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Power aspect of medical wearables

Power aspect of medical wearables
Wearable technology is set to be the basis for the next digital health revolution. Intelligent and automatic real-time control/monitoring will become the most important paradigm of the medical sector, enabling high degrees of patient care and better quality of life to those suffering with long term illnesses. By Mark Patrick, Mouser Electronics
9th July 2019

Medical-grade devices vs. consumer wearables

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?
2nd July 2019

Regulation and reimbursement for electronic skin patches

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. 
28th June 2019


Remote patient monitoring reducing hospitalisations

Remote patient monitoring reducing hospitalisations
The latest research report from IDTechEx, ‘Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029’, covers trends, opportunities and outlook for the use of wearables and connected medical devices in the monitoring of patients outside of traditional clinical settings.
18th June 2019

The growing $7.5bn market for electronic skin patches

The growing $7.5bn market for electronic skin patches
IDTechEx Research have released a detailed update on their bestselling market research report 'Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029'. Skin patches are arguably the most interesting, diverse and promising category within the entire wearable technology market. The nature of the products, adding the value from new electronic functionality directly onto the skin of the user, presents a series of challenges and opportunities to players in the space.
17th June 2019

Hearing aid enables users to understand speech on a level

Hearing aid enables users to understand speech on a level
  From the company that introduced the internet-connected hearing aid, comes a new hearing aid to enable people with hearing loss to experience speech understanding at a level on par with people with normal hearing. The new Oticon Opn S helps people with hearing loss thrive in noisy venues, such as bars and restaurants.
26th February 2019

Hearing aid opens up a world of sounds for children

Hearing aid opens up a world of sounds for children
Oticon Opn Play is a hearing aid designed to meet the developmental needs and day-to-day challenges for growing children with hearing loss. Representing a whole new way for children to hear, the Oticon Opn Play paediatric hearing aid opens up a whole world of sound to young ears while enabling them to differentiate between speech and noise with less effort in their chaotic world.
20th February 2019

Health patch with long battery life to measure vital signs

Health patch with long battery life to measure vital signs
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019), in Las Vegas, imec and TNO are presenting the latest version of their health patch. Developed in the framework of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, the new health patch offers comfort and a long battery life. It can also be manufactured at a fraction of the cost of previous generations, making it a user-friendly, disposable solution for ambulant patient monitoring.
8th January 2019

Enabling true stereo audio streaming to hearing aids

Enabling true stereo audio streaming to hearing aids
Licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, CEVA has announced that Sonova Holding, the provider of hearing solutions, has licensed and deployed CEVA’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP in its latest SWORD 3.0 wireless chip for hearing aids and other smart hearing devices.
28th November 2018

Data-logging solution for portable medical, wearable and IoT devices

Data-logging solution for portable medical, wearable and IoT devices
At the electronica trade fair, Cypress Semiconductor introduced a nonvolatile data-logging solution with ultra-low power consumption. This solution is ideal for the latest-generation portable medical and wearable devices and other IoT applications that demand nonvolatile memories to continuously log an increasing amount of user and sensor data while using as little power as possible. 
22nd November 2018


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