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The many downsides of FRPs leaves plenty of room for innovation

The many downsides of FRPs leaves plenty of room for innovation

Sep 5, 2017 Worldwide
Nearly all the advocates of fibre reinforced polymers (FRP) shy away from talking about the many elephants in the room and there are enough of them that is beyond crowded.
Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Multi-material printed systems poised to shape consumer products

Sep 5, 2017 United States
Product developers can print integrated electronics onto plastic, ceramic and metallic structures at extremely fine resolutions.
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Thermoelectrics: Doors Close; Doors Open

Thermoelectrics: Doors Close; Doors Open

Sep 4, 2017 Worldwide
This article covers the challenges companies involved in thermoelectric energy harvesting have faced and possible areas of development in the future.
Insect eyes inspire perovskite design

Insect eyes inspire perovskite design

Sep 4, 2017
Packing tiny solar cells together, like micro-lenses in the compound eye of an insect, could pave the way to a new generation of advanced photovoltaics.
Webinar Thursday 12 September - Battery Elimination in Electronics

Webinar Thursday 12 September - Battery Elimination in Electronics

Sep 1, 2017 Worldwide
DTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 12th September titled Battery Elimination in Electronics & Electrical Engineering.
Synthesizing pure graphene, a miracle material

Synthesizing pure graphene, a miracle material

Aug 31, 2017 United States
Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren't describing a new super hero. They're describing graphene, a substance that some experts have called "the most amazing and versatile" known to mankind.
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Glass-free flexible plastic e-paper displays

Glass-free flexible plastic e-paper displays

Aug 31, 2017 United Kingdom
Plastic Logic Flexible displays are now available from Review Display Systems. Plastic Logic manufactures flexible, glass-free electrophoretic active matrix displays. These displays are shatterproof, bendable and daylight-readable.
Highly flexible, wearable displays

Highly flexible, wearable displays

Aug 30, 2017
A research team has presented wearable displays for various applications including fashion, IT, and healthcare.
Self-powered paper-based SPEDs lead to new medical-diagnostic tools

Self-powered paper-based SPEDs lead to new medical-diagnostic tools

Aug 28, 2017 United States
A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses - powered only by the user's touch - and reads out the color-coded test results, making it easy for non-experts to understand.
Electric Trikes Improve

Electric Trikes Improve

Aug 25, 2017 Worldwide
Evovelo has just announced its prototype electric trike, which can reach speeds of 45 kph with a drivers' cab and solar panel on the roof.
Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Packaging film coated with clay nanotubes

Aug 25, 2017 Turkey
Sometimes it seems as if fresh fruits, vegetables and meats go bad in the blink of an eye. Consumers are left feeling frustrated, often turning to less expensive processed foods that last longer but are less nutritious.
Electronic skin takes wearable health monitors to the next level

Electronic skin takes wearable health monitors to the next level

Aug 24, 2017 Korea
A new, electronic skin microsystem tracks heart rate, respiration, muscle movement and other health data, and wirelessly transmits it to a smartphone.
Stretchable biofuel cells extract energy from sweat to power wearables

Stretchable biofuel cells extract energy from sweat to power wearables

Aug 24, 2017 6 United States
A team of engineers has developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics, such as LEDs and Bluetooth radios.
Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Solar Racing Spins Off Another Vehicle Company

Aug 23, 2017
Electric vehicles are the future and ones that make their own electricity are the end game for these.