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Posted On January 16, 2017By Christian JakobIn Consumer, Events, Healthcare

Electronic Trends In 2017 – A Wrap-Up of CES

Las Vegas has set the perfect frame for this buzzing event. Consistent with its liveliness and craziness of the city, CES® comes up with the latest trends and innovations in the consumer electronics market every year. The 50th anniversary of CES® was bursting at all seams. More than 175.000 visitors flocked to the Nevada desert city to see the exhibits of the 3.800 exhibitors. Even if the big blast failed to appear, there was plenty trends and innovations to discover at this year’s show. Top-notch technology topics such as smartRead More
colorful world of wearables
Wearable technology is booming. Not many other high-tech segments have polarised more over the last years. Electronic devices worn on or even inside the body have long outgrown their image as part of the IoT and manifested themselves as own segment. Companies like FitBit and Withings have managed to establish themselves as successful players in the market in just a few years. Regarding activity trackers they are eye-to-eye with huge enterprises like Nike and Adidas that struggle to keep pace with the small and innovative fitness device manufacturers born asRead More
Mesana Smart Patch
With more than 350.000 deaths each year caused by circulatory diseases in Germany alone and costs of more than 50 billion € generated through false diagnostics it’s quite easy to see the potential for innovation in the healthcare segment. The healthcare startup corvolution steps into this market gap and developed a concept based on a sensor patch in order to address issues within circulatory diagnostics and cardiovascular-prevention called Mesana. Basically the solution of the young team from the Karlsruhe institute of technology (KIT) includes a full program including consultation, diagnosis andRead More

Posted On March 22, 2016By Christian JakobIn Consumer, Events, Healthcare, Lightspeed

A Recap on the Second Lighting Academy

No matter if you are a fan of lighting installations or a professional expert, Frankfurt am Main in Germany was the place to be last week for everybody who is into lighting. Three events took place at the same time, the Luminale, Light + Building trade fair and the EBV Lighting Academy. The latter took place for the second time and again gathered speakers from around the world. In case you couldn’t make it to join the event, here is what you missed. The agenda of the two day wasRead More
The CES delivered big time with tons of new healthcare devices – but how to make sense of all the new stuff presented at the show? We took some time to look at the mass of new ideas and innovations and sorted out the most important trends for the healthcare segment hidden in the flood of new gadgets. New Players Will Disrupt The Market While we observed that many of the former startups like FitBit or Withings seem to have grown up and now represent well-established companies there are twoRead More
Sometimes just talking about a cool device or gadget doesn’t cut it. Here are 10 companies with groundbreaking ideas and passionate teams with the potential to change our future! Bare Conductive The team of designers from Bare Conductive created one of the most versatile and cool maker kits ever, based on the “Touch Board” and “Electric Paint”. With the tools from Bare Conductive you can draw electric circuits on almost any surface in order to add cool functionality. The non-toxic conductive ink has also fans among some high-tech companies whoRead More
Don’t worry we’re not going to list a bunch of wearables you can find in every magazine and blog on the planet. We rather introduce you to 7 really unique ideas that stand out and do more than tracking your activity. The Dash Ok, so our first device actually does track your activity but the way it does it and what else it can do are genius. The Dash are in-ear headphones, which consist out of two independent ear-plugs with no physical connection. The smart headphones come with a bunchRead More
Are tech tats the next big thing in healthcare? They could be – at least if you believe Chaotic Moon a company known for highly innovative thinking and ideas. The bunch of creative minds recently released a video in which it introduces “tech tats”. These are smart little tattoos which consist out of conductive paint (seems like they are using the ink from our friends at Bare Conductive for prototypes) and several chips. Different setups, designs and tattoos make it possible to “glue” applications directly on your skin. The tattooed devicesRead More
The recipe for a successful start-up? If there is one it might be something like this: Take a challenging idea like creating super-small wireless ear buds and then think about what other features you could add. For our example let’s say the headphones should be able to track sports including time, distance steps, speed, rotation, performance, g-force and more. Further it would be great to get information about key vital body data like heart rate, oxygen saturation, body temperature and calories burned. In order to make the project completely crazy you wantRead More
Connectivity enables us to achieve great things. Three examples: SteadyServe tells you when you are running out of beer. 24eight connected a diaper wirelessly to the internet telling you when to change it. MIT students have created the Random Hall Bathroom Server, a system to keep track of which of the Random Hall dormitory’s bathrooms are vacant and (here’s the best part) for how long. Okay, maybe technology keeping you drunk, your baby dry and restroom waiting lines short is not necessarily essential for mankind but the same technologies can be applied in healthcare applications turning themRead More