Project 154: A Flexible Medical Triage Bandage that Displays and Communicates Vital Signs to Handheld Communications DeviceJun 6, 2013
FlexTech Alliance announces the completion of its 154th technical project, the creation of a flexible medical triage bandage which monitors vital signs. The project was carried out by Physical Optics Corporation and E Ink Corporation. The project team has successfully designed and developed a medical triage bandage that incorporates flexible technology with a broad array of functionality. The bandage consists of a printed circuit board (PCB), low power microcontroller, flexible display, energy harvesting, a Bluetooth wireless interface and a complete suite of physiological sensors. The sensor suite includes ECG, skin temperature, and respiration rate.
BioSensor Workshop and Tour SummaryApr 16, 2013
FlexTech’s 2nd annual workshop on health, safety and biosensor applications drew an audience of 65+ end users, product designers and component suppliers to discuss the latest issues in wearable electronics.
Imprint Energy Receives Award from FlexTech AllianceDec 10, 2012
Imprint Energy, Inc. of Alameda, Calif., will undertake a FlexTech Alliance – funded R&D project to expand the performance characteristics of printed, flexible Zn rechargeable batteries to a level applicable to flexible display, wireless and energy harvesting devices with high functionality.