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Plastic Logic Make New Appointments

Plastic Logic Make New Appointments

Printed Electronics World
Sep 27, 2007
Global Comparison of Lighting Efficiency Made Possible

Global Comparison of Lighting Efficiency Made Possible

The OLLA project delivered in May this year, OLEDs with an efficacy of 25 lm per Watt, which is twice as efficient as a standard incandescent lamp.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 26, 2007
Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

It was sad that the Food and Drug Administration backed off from urgently pushing through standards and rapid adoption of RFID at item level on drugs, after its earlier firm lead in 2005-6. However, its recommendation remains but with industry left to set the pace.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 25, 2007
Improved Smart Blisterpacks Announced

Improved Smart Blisterpacks Announced

At the IDTechEx conference, RFID Europe in Cambridge, UK, 18-19 September, both Cypak of Sweden and Jos Geboers of The Compliers Group of the Netherlands announced improved smart blisterpacks that record which pills are removed when and have RFID for identifying the patient.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 25, 2007
Printed Electronics and Devices Alaska

Printed Electronics and Devices Alaska

A report from the part of IS&T's Digital Fabrication conference, concerned with
Printed Electronics World
Sep 24, 2007
New Attitudes to UHF Revealed in Tokyo and Cambridge UK

New Attitudes to UHF Revealed in Tokyo and Cambridge UK

At the IDTechEx conferences Printed Electronics in Asia 11-12 September and RFID Europe in Cambridge UK 18-19 September it was clear that attitudes to UHF RFID are changing.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 24, 2007
Major Breakthroughs Open the Way to Highest Volume RFID

Major Breakthroughs Open the Way to Highest Volume RFID

Printed Electronics World
Sep 23, 2007
Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Over 180 attendees from 12 countries came to the first IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia conference and exhibition. The majority of delegates were from Japan, with many surprise attendances from major Japanese institutions getting involved in this exciting new topic.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 21, 2007
New Organisations Rush to Print Compound Inorganic Transistors

New Organisations Rush to Print Compound Inorganic Transistors

Printed Electronics World
Sep 20, 2007
Advances in Stretchable Electronics

Advances in Stretchable Electronics

Stretchability is needed in electronics if it is to be foldable, tightly conformal or following the form of something that changes in shape, like the human body.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 19, 2007
Hi Tech Insoles Could Prevent 76,000 Amputations per Year in the US

Hi Tech Insoles Could Prevent 76,000 Amputations per Year in the US

New Zealand based company Zephyr Technology is working with scientists at AUT University in Auckland to create high tech insoles for shoes, using sensor technology to measure foot temperatures to sense the onset of potential ulceration conditions in diabetics, potentially reducing a major health problem that results in 90,000 amputations each year in the United States.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 18, 2007
AIST Japan Gives Latest View of Printed Display Evolution

AIST Japan Gives Latest View of Printed Display Evolution

At the IDTechEx conference Printed Electronics Asia, held last week, Kiyoshi Yase of the Photonics Research Institute at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan gave a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of flexible and printable organic electronics.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 17, 2007
Roadmap to Commercialisation of Electrophoretic Displays

Roadmap to Commercialisation of Electrophoretic Displays

Microencapsulated electrophoretic ink displays are now in volume production. For example, E ink FPL is being coated in Roll to roll (R2R) production kilometers at a time, segmented displays on plastic substrates are in volume production and glass TFT displays are in volume production.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 14, 2007
More Activity in Printed Electronics by Western Giants

More Activity in Printed Electronics by Western Giants

Although there are very few Western giant corporations active in printed and potentially printed electronics compared to East Asia, there are some new entrants in 2007 and some of those already active have sharply increased the level of their activity, particularly in Europe.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 13, 2007
Germany is the Leader in Photovoltaics

Germany is the Leader in Photovoltaics

The world's biggest exhibition in photovoltaics was held in parallel to the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference in Milan, Italy, from 3rd to 7th September. It was an impressive event with overall around 500 exhibitors, 3000 scientists, industry representatives and politicians from 83 countries.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 12, 2007
Tokyo Printed Electronics Conference Reveals Major New Trends

Tokyo Printed Electronics Conference Reveals Major New Trends

IDTechEx has hosted several successful RFID conferences in Tokyo, Japan but the Printed Electronics Asia conference, September 11-12 was a first for them. It was very successful. Indeed, it was sold out, with over 180 people attending and an exhibition. IDTechEx will now do a much bigger conference and exhibition on this subject in Tokyo next year. Many new trends were revealed by the international line up of best-in-class speakers.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 11, 2007
Who is Interested in Printed Electronics?

Who is Interested in Printed Electronics?

Printed electronics will eventually interest a high proportion of the seven billion people that will be on the planet because it will transform their lives. It will eventually involve over 100,000 manufacturers. Today, printed and potentially printed electronics is already of interest to over 10,000 organisations.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 10, 2007
New Broadband UHF Labels with Printed Antennas

New Broadband UHF Labels with Printed Antennas

Although most UHF passive tag suppliers lose money, some spectacularly so, several are in it for the long haul and they continue to improve their products.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 7, 2007
Quantum Dot Materials May Improve Efficiency of Silicon Solar Cells

Quantum Dot Materials May Improve Efficiency of Silicon Solar Cells

In the race to make clean technologies more efficient and marketable a breakthrough has been made by Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), collaborating with Innovalight, Inc., showing that a new and important effect called Multiple Exciton Generation (MEG) occurs efficiently in silicon nanocrystals.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 6, 2007
Plextronics Closes $20.6 Million Series B Financing

Plextronics Closes $20.6 Million Series B Financing

Plextronics, Inc. announced last week that it has completed a $20.6 million Series B financing. The round is led by Solvay North America Investments, LLC, a member of the Solvay Group, an international chemical and pharmaceutical group headquartered in Brussels.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 27, 2007
Global Comparison of Lighting Efficiency Made Possible

Global Comparison of Lighting Efficiency Made Possible

The OLLA project delivered in May this year, OLEDs with an efficacy of 25 lm per Watt, which is twice as efficient as a standard incandescent lamp.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 25, 2007
Improved Smart Blisterpacks Announced

Improved Smart Blisterpacks Announced

At the IDTechEx conference, RFID Europe in Cambridge, UK, 18-19 September, both Cypak of Sweden and Jos Geboers of The Compliers Group of the Netherlands announced improved smart blisterpacks that record which pills are removed when and have RFID for identifying the patient.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 24, 2007
New Attitudes to UHF Revealed in Tokyo and Cambridge UK

New Attitudes to UHF Revealed in Tokyo and Cambridge UK

At the IDTechEx conferences Printed Electronics in Asia 11-12 September and RFID Europe in Cambridge UK 18-19 September it was clear that attitudes to UHF RFID are changing.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 23, 2007
Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Inaugural IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia Event is a Sell-Out

Over 180 attendees from 12 countries came to the first IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia conference and exhibition. The majority of delegates were from Japan, with many surprise attendances from major Japanese institutions getting involved in this exciting new topic.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 20, 2007
Advances in Stretchable Electronics

Advances in Stretchable Electronics

Stretchability is needed in electronics if it is to be foldable, tightly conformal or following the form of something that changes in shape, like the human body.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 18, 2007
AIST Japan Gives Latest View of Printed Display Evolution

AIST Japan Gives Latest View of Printed Display Evolution

At the IDTechEx conference Printed Electronics Asia, held last week, Kiyoshi Yase of the Photonics Research Institute at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan gave a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of flexible and printable organic electronics.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 14, 2007
More Activity in Printed Electronics by Western Giants

