ViCardio: Beat-to-beat, non-invasive, wearable blood pressure monitoring

December 17, 2018

David Pearce and Steve Schaeffer discuss ViCardio, the new beat-to-beat, non-invasive, wearable blood pressure monitor with Principal Analyst James Hayward at the IDTechEx Show in Santa Clara, CA. Steve and David come from varied backgrounds (Steve as an engineer and then lawyer, David as a general practitioner and then investor), but both are now central…

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Robotic Skin and Stretchable Sensors at Stanford University’s Bao Research Group

December 13, 2018

Voltera recently visited one of the labs at Stanford University using the V-One, the Bao Research Group ( They are using the V-One to print stretchable, flexible inks for use in robotic skin and biomedical wearable technology. Learn more about the V-One Printer here:

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Start-up company Pireta explain their truly wearable technology

December 7, 2018

Pireta has developed a unique free-form process to add durable, conductive, metallic patterns to textiles without changing the fabric feel or performance. Pireta’s technology allows electronic systems to be assembled and interconnected on a wide range of fabrics, enabling a new generation of truly wearable smart garments and e-textiles. Find out more about Pireta:…

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DuPont Microcircuit Materials and Wearable Technology, interview with IDTechEx

November 20, 2018

DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) shows some of their latest offerings in printed electronics at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2014 event, including a T-Shirt that monitors the oxygen level, heart rate and temperature of the wearer. This is enabled by their stretchable, washable conductive ink materials. Their materials are used for many applications, from glucose…

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Smart Tattoos! Wearable Technology by Cellotape | IDTechEx Show! USA 2016

November 18, 2018

Interview with Cellotape Smart Products. Cellotape have over 60 years of expertise, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Cellotape Smart Products is the leader in creating products that integrate NFC and RFID – “RF technologies”; allowing for frictionless two-way communications between the physical and digital worlds and access to the cloud anywhere -…

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Out of this world Wearable Technology! Garments created for the ESA | IDTechEx USA 2016

November 17, 2018

As an expert in smart textile technology Ohmatex develops products and solutions for integrating electronics into textile. Ohmatex currently has a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a garment with NIRS (Near Infra-Red) and EMG sensors to monitor leg muscle activity during astronaut training. For more information see and

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Science Documentary: Flexible Tech, Flexible Wearable Technology, a Documentary on Future Technology

Science Documentary: Flexible Tech, Flexible Wearable Technology, a Documentary on Future Technology Visions of the future Nature itself is, in a way, the largest social network. We as humans are a part of nature. Science has provided a way for humans to understand the impact that we have on our planet. The use of social…

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