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Sensor Technology Research
Aug 2, 2021
Functional Automotive Exteriors With Printed/Flexible Electronics

Functional Automotive Exteriors With Printed/Flexible Electronics

While vehicle interiors might be an obvious target for emerging technologies based on printed/flexible electronics, there are also plenty of opportunities for vehicle exteriors. These range from transparent heaters to solar panels, and benefit from attributes as varied as transparency, conformality, low weight, and tunable absorption spectra.
Sensor Technology Research
Aug 2, 2021
Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors for Use in Wearables

Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors for Use in Wearables

To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet detection functions, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
External Company Press Release
Innovative Logistics System Based on Printed Sensors

Innovative Logistics System Based on Printed Sensors

InnovationLab announced that it has been working with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions to integrate its printed sensors into an innovative logistics application.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 27, 2021
Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization

Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization

The increasing adoption of computational image analysis is creating opportunities for many new types of image sensors. One of the most innovative and commercially promising technologies is event-based vision, which is a bio-inspired method of acquiring visual data that promises multiple advantages.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 23, 2021
Tiny, Injectable Sensors Could Monitor Brain Activity without Surgery

Tiny, Injectable Sensors Could Monitor Brain Activity without Surgery

Researchers have developed nanoscale sensors that could be injected into the body to noninvasively track brain activity using light. The approach could one day offer a new way to study the brain or assess patients' brain functioning without the need for surgery or implanted devices.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 22, 2021
Robotic Neck Brace Can Help Analyze Cancer Treatment Impacts

Robotic Neck Brace Can Help Analyze Cancer Treatment Impacts

A new robotic neck brace may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 21, 2021
Building a Multifunctional Pressure Sensor Using 3D Printing

Building a Multifunctional Pressure Sensor Using 3D Printing

The treatment of many medical issues like abnormal gait and muscular disorders require an accurate sensing of applied pressure. In this regard, flexible pressure sensors that are simple, lightweight, and low-cost, have garnered considerable attention. These sensors are designed and manufactured through 3D printing using conductive polymer composites as their building blocks.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 21, 2021
Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to Feel

Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to Feel

Each fingertip has more than 3,000 touch receptors, which largely respond to pressure. Humans rely heavily on sensation in their fingertips when manipulating an object. The lack of this sensation presents a unique challenge for individuals with upper limb amputations.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 20, 2021
Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Damaged Nerves

Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Damaged Nerves

New and groundbreaking technology inspires hope among people who have lost their sense of touch in the nerves of a limb following amputation or injury. The technology involves a tiny sensor that is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb, for example in the finger, and is connected directly to a healthy nerve.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 19, 2021
Pandemic Accelerates Adoption of Electronic Skin Patches

Pandemic Accelerates Adoption of Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches represent one wearable technology product type that is well suited for physiological monitoring. Over the last 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven a worldwide concerted effort to explore and revise our approaches to patient monitoring and infectious disease management. As with other wearable devices, electronic skin patch products have evolved significantly over this period of time.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 14, 2021
Battery-less Solutions Flood In

Battery-less Solutions Flood In

A host of batteryless solutions have recently been announced. The rapid increase in adoption of batteryless solutions is tracked in the IDTechEx report, "Battery Elimination in Electronics: Market Impact IoT, 6G, Healthcare, Wearables 2021-2041".
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 14, 2021
OMRON Touchless Sensors for Innovative Solutions

OMRON Touchless Sensors for Innovative Solutions

As a leading innovator in the realm of sensors and sensing products, Omron continues to develop solutions to best suit the growing needs of a touchless society. With Smart Home and Building, Internet of Things (IoT), and Healthcare in mind, Omron introduces the B5L Time of Flight Sensor and new versions of theB5W Light Convergent Sensor to meet the high demand.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Graphene: 2021 Mid-year update

Graphene: 2021 Mid-year update

There has been multiple announcements, product launches, investments and more announced related to the graphene industry in 2021. This article highlights some of those key developments for subscribers of IDTechEx. This includes funding raised, new partnerships, and new products & applications.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 7, 2021
Next-Gen Wearable Tech for Rehabilitation, Care, Performance, Wellness

Next-Gen Wearable Tech for Rehabilitation, Care, Performance, Wellness

The collaboration is the first aimed at assessing and fundamentally improving human movement and physical rehabilitation using full body sensors, covering 95% of the muscle mass of the human body.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 6, 2021
No Lives at Steak: How Will Your Food be Made in the Future?

