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E-paper bus stops in the Czech Republic

E-paper bus stops in the Czech Republic

Nov 23, 2017 Czech Republic
Busem is rolling out 'smart' bus stops at 14 major locations across the city of Písek in the Czech Republic. Using Papercast solar powered e-paper displays, the new electronic information system will provide passengers with real-time information on Busem services.
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Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cell phone screen

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cell phone screen

Nov 22, 2017 United States
Unmanned aerial systems, commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture researchers.
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Global Warming Rocks

Global Warming Rocks

Nov 21, 2017 Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop, presents his findings on 'Creating Negative Emissions using Hydrokinetic Energy' from the IDTechExShow! Santa Clara 2017.
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Sensors printed onto leaves

Sensors printed onto leaves

Nov 21, 2017 United States
Engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves and reveal when the plants are experiencing a water shortage. This kind of technology could not only save neglected houseplants but, more importantly, give farmers an early warning when their crops are in danger.
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Sun Chemical joint venture with Alliance Holding Company Ltd

Sun Chemical joint venture with Alliance Holding Company Ltd

Nov 21, 2017 United States
Sun Chemical has finalised the formation of a joint venture with Alliance Holding Company LTD (parent company of Ink Products Company, Ltd.) and will now operate under the name Sun Chemical Saudi Arabia LTD.
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Visa payment-enabled gloves for 2018 olympics

Visa payment-enabled gloves for 2018 olympics

Nov 20, 2017
Visa has introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games.
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CLEARink wins 2017 IDTechEx award

CLEARink wins 2017 IDTechEx award

Nov 17, 2017 United States
CLEARink Displays proudly announced that its Video-Capable ePaper Display won the prestigious IDTechEx Award for Printed Electronics -Technical Development Materials, at the annual IDTechEx show on November 15th, 2017.
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PragmatIC reinvents RFID & NFC for the mass market

PragmatIC reinvents RFID & NFC for the mass market

Nov 17, 2017 United Kingdom
PragmatIC,is reinventing radio frequency identification and near field communications to bring connectivity to mass market applications.
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(Not) breaking the barrier to foldable OLED displays

(Not) breaking the barrier to foldable OLED displays

Nov 17, 2017 Netherlands
With today's smartphones, tablets and laptops, there always seems to be a compromise: do you choose a bigger display for a better experience or a smaller, more portable device? But what if you could have both?
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Alien and SensThys launch highly networked IoT solution

Alien and SensThys launch highly networked IoT solution

Nov 16, 2017 United States
RFID reader and antenna device simplifies installation, resulting in reduced costs while enabling extensibility in Retail, Manufacturing and Transportation applications.
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IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2017 Award Winners

IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2017 Award Winners

Nov 16, 2017 North America (USA + Canada), Worldwide
At the 14th IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA conference and exhibition held in Santa Clara on November 15-16, four organizations were honored for their great achievements in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies.
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A rubber power plant

A rubber power plant

Nov 16, 2017 Switzerland
Researchers have developed a flexible material that generates electricity when stressed. In future, it might be used as a sensor, integrated into clothing or even implanted in the human body, for instance, to power a pacemaker.
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Flexible, stretchable photonic devices

Flexible, stretchable photonic devices

Nov 15, 2017 United States
Light-based devices could be used as biomedical sensors or as flexible connectors for electronics.
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TactoTek® and Quin GmbH partner

TactoTek® and Quin GmbH partner

Nov 15, 2017 Finland, Germany
TactoTek® and Quin GmbH Partner to create luxury natural wood trim with integrated touch and lighting functions for car interiors, injection molded structural electronics turn exotic wood veneers into functional smart surfaces.
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Los Alamos National Laboratory and new R&D challenges

Los Alamos National Laboratory and new R&D challenges

Nov 15, 2017 France
Los Alamos National Laboratory and new R&D challenges with Cutting-edge CeraPrinter F-Serie by CERADROP-MGI.
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New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

Nov 14, 2017 United Kingdom
Researchers have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3D print fully functional electronic circuits.
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Talkin' Things and PragmatIC announce strategic partnership

Talkin' Things and PragmatIC announce strategic partnership

Nov 14, 2017 United Kingdom, United States
TALKIN' THINGS will embed PragmatIC's flexible integrated circuits into its smart packaging solution to bring consumer engagement and brand protection to trillions of products.
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Flexible organic flash memory for foldable, disposable electronics

Flexible organic flash memory for foldable, disposable electronics

Nov 13, 2017 Korea
A research team has reported ultra-flexible organic flash memory that is bendable down to a radius of 300 μm. The memory exhibits a significantly-long projected retention rate with a programming voltage on par with the present industrial standards.
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Semtech and Imprint Energy collaborate to power IoT sensors and device

Semtech and Imprint Energy collaborate to power IoT sensors and device

Nov 10, 2017 United States
Semtech and Imprint Energy announced a collaboration to accelerate the widespread deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Imprint Energy will design and produce ultrathin, flexible printed batteries that are especially designed to power IoT devices integrated with Semtech's LoRa® devices and wireless RF technology.
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Innovative shoes using graphene

Innovative shoes using graphene

Nov 10, 2017 United States
The ability of graphene to add functionality to common objects has been exploited in a new product on the market: footwear with better thermal properties.