Solvay extends its sustainable polymer offering for smart devices and wearables
Solvay has launched the Kalix 10000 series, an ideal structural material for precision electronics components used in smart devices, to complement its Kalix product line. The HPPA-based material is set to take both performance and sustainability to the next level.
Upcoming: Google’s Pixel Watch
Following the news that Google is planning to release its smartwatch known as the Google Pixel Watch, this article looks at some of the features to expect and ultimately what they could mean for the wearables marketplace.
Untethering smartwatches: introducing 'RedCap'
This article from Paddy Williams, Director of Product Marketing for CEVA’s Connectivity Business Unit looks at the wearables market and considers how innovation, such as RedCap (reduced capacity), can improve smart watches.
NHS smart watches to revolutionise treatment for Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s disease effects 1 in 500 people. It is a generally misunderstood condition whereby parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth modules take aim at IoT products
In stock at distributor Mouser Electronics are the new Sterling-LWB+ modules from Laird Connectivity.
This charger can power compact IoT devices
Some IoT devices are hardwired into the building’s electrical grid, but that isn’t always possible, especially for wearables or compact IoT devices that lack the capacity. Charging battery-powered IoT devices can be awkward and time-consuming. A new charger is hitting the market that could overcome some of these challenges and make it easier to incorporate this technology into our daily lives. Emily Newton discusses.
Wearable trial in combination with AI for cancer patients
Zenzium has announced its participation in a trial in Manchester to test wearable technology in combination with AI for patients who have received cancer treatment.
OKW’s ERGO-CASE for wearable and wall-mounted electronics
OKW’s body-contoured ERGO-CASE enclosures now offer an even wider choice of options. They can be worn on the wrist or arm, clipped to a belt or pocket – or wall mounted for easy charging and data transfer.
Intelligent wearables enabled by sureCore's low power memory
As the market for wearable electronics and earbuds grows dramatically, architects are adding more features or ‘smarts’ to create product differentiation. The additional intelligence means that designers are required to add more embedded memory to the chip resulting in increased power demands.
Ultrahuman raises $17.5m for wearable glucose tracker
Ultrahuman have raised $17.5m for its wearable glucose tracker, aiming to help over one billion people in the world suffering from a metabolic health disorder. This brings the total funds raised so far to $25m. Ultrahuman is committed to making metabolic fitness accessible to millions of people globally. The funds raised will be used for geographical expansion and to improve their biomarker technology.