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February 11, 2019
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Tiny solar cells embedded in clothes can charge a mobile phone

Clothing embedded with flea-sized solar panels will allow wearers to generate electricity on the move and charge items like mobile phones and smartwatches.

Graphene unlocks new potential for ‘smart textiles’

The quest to create affordable, durable and mass-produced ‘smart textiles’ has been given fresh impetus through the use of the wonder material Graphene.

Smart speech/voice-based tech market growing

Natural human-machine interface is shaping our life. From punch cards, to keyboards, from mouse to touch screens, technologies have shaped the way how human interact with machines.
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Electronic eyewear lets the visually impaired see

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Wearable Technology Products 

Smart, ultra-low power IMU is optimized for wearables

BOSCH SENSORTEC BMI270 ultra-low power smart Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) specifically targeted at wearable applications provides an improved accelerometer offset and sensitivity performance » Read More

Buck-boost regulator optimized for sensing in wearables, IoT

MAXIM INTEGRATED MAX20345 integrated buck-boost regulator delivers ultra-low-power and integrates a lithium charger, while debuting a new architecture that optimizes the sensitivity of optical measurements for wearable fitness » Read More

Multi-wavelength emitters, detectors, LEDs serve wearables

MARKTECH OPTOELECTRONICS Standard and custom optoelectronics components and assemblies, including UV, visible, near-infrared (NIR), and short wavelength infrared (SWIR) emitters, detectors, InP epiwafers and other materials are suitable for wearables. » Read More

System-in-package brings cellular IoT to any application

NORDIC SEMICONDUCTOR ‘nRF9160 System-in-Package’ (SiP) an LTE-M/NB-IoT cellular IoT solution makes cellular IoT wireless technology accessible to any application » Read More

DRIVE 2019

February 20 - 22
Location: Lazaridis Hall, Waterloo
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EPTECH Montreal

March 5
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe-Claire
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EPTECH Mississauga

March 7
Location: International Centre
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