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Wearable Technologies and Glucose Monitoring: Progress Assessment
17 Oct 2014
In 2012 347 million people worldwide had diabetes according to the World Health Organization. Disposable glucose test strips have improved the lives of millions of diabetic patients who need to monitor their blood glucose level on a regular basis. Ea...
Simple and versatile way to build three-dimensional materials
17 Oct 2014 | Japan
Researchers in Japan have developed a novel yet simple technique, called "diffusion driven layer-by-layer assembly," to construct graphene into porous three-dimensional (3D) structures for applications in devices such as batteries and super...
Dissolvable silicon circuits and sensors
16 Oct 2014 | United States
Electronic devices that dissolve completely in water, leaving behind only harmless end products, are part of a rapidly emerging class of technology pioneered by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Early results demonstrate ...
Air of optimism returning to the PV industry
15 Oct 2014 | Worldwide
Optimism is fast returning to the entire photovoltaic industry despite some still having approximately 20% over-capacity. The sales are up and the estimates for shipments in 2014 range from 41 to 49 GW, up from 30 GW in 2012. This is welcome news as ...
Benchmarking printing methods & assessing printing type by application
14 Oct 2014 | Worldwide
Comparison of printing technologies There are four main types of printed technologies being pursued for printed electronics. These are compared below. Table 1: Four main types of printed technologies being pursued for printed electronics Meth...
Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells
14 Oct 2014 | United States
An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called "radical polymers" may bring low-cost, transparent solar cells, flexible and lightweight batteries, and ultrathin antistatic coatings for consumer electronics and aircraft. Rese...
Printable electronics material for PV cells
13 Oct 2014 | Japan
Teijin Limited has announced that it has developed the world's first printable electronics material, named NanoGram® Si paste, and related processing technologies, for the local back surface field (L-BSF) photovoltaic (PV) cell capable of high co...
Skin-Like device monitors cardiovascular and skin health
10 Oct 2014 | United States
A new wearable medical device can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble or if it's simply time to put on some skin moisturizer, reports a Northwestern University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign study. The s...
Full-featured I-Jet 4100 materials deposition jetting system
10 Oct 2014 | United States
ImTech, Inc. proudly announces the release of the I-Jet 4100, a tri-dimensional printhead positioning system for materials deposition and jetting analysis. The I-Jet 4100 is a highly precise fluid jetting deposition tool. With its advanced features, ...
New technique could save power on OLED mobile devices
9 Oct 2014 | United States
OLED screens have been increasingly adopted in smartphones to save power. Screens are still one of the most energy-consuming modules in smartphones. Microsoft Research propose FingerShadow, a new technique which does local dimming for the screen ar...
Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2015-2025
Stretchable Electronics and Electrics 2015-2025: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts
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Power-conserving chip may increase smartphone battery life
Economical process for micro energy harvesting
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Agreement to advance ultracapacitor technologies
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