No Lives at Steak: How Will Your Food be Made in the Future?

For a slaughter-free spaghetti bolognese, a beef burger where no cows were harmed, and fresh produce growing from the walls of skyscrapers, food technology is turning science fiction into science fact one innovation at a time.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 2, 2021
Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drones are used in a number of applications within logistics and delivery, typically in the "last mile of delivery". Drones are being trialed to fulfill the role of deploying and delivering goods and services. This article focuses on drone delivery use cases.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Thermoelectric Cooling, Heating, Generation 2022-2042

Thermoelectric Cooling, Heating, Generation 2022-2042

Thermoelectric devices can be energy harvesters making electricity from ambient temperature differences (bottom left or thermoelectric cooling equipment. In the case of thermoelectric energy harvesters known as thermoelectric generators TEG, the same principle can be used for sensing, the power involved being much less.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 1, 2021
Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Practically no graphene manufacturer is making significant revenue, let alone a profit, so continued funding will still be essential - but is there still enough cash being injected?
Sensor Technology Research
Jun 28, 2021
COVID-19 Helps Drive Electronic Skin Patches Market to $10bn in 2021

COVID-19 Helps Drive Electronic Skin Patches Market to $10bn in 2021

IDTechEx have released their latest report on Electronic Skin Patches. The report, titled "Electronic Skin Patches 2021-2031", covers the market, technology, and players in this unique product sector, and predicts that the sector will be worth $10bn in annual revenue in 2021.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event-Based Vision: Technologies and Applications

Event-Based Vision: Technologies and Applications

Event-based vision can be regarded as a subset of event based sensing. This is an alternative method to reading out data from a sensor. The approach and its benefits are best understood via comparison with conventional sensing.
Sensor Technology Research
Aug 2, 2021
Functional Automotive Exteriors With Printed/Flexible Electronics

Functional Automotive Exteriors With Printed/Flexible Electronics

While vehicle interiors might be an obvious target for emerging technologies based on printed/flexible electronics, there are also plenty of opportunities for vehicle exteriors. These range from transparent heaters to solar panels, and benefit from attributes as varied as transparency, conformality, low weight, and tunable absorption spectra.
External Company Press Release
Innovative Logistics System Based on Printed Sensors

Innovative Logistics System Based on Printed Sensors

InnovationLab announced that it has been working with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions to integrate its printed sensors into an innovative logistics application.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 23, 2021
Tiny, Injectable Sensors Could Monitor Brain Activity without Surgery

Tiny, Injectable Sensors Could Monitor Brain Activity without Surgery

Researchers have developed nanoscale sensors that could be injected into the body to noninvasively track brain activity using light. The approach could one day offer a new way to study the brain or assess patients' brain functioning without the need for surgery or implanted devices.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 21, 2021
Building a Multifunctional Pressure Sensor Using 3D Printing

Building a Multifunctional Pressure Sensor Using 3D Printing

The treatment of many medical issues like abnormal gait and muscular disorders require an accurate sensing of applied pressure. In this regard, flexible pressure sensors that are simple, lightweight, and low-cost, have garnered considerable attention. These sensors are designed and manufactured through 3D printing using conductive polymer composites as their building blocks.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 20, 2021
Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Damaged Nerves

Technology Restores Sense of Touch in Damaged Nerves

New and groundbreaking technology inspires hope among people who have lost their sense of touch in the nerves of a limb following amputation or injury. The technology involves a tiny sensor that is implanted in the nerve of the injured limb, for example in the finger, and is connected directly to a healthy nerve.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 14, 2021
Battery-less Solutions Flood In

Battery-less Solutions Flood In

A host of batteryless solutions have recently been announced. The rapid increase in adoption of batteryless solutions is tracked in the IDTechEx report, "Battery Elimination in Electronics: Market Impact IoT, 6G, Healthcare, Wearables 2021-2041".
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Graphene: 2021 Mid-year update

Graphene: 2021 Mid-year update

There has been multiple announcements, product launches, investments and more announced related to the graphene industry in 2021. This article highlights some of those key developments for subscribers of IDTechEx. This includes funding raised, new partnerships, and new products & applications.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 6, 2021
No Lives at Steak: How Will Your Food be Made in the Future?

No Lives at Steak: How Will Your Food be Made in the Future?

For a slaughter-free spaghetti bolognese, a beef burger where no cows were harmed, and fresh produce growing from the walls of skyscrapers, food technology is turning science fiction into science fact one innovation at a time.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Thermoelectric Cooling, Heating, Generation 2022-2042

Thermoelectric Cooling, Heating, Generation 2022-2042

Thermoelectric devices can be energy harvesters making electricity from ambient temperature differences (bottom left or thermoelectric cooling equipment. In the case of thermoelectric energy harvesters known as thermoelectric generators TEG, the same principle can be used for sensing, the power involved being much less.
Sensor Technology Research
Jun 28, 2021
COVID-19 Helps Drive Electronic Skin Patches Market to $10bn in 2021

COVID-19 Helps Drive Electronic Skin Patches Market to $10bn in 2021

IDTechEx have released their latest report on Electronic Skin Patches. The report, titled "Electronic Skin Patches 2021-2031", covers the market, technology, and players in this unique product sector, and predicts that the sector will be worth $10bn in annual revenue in 2021.
Sensor Technology Research
Aug 2, 2021
Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors for Use in Wearables

Flexible Ultraviolet Sensors for Use in Wearables

To enable the development of wearable devices that possess advanced ultraviolet detection functions, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 27, 2021
Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization

Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization

The increasing adoption of computational image analysis is creating opportunities for many new types of image sensors. One of the most innovative and commercially promising technologies is event-based vision, which is a bio-inspired method of acquiring visual data that promises multiple advantages.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 22, 2021
Robotic Neck Brace Can Help Analyze Cancer Treatment Impacts

Robotic Neck Brace Can Help Analyze Cancer Treatment Impacts

A new robotic neck brace may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and guide their recovery.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 21, 2021
Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to Feel

Liquid Metal Sensors and AI Could Help Prosthetic Hands to Feel

Each fingertip has more than 3,000 touch receptors, which largely respond to pressure. Humans rely heavily on sensation in their fingertips when manipulating an object. The lack of this sensation presents a unique challenge for individuals with upper limb amputations.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 19, 2021
Pandemic Accelerates Adoption of Electronic Skin Patches

Pandemic Accelerates Adoption of Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches represent one wearable technology product type that is well suited for physiological monitoring. Over the last 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven a worldwide concerted effort to explore and revise our approaches to patient monitoring and infectious disease management. As with other wearable devices, electronic skin patch products have evolved significantly over this period of time.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 14, 2021
OMRON Touchless Sensors for Innovative Solutions

OMRON Touchless Sensors for Innovative Solutions

As a leading innovator in the realm of sensors and sensing products, Omron continues to develop solutions to best suit the growing needs of a touchless society. With Smart Home and Building, Internet of Things (IoT), and Healthcare in mind, Omron introduces the B5L Time of Flight Sensor and new versions of theB5W Light Convergent Sensor to meet the high demand.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 7, 2021
Next-Gen Wearable Tech for Rehabilitation, Care, Performance, Wellness

Next-Gen Wearable Tech for Rehabilitation, Care, Performance, Wellness

The collaboration is the first aimed at assessing and fundamentally improving human movement and physical rehabilitation using full body sensors, covering 95% of the muscle mass of the human body.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 2, 2021
Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drones are used in a number of applications within logistics and delivery, typically in the "last mile of delivery". Drones are being trialed to fulfill the role of deploying and delivering goods and services. This article focuses on drone delivery use cases.
Sensor Technology Research
Jul 1, 2021
Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Practically no graphene manufacturer is making significant revenue, let alone a profit, so continued funding will still be essential - but is there still enough cash being injected?
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Event-Based Vision: Technologies and Applications

Event-Based Vision: Technologies and Applications

Event-based vision can be regarded as a subset of event based sensing. This is an alternative method to reading out data from a sensor. The approach and its benefits are best understood via comparison with conventional sensing.
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