

Respicardia said today it closed a $58.5 million financing round led by Zoll Medical to support commercialization efforts related to its Remede transvenous implantable neurostimulation system Read More

Fitbit is having a bad day

December 17, 2017

Fitbit is, again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market Read More

MC10 files to raise up to $25M for wearable health

December 15, 2017

MC10 has raised more than $90 million in its decade-long history and has put its flexible electronics technology to work in a variety of Read More

Zoll and Myant sign next-gen LifeVest dev deal

December 10, 2017

Asahi Kasei Group company Zoll Medical said it inked an exclusive strategic multi-year deal with advanced manufacturing company Myant to develop technologies for future Read More

MIT 3D Printed “Living” Tattoo Could be Next-Gen Wearable Device

December 10, 2017

Using a 3D printer, researchers have created a living tattoo that could be used for the next generation of wearable devices. Source: 3D Printed Read More

Manufacturing method to create flexible wearable electronics 

November 29, 2017

Wearable electronics are useful in measuring vitals and activity, but usually aren’t fit to flex with the body. Harvard researchers have come up with Read More

Draper develops novel device to deliver drugs to the inner

November 6, 2017

Millions of people around the world are losing their hearing thanks to inner ear disorders and the pharmaceutical industry has spent years working to Read More

Graphene enables high-speed electronics on flexible materials

November 1, 2017

A flexible detector for terahertz frequencies (1000 gigahertz) has been developed by Chalmers researchers using graphene transistors on plastic substrates. Source: Graphene enables high-speed Read More

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