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Toppan Forms develops ITO replacement using silver salt ink

Toppan Forms develops ITO replacement using silver salt ink

Jul 25, 2017 10 Hong Kong
Toppan Forms Co Ltd has developed a technology for forming printed micro wires, which enables a wire width of 4 micrometers that is almost invisible to the naked eye.
Breathable, wearable electronics on skin

Breathable, wearable electronics on skin

Jul 19, 2017 8 Japan
A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a Japanese group of scientists.
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Eight19 secures 1.3m Pounds funding

Eight19 secures 1.3m Pounds funding

Jul 19, 2017 United Kingdom
The new investment follows two years of continued improvement in OPV performance, advances in manufacturing readiness and an increased engagement with customers in the retail, FMCG and IoT sectors.
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Cratus leverages Thinfilm's NFC technology

Cratus leverages Thinfilm's NFC technology

Jul 19, 2017 Norway
Through the collaboration, Cratus will integrate Thinfilm's technology into mobile sensor platforms, enabling location sensing and tamper-evidence monitoring of high-value goods through the simple tap of a smartphone or commercial reader.
Low-cost smart glove translates American Sign Language into text

Low-cost smart glove translates American Sign Language into text

Jul 17, 2017 12 United States
Engineers have developed a smart glove that wirelessly translates the American Sign Language alphabet into text and controls a virtual hand to mimic sign language gestures.
Sainsbury's introduces ham smart label technology to combat waste

Sainsbury's introduces ham smart label technology to combat waste

Jul 13, 2017 United Kingdom
Sainsbury's is attempting to tackle food waste with the introduction of a 'smart label' for its own-brand ham.
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David Yao joins Nanoco Group plc

David Yao joins Nanoco Group plc

Jul 13, 2017 United Kingdom
Nanoco Group plc, developer and manufacturer of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, is pleased to confirm the appointment of David Yao as Senior Vice President of Global Sales.
The road to fully flexible consumer electronics

The road to fully flexible consumer electronics

Jul 12, 2017 Worldwide
Flexible consumer electronic devices are now a reality, and as forecasted by IDTechEx in the launch of the first ever market research report on the topic of barrier films for electronics almost ten years ago, innovation in encapsulation was one of the critical requirements that needed to be met in order to realize commercially viable consumer products.
A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

A future without fakes thanks to quantum technology

Jul 11, 2017 2 United Kingdom
Counterfeit products are a huge problem - from medicines to car parts, fake technology costs lives.
The flexible future of electronics

The flexible future of electronics

Jul 7, 2017 United States
Flexible hybrid electronics can be bent or stretched. Picture pulling a wand from your pocket, unfurling a scroll, and watching a movie on a desktop-size screen.