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A graphene roll-out

A graphene roll-out

Apr 20, 2018 United States
MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene.
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Huge prizes for avoiding the coming flood of electronic poisons

Huge prizes for avoiding the coming flood of electronic poisons

Apr 19, 2018
The new IDTechEx report "Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028" reveals a disturbing pipeline of potentially poisonous electronic and electrical devices being introduced every year for the next ten years. However, it also identifies many escape routes.
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E-paper displays operate up to -25°C for cold-chain dynamic labelling

E-paper displays operate up to -25°C for cold-chain dynamic labelling

Apr 19, 2018 Taiwan
A new TFT active matrix Electronic Paper Display module that provides a dynamic, easily-readable display of information down to freezing temperatures of -25° C (-13 °F).
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First 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show

First 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' Award Presented at the IDTechEx Show

Apr 18, 2018
Quantum Technology Supersensors were the first recipients of the new IDTechEx award for a 'Toxicant Replacement Hero' in Berlin.
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Thin film converts heat from electronics into energy

Thin film converts heat from electronics into energy

Apr 18, 2018 United States
Engineers have developed a thin-film system that can be applied to sources of waste heat to produce energy at levels unprecedented for this kind of technology.
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EU funded collaboration to make perovskite solar cells market reality

EU funded collaboration to make perovskite solar cells market reality

Apr 18, 2018 Europe
Aan ambitious 3-year European Union funded project, "ESPResSo" (Efficient Structures and Processes for Reliable Perovskite Solar Modules), that gathers known leaders in the field of perovskite PV technology to revolutionize Europe's photovoltaics (PV) industry.
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Inkjet process to print flexible touchscreens cost efficiently

Inkjet process to print flexible touchscreens cost efficiently

Apr 17, 2018 Germany
Flexible smart phones are desirable for a lot of users. Up to now the displays of the innumerable phones and pods are rigid and do not yield to the anatomical forms adopted by the people carrying them.
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Sensors: New form factors and miniaturization drive growth

Sensors: New form factors and miniaturization drive growth

Apr 16, 2018
In this premium article, we will give an overview of trends in sensing technology in a way that relates to printed, flexible/stretchable and wearable technologies.
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High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

High efficiency solar power conversion allowed by a novel composite

Apr 16, 2018 Canada
A composite thin film developed at INRS improves significantly solar cells' power conversion efficiency.
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Nano Dimension's multi-material 3D printing inks earn award

Nano Dimension's multi-material 3D printing inks earn award

Apr 16, 2018 Israel
Nano Dimension Ltd announced its breakthrough multi-material 3D printing inks have been awarded the IDTechEx Award for Technical Development Materials. The award was presented by Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, at the annual IDTechEx Show! Europe awards ceremony.
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Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Double perovskites in environmentally friendly solar cells

Apr 13, 2018 Sweden
A further step has been taken along the road to manufacturing solar cells from lead-free perovskites. High quality films based on double perovskites, which show promising photovoltaic properties, have been developed.
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IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2018 Award Winners

IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2018 Award Winners

Apr 12, 2018
At the 14th IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe conference and exhibition, three companies were honoured for their great achievements in developing and commercialising printed electronics technologies.
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Cost effective technique for mass production of high-quality graphene

Cost effective technique for mass production of high-quality graphene

Apr 12, 2018 Singapore
A research team have developed an economical and industrially viable strategy to produce graphene. The new technique addresses the long-standing challenge of an efficient process for large-scale production of graphene, and paves the way for sustainable synthesis of the material.
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Fully integrated ultra-low power module Silent Energy

Fully integrated ultra-low power module Silent Energy

Apr 12, 2018 United Kingdom, Russia
Fully integrated ultra-low power module "Silent Energy" to be launched at IDTechEx in Berlin on April 11th. Silent Sensors and Comberry participate in a new project to create a fully integrated solution for low power applications.
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CAP-XX develops industry's first 3 Volt thin prismatic supercapacitors

CAP-XX develops industry's first 3 Volt thin prismatic supercapacitors

Apr 11, 2018 Germany
IDTechEx Emerging Technologies Conference - April 11, 2018 - a leader in supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, today announced it is developing the industry's first 3V thin, prismatic supercapacitors.
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Stretchable, twistable wires for wearable electronics

Stretchable, twistable wires for wearable electronics

Apr 11, 2018 United States
The exercise-tracking power of a Fitbit may soon jump from your wrist and into your clothing. Researchers are seeking to embed electronics such as fitness trackers and health monitors into our shirts, hats, and shoes. But no one wants stiff copper wires or silicon transistors deforming their clothing or poking into their skin.
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TactoTek™ advances injection molded structural electronics

TactoTek™ advances injection molded structural electronics

Apr 11, 2018 Finland
Today TactoTek™ announced its IMSE Partner program for producers of materials, electronic components, equipment, and design tools used in IMSE solution design and production.
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Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Powercast demonstrates industry's first batteryless electronic UHF tag

Apr 11, 2018 United States
Powercast Corporation will demonstrate the industry's first Batteryless Electronic UHF (Ultrahigh Frequency) Retail Price Tag.
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Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Apr 10, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a smart ink that turns 3D-printed structures into objects that can change shape and color. The innovation promises to add even more functionality to 3D printing and could pave the way to a new generation of printed material.
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Nanoparticle films for high-density data storage

Nanoparticle films for high-density data storage

Apr 10, 2018 United States
New holographic data storage medium could enable wearable technology that captures and stores detailed 3-D images.
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Non Toxic Flexible Solar Reaps Rewards

Non Toxic Flexible Solar Reaps Rewards

Apr 9, 2018
NREL, Solliance, EPFL and IDTechEx speak on the various new forms of flexible photovoltaics at the conference "Off Grid Energy Independence" at the large "IDTechEx Show!" Berlin April 11-12 where exhibitors and other conference streams cover manufacturing technologies for flexible solar and more.