Keyword: Consumer electronics

Briefs: Transportation
The cathodes could enhance energy density of next-generation Li-ion batteries.
Briefs: Lighting
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These robust supercapacitors still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Briefs: Wearables
Real-time health monitoring and sensing abilities of robots require soft electronics, but a challenge of using such materials lies in their reliability.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The next generation of waterproof smart fabrics can be laser-printed and made in minutes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A stretchable system can harvest energy from human breathing and motion.
Briefs: Energy

Computers or smartphones with folding screens, smart clothing, and wearable sensors all require an energy source, which is usually a lithium-ion battery. These are typically heavy and rigid, making them...

Briefs: Materials
Ultra-thin and flexible metalenses could replace traditional camera lenses.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The battery can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Material for Wearable Biosensors
Electrospinning is used to make porous silicone that allows sweat to evaporate.
Briefs: Materials
The stretchable sensor has applications in environmental monitoring and healthcare.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Just like smartphones, the same trend of combining separate components into one device is also apparent in industrial automation.
Briefs: AR/AI
The system allows multiple users to interact with the same VR app on smartphones, providing opportunities for education, healthcare, and entertainment.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device can translate expressions into emojis or silent speech commands.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision goggles, even when the ambient temperature changes. The technology...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With PrintIC technology, sensors, actuators, energy supplies, and ICs can be printed on the same substrate, avoiding assembly cost.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A smartwatch that tracks medication levels, a flexible LED, and NASA's "Micro-Organ" device platform.
Briefs: Motion Control
The Tentacle Bot can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of objects.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) connectors continue to be a great resource for quick prototypes and reference designs.
Technology Leaders: Materials
For nearly 50 years, engineers in the electronics, aerospace, defense, medical device, and transportation industries have relied on Parylene coatings.
Briefs: Wearables
The material was designed specifically for biomedical or wearable technologies, since sweat and volatile organic compounds evaporate away from the skin.
Briefs: Wearables
Smart devices measure electrical signals from the skin, indicating stress levels and emotions.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology shows potential for the detection of subtle human motions and the real-time monitoring of body postures for healthcare applications.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These biosensors could lead to improved glucose monitors for millions of people who suffer from diabetes.
Briefs: Wearables
The system looks for chemical indicators found in sweat to give a real-time snapshot of what’s happening inside the body.
Briefs: Wearables
The patch could serve as a personal thermostat and save energy.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
How to design for safety, reliability, and connectivity using the latest circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies.
Technology Leaders: Data Acquisition
A far infrared temperature sensor is small in size but big in performance.
Technology Leaders: Wearables

Bio-interfacing and biodegradable flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) devices can help tackle some of the world’s great challenges including environmental degradation and food...