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H&M-Boltware Wearable Love

H&M and Boltware Partnership Develops A Jeans Jacket That Mimics Touch

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us to refrain from hugging, shaking hands or patting another on the back. But Swedish clothing retail company H&M wants to change that. The company joined forces with Boltware to develop Wearable Love. It’s a jean jacket that allows you to send and receive touch as easily as you send […]
Micro Transporters Deliver Drugs

Micro Transporters Travel Against The Flow of Blood To Deliver Drugs

In many cases, the precise delivery of drugs into diseased tissue remains a challenge. For example, drug delivery to pancreatic tumors is especially difficult due to its hypovascular and poorly perfused nature. Now, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Germany have developed microscopic drug delivery devices that can travel against […]
Kinexon Safezone

Kinexon’s Wristband Is Aimed At Employees Keeping Safe Distance at Work Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, companies are making it a top-priority to maintain a safe distance at workplace. But how can the rules of distance be controlled and, in the event of infection, how can routes of infection be traced? Read more Proxxi Launches Halo Wearable Wristband to Maintain Social Distance at Work […]
Germany centralized contact tracing in covid19

Germany Backs Away From Centralized Approach to App for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Germany has ditched its plans for building a centralized COVID-19 contact tracing app, and will instead adopt a decentralized architecture. Read more Apple, Google Team Up on COVID-19 Contact Tracing System The chain of infection by the novel coronavirus is hard to break because it can be spread by those showing no symptoms. Countries are […]
RKI app to monitor Covid 19

Germany’s Public Health Authority Launches Smartwatch App to Monitor Covid-19 Spread

Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the German federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention, announced that it has launched a smartwatch app in partnership with healthtech startup Thryve to help monitor the spread of COVID-19 and analyze whether measures to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic are working, reports Reuters. The app, […]
Henkel printed electronics

Henkel’s Printed Electronics Solutions Are Propelling Smart Living, Mobility and Hygiene

One of the challenges posed by digital transformation is the pressure to leverage the potential of new technologies to enhance performance. At the same time, emerging technologies make new approaches possible: printed electronics evolve the traditional electronics in terms of efficiency and flexibility to open up completely new application fields, from personal hygiene products to […]