CEO: Sony needed to act sooner, but will reform (Update)
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.
Research promises to lead to increased functionality for advanced mobile devices
University of California, Berkeley researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, are pursuing a novel approach to 3D device integration that promises to lead to advanced mobile devices and wearable electronics ...
Power arm band for wearables harvests body heat
Thermoelectric generator on glass fabric for wearable electronic devices
Wearable computers or devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile electronic gadgets, from smart watches to smart glasses to smart pacemakers. For electronics to be worn by a user, they must ...
The hottest gadgets of CES: 3-D printers to 4K TVs
The biggest gadget trade show in the Americas wrapped up on Friday in Las Vegas after swamping the city with 150,000 attendees. This year, "wearable" computing was big, along with various 3-D technologies, ...
Highlights from 2014 Consumer Electronics Show
Here are some of the highlights and trends seen at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which ended Friday:
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function
Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches that let them check phone messages.
Highly stretchable fiber-shaped supercapacitor based on carbon nanotubes
(Phys.org) —A mobile telephone display for your jacket sleeve, ECG probes for your workout clothes—wearable electronics are in demand. In order for textiles with built-in electronics to function over ...
Ultra-flexible battery's performance rises to meet demands of wearable electronics
Taiwan wins Apple iWatch orders: analyst, reports
Two leading Taiwanese electronics firms that assemble products for Apple have received orders to make the highly anticipated "iWatch", an analyst and reports said Wednesday.
Equipping construction helmets with sensors can detect onset of carbon monoxide poisoning
Research calling for the use of a wearable computing system installed in a helmet to protect construction workers from carbon monoxide poisoning, a serious lethal threat in this industry, has garnered the ...
Scientists create tiny bendy power supply for even smaller portable electronics
Scientists have created a powerful micro-supercapacitor, just nanometres thick, that could help electronics companies develop mobile phones and cameras that are smaller, lighter and thinner than ever before. The tiny power ...
Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea
Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices as the future ...
Printing silver onto fibers could pave the way for flexible, wearable electronics
A new technique for depositing silver onto clothing fibres could open up huge opportunities in wearable electronics.