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Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
Where art thou OLED?

Where art thou OLED?

David Fyfe, the ex CEO of CDT who now works as a consultant for its parent company Sumitomo, gave a presentation on the OLED market at LOPE-C this week. Speaking to the history of OLEDs, he says that LCDs have drastically closed the performance gap, perhaps fuelled by the threat of OLEDs.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part three

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part three

Electric vehicles (EVs) are free running vehicles that partly or wholly use electricity for traction, whether by land, sea or air.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
UCT open up new markets with printed nanosilicon on paper

UCT open up new markets with printed nanosilicon on paper

Professors Margit Härting and David Britton at the University of Cape Town in South Africa have been working on the printing of nano silicon electronic components in parallel with Kovio in California and others.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 3, 2010
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part one

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part one

The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) market is estimated by IET to be worth $2.3bn over the next decade with 1,400 new AUVs built. Over 630 AUVs have already been made for military, scientific and oil and gas sectors in particular.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 3, 2010
Plextronics provide critical developments for the organic solar market

Plextronics provide critical developments for the organic solar market

An organic solar ink developed by Plextronics can be used for energy harvesting applications such as animated point-of-purchase displays that are self-powered by organic photovoltaics (OPV).
Printed Electronics World
Jun 2, 2010
IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase passes 4000 RFID projects

IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase passes 4000 RFID projects

By a big margin. the world's largest database of RFID projects is the IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase. It has just surpassed 4000 projects in 111 countries. Containing technical details, descriptive text, 770 company RFID slide shows and audio, ...
External Company Press Release
Solvay and Thinfilm enter commercial agreement

Solvay and Thinfilm enter commercial agreement

Solvay Solexis (Solvay) will begin to market its newly developed SolveneTM polymer for applications in printed electronics with its partner Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm).
Printed Electronics World
Jun 2, 2010
Flexible and hybrid electronics

Flexible and hybrid electronics

Flexible displays, lighting and solar panels may open the way to new kinds of consumer products and architectural features, but the real driver of the current up swell of interest in flexible, printed or hybrid electronics technology is manufacturers seeking ways to reduce production costs of large-area devices.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 1, 2010
Sony's flexible OLED display can wrap around a pencil

Sony's flexible OLED display can wrap around a pencil

A small thin super-flexible OLED display which can be wrapped around a pencil has been developed by Japanese giant Sony.
Printed Electronics World
May 31, 2010
IDTechEx report back from SID - Day two

IDTechEx report back from SID - Day two

As the interest in electronic paper technologies continues some of the major developers where present in the exhibition.
External Company Press Release
E Ink and Chilin to build electronic paper displays

E Ink and Chilin to build electronic paper displays

"Solutions with E Ink and Chilin technology reduce dependency on paper, printed labels, and large batteries."
External Company Press Release
IP66-rated direct-drive rotary stages

IP66-rated direct-drive rotary stages

IP66: Protected against dust and water jets from any direction Direct-drive motor provides rapid precision motion with no gear backlash Low-friction seal minimizes direction reversal hysteresis Continuous or limited travel Axial load capacity up to 175 kg; 100-200 rpm continuous rotation speed Three different aperture sizes: 30 mm, 80 mm, 130 mm
Printed Electronics World
May 28, 2010
Power efficient AMOLED display

Power efficient AMOLED display

The operational lifetime of an OLED display has been significantly extended whilst power consumption has been reduced by as much as 33%.
Printed Electronics World
May 28, 2010
Some impressions of Energy Harvesting Europe

Some impressions of Energy Harvesting Europe

The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Europe event in Munich had its first day on 26 May. Here are some impressions from the first day.
External Company Press Release
Applied Laser Technology's new laser processing capabilities

Applied Laser Technology's new laser processing capabilities

These include large area machining, drilling, cutting, marking, and trimming capabilities, utilizing multiple wavelengths of lasers for addressing a wide range of materials.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2010
IDTechEx report back from SID - Day one

IDTechEx report back from SID - Day one

The first day of the SID Symposium in Seattle opened to an audience of over 1000 attendees, with a keynote presentation from Samsung, which in order to add local world renowned expertise was followed by keynotes from The Boeing Company and Microsoft Corporation.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2010
Energy Harvesting Europe and WSN/RTLS Award Winners

Energy Harvesting Europe and WSN/RTLS Award Winners

This week more than 250 people attended the second annual IDTechEx event on Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems. These two events are co-located given the overlap in topic and attendees were delighted with the breadth of subjects that were covered. The exhibition had trebled from last year to 20 exhibitors.
External Company Press Release
Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform

Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform

Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform
External Company Press Release
Advanced film component solution for touch screen & display technology

Advanced film component solution for touch screen & display technology

Solutia launches Flexvue Brand
Printed Electronics World
May 26, 2010
Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle

Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle

Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
Where art thou OLED?

Where art thou OLED?

