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University of Waterloo flexible sensor

University of Waterloo Engineers Develop Durable, Flexible Sensor for Wearables

Researchers at the University of Waterloo utilized 3-D printing and nanotechnology created a durable, flexible sensor for wearable devices to monitor everything from vital signs to athletic performance. The new technology combines silicone rubber with ultra-thin layers of graphene in a material ideal for making wristbands or insoles in running shoes, reports University of Waterloo. […]
Batfree Power Strap

Batfree Power Strap Provides Longer Battery Life and Wireless Charging for Apple Watches

It may be one of the most popular smartwatches on the market, but the Apple Watch gives you a short battery life. There are many charging pads, stands, and docks available to keep Apple Watch powered up however, they are not able to provide instant charging while you are on-the-go. Batfree, the world’s first power […]
Wearable materials market

Wearable Materials Market Projected to Register a CAGR of 15% Between 2018 and 2023

The increasing demand for low-cost wearables and rising disposable income in emerging economies are behind the growth in wearable materials market, according to a report by Report Linker. The market size for wearable materials is estimated at USD 1.5 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2023, at a CAGR […]
Stretchable bendable circuits

Stretchable, Bendable Electronic Circuits Could Give Way to Flexible Electronics

Chinese scientists have developed an innovative hybrid material – part elastic polymer, part liquid metal – that can stretch, bend, and has the potential for wearable circuits and biocompatible electronics. The material can be cast in most two-dimensional shapes and, can be totally non-toxic. “These are the first flexible electronics that are at once highly […]

Innovative Tools and Services for Healthcare

Are you in healthcare? If you are then you know how important it is to have the right medical supplies for your patients. At our upcoming WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco on July 11-12, several leading companies will be showcasing innovative products and tools related to the healthcare industry. The companies listed […]