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Smart material enables novel applications

Smart material enables novel applications

Jun 1, 2018 Luxembourg
Research led by scientists has shown the potential of liquid crystal shells as enabling material for a vast array of future applications, ranging from autonomous driving to anti-counterfeiting technology and a new class of sensors.
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Are gas sensors ready for the Internet of Things?

Are gas sensors ready for the Internet of Things?

May 31, 2018
Poor air quality is a growing threat to the public health. It has caused more deaths annually than HIV/AIDS and malaria combined. Recent data from UK government shows that air pollution diseases cost the NHS £20 billion a year. The problem of air pollution is becoming a growing concern for the public.
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CLEARink announces partnership agreement with leading tablet maker

CLEARink announces partnership agreement with leading tablet maker

May 31, 2018 United States
CLEARink Displays has signed a partnership agreement with a leading tablet maker to supply CLEARink tablet displays beginning in 2019. The CLEARink tablet displays will feature up to 50% larger form factors than conventional reflective tablets, high resolution, video and colour.
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A Glance at Display Week 2018

A Glance at Display Week 2018

May 30, 2018
IDTechEx has attended SID Display Week 2018 and the following article will show you the latest products, technologies and activities at the show. This particular article focuses on fingerprint technologies, as well as micro-LED and transparent displays.
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Rare element for flexible, printed devices

Rare element for flexible, printed devices

May 30, 2018 United States
Researchers have discovered a new two-dimensional material, derived from the rare element tellurium, to make transistors that carry a current better throughout a computer chip.
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IDTechEx TVAn elastic fiber set to revolutionize smart clothes

An elastic fiber set to revolutionize smart clothes

May 29, 2018 Switzerland
Scientists have found a fast and simple way to make super-elastic, multi-material, high-performance fibers. Their fibers have already been used as sensors on robotic fingers and in clothing. This breakthrough method opens the door to new kinds of smart textiles and medical implants.
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New breakthrough on video electronic paper

New breakthrough on video electronic paper

May 28, 2018 China
The latest accomplishments in color video electronic paper displays have been recently demonstrated.
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Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

May 28, 2018 United Kingdom
Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.
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Webinar Tuesday 5 June - Transparent conductive films and materials

Webinar Tuesday 5 June - Transparent conductive films and materials

May 25, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 5 June titled Transparent conductive films and materials: Major trends shaping the industry's past, present and future.
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TactoTek® injection molded structural electronics automotive certified

TactoTek® injection molded structural electronics automotive certified

May 25, 2018 Finland
TactoTek® announced that one of its IMSE designs has passed an automotive OEM's test requirements for interior use in its vehicles.
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Rehau participates in EU-funded lighting project

Rehau participates in EU-funded lighting project

May 24, 2018 Switzerland
Polymer specialist REHAU and 13 partners are investigating OLED lighting technology, an innovative new lighting technology, which allows for lighting to be uniform, bendable, ultra-thin and transparent.
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NanoCnet announces the launch of its SilverStrand

NanoCnet announces the launch of its SilverStrand

May 24, 2018 Canada
NanoCnet announces the launch of its SilverStrandTM, a new generation of flexible, durable and stable silver nanomaterials for the use in the flexible electronics and related industries.
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Silver strands will drive innovation for more durable, flexible inks

Silver strands will drive innovation for more durable, flexible inks

May 24, 2018 Canada
Silver Strands is a new generation of highly electrically flexible and stable silver nanomaterial. They are inherently more stable and durable than their nanowire counterparts, and will drive innovation in new conducve inks and applications in the flexible electronics industry.
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Functional films made of environmentally friendly clay minerals, dyes

Functional films made of environmentally friendly clay minerals, dyes

May 23, 2018 Japan
Researchers have created a transparent hybrid film that combines natural clay minerals and dyes into a material that changes color in response to environmental humidity.
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IDTechEx TVNanotechnology: generation of nanoparticles in gas

Nanotechnology: generation of nanoparticles in gas

May 23, 2018
Born out of the research labs of TU Delft with over 20 years of experience in the synthesis of aerosols, the VSP-G1 nanoparticle generator provides researchers with the possibility to perform ground-breaking research within the field of nanomaterials without the limitations of common generation methods and materials.
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PragmatIC reinvents electronics manufacturing for the mass market

PragmatIC reinvents electronics manufacturing for the mass market

May 22, 2018 United Kingdom
The first FlexLogIC™ "fab-in-a-box" has now been installed and commissioned in its facility at Sedgefield, UK.
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Self-healing material a breakthrough for bio-inspired robotics

Self-healing material a breakthrough for bio-inspired robotics

May 22, 2018 United States
Many natural organisms have the ability to repair themselves. Now, manufactured machines will be able to mimic this property. In findings published this week researchers have created a self-healing material that spontaneously repairs itself under extreme mechanical damage.
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Battery-in-screen paves way to ultra-thin smartphones

Battery-in-screen paves way to ultra-thin smartphones

May 21, 2018 China, Hong Kong
Scientists in Hong Kong and China have combined a semi-transparent arrangement of anodes and cathodes with a transparent electrolyte to make the first ever photoluminescent microbattery that can simultaneously act as a power supply and a full-colour display.
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Mine shaft utilisation, a new frontier in distributed energy storage?

Mine shaft utilisation, a new frontier in distributed energy storage?

May 21, 2018 Worldwide
A recent independent study by Imperial College London has evaluated the potential for new gravity-fed energy storage within the UK energy system. With tens of thousands of vertical mine shafts in the UK alone (UK Coal Authority), the potential initial market is sizeable.
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Graphene, 2D Materials and CNTs: Current Overview

Graphene, 2D Materials and CNTs: Current Overview

May 21, 2018
This article provides an overview of graphene, 2D materials and CNTs.