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Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?

Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?

Feb 23, 2017 United States
Engineering researchers have developed the first stretchable integrated circuit that is made entirely using an inkjet printer, raising the possibility of inexpensive mass production of smart fabric.
Low-cost technology for large-area OLEDs

Low-cost technology for large-area OLEDs

Feb 16, 2017 Switzerland
Developing a low-cost, efficient method of increasing the attractiveness of OLEDs for lighting poses a significant challenge.
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays

Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays

Feb 13, 2017 United States
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
Japan Display Inc announces development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX

Japan Display Inc announces development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX

Feb 9, 2017 Japan
Japan Display Inc has announced the development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX, which uses a plastic substrate for both sides of the liquid crystal layer, and its introduction into a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display for smartphone devices.
Personalised digital packaging for cosmetics

Personalised digital packaging for cosmetics

Jan 25, 2017 France
The smart packaging design concept combines E Ink's low power, high contrast paper-like display technology with Texen's packaging expertise to create customizable packaging displays for makeup compacts, perfume bottles and other cosmetic packaging.
Investment in breakthrough waveguide optics company

Investment in breakthrough waveguide optics company

Jan 24, 2017 United States
DigiLens Inc announced the closing of a $22 million Series B investment round.
FWT joins forces with Papercast

FWT joins forces with Papercast

Jan 20, 2017 United Kingdom
Papercast's distinctive combination of features provides passengers with real-time bus arrival predictions, timetables and other relevant passenger information delivered wirelessly to solar powered e-paper displays at bus stops.
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.
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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 1 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.