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November 6, 2018
Wearable Tech & Sensors News 
 
Eptech 2018

Report details E-Textiles technologies, markets and players

We are in contact with textiles for up to 98% of our lives, and they are starting to become intelligent. Part of this revolution includes the integration of electronics and textiles. Electronic textiles (e-textiles) have been in development for decades, but have begun to achieve some commercial successes in the last 20 years.


Losing the wires: patient monitoring via electronic skin patches

There are many wearable technology products that focus on getting the user moving. Whether this is achieving those 10,000 steps per day, or getting up from the sofa to enjoy immersive gaming in virtual reality, achieving mobility is a recurring theme.


Slow growth for Wearables in 2018: IDC Forecast

The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 122.6 million units in 2018, up 6.2% from the 115.4 million units shipped in 2017, according to a recent report from International Data Corp (IDC). This will be the first year of single digit year-over-year growth for the wearables market, mostly due to continuing softness among basic wearables (devices that do not run third-party applications).


EPTECH shows coming to Waterloo, Mississauga

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market, you will want to pencil in a visit to either one of the EPTECHShows taking place in Mississauga and Waterloo this Fall.
 
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Development Board for Ultra96

Ultra96™ is an Arm-based, Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+™ MPSoC development board based on the Linaro 96Boards specification. The 96Boards' specifications are open and define a standard board layout for development platforms that can be used by software application, hardware device, kernel, and other system software developers. Ultra96 represents a unique position in the 96Boards community with a wide range of potential peripherals and acceleration engines in the programmable logic that is not available from other offerings. >> Learn more
 
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Jannatec Technologies takes wearables underground

Smart Helmet is the latest wearable innovation to aid the mining industry » Read More
 
WEARABLE TECH & SENSORS PRODUCTS 
 

Electro-magnetic sensor delivers 1.65mm height

PREMO 3DC14EM-ULP series 3DCoil electro-magnetic sensor with 1.65mm total height profile is suitable for integration into wearable designs. » Read More

Dc-dc converter lowers current consumption to 180nA

ROHM BD70522GUL ultra-low-power dc-dc converter with a current consumption of 180nA, features dimensions of 1.76mm x 1.56mm x 0.57mm and switching frequencies of between 0 and 1MHz, depending on the load. » Read More

Connectivity solution simplifies integration in wearable designs

FISCHER CONNECTORS Series (LP360) plug & use connectivity technology simplifies mating, cleaning, integration in wearable designs. » Read More

Strong epoxy adhesive is thermally stable

MASTER BOND EP70CN two part, thermally stable epoxy adhesive is formulated using a natural, renewable and sustainable ingredient » Read More
 
Events 
 

NXP Technology Days Toronto

September 26
Location: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre
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EPTECH Mississauga

October 2
Location: Mississauga Convention Centre
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EPTECH Waterloo

October 4
Location: Bingemans Conference Centre
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