David Fyfe, the ex CEO of CDT who now works as a consultant for its parent company Sumitomo, gave a presentation on the OLED market at LOPE-C this week. Speaking to the history of OLEDs, he says that LCDs have drastically closed the performance gap, perhaps fuelled by the threat of OLEDs.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
UCT open up new markets with printed nanosilicon on paper

UCT open up new markets with printed nanosilicon on paper

Professors Margit Härting and David Britton at the University of Cape Town in South Africa have been working on the printing of nano silicon electronic components in parallel with Kovio in California and others.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 3, 2010
Plextronics provide critical developments for the organic solar market

Plextronics provide critical developments for the organic solar market

An organic solar ink developed by Plextronics can be used for energy harvesting applications such as animated point-of-purchase displays that are self-powered by organic photovoltaics (OPV).
External Company Press Release
Solvay and Thinfilm enter commercial agreement

Solvay and Thinfilm enter commercial agreement

Solvay Solexis (Solvay) will begin to market its newly developed SolveneTM polymer for applications in printed electronics with its partner Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm).
Printed Electronics World
Jun 1, 2010
Sony's flexible OLED display can wrap around a pencil

Sony's flexible OLED display can wrap around a pencil

A small thin super-flexible OLED display which can be wrapped around a pencil has been developed by Japanese giant Sony.
External Company Press Release
E Ink and Chilin to build electronic paper displays

E Ink and Chilin to build electronic paper displays

"Solutions with E Ink and Chilin technology reduce dependency on paper, printed labels, and large batteries."
Printed Electronics World
May 28, 2010
Power efficient AMOLED display

Power efficient AMOLED display

The operational lifetime of an OLED display has been significantly extended whilst power consumption has been reduced by as much as 33%.
External Company Press Release
Applied Laser Technology's new laser processing capabilities

Applied Laser Technology's new laser processing capabilities

These include large area machining, drilling, cutting, marking, and trimming capabilities, utilizing multiple wavelengths of lasers for addressing a wide range of materials.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2010
Energy Harvesting Europe and WSN/RTLS Award Winners

Energy Harvesting Europe and WSN/RTLS Award Winners

This week more than 250 people attended the second annual IDTechEx event on Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems. These two events are co-located given the overlap in topic and attendees were delighted with the breadth of subjects that were covered. The exhibition had trebled from last year to 20 exhibitors.
External Company Press Release
Advanced film component solution for touch screen & display technology

Advanced film component solution for touch screen & display technology

Solutia launches Flexvue Brand
Printed Electronics World
Jun 4, 2010
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part three

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part three

Electric vehicles (EVs) are free running vehicles that partly or wholly use electricity for traction, whether by land, sea or air.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 3, 2010
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part one

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles - Part one

The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) market is estimated by IET to be worth $2.3bn over the next decade with 1,400 new AUVs built. Over 630 AUVs have already been made for military, scientific and oil and gas sectors in particular.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 2, 2010
IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase passes 4000 RFID projects

IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase passes 4000 RFID projects

By a big margin. the world's largest database of RFID projects is the IDTechEx RFID Knowledgebase. It has just surpassed 4000 projects in 111 countries. Containing technical details, descriptive text, 770 company RFID slide shows and audio, ...
Printed Electronics World
Jun 2, 2010
Flexible and hybrid electronics

Flexible and hybrid electronics

Flexible displays, lighting and solar panels may open the way to new kinds of consumer products and architectural features, but the real driver of the current up swell of interest in flexible, printed or hybrid electronics technology is manufacturers seeking ways to reduce production costs of large-area devices.
Printed Electronics World
May 31, 2010
IDTechEx report back from SID - Day two

IDTechEx report back from SID - Day two

As the interest in electronic paper technologies continues some of the major developers where present in the exhibition.
External Company Press Release
IP66-rated direct-drive rotary stages

IP66-rated direct-drive rotary stages

IP66: Protected against dust and water jets from any direction Direct-drive motor provides rapid precision motion with no gear backlash Low-friction seal minimizes direction reversal hysteresis Continuous or limited travel Axial load capacity up to 175 kg; 100-200 rpm continuous rotation speed Three different aperture sizes: 30 mm, 80 mm, 130 mm
Printed Electronics World
May 28, 2010
Some impressions of Energy Harvesting Europe

Some impressions of Energy Harvesting Europe

The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Europe event in Munich had its first day on 26 May. Here are some impressions from the first day.
Printed Electronics World
May 27, 2010
IDTechEx report back from SID - Day one

IDTechEx report back from SID - Day one

The first day of the SID Symposium in Seattle opened to an audience of over 1000 attendees, with a keynote presentation from Samsung, which in order to add local world renowned expertise was followed by keynotes from The Boeing Company and Microsoft Corporation.
External Company Press Release
Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform

Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform

Liquavista launches ground-breaking transflective product platform
Printed Electronics World
May 26, 2010
Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle

Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle

Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle
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