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Prosthetic Hands with Macro-Sieve Peripheral Nerve Interface Can Feel Hot and Cold and Sense of Touch

Prosthetic Hands with Macro-Sieve Peripheral Nerve Interface Can Feel Hot and Cold and Sense of Touch

To the nearly 2 million people in the U.S. living with the loss of a limb, including U.S. military veterans, prosthetic devices provide restored mobility yet lack sensory feedback. A team of engineers and researchers at Washington University in St. Louis is working to change that so those with upper limb prosthetics can feel hot and cold and the sense of touch through their prosthetic hands. [More]
Garmin Introduces GPS Running Watch with Wrist-Based Heart Rate

Garmin Introduces GPS Running Watch with Wrist-Based Heart Rate

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., today announced the Forerunner 225, the first Garmin GPS running watch that measures heart rate at the wrist. The Forerunner 225 will integrate industry-leading optical heart rate technology developed by Mio, an award-winning performance wearables brand acclaimed for EKG accuracy demanded by athletes everywhere. [More]
Immersion and Kyocera Enter Multi-Year Licensing Agreement

Immersion and Kyocera Enter Multi-Year Licensing Agreement

Immersion Corporation, the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Kyocera, a worldwide leading supplier of mobile devices. The agreement is a multi-year worldwide license for Immersion’s TouchSense® software technology as well as its Basic Haptics IP. [More]
New Pressure-Monitoring Stockings to Help Diabetics Protect Against Wounds

New Pressure-Monitoring Stockings to Help Diabetics Protect Against Wounds

Diabetics often have little feeling in their feet and don’t perceive the body’s pressure or temperature signals there. This can result in unnoticed wounds that then develop into abscesses. Many diabetics have to have toes or feet amputated. [More]
Middle East and Africa Pressure Sensor Market Forecast to Grow at 10.4% CAGR from 2014 to 2019

Middle East and Africa Pressure Sensor Market Forecast to Grow at 10.4% CAGR from 2014 to 2019

The Middle East and Africa pressure sensor market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 10.4% from 2014 to 2019. Middle East and Africa pressure sensor market had a share of 12% in the global pressure Sensor market in 2014. [More]
Kodak Moves Forward to Develop Copper Mesh Touch Sensor Technology

Kodak Moves Forward to Develop Copper Mesh Touch Sensor Technology

Kodak is committed to moving forward independently with development of copper mesh touch sensor technology, following UniPixel’s decision to withdraw from joint activities with Kodak. [More]
Uneo Micro-Deformable Piezoresistive Sensor Wins Edison Award

Uneo Micro-Deformable Piezoresistive Sensor Wins Edison Award

Taiwan is once again being recognized for its innovative technology. The 2015 Edison Awards were announced on April 23 in New York, and Uneo Inc., a technology subsidiary of Universal Cement Corp. (UCCTW), won the Gold Award in Technology of Material Science for its Uneo™ Sensor, or Micro-Deformable Piezoresistive Sensor. [More]
Measurement Specialties Releases New Piezoresistive Silicon Pressure Sensor for Use in Harsh Applications

Measurement Specialties Releases New Piezoresistive Silicon Pressure Sensor for Use in Harsh Applications

Measurement Specialties, now part of TE Connectivity, has released a new small profile, media compatible, piezoresistive silicon pressure sensor. The rugged 85BC is ideal for use in harsh applications including medical instruments, process control, fresh and waste water measurements, partial vacuum gas measurement, pressure transmitters and tank level systems. [More]
Renesas Debuts New Touch Sensing Starter Kit for RX113 Group of 32-Bit Microcontrollers

Renesas Debuts New Touch Sensing Starter Kit for RX113 Group of 32-Bit Microcontrollers

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its new touch sensing starter kit (part# Y-RX113CAPT01) for the RX113 Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which incorporate capacitive touch sensor intellectual property (IP) that enables high sensitivity, high noise immunity, and excellent water resistance. [More]
BinMaster Introduces Plugged Chute Detector to Detect Blockages in Transportation of Granular Material

BinMaster Introduces Plugged Chute Detector to Detect Blockages in Transportation of Granular Material

The new BinMaster plugged chute detector is a pressure switch specifically designed to alert when a chute becomes clogged with material. It features a heavy spring and rugged diaphragm material that makes it ideal for use in chutes transporting flowing grain, seed, feed or other granular or pelleted materials. [More]