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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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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StretchSense shows self-powered stretchy wearable technology

November 19, 2018

StretchSense ( is a B2B supplier of lightweight and high-precision sensors for companies in wearables, healthcare, sports, and motion capture industries. Soft and stretchy capacitive sensors are a new type of sensor that is in strong demand for wearable technology, a current mega trend determining new ways of human-device interaction, sports training and healthcare provision.…

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Forster Rohner Wearable LED & Solar Tech Fashion

Interview with Forster Rohner Textile Innovations of Switzerland. They are a manufacturer of eTextile components. The main focus of the company is the integration of electronic functionalities into textile structures using industrial embroidery technologies. Examples are the integration of LEDs and solar cells into textiles as well as the integration of sensor and heating structures.…

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