Archive: July 2021


Accurate internal pictures from the surface of the skin

A new soft and stretchy ultrasound patch can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a...

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SDK for open access from Nextiles

Nextiles, the New York, USA, start-up combining traditional sewing techniques with printed circuit boards to create smart fabrics, is launching a new software development kit...

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Pandemic has boosted electronic skin patch growth

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an acceleration in many of the key trends underpinning the development of the electronic skin patches market, according to...

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Exoskeleton with the comfort of clothing

Wearable robotics start-up Verve Motion, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, has raised US$15m in a Series A funding round.

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Keeping cool at the Olympics

In addition to introducing Team USA’s parade uniform during the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games and the Summer Paralympics in July,...

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Dye molecules the key to faster energy transfer

When fluorescent dye molecules nestle perfectly together, something completely new is created – an excited state distributed over many molecules.

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Photosynthetic micro-organisms turn clothing into trees

A living and breathing piece of clothing that absorbs carbon dioxide while simultaneously producing oxygen was introduced at Première Vision’s Digital Denim Week 2021 in...

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