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Wearable vibration sensor

Scientists Develop Wearable Vibration Sensor That Precisely Recognizes Your Voice

Voice-recognition is a common feature in smartphones available in the market today. Often times, this feature doesn’t work properly due to surrounding noise and other obstacles. This is because a mobile phone uses a microphone which detects sound pressure to recognize voice. Read more AlterEgo: Wearable That Lets You Give Voice Command by Reading Your […]
Evonik printable battery

Evonik Unveils New Material Technology for Printable Batteries

Evonik, the largest specialty chemicals company in the world, unveiled TAeTTOOz®, a new material technology for printable batteries, at the LOPEC trade show held in Munich, Germany. TAeTTOOz has been developed on the basis of what are known as redox polymers by Creavis, the strategic innovation unit of Evonik. Read more VARTA Microbattery Launches Three […]
Brain tumor pied piper device

New Device Lures Brain Tumor Cells to Death, FDA Designates it “Breakthrough Device”

Location of brain tumors are hard to access and the blood-brain barrier prevents most drugs from reaching their targets, this makes treating brain tumors notoriously difficult. Now, a new device called Tumor Monorail that mimics the physical properties of the brain’s white matter to entice aggressive tumors to migrate toward the exterior of the brain, […]
PolyOne acquires fiberline

PolyOne Acquires Fiber Material Manufacturer Fiber-Line for $120 Million

PolyOne Corp., a specialty polymer company, has acquired Fiber-Line, a global leader in customized engineered fibers and composite materials for $120 million, according to a press release. PolyOne was exhibiting at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA in San Francisco. Since its inception in 1987, Fiber-Line has utilized its customer-centric culture and specialty […]
Drug releasing smart fabric

Wearable Medication: Smart Textiles to Release Therapeutic Drugs as Needed

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) are currently working on integrating therapeutic drugs into polymer fibers that can release them into the skin as needed. The smart fibers are able to recognize the need for therapy all by themselves and dose the active ingredients with great precision. The researchers […]
Gore Associates wearable

W. L. Gore & Associates: A Company that Can Contribute Greatly to the Wearable...

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. or simply ‘Gore’ is an American multinational manufacturing company specializing in products derived from fluoropolymers. This Newark, Delaware-based company is best known for its waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex fabrics. The company uses PTFE – a.k.a. Teflon – in a variety of products. However, today most of its products are made […]