Flexible screens expected to inspire a host of new devices
Later this year, Hewlett-Packard researchers say, they expect to deliver to the U.S. Army a working prototype of what they're calling a "Dick Tracy wristwatch" - a lightweight, wearable device that soldiers ...
Physicists develop flexible multicell Zn-MnO2 battery for printed electronics
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
Cotton computing goes live at Cornell textiles lab
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 ...
Apple eyeing smart watch, reports say
Apple is testing a watch-like device which could perform some smartphone functions, US media reports said Monday.
Flexible nanowire electronics that can attach to any material developed at Stanford
Stanford researchers have developed a new method of attaching nanowire electronics to the surface of virtually any object, regardless of its shape or what material it is made of. The method could be used in making everything ...
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:
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.
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, ...
Electrical engineers from ETH Zurich have devised intelligent textiles that already have electronic components such as sensors and conductive filaments woven into them. The advantage: the fabric can be mass-produced ...
Simulated skiers reveal mountain traffic jams
Millions of skiers and snowboarders escape to the mountains every winter, but some everyday stresses -- like traffic jams -- are unavoidable even on the slopes. In plenty of time to prepare for next season, ...
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.