Clearing the way for smart electronic skin patches
Recent IDTechEx research in their report ‘Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029’, has revealed significant opportunities in the development and use of electronic skin patches, with over $7.5bn in revenue made from the technology in 2018 and a growth forecast of over $20bn per year over the next decade.
Human-centred design meets German engineering
ProGlove has announced a $40 million investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. The company plans to leverage this funding to expand its international footprint and support its mission to connect the human workforce with the industrial Internet of Things (IoT).
Research forecasts $19.7bn market for medical wearables
IDTechEx has announced that their new research report, ‘Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029’, forecasts that the medical wearables market will be worth nearly $20bn by 2024. This exponential growth will be driven by demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
Wearable technology unlocking worker potential
The rise of the machine is fuelling essential discussions about the future role of workers – not least within logistics. With full automation not an option in the foreseeable future how are companies to meet challenging productivity goals?
Wearable tech forecasts more growth despite challenges
IDTechEx has released its most comprehensive report covering the wearable technology industry. ‘Wearable Technology Forecasts 2019-2029’ includes historic market data back to 2010 and ten year market forecasts for 48 different types of wearable electronic product.
Bringing data to the user and unlocking worker potential
The rise of the machine is fuelling essential discussions about the future role of workers - not least within logistics. With full automation not an option in the foreseeable future how are companies to meet challenging productivity goals? With improving the workforce experience now a priority, Andreas Koenig, CEO, ProGlove considers the role of wearable technologies, such as barcode scanners, in transforming the working environment and...
Medical wearables market forecasts to reach $19.7bn by 2024
IDTechEx have forecast the medical wearables market to be worth $19.7bn by the year 2024 in their latest research. This market will be driven by the demand for continuous health monitoring and point-of-care diagnostics for the management of chronic diseases.
Stretching electronics: driving new market opportunities
IDTechEx focuses on many different emerging technologies, many of which are related to the development of new form factors in electronics. Whilst many people are familiar with flexible electronics, whether it be in a folding smartphone, RFID tag or glucose test strip, the area of stretchable electronics has seen waves of innovation and commercial development, particularly over the last five years. By James Hayward, Industry Expert and Principal ...
Medical-grade devices vs. consumer wearables
Smartphone ubiquity, sensor miniaturisation, and ease of integration have increased the number of wearable products on the market, to the point where such products are now achieving performance levels suitable for medical use-cases. But how will medical wearables make patients healthier - and why now?
Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches
Regulatory challenges exist across each of the market sectors where electronic skin patch products have been proposed and commercialised. As part of the research for the report, ‘Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029’ IDTechEx Research has characterised some of the regulatory considerations in the context of each of the product sectors covered.