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Electronic Skin Senses Pain

Artificial Electronic Skin Senses Pain, Temperature As Fast As Human Skin

Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed electronic artificial skin that reacts to pain just like human skin. The wearable sticker-like device can clear the way for better prosthetics, smarter robotics and noninvasive alternatives to skin grafts, according to a news release. The device mimics the body’s near-instant feedback response and can react to […]
IDTechEx report new trend in smart electronics

New Trend Is Buying Smart Electronics You Customize To Function, Says IDTechEx Report

According to a new IDTechEx report, an important new trend is buying electrics and electronics you customize to function not just shape. The report titled “Complete Electronics as Smart Material, User-Customized 2020-2040,” shows that builders, textile manufacturers, those doing home improvement and others are starting to buy electrically-smart materials direct from materials companies, bypassing the […]
Breathable Electronics for medical wearables

Breathable, Stretchable Electronics Pave the Way for New Medical Wearables

Stretchable electronics is a technology field with revolutionary potential. They provide consumers with highly personalized experiences. This technology can be used to monitor vital signs for an extended period of time. However, there’s one big hurdle to its usability, and that is the lack of breathability. Now, researchers at North Carolina State University have created […]
Stretchable Electronics Market

Report: Stretchable Electronics Market Will Grow to $500M Within a Decade

Stretchable electronics is a technology for building electronic circuits by depositing stretchable electronic devices and circuits onto stretchable substrates or embed them entirely in a stretchable material like silicones or polyurethanes. Stretchable electronics comes in many shapes and forms. Because of their elasticity and conformity, they are widely used in wearable medical devices. A new […]
FORCIOT stretchable electronics

FORCIOT Raises Four Million Euros in a Funding Led by Volvo and Heraeus

Finnish technology startup FORCIOT has raised 4 million Euros in a funding round led by Swedish vehicle giant Volvo and German material engineering corporation Heraeus. The money will be used to further broaden the company’s international business entry and supply chain operations, according to Forciot. The company specializes in stretchable electronics. FORCIOT is a former […]