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First flight of graphene-skinned aircraft

First flight of graphene-skinned aircraft

Jul 21, 2016 United Kingdom
A Test flight signals launch of graphene roadmap for industrial application and commercialisation within the aerospace industry.
Smart sensors can be sutured into tissue

Smart sensors can be sutured into tissue

Jul 20, 2016 United States
For the first time, researchers have integrated nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics into threads - ranging from simple cotton to sophisticated synthetics - that can be sutured through multiple layers of tissue to gather diagnostic data wirelessly in real time.
Conductive inks: big players forced to go niche

Conductive inks: big players forced to go niche

Jul 19, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx Research has been following and analysing the conductive inks and pastes market for many years. It finds that this $1.3bn* market is subject to major change with long-lasting consequences on the business models of many large incumbent suppliers.
New light harvesting potentials

New light harvesting potentials

Jul 19, 2016 Australia
Researchers have discovered significant new potentials for light harvesting through narrowing the bandgap of titania and graphene quantum dots.
Canatu Shows New Flexible Display Product at the IDTechEx Show!

Canatu Shows New Flexible Display Product at the IDTechEx Show!

Jul 18, 2016
Video interview with Canatu at the IDTechEx Show! (Berlin, Germany | 27-28 April, 2016).
New way to turn electricity into light, using graphene

New way to turn electricity into light, using graphene

Jul 18, 2016 United States
This entirely new way of converting electricity into visible radiation is highly controllable, fast, and efficient, the researchers say, and could lead to a wide variety of new applications.
Quad Industries Show Printed Electronics Samples at the IDTechEx Show!

Quad Industries Show Printed Electronics Samples at the IDTechEx Show!

Jul 14, 2016
Video interview with Quad Industries at the IDTechEx Show! (Berlin, Germany | 27-28 April, 2016).
Electronic tattoo has many potential applications

Electronic tattoo has many potential applications

Jul 13, 2016 Israel
The new electrode is comfortable and accessible, allowing users to carry on as usual with their daily routines, while monitoring their muscle activity for many hours, for a range of medical and other purposes.
FeelIT Showcase Skin Inspired Flexible Sensors at the IDTechEx Show!

FeelIT Showcase Skin Inspired Flexible Sensors at the IDTechEx Show!

Jul 12, 2016
Video interview with FeelIT at the IDTechEx Show! (Berlin, Germany | 27-28 April, 2016).
Flexible textile pressure sensors

Flexible textile pressure sensors

Jul 12, 2016 Korea
LG Innotek has announced the development of new concept textile flexible pressure sensors. This sensor senses pressure from the entire surface of the sensor and it is even bendable.