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New electrode could boost supercapacitors' performance

New electrode could boost supercapacitors' performance

Feb 27, 2018 United States
Mechanical engineers have designed a super-efficient and long-lasting electrode for supercapacitors. The device's design was inspired by the structure and function of leaves on tree branches, and it is more than 10 times more efficient than other designs.
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Wearable sensor for chronic conditions

Wearable sensor for chronic conditions

Feb 26, 2018 United Kingdom
A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests by monitoring the chemical composition of their sweat instead.
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Stretchable, touch-sensitive electronics

Stretchable, touch-sensitive electronics

Feb 23, 2018 United States
Researchers have set the stage for an evolution in electronics by taking the concept of 'artificial skin' to the next level, demonstrating not only a stretchable circuitry that can feel the touch of a ladybug, but a manufacturing process to mass produce this circuitry, as reported in Printed Electronics World.
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A report from Energy Storage India Expo 2018

A report from Energy Storage India Expo 2018

Feb 22, 2018 Worldwide
Now in its fifth year, Energy Storage India Expo (ESI Expo) took place in New Delhi from the 10th to the 12th January 2018, at the India Habitat Centre. The event was organised by Customised Energy Solutions, a US-Indian company that focuses on renewable energy management and consulting in energy storage. IDTechEx analyst Lorenzo Grande was invited there to give a presentation on future battery technologies.
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Printed Electronics Europe: Where Suppliers Meet End Users

Printed Electronics Europe: Where Suppliers Meet End Users

Feb 21, 2018 Worldwide, Europe
An estimated 2,500 people will attend Printed Electronics Europe, part of the world's largest series of events on printed, flexible and hybrid electronics, which will be held on 11-12 April at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin.
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Ultrathin, highly elastic skin display

Ultrathin, highly elastic skin display

Feb 21, 2018 Japan
A new ultrathin, elastic display that fits snugly on the skin can show the moving waveform of an electrocardiogram recorded by a breathable, on-skin electrode sensor. Combined with a wireless communication module, this integrated biomedical sensor system - called "skin electronics" - can transmit biometric data to the cloud.
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IDTechEx TVAdvanced Touch Technology

Advanced Touch Technology

Feb 20, 2018
Sensel creates next-generation touch technology. Multi-touch, highly sensitive, low power, and mobile, Sensel's PressureGrid™ makes computing more comfortable and creative.
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Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters

Feb 20, 2018 United States
Integrating nanoscale fibers such as carbon nanotubes into commercial applications, from coatings for aircraft wings to heat sinks for mobile computing, requires them to be produced in large scale and at low cost.
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Why is new robotics becoming commercially viable now (part I)?

Why is new robotics becoming commercially viable now (part I)?

Feb 19, 2018 Worldwide
Everything in the world of robotics is changing: robots are becoming uncaged, mobile, collaborative and increasingly intelligent and dexterous, moving beyond their traditional strongholds to bring automation to previously inaccessible tasks.
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IDTechEx TVStretchable electronics for stroke recovery

Stretchable electronics for stroke recovery

Feb 19, 2018 United States
Printed Electronics World reports on a groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.
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IDTechEx TVHigh-Power UV-LED Light Sources

High-Power UV-LED Light Sources

Feb 16, 2018
Hamamatsu is a manufacturer of devices for the generation and measurement of infrared, visible, UV light and x-rays.
Printed Electronics World
Injection molded structural electronics, TactoTek Secures $23 Million

Injection molded structural electronics, TactoTek Secures $23 Million

Feb 16, 2018 Finland
Today TactoTek announced that it has closed $23 million in funding. TactoTek IMSE solutions transform how electronics are designed and produced for diverse markets, including automotive, appliances, and wearable/IoT solutions. Light, thin, and durable, IMSE solutions bring electronic functions to stylish cosmetic surfaces and also for unconventional locations and uses.
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IDTechEx TVPatterned graphene onto food, paper, cloth, cardboard

Patterned graphene onto food, paper, cloth, cardboard

Feb 15, 2018 United States
Scientists who introduced laser-induced graphene have enhanced their technique to produce what may become a new class of edible electronics.
Printed Electronics World
Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028

Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028

Feb 14, 2018
The new report by IDTechEx, Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028, provides the most comprehensive and authoritative view of the conductive inks and paste market.
Printed Electronics World
Tissue paper sensors show promise

Tissue paper sensors show promise

Feb 14, 2018 United States
Engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in health care, entertainment and robotics.
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Nano Dimension, world's first on-demand 3D-printed electronics service

Nano Dimension, world's first on-demand 3D-printed electronics service

Feb 14, 2018 Israel
Nano Dimension announced the immediate availability of the world's first 3D-printed electronics online service, giving designers and engineers unprecedented access to develop smart, electrified objects, including those that cannot be produced by any other method today.
Printed Electronics World
Stacking on the graphene

Stacking on the graphene

Feb 13, 2018 Japan
Researchers have found a way to form two materials, each made of three layers of graphene. Each material's graphene is stacked differently and has unique electrical properties. Their work has implications for the development of novel electronic devices.
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Advancements in Lightweight Metals

Advancements in Lightweight Metals

Feb 12, 2018 Worldwide
A premium article highlighting the key themes in the aluminium, magnesium, MMCs, and metal foam industries
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New malleable electronic skin: self-healable, recyclable

New malleable electronic skin: self-healable, recyclable

Feb 12, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable "electronic skin" that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices.
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New graphene textile collections

New graphene textile collections

Feb 9, 2018 United Kingdom
The launch of two new textile collections containing Graphene Plus.