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Stretchy supercapacitors power wearable electronics

Stretchy supercapacitors power wearable electronics

Aug 25, 2016 Singapore
A future of soft robots that wash your dishes or smart T-shirts that power your cell phone may depend on the development of stretchy power sources.
A flexible future for today's technologies

A flexible future for today's technologies

Aug 22, 2016 United States
Building highly complex flexible displays and X-ray detectors requires expertise in many areas.
Common soil bacteria creates nano sized conductive wires

Common soil bacteria creates nano sized conductive wires

Aug 19, 2016 United States
Scientists have genetically modified a common soil bacteria to create electrical wires that not only conduct electricity, but are thousands of times thinner than a human hair.
Self-shading windows developed

Self-shading windows developed

Aug 17, 2016
A team of researchers at MIT has developed a new way of making windows that can switch from transparent to opaque, potentially saving energy by blocking sunlight on hot days and thus reducing air-conditioning costs.
IDTechEx to Give Keynote at Display Innovation Taiwan Conference 2016

IDTechEx to Give Keynote at Display Innovation Taiwan Conference 2016

Aug 17, 2016
IDTechEx Research, a leading provider of independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology announces that Dr. Khasha Ghaffarzadeh will be a keynote speaker at the Display Innovation Taiwan Conference 2016.
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PragmatIC awarded grant to develop production equipment

PragmatIC awarded grant to develop production equipment

Aug 17, 2016 United Kingdom
PragmatIC has been awarded €1.6 million funding under the European Union's Horizon 2020 SME Instrument programme, for development of its FlexLogIC equipment announced in April.
Breakthrough in 3D printing enables micron-scale smart structures

Breakthrough in 3D printing enables micron-scale smart structures

Aug 16, 2016 United States
Optomec today announced its Aerosol Jet Technology can enable 3D polymer and composite structures to be printed at the micron scale with embedded electronics.
Making cheaper electronics with a flash of light

Making cheaper electronics with a flash of light

Aug 15, 2016 Australia
Researchers have developed a way of printing electronic components using cheap and widely available materials, and a flash of light.
Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene

Germs add ripples to make 'groovy' graphene

Aug 11, 2016 United States
Researchers have used rod-shaped bacteria - precisely aligned in an electric field, then vacuum-shrunk under a graphene sheet - to introduce nanoscale ripples in the material, causing it to conduct electrons differently in perpendicular directions.
Consistent colour, long lifetime and high reliability for LEDs

Consistent colour, long lifetime and high reliability for LEDs

Aug 10, 2016
Managing temperatures using appropriate electronics packaging materials is essential to ensure the reliability of high-power LED applications.