New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
North Carolina State University engineers designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that could rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronics using body heat as its only energy source.
Wristwear dominates the wearables market
Clothing and earwear have market-beating growth by 2021, according to IDC
Enviro-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics
A new method for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics, without the use of expensive and toxic processing steps. Wearable, textiles-based electronics present new possibilities for flexible circuits, healthcare and…
Wearable tech efficiently converts body heat to electricity
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate…