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Printed Electronics World
May 15, 2023
Advanced Semiconductor Packaging: Trends and Growth Drivers

Advanced Semiconductor Packaging: Trends and Growth Drivers

Advanced semiconductor packaging technologies are crucial due to the slowing of Moore's law and rising costs of monolithic Si IC development and manufacturing. Initially, components were individually packaged and integrated at the PCB board level, but as devices become smaller and require higher processing capabilities, component integration needs to be pushed beyond board level.
Printed Electronics World
May 12, 2023
Will Solid-State Batteries Eliminate the Need for EV Fire Protection?

Will Solid-State Batteries Eliminate the Need for EV Fire Protection?

Thermal runaway and the associated battery fires have proven to be a critical concern for customers, battery designers, and electric vehicle manufacturers. Many vehicles have experienced battery fires and hundreds of thousands have been recalled.
Printed Electronics World
May 9, 2023
Exploring the Growth and Market Breakdown of Passive RFID

Exploring the Growth and Market Breakdown of Passive RFID

The RFID industry is expected to maintain its growth trajectory, with IDTechEx forecasting a market value of US$14 billion in 2023, up from US$12.8 billion in 2022. This market value encompasses various RFID form factors, including labels, cards, fobs, and tags, as well as scanners, software, and services for both active and passive RFID technologies. Among these, the "Passive RFID Tags" segment stands out as the largest, comprising more than half of the total RFID market.
Printed Electronics World
May 8, 2023
Advanced Materials and High-Performance Thermal Pastes

Advanced Materials and High-Performance Thermal Pastes

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) come in different forms, including thermal pads, thermal grease, gap fillers, thermal paste, and thermal gels. Thermal gel and thermal paste, two of the most commonly used forms, have gained significant momentum over the past several years, especially in the EV, data center, and 5G industries.
Printed Electronics World
May 5, 2023
Unravelling Competing In-Mold Electronics Manufacturing Methodologies

Unravelling Competing In-Mold Electronics Manufacturing Methodologies

Smooth, functional surfaces that provide touch sensing, often with backlighting, are becoming increasingly common. Applications range from vehicle interiors and domestic appliances to medical devices and aircraft seating. Rather than relying on a mechanical or membrane switch, these surfaces utilize capacitive touch sensing - the same principle used in smartphone displays.
Printed Electronics World
May 1, 2023
Upcoming Webinar - Smart Packaging: Emerging Drivers and Technologies

Upcoming Webinar - Smart Packaging: Emerging Drivers and Technologies

Wednesday 17 May 2023 - Multiple smart packaging technologies, including embedded lighting, wireless energy harvesting, flexible batteries, and low-cost sensing; Case studies showing the deployment and adoption of different types of smart packaging, such as electronic blister packs for pharmaceuticals; A roadmap for the adoption of different smart packaging technologies, and assessment of technology gaps and other adoption barriers
Printed Electronics World
Apr 21, 2023
AI for Sustainability: How Materials Informatics is Driving Change

AI for Sustainability: How Materials Informatics is Driving Change

Materials informatics is the application of data-driven methods, including machine learning techniques, to the field of materials science. This important part of the digital transformation toolbox for the materials industry has wide-ranging benefits, but the ability to enhance the sustainability of materials and their manufacturing processes could be the most impactful of these.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 19, 2023
Examining the Use of PFAS as Low-Loss Materials for 5G Applications

Examining the Use of PFAS as Low-Loss Materials for 5G Applications

Legislation restricting the usage of "forever chemicals", or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), is being debated in major markets like the European Union and the US.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 18, 2023
Smart Packaging Will Become a US$2.6 Billion Market by 2033

Smart Packaging Will Become a US$2.6 Billion Market by 2033

The role of packaging has evolved over time, from simply protecting and identifying the product to driving sales via enticing graphics. Smart packaging is the latest iteration, utilizing technology including sensors, indicators, and wireless communication to enhance user engagement, product quality, and supply chain efficiency.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 13, 2023
Webinar on the Progress, Trends, and Prospects of RFID Technology

Webinar on the Progress, Trends, and Prospects of RFID Technology

Wednesday 26 April 2023 - The current state of the industry, including a comprehensive analysis of the NFC and RAIN markets and their medium-term opportunities; The RFID market by regions, key growth drivers for various applications, and the remaining barriers to high-volume RFID adoption; Emerging technologies that could pose a threat to the RFID industry and innovative trends in RFID technologies that can help businesses stay ahead of the competition
Printed Electronics World
Apr 6, 2023
Join Our Upcoming Webinar On Thermal Management Opportunities

Join Our Upcoming Webinar On Thermal Management Opportunities

Thursday 20 April - The Surging Market for Thermal Interface Materials. This webinar will give a general overview of the TIMs used in EV, Data Center, ASAS, EMI shielding, 5G, and Consumer Electronics. The webinar discusses how TIM properties and demand will change with an analysis of the market trend and industrial news and collaborations.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 4, 2023
Rise of High-Performance TIMs in ADAS and Data Centers

Rise of High-Performance TIMs in ADAS and Data Centers

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) come in different forms and thermal conductivities. Typical TIM forms include gap pads, thermal greases, thermally conductive adhesives (TCA), and phase change materials.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 3, 2023
IDTechEx Asks: Are Solid-State Batteries Coming?

IDTechEx Asks: Are Solid-State Batteries Coming?

Depending on the technology being talked about, there are already solid-state batteries being commercialized and they could enable a US$8 billion dollar business opportunity in 2033, according to IDTechEx's report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2023-2033: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
Printed Electronics World
Mar 29, 2023
Can Electronics Manufacturing Join the Digital Age?

Can Electronics Manufacturing Join the Digital Age?

Asked whether electronics is a 'digital technology', almost everyone would reply in the affirmative. However, while printed circuit boards (PCBs) enable digital technologies, the manufacturing processes used to produce them are still largely analog.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 27, 2023
RFID Market Trends for 2023 and the Next Five Years

RFID Market Trends for 2023 and the Next Five Years

The RFID business continues to grow. The global RFID market is anticipated to continue to grow in 2023, with IDTechEx projecting a market value of US$14 billion in 2023, up from US$12.8 billion in 2022. This market value comprises of RFID labels, cards, fobs, and other form factors, as well as tags, scanners, and software/services for inactive and active RFID.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 23, 2023
The "Hidden" Opportunity in Low-loss Materials for 5G

The "Hidden" Opportunity in Low-loss Materials for 5G

When thinking of the applications of low-loss materials in 5G devices, the first that comes to mind for most is 5G smartphones. After all, low-loss materials are integral in enabling advanced 5G antennas-in-packages (AiP) for smartphones, and high-profile smartphone manufacturers like Apple have gone back and forth about which low-loss material they chose for their 5G antennas in their flagship phones like the iPhone.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 22, 2023
Thermal Interface Materials Breaking Status Quo as EV Batteries Evolve

Thermal Interface Materials Breaking Status Quo as EV Batteries Evolve

Thermal Interface Material (TIM) plays an important role in power electronics, computing processors, sensors, and energy storage devices. TIMs are the materials used to fill the void between heat sources and heat sinks to enhance heat transfer.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 21, 2023
Metamaterial Lenses Target Consumer Electronics

Metamaterial Lenses Target Consumer Electronics

Refractive lenses are an 800-year-old technology that has stood the test of time. Glasses, cameras, and microscopy are all applications that rely on lenses to redirect light by varying the optical path through a curved piece of glass or plastic. However, the underlying architecture of lenses may be about to change.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 20, 2023
Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches have made remarkable progress in the field of healthcare. These wearable electronic devices feature adhesive pads designed to be worn directly on the skin, enabling convenient and non-invasive monitoring of vital signs and biomarkers.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 10, 2023
Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Integrating multiple functionalities within a single entity promises simpler, more efficient devices without compromising capability. Smartphones are a great example, with maps, diaries, phones, cameras, games consoles, and more integrated into a single, compact device.
Printed Electronics World
May 15, 2023
Advanced Semiconductor Packaging: Trends and Growth Drivers

Advanced Semiconductor Packaging: Trends and Growth Drivers

Advanced semiconductor packaging technologies are crucial due to the slowing of Moore's law and rising costs of monolithic Si IC development and manufacturing. Initially, components were individually packaged and integrated at the PCB board level, but as devices become smaller and require higher processing capabilities, component integration needs to be pushed beyond board level.
Printed Electronics World
May 9, 2023
Exploring the Growth and Market Breakdown of Passive RFID

Exploring the Growth and Market Breakdown of Passive RFID

The RFID industry is expected to maintain its growth trajectory, with IDTechEx forecasting a market value of US$14 billion in 2023, up from US$12.8 billion in 2022. This market value encompasses various RFID form factors, including labels, cards, fobs, and tags, as well as scanners, software, and services for both active and passive RFID technologies. Among these, the "Passive RFID Tags" segment stands out as the largest, comprising more than half of the total RFID market.
Printed Electronics World
May 5, 2023
Unravelling Competing In-Mold Electronics Manufacturing Methodologies

Unravelling Competing In-Mold Electronics Manufacturing Methodologies

Smooth, functional surfaces that provide touch sensing, often with backlighting, are becoming increasingly common. Applications range from vehicle interiors and domestic appliances to medical devices and aircraft seating. Rather than relying on a mechanical or membrane switch, these surfaces utilize capacitive touch sensing - the same principle used in smartphone displays.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 21, 2023
AI for Sustainability: How Materials Informatics is Driving Change

AI for Sustainability: How Materials Informatics is Driving Change

Materials informatics is the application of data-driven methods, including machine learning techniques, to the field of materials science. This important part of the digital transformation toolbox for the materials industry has wide-ranging benefits, but the ability to enhance the sustainability of materials and their manufacturing processes could be the most impactful of these.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 18, 2023
Smart Packaging Will Become a US$2.6 Billion Market by 2033

Smart Packaging Will Become a US$2.6 Billion Market by 2033

The role of packaging has evolved over time, from simply protecting and identifying the product to driving sales via enticing graphics. Smart packaging is the latest iteration, utilizing technology including sensors, indicators, and wireless communication to enhance user engagement, product quality, and supply chain efficiency.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 6, 2023
Join Our Upcoming Webinar On Thermal Management Opportunities

Join Our Upcoming Webinar On Thermal Management Opportunities

Thursday 20 April - The Surging Market for Thermal Interface Materials. This webinar will give a general overview of the TIMs used in EV, Data Center, ASAS, EMI shielding, 5G, and Consumer Electronics. The webinar discusses how TIM properties and demand will change with an analysis of the market trend and industrial news and collaborations.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 3, 2023
IDTechEx Asks: Are Solid-State Batteries Coming?

IDTechEx Asks: Are Solid-State Batteries Coming?

Depending on the technology being talked about, there are already solid-state batteries being commercialized and they could enable a US$8 billion dollar business opportunity in 2033, according to IDTechEx's report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2023-2033: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
Printed Electronics World
Mar 27, 2023
RFID Market Trends for 2023 and the Next Five Years

RFID Market Trends for 2023 and the Next Five Years

The RFID business continues to grow. The global RFID market is anticipated to continue to grow in 2023, with IDTechEx projecting a market value of US$14 billion in 2023, up from US$12.8 billion in 2022. This market value comprises of RFID labels, cards, fobs, and other form factors, as well as tags, scanners, and software/services for inactive and active RFID.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 22, 2023
Thermal Interface Materials Breaking Status Quo as EV Batteries Evolve

Thermal Interface Materials Breaking Status Quo as EV Batteries Evolve

Thermal Interface Material (TIM) plays an important role in power electronics, computing processors, sensors, and energy storage devices. TIMs are the materials used to fill the void between heat sources and heat sinks to enhance heat transfer.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 20, 2023
Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches have made remarkable progress in the field of healthcare. These wearable electronic devices feature adhesive pads designed to be worn directly on the skin, enabling convenient and non-invasive monitoring of vital signs and biomarkers.
Printed Electronics World
May 12, 2023
Will Solid-State Batteries Eliminate the Need for EV Fire Protection?

