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New thin films can self-repair following damage

New thin films can self-repair following damage

Jan 17, 2017 United States
Separating one chemical from another may sound incredibly dull, but it's vital to making everything from plastic dishes to cleaning drinking water.
Ground-breaking developmental thermosetting resin technology

Ground-breaking developmental thermosetting resin technology

Jan 16, 2017
Video Interview with Panasonic at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
3D printing rigid PCB series with flexible conductive connectors

3D printing rigid PCB series with flexible conductive connectors

Jan 13, 2017 Israel
Nano Dimension Ltd announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd, has successfully 3D printed a series of multi-layered rigid PCBs, connected through printed flexible conductive connections.
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Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution

Jan 13, 2017 United States
Carbonics, Inc has launched its ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon technology for radio frequency components and devices in the rapidly expanding wireless, communications, defense and aerospace markets.
Miniscule amounts of impurities in vacuum greatly affect OLED lifetime

Miniscule amounts of impurities in vacuum greatly affect OLED lifetime

Jan 12, 2017 Japan
Reproducibility is a necessity for science but has often eluded researchers studying the lifetime of organic light-emitting diodes.
How perovskite solar films efficiently convert light to power

How perovskite solar films efficiently convert light to power

Jan 12, 2017 United States
Solar cells made with films mimicking the structure of the mineral perovskite are the focus of worldwide research. But only now have researchers directly shown the films bear a key property allowing them to efficiently convert sunlight into electricity.
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Updates from CES 2017

Updates from CES 2017

Jan 12, 2017
A team of IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2017 in the first week of January. Our aim was to cover all of the latest updates and trends in each of the topics that we cover. In this exclusive premium article, we report our observations in the VR, AR/MR, smartwatch & fitness tracker, sensors, air quality monitoring, displays and haptics spaces.
The world's first connected ewriter

The world's first connected ewriter

Jan 11, 2017 Canada, United States
QuirkLogic has announced Quilla the world's largest Connected eWriter system. The 42" electronic paper devices replicate the familiar feel of paper and pen on the world's largest eWriter.
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Merck KGaA and CLEARink Displays sign development agreement

Merck KGaA and CLEARink Displays sign development agreement

Jan 11, 2017 Germany
Merck KGaA has signed a comprehensive materials development agreement with CLEARink Displays, Inc., aiming to bring CLEARink's innovative and patented reflective display technology to market by the end of 2017.
Will Amazon Go win the war between computer vision and RFID in retail?

Will Amazon Go win the war between computer vision and RFID in retail?

Jan 11, 2017 Worldwide
The scenario that shopping without checkout lines has been described multiple times since the introduction of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and many people believed if that could come true, it must be RFID that enables it. However, Amazon Go will demonstrate to us that other emerging technologies are going to realize it first, due to the significant improvement of deep learning, computer vision and sensor fusion, as announced…
Mind-blowing! A shirt that creates functional electric stimulation

Mind-blowing! A shirt that creates functional electric stimulation

Jan 10, 2017
Video Interview with Myant at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Nanowire 'inks' enable paper-based printable electronics

Nanowire 'inks' enable paper-based printable electronics

Jan 10, 2017 United States
By suspending tiny metal nanoparticles in liquids, scientists are brewing up conductive ink-jet printer "inks" to print inexpensive, customizable circuit patterns on just about any surface.
Hitachi showcases waterproof, stretchable electronics

Hitachi showcases waterproof, stretchable electronics

Jan 9, 2017
Video Interview with Hitachi at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)