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Display Week 2017: The display industry doesn't have a roadmap

Display Week 2017: The display industry doesn't have a roadmap

Jun 5, 2017
IDTechEx was at the annual Display Week in Los Angeles to report on the latest trends in displays.
Ultra-stable perovskite solar cell remains stable for more than a year

Ultra-stable perovskite solar cell remains stable for more than a year

Jun 5, 2017 Switzerland
Perovskite solar cells promise cheaper and efficient solar energy, with enormous potential for commercialization.
Possibilities of biosensors as a tattooed interface

Possibilities of biosensors as a tattooed interface

Jun 2, 2017 United States
Can tattoos embrace technology in order to make the skin interactive?
Flexible electronic eardrum

Flexible electronic eardrum

Jun 1, 2017 China
The eardrum, also called the tympanic membrane or myringa is a thin, cone-shaped membrane that plays a crucial role in sensing sound and transmitting the sound from the air to the ossicles.
Rotating molecules create a brighter future

Rotating molecules create a brighter future

May 31, 2017 United Kingdom
Scientists have discovered a group of materials which could pave the way for a new generation of high-efficiency lighting, solving a quandary which has inhibited the performance of display technology for decades.
Webinar Thursday 15 June - New Innovations in Diabetes Technology

Webinar Thursday 15 June - New Innovations in Diabetes Technology

May 31, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Thursday 15th June titled New Innovations in Diabetes Technology.
Conductive inks: major innovation themes and trends

Conductive inks: major innovation themes and trends

May 30, 2017 Worldwide
An often overlooked fact about the conductive industry is that it has seen significant innovation over the past decade. Indeed, the industry has a long history of developing new materials and formulations in response to changing market needs and new applications.
Highlights from CPES 2017

Highlights from CPES 2017

May 30, 2017 6
On May 24-25th 2017, James Hayward from IDTechEx attended CPES 2017. The event brought together an excellent group of both Canadian and international speakers to discuss several key areas in the printed and flexible electronics space. This article will address each area in turn, including smart packaging, IoT, structural and 3D electronics and textile/wearable electronics.
Highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells

Highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells

May 30, 2017 Russia
A new method allows scientists to obtain highly crystalline organic-inorganic perovskite films for solar cells.
European collaboration include everyday items in Internet of Things

European collaboration include everyday items in Internet of Things

May 29, 2017 United Kingdom
The Necomada consortium has announced that it will be addressing the material challenges associated with the Internet of Things, to allow for the integration of electronics into a wide range of everyday items.
Using distinctive body locations to control mobile devices

Using distinctive body locations to control mobile devices

May 26, 2017 Germany
Researchers are placing ultra-thin, electronic tattoos on distinctive body locations. The user can touch, squeeze or pull them, and thereby intuitively control mobile devices such as a music player, or easily make indicators light up.
Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

May 26, 2017 United States
Nanoengineers have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics.
Compelling evidence of ferroelasticity in perovskites

Compelling evidence of ferroelasticity in perovskites

May 25, 2017 United States
Crystalline materials known as perovskites could become the next superstars of solar cells.
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A report from Plastics Japan 2017

A report from Plastics Japan 2017

May 24, 2017
IDTechEx Technology analysts' Drs Richard Collins and Khasha Ghaffarzadeh attended Plastics 2017 at the Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. These slides give some highlights from the Plastics event and extends to composite material and adhesion-free metal-plastic joining solutions.