Will Solid-State Batteries Eliminate the Need for EV Fire Protection?

Thermal runaway and the associated battery fires have proven to be a critical concern for customers, battery designers, and electric vehicle manufacturers. Many vehicles have experienced battery fires and hundreds of thousands have been recalled.
Printed Electronics World
May 8, 2023
Advanced Materials and High-Performance Thermal Pastes

Advanced Materials and High-Performance Thermal Pastes

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) come in different forms, including thermal pads, thermal grease, gap fillers, thermal paste, and thermal gels. Thermal gel and thermal paste, two of the most commonly used forms, have gained significant momentum over the past several years, especially in the EV, data center, and 5G industries.
Printed Electronics World
May 1, 2023
Upcoming Webinar - Smart Packaging: Emerging Drivers and Technologies

Upcoming Webinar - Smart Packaging: Emerging Drivers and Technologies

Wednesday 17 May 2023 - Multiple smart packaging technologies, including embedded lighting, wireless energy harvesting, flexible batteries, and low-cost sensing; Case studies showing the deployment and adoption of different types of smart packaging, such as electronic blister packs for pharmaceuticals; A roadmap for the adoption of different smart packaging technologies, and assessment of technology gaps and other adoption barriers
Printed Electronics World
Apr 19, 2023
Examining the Use of PFAS as Low-Loss Materials for 5G Applications

Examining the Use of PFAS as Low-Loss Materials for 5G Applications

Legislation restricting the usage of "forever chemicals", or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), is being debated in major markets like the European Union and the US.
Printed Electronics World
Apr 13, 2023
Webinar on the Progress, Trends, and Prospects of RFID Technology

Webinar on the Progress, Trends, and Prospects of RFID Technology

Wednesday 26 April 2023 - The current state of the industry, including a comprehensive analysis of the NFC and RAIN markets and their medium-term opportunities; The RFID market by regions, key growth drivers for various applications, and the remaining barriers to high-volume RFID adoption; Emerging technologies that could pose a threat to the RFID industry and innovative trends in RFID technologies that can help businesses stay ahead of the competition
Printed Electronics World
Apr 4, 2023
Rise of High-Performance TIMs in ADAS and Data Centers

Rise of High-Performance TIMs in ADAS and Data Centers

Thermal Interface Materials (TIMs) come in different forms and thermal conductivities. Typical TIM forms include gap pads, thermal greases, thermally conductive adhesives (TCA), and phase change materials.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 29, 2023
Can Electronics Manufacturing Join the Digital Age?

Can Electronics Manufacturing Join the Digital Age?

Asked whether electronics is a 'digital technology', almost everyone would reply in the affirmative. However, while printed circuit boards (PCBs) enable digital technologies, the manufacturing processes used to produce them are still largely analog.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 23, 2023
The "Hidden" Opportunity in Low-loss Materials for 5G

The "Hidden" Opportunity in Low-loss Materials for 5G

When thinking of the applications of low-loss materials in 5G devices, the first that comes to mind for most is 5G smartphones. After all, low-loss materials are integral in enabling advanced 5G antennas-in-packages (AiP) for smartphones, and high-profile smartphone manufacturers like Apple have gone back and forth about which low-loss material they chose for their 5G antennas in their flagship phones like the iPhone.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 21, 2023
Metamaterial Lenses Target Consumer Electronics

Metamaterial Lenses Target Consumer Electronics

Refractive lenses are an 800-year-old technology that has stood the test of time. Glasses, cameras, and microscopy are all applications that rely on lenses to redirect light by varying the optical path through a curved piece of glass or plastic. However, the underlying architecture of lenses may be about to change.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 10, 2023
Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Integrating multiple functionalities within a single entity promises simpler, more efficient devices without compromising capability. Smartphones are a great example, with maps, diaries, phones, cameras, games consoles, and more integrated into a single, compact device.
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