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How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

May 23, 2017 United States
A paper-thin, flexible device created not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well.
Plastic Logic flexible displays help create smart bracelet

Plastic Logic flexible displays help create smart bracelet

May 19, 2017 United States
Controlled by a smartphone app, the bracelet's flexible E Ink display can be continually re-customised with different digital patterns.
Semiconductors as decal stickers

Semiconductors as decal stickers

May 15, 2017 Germany
Scientists have developed organic semiconductor nanosheets, which can easily be removed from a growth substrate and placed on other substrates.
Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

Apr 27, 2017 United States
A new method that could lead to lithium batteries that are safer, have longer battery life, and are bendable, providing new possibilities such as flexible smartphones.
Touch-sensitive, elastic fibres

Touch-sensitive, elastic fibres

Apr 12, 2017 United States
Researchershave created elastic, touch-sensitive fibres that can interface with electronic devices.
Concept e-paper smart calendar

Concept e-paper smart calendar

Mar 28, 2017 Japan
A concept epaper calendar syncs with a smartphone to display schedules easily.
Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Mar 23, 2017 United States
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down, and it could change the way touchscreens and flat or flexible displays are made.
Kateeva expands silicon valley headquarters

Kateeva expands silicon valley headquarters

Mar 9, 2017 United States
Leading flat panel display manufacturers use Kateeva's precision deposition equipment for cost-effective mass production of Organic Light Emitting Diode displays.
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.
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3D force touch remote control solution enables next generation HMI

3D force touch remote control solution enables next generation HMI

Feb 16, 2017 United Kingdom
Peratech and Humax have co-developed a 3D force touch remote control that utilises Peratech's unique Quantum Tunnelling Composite sensor technology.
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Canatu demonstrates innovative door control solution

Canatu demonstrates innovative door control solution

Feb 10, 2017 Finland
n 2016 Canatu was selected to participate in the STARTUP AUTOBAHN program. The founders of STARTUP AUTOBAHN - Daimler, Plug and Play, the University of Stuttgart, and ARENA2036 - believe in disruptive thinking, and the sharing of ideas, technology, and connections to help startups thrive faster.