More Activity in Printed Electronics by Western Giants

Although there are very few Western giant corporations active in printed and potentially printed electronics compared to East Asia, there are some new entrants in 2007 and some of those already active have sharply increased the level of their activity, particularly in Europe.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 12, 2007
Tokyo Printed Electronics Conference Reveals Major New Trends

Tokyo Printed Electronics Conference Reveals Major New Trends

IDTechEx has hosted several successful RFID conferences in Tokyo, Japan but the Printed Electronics Asia conference, September 11-12 was a first for them. It was very successful. Indeed, it was sold out, with over 180 people attending and an exhibition. IDTechEx will now do a much bigger conference and exhibition on this subject in Tokyo next year. Many new trends were revealed by the international line up of best-in-class speakers.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 10, 2007
New Broadband UHF Labels with Printed Antennas

New Broadband UHF Labels with Printed Antennas

Although most UHF passive tag suppliers lose money, some spectacularly so, several are in it for the long haul and they continue to improve their products.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 6, 2007
Plextronics Closes $20.6 Million Series B Financing

Plextronics Closes $20.6 Million Series B Financing

Plextronics, Inc. announced last week that it has completed a $20.6 million Series B financing. The round is led by Solvay North America Investments, LLC, a member of the Solvay Group, an international chemical and pharmaceutical group headquartered in Brussels.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 26, 2007
Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

Drug Anticounterfeiting by RFID

It was sad that the Food and Drug Administration backed off from urgently pushing through standards and rapid adoption of RFID at item level on drugs, after its earlier firm lead in 2005-6. However, its recommendation remains but with industry left to set the pace.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 25, 2007
Printed Electronics and Devices Alaska

Printed Electronics and Devices Alaska

A report from the part of IS&T's Digital Fabrication conference, concerned with
Printed Electronics World
Sep 24, 2007
Major Breakthroughs Open the Way to Highest Volume RFID

Major Breakthroughs Open the Way to Highest Volume RFID

Printed Electronics World
Sep 21, 2007
New Organisations Rush to Print Compound Inorganic Transistors

New Organisations Rush to Print Compound Inorganic Transistors

Printed Electronics World
Sep 19, 2007
Hi Tech Insoles Could Prevent 76,000 Amputations per Year in the US

Hi Tech Insoles Could Prevent 76,000 Amputations per Year in the US

New Zealand based company Zephyr Technology is working with scientists at AUT University in Auckland to create high tech insoles for shoes, using sensor technology to measure foot temperatures to sense the onset of potential ulceration conditions in diabetics, potentially reducing a major health problem that results in 90,000 amputations each year in the United States.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 17, 2007
Roadmap to Commercialisation of Electrophoretic Displays

Roadmap to Commercialisation of Electrophoretic Displays

Microencapsulated electrophoretic ink displays are now in volume production. For example, E ink FPL is being coated in Roll to roll (R2R) production kilometers at a time, segmented displays on plastic substrates are in volume production and glass TFT displays are in volume production.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 13, 2007
Germany is the Leader in Photovoltaics

Germany is the Leader in Photovoltaics

The world's biggest exhibition in photovoltaics was held in parallel to the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference in Milan, Italy, from 3rd to 7th September. It was an impressive event with overall around 500 exhibitors, 3000 scientists, industry representatives and politicians from 83 countries.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 11, 2007
Who is Interested in Printed Electronics?

Who is Interested in Printed Electronics?

Printed electronics will eventually interest a high proportion of the seven billion people that will be on the planet because it will transform their lives. It will eventually involve over 100,000 manufacturers. Today, printed and potentially printed electronics is already of interest to over 10,000 organisations.
Printed Electronics World
Sep 7, 2007
Quantum Dot Materials May Improve Efficiency of Silicon Solar Cells

Quantum Dot Materials May Improve Efficiency of Silicon Solar Cells

In the race to make clean technologies more efficient and marketable a breakthrough has been made by Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), collaborating with Innovalight, Inc., showing that a new and important effect called Multiple Exciton Generation (MEG) occurs efficiently in silicon nanocrystals.
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