Increase the runtime of space-constrained wearable and IoT applications with solar harvesting solution

Designers of space-constrained designs can now significantly increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Sequans introduces Calliope 2: A new generation of LTE Cat 1 technology for IoT applications

Sequans Communications S.A. announced that its second-generation LTE Cat 1 chip platform, Calliope 2, will soon be sampling. Calliope 2 is designed for the cost-effective support of IoT applications that require VoLTE and a data rate higher than 100 kilobits per second that cannot be supported by LTE-M or NB-IoT technologies.

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Combining the power of bluetooth low energy and cellular LPWA for large scale IoT deployments

Launched in 2009, the Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) technology set the base for the future of applications in the Internet of Things (IoT), primarily focusing on those that require minimal power consumption.

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Natural Cycles notifies FDA for wearable birth control

Natural Cycles, which claims to be the first and only FDA-cleared birth control app in the United States and CE-marked birth control app in Europe, announced that the company has submitted a 510(k) Premarket Notification to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Casio chooses Trustonic Secured Platform to protect its new smartwatches

Device and application security provider Trustonic reports that Casio has selected Trustonic Secured Platform (TSP) to bring additional security and trust to its next-generation flagship wearable.

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IoT healthcare sensor revenues grow globally through patient engagement and accurate data analysis

From monitoring and diagnostics to delivery methods, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors in healthcare combine sensor output and communications to provide functions that were considered conceptual, until recently.

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New healthcare sensors enable ultra-small size, lowest power and clinical-grade accuracy for next-gen wearables

Designers creating next-generation wearable health and fitness applications can reduce temperature measurement power by 50% with the MAX30208, as well as shrink optical solution size by 40% with the MAXM86161 from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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5 reasons why motor management can make or break your factory floor

Motors are the largest consumer of electrical energy in the heavy industry, devouring more than 90% of available power supply. They are the foundation of all industrial processes and directly impact electrical distribution and equipment which is why their design and optimisation is critical to everyone involved in the industrial sector, from end-users and design

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Global medical wearables market to hit US$19.7bn value by 2024, says new IDTechEx research

New research entitled, Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029, from IDTechEx, providers of market intelligence in emerging technologies, forecasts that the medical wearables market will be worth nearly $20 billion (€18 billion) 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.

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Shipments of connected wearables will reach 239mn in 2023

M2M and IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released new findings about the connected wearables market. Shipments of connected wearables reached 116.8 million worldwide in 2018.

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Wearable Artificial Intelligence market to exceed 30% growth by 2025, hitting US$180bn

According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Global Market Insights, Inc, the Wearable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market will reach US$180 billion (€160 billion) by 2025.

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Parking aids and wearable heart monitors among the start-ups in new accelerator

(A WEEK IN IoT) – All too often we, and the wider media, become a little obsessed with the activities of the corporate giants. I’m just as guilty as anyone, says Jeremy Cowan, and I can tell you I’ve given myself a stern talking to.

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Healthcare spend in wearables to reach $60bn by 2023 as monitoring devices & hearables become ‘must haves’

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare, with US$20 billion (€17.4 billion) forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023.

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Intelligent service robots define exciting new direction for LG

At CES 2019, LG Electronics (LG) will debut an updated version of its wearable CLOi SuitBot alongside a lineup of improved service robots which are nearing commercialisation.

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STPay-Boost IC combines hardware secure element with proprietary NFC-boost technology for better contactless performance

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor provider serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and Fidesmo, the contactless-services developer and Mastercard approved global vendor,

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The tangible benefits of VR in the engineering space

Amidst all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it’s often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on.

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