From electrically-stimulating leg sleeves to smart industrial work boots, new wearables are safely putting more people on the move.
November 10, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Aiming to usurp Arm processors in size-constrained, compute hungry designs like wearables, SiFive has expanded its RISC-V “Performance” line of processors.
November 01, 2022 by Jeff Child
In its latest live event, Apple announced the new iPhone14 lineup and Apple Watch Ultra, along with updates to other Apple Watches.
September 12, 2022 by Darshil Patel
The company unlocks higher performance, and lowers component count integrating two GaN FETs onto a single IC.
September 07, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Designing its patented digital polar radio implementation into an SoC and a development kit, InnoPhase brings extreme low power to Wi-Fi IoT systems.
July 29, 2022 by Jeff Child
At this week’s Design Automation Conference (DAC), Siemens EDA rolled out a next generation version of its mixed-signal IC verification tool adding new capabilities.
July 12, 2022 by Jeff Child
Solar, thermal, and wind are common sources of energy harvesting. Now, a triboelectric tactile sensor draws energy from movement to power wearables.
May 20, 2022 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Wireless sensor networks need energy harvesting to replace battery power. Researchers are coming up with innovative ways to get energy from alternative sources—even human sweat.
May 14, 2022 by Darshil Patel
When attached to factory workers' waistbands, the device can sense unsafe postures and movements—providing analytics for employers and insurance companies.
December 27, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Brooklyn-based startup Nextiles is blending traditional sewing techniques with innovative PCBs to change how athletes measure performance.
October 22, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Sila Nanotechnologies has spent the last ten years trying to push Li-ion batteries to the next level using silicon as an anode material and has finally made it to market within the Whoop 4.0.
September 10, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Health wearables are one of the most in-demand consumer electronics. Here's a roundup of a few recent sensor-level innovations.
August 29, 2021 by Ikimi .O
This month alone has seen plenty of developments in the field of flexible electronics. What are they accomplishing and could this technology be taking steps towards easier manufacturing?
June 23, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Triboelectric nanogenerators (or "TENGs") aren't the newest technology on the block. However, global research indicates they may change energy-harvesting technology through the power of movement.
April 24, 2021 by Ikimi .O
E-textile research is common, but efforts to commercialize this technology are not. With setbacks like a reliable power supply and safety, will e-textiles ever make a significant market debut?
March 19, 2021 by Rushi Patel
Optical sensors have made it big in the medical device industry. And with wearables taking on increasing roles for health monitoring, size is paramount.
July 11, 2020 by Jake Hertz
After 100 wash cycles, it was the fabric—not the electronics—that failed.
May 06, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
The secret sauce? Renesas' silicon-on-thin-buried-oxide (SOTB) process technology.
March 19, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Researchers have combined wearable biosensors with machine learning to aid in treatment for substance abuse.
July 09, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
Biometric-monitoring wearables are common for tracking everyday health—but can they monitor seizures?
June 11, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
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