Archive: January 2024

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Understanding millennials’ adoption of smart textiles

A study undertaken at Nottingham Trent University, led by PhD candidate Ramona Cristina Cook, has revealed that the perceptions of millennials – people born in...

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Flexible temperature sensor development

Engineers from UK universities have developed a new method of measuring temperature through the interaction of a soft and flexible “smart skin” sensor with electromagnetic...

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Knitted dress changes shape in response to heat

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Self-Assembly Laboratory in collaboration with Ministry of Supply have developed a 4D Knit Dress that incorporates the latest...

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Portable fabric microwave bag wins innovation award

A smart device that claims to be the world’s first portable microwave bag, with a weight of less than 300 g, won the Best of...

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Launch of open innovation community for smart medtech

Crowdhelix, an open innovation platform designed to foster collaboration among researchers, business leaders and investors, has launched the Smart Medtech Helix to accelerate innovation across...

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Smart glove can boost hand mobility of stroke patients

A group of stroke survivors in British Columbia, Canada, are currently testing a new technology designed to aid their recovery and ultimately restore use of...

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Augmented reality T-shirts showcased at Art Basel

Avery Dennison, a provider of materials science and digital identifications solutions, has completed a project with NRVLD, a community-based experiential agency comprising artists, technologists and...

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Soft robotic device improves walking for Parkinson’s patient

Researchers in the US have used a soft, wearable robot device to help a person living with Parkinson’s disease walk without "freezing".

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FDA clearance for continuous blood pressure monitor

Nanowear has received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for SimpleSense-BP, a new cuffless continuous blood pressure monitor.

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Washable elastic conductor for smart clothing

A Taiwan-based lead wire manufacturer says it has created a conductor that maintains stable resistance even when stretched.

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