Aimed at enabling low-power sensing applications such as AR/VR and wearables, ST's IMU serves up sensor fusion blocks and machine learning (ML) cores.
November 29, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Enabling use in size-constrained system designs, a crop of MOSFET ICs are available that leverage small IC package formats.
November 26, 2022 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
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
Apple recently won three new patents for an AR/VR head-mounted display, a temperature gradient sensor, and a smart ring sensor.
September 16, 2022 by Darshil Patel
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
Researchers are refining soft adhesive ultrasound patches that provide continuous imaging—sometimes for up to 48 hours.
September 06, 2022 by Jake Hertz
A new study from Carnegie Mellon University may usher in an age of mass-producible stretchable soft electronics (SSEs).
Looking beyond uncomfortable blood draws for lab results, Caltech researchers hope to unlock a new era of reusable, continuous sweat-monitoring wearables.
August 19, 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
Where other wearables falter, e-tattoos are showing major promise, especially in the medical field regarding blood pressure monitoring.
July 27, 2022 by Jake Hertz
For people unable to use voice- or touch-controlled IoT devices, the nose-clip prototype may make breath-based home automation a reality.
July 26, 2022 by Chantelle Dubois
Synchron recently announced the human brain-computer interface (BCI) implant done on a human in the U.S.
July 20, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Combining a form-fitting fabric and AI/ML, MIT researchers created a smart textile that recognizes a user's motion—walking, running, and jumping.
July 12, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Leveraging a mix of technologies—including ultra-wideband (UWB), BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), and magnetics—companies are pushing new boundaries with their latest proximity and position sensor products.
July 07, 2022 by Jeff Child
By moving location calculation to the cloud, Semtech’s new service allows for lower-power LoRa devices to be embedded in tracked Internet of Things (IoT) assets.
June 22, 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
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have created a new manufacturing technique that could allow for more cost-effective soft pneumatic actuators.
May 04, 2022 by Jake Hertz
Taking inspiration from the biological auditory system, MIT researchers have created a fabric that senses sound signals and converts them to electrical signals, analogous to how a microphone works.
March 25, 2022 by Abdulwaliy Oyekunle
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