ams OSRAM (Premstätten, Austria), a global leader in intelligent sensors and emitters, has launched the AS7058, an analogue front end (AFE) which enables manufacturers of smart watches, smart rings and other wearable devices to improve the accuracy and reliability of vital signs measurements derived from photoplethysmographic (PPG) or electrical signals while extending battery run-time.
DELO (Windach, Germany) has developed a flexible electronics adhesive that permanently seals sensor housings airtight and thus reliably protects components such as image sensors. DELO DUALBOND BS3770 meets the stringent requirements of the semiconductor and automotive industries and helps drive innovation in autonomous driving.
Researchers from Fraunhofer IZM (Berlin, Germany), together with 31 partners from industry and research, have developed a stretchable and wireless patch that can be used to conduct diagnostically relevant cardiac monitoring in every-day life. This will reduce the number of in-patient examinations required for high-risk patients. It also boosts the semiconductor value chain for the medical sector in Europe through the development of new tools, methods and processes for series production.