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Printed and organic electronics in healthcare

Printed and organic electronics in healthcare

May 24, 2015 Worldwide
Printed, organic and flexible electronics is an industry that includes various components and technologies, from relatively simple electrochemical sensors to flexible X-ray detectors. From an end-user's point of view, the main advantages are disposability, large area, and conformability. In this article we focus on healthcare and review the wide range of devices targeted for medical applications.
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Will Printed Electronics & 3D Printing disrupt PCB rapid prototyping?

Will Printed Electronics & 3D Printing disrupt PCB rapid prototyping?

Apr 14, 2015 Worldwide
The vast majority of electronic circuits are currently made using Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) that are both rigid and flat. The market for traditional Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) currently stands at around $60bn. This established technology is used across a variety of different final applications. Several technologies related to traditional PCBs are now emerging in the form of commercial products that address one or more of the limitations…
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Wearable Technology: Lessons of History

Wearable Technology: Lessons of History

Sep 16, 2014 Worldwide
Many new wearable technologies will appear in luxury designer products and fashion following the modest beginning with non-electronic technology such as artificial diamonds and Swarovsky selling base metal linking glass that is coated with interference layers. High margins await.
Smart Packaging: One-off gimmick or sustained use?

Smart Packaging: One-off gimmick or sustained use?

Mar 12, 2014 Worldwide
In new research for the report Smart Packaging Comes To Market: Brand Enhancement with Electronics 2014-2024, IDTechEx conducted extensive interviews with end-users in order to understand the challenges and opportunities they see for smart packaging.
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End User Perspectives on Printed Electronics in Retail and Healthcare

End User Perspectives on Printed Electronics in Retail and Healthcare

Jan 27, 2014 Worldwide
DTechEx regularly interviews end users to help our clients understand the user needs and requirements from emerging technologies. The main trends and conclusions from our recent interviews with consumer goods companies totaling sales of more than $1 trillion a year are described in this article.
Quantum Materials' tetrapod quantum dots break Kasha's Rule

Quantum Materials' tetrapod quantum dots break Kasha's Rule

Jun 20, 2013 United States
Since 1950, Kasha's Rule 1, a principle of photochemistry, held true that if a source of light excited a molecule enough, the molecule would fluoresce in a single color.
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Smart Packaging Comes to Market

Smart Packaging Comes to Market

Jun 10, 2013 Worldwide
This article concerns the market for electronic smart packaging devices, increasingly known as "e packaging". Global demand for these devices will grow rapidly from a mere $76 million in 2013 to $1.45 billion in 2023. Most of this will involve consumer packaged goods CPG. The rapid growth will be driven by trials now being carried out by leading CPG companies and the rapid technical developments emanating from over 3000 organisations, half of…