Smartsole for children

by Sam Draper

July 11, 2018

GTX Corp Debuts SmartSole and Invisabelt GPS Trackers for Children

GTX Corp, an IoT platform and global provider of GPS tracking and monitoring wearable and wandering assistive technology, has released 2 new products: GPS SmartSole in size small and the new GPS Invisabelt designed for toddlers and kids. The SmartSole size small can be trimmed to fit most children’s shoes, sizes three and above. It […]

L’Oreal UV sense

by Sam Draper

July 10, 2018

L’Oreal’s Batteryless UV Sense Fits On Your Fingernail

Beauty and makeup company L’Oreal has introduced UV Sense, a new wearable UV sensor that can be stuck on your nail. The batteryless device measures UV exposure, which you can monitor through a companion app on your smartphone running iOS or Android. Although, UV sense is the company’s smallest battery-free wearable, it isn’t L’Oreal’s first […]

Toppan electronic paper display

by Sam Draper

July 10, 2018

Toppan Printing’s Electronic Paper Display Is Powered by Energy Harvesting Technology

Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., a Japanese global printing company, has developed an electronic paper display (EPD) powered by energy harvesting technology. This EPD can be used to generate a display on battery-free Internet of Things (IoT) devices compliant with the EnOcean standard. The company will launch sample shipments in September 2018 and target collaboration with […]

E-TEX Smart fabrics

by Sam Draper

July 10, 2018

Electronic Wool May Soon Find Its Way From Wearable Tech to Your Wardrobe

Sensor laden smart shirts have been around for some time. Engineers are integrating circuitry into clothing to produce shirts to keep you cool, to LED-packed dresses. However, they aren’t becoming popular. “The user needs to feel comfortable,” says Dr. Ana Neves, a researcher from the University of Exeter in the UK who specializes in wearable […]

Somovac 100

by Sam Draper

July 10, 2018

Wearable Post-Surgical Vacuum Pump SOMOVAC 100 Gets FDA Clearance

Of the more than 750,000 U.S. surgical patients annually, around20 percent experience complicated seromas requiring painful and costly interventions such as aspirations such as which add more than a $1 billion burden to the U.S. healthcare system. Post-surgical wounds such as following abdominal surgeries and mastectomies, may require manually operated suction drainage to prevent post-operative […]

Stretchable sensors

by Sam Draper

July 10, 2018

Stretchable Sensors Will Change the Way Sensors Are Integrated Into Wearables

We humans aren’t rigid like electronic circuitry, therefore manufacturers need to make a sea of change in order to produce wearables that fit us perfectly. Among the several stretchable solutions at work, here some of the most innovative and exciting projects to look out for. Polyera Wove Band, launched in 2015, is a wrist-worn wearable […]