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Companies slow to grasp plastic electronics opportunities

Companies slow to grasp plastic electronics opportunities

Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2009
SPAWAR vibration harvesting for WSN

SPAWAR vibration harvesting for WSN

At the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Storage conference in Denver Colorado in November, Dr Richard Waters, Advanced Circuits and Sensors Branch SPAWAR System Center Pacific, presented on optimization of a kinetic energy harvester for low amplitude vibration.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2009
Flexible light emitting displays - inorganics fill market gap

Flexible light emitting displays - inorganics fill market gap

The potential for flexible OLEDs has received such huge publicity that consumer packaged goods companies and many others are sold on the potential for low cost, flexible, light emitting displays and seek to carry out many trials and rollouts.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2009
Glitter-sized photovoltaics could revolutionize how energy is used

Glitter-sized photovoltaics could revolutionize how energy is used

Tiny cells developed by Sandia National Laboratories scientists could turn a person into a walking solar battery charger if they were fastened to flexible substrates molded around unusual shapes, such as clothing.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2009
Funds to develop self-powered prosthetic limb technology

Funds to develop self-powered prosthetic limb technology

Representative Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, announced the Department of Defense Appropriations measure includes $2 million in Research, Test, Development, and Evaluation funds for KCF Technologies to further develop and commercialize self-powered prosthetic limb technology.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 28, 2009
Ultimate flexible barrier film

Ultimate flexible barrier film

In the annual report of $15 billion Japanese giant DNP, formerly Dai Nippon Printing announces the success of the development of ultra-impermeable plastic film substrates.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 25, 2009
Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting

Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting

Power Paper and GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company have signed an agreement to jointly develop self-powered OLED lighting devices. Using low-cost, high volume manufacturing processes, these devices could be deployed in a wide variety of environments from military ships to night-time jogging vests.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 24, 2009
Printed electronics to control flexible displays

Printed electronics to control flexible displays

Screens and display elements in mobile phones, e-readers for electronic books and measuring devices are now well-established features of our networked world. To make the manufacture of these mobile mass displays more cost effective, organic electronics is providing technical solutions, including flexible control circuits.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 23, 2009
Brewer Science and SouthWest NanoTechnologies $6.5M NIST TIP award

Brewer Science and SouthWest NanoTechnologies $6.5M NIST TIP award

Brewer Science,® Inc., and SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT), have received a $6.5M award under NIST's Technology Innovation Program (TIP). The funding is in support of research and development programs that focus upon methodologies to attain the cost-effective production of high-purity, high-quality metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotube (CNT) inks. These advancements will enable production of a wide variety of high-performing electronic devices incorporating CNTs.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 22, 2009
CONTACT researches the use of carbon nanotubes in various applications

CONTACT researches the use of carbon nanotubes in various applications

The demands placed on new, high-tech materials are continually increasing, and existing material systems are reaching their limits. Due to their exceptional electrical and mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes offer high potential for use in diverse applications.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 21, 2009
Race for color video e-readers

Race for color video e-readers

The e-reader is a killer application involving printed electronics. Despite costing more than an i-Pod, the Amazon Kindle achieved 500,000 unit sales in its first year of trading last year and now we are talking of millions. The i-Pod, an iconic success, only achieved 300,000 unit sales in its first year of trading.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 18, 2009
What you can expect from Printed Electronics in 2010

What you can expect from Printed Electronics in 2010

As we enter the New Year IDTechEx look back and summarises some of the main global trends in 2009 and gives some predictions, and indeed areas of opportunity, for the New Year.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 17, 2009
So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released

So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released

So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released
Printed Electronics World
Dec 16, 2009
Printed buttons with feeling - haptic touch

Printed buttons with feeling - haptic touch

The technical term is haptic touch. It refers to printed buttons that regain the interactive feeling of the old fashioned keyboard.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 15, 2009
G24i creates personal power plants

G24i creates personal power plants

In an increasingly device-driven world, a Campbell-based company is planning for a future where consumers will no longer need to be tethered to an outlet, waiting to power up. G24 Innovations Inc. is developing a technology where everyone can power their personal devices on the go, with the power of the sun.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 14, 2009
Using a supercapacitor to manage your power

Using a supercapacitor to manage your power

This article will explain some of the key properties of supercapacitors that design engineers creating energy harvesting circuits need to be aware of, and explore how to use supercapacitors in these circuits.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 14, 2009
Using a-Si TFTs for AMOLED displays: Progress from Ignis

Using a-Si TFTs for AMOLED displays: Progress from Ignis

For LCDs, TFTs are only charging and discharging a capacitor (that is effectively what an LCD is electrically). Once the capacitor is charged the TFT can be switched off and the display continues to function.
External Company Press Release
Applied Laser Technology, Inc.

Applied Laser Technology, Inc.

Applied Laser Technology, Inc. (ALT) has announced new laser processing capabilities aimed directly at the printed electronics marketplace. These include large area machining, drilling, cutting, marking, and trimming capabilities, utilizing multiple wavelengths of lasers for addressing a wide range of materials.
External Company Press Release
Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate

Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate

Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting
Printed Electronics World
Dec 11, 2009
Emerging display technologies and innovations

Emerging display technologies and innovations

On December 10, the UK Knowledge Transfer Network had a meeting in Grove Oxfordshire on Emerging Display Technologies and Innovations. About 35 people attended. Professor Ian Underwood of Edinburgh University in Scotland described work on microemissive OLED displays under the title "Hypoled - Next Generation Display Platform ."
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2009
SPAWAR vibration harvesting for WSN

SPAWAR vibration harvesting for WSN

At the IDTechEx Energy Harvesting and Storage conference in Denver Colorado in November, Dr Richard Waters, Advanced Circuits and Sensors Branch SPAWAR System Center Pacific, presented on optimization of a kinetic energy harvester for low amplitude vibration.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2009
Glitter-sized photovoltaics could revolutionize how energy is used

Glitter-sized photovoltaics could revolutionize how energy is used

Tiny cells developed by Sandia National Laboratories scientists could turn a person into a walking solar battery charger if they were fastened to flexible substrates molded around unusual shapes, such as clothing.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 28, 2009
Ultimate flexible barrier film

Ultimate flexible barrier film

In the annual report of $15 billion Japanese giant DNP, formerly Dai Nippon Printing announces the success of the development of ultra-impermeable plastic film substrates.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 24, 2009
Printed electronics to control flexible displays

Printed electronics to control flexible displays

Screens and display elements in mobile phones, e-readers for electronic books and measuring devices are now well-established features of our networked world. To make the manufacture of these mobile mass displays more cost effective, organic electronics is providing technical solutions, including flexible control circuits.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 22, 2009
CONTACT researches the use of carbon nanotubes in various applications

CONTACT researches the use of carbon nanotubes in various applications

The demands placed on new, high-tech materials are continually increasing, and existing material systems are reaching their limits. Due to their exceptional electrical and mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes offer high potential for use in diverse applications.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 18, 2009
What you can expect from Printed Electronics in 2010

What you can expect from Printed Electronics in 2010

As we enter the New Year IDTechEx look back and summarises some of the main global trends in 2009 and gives some predictions, and indeed areas of opportunity, for the New Year.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 16, 2009
Printed buttons with feeling - haptic touch

Printed buttons with feeling - haptic touch

The technical term is haptic touch. It refers to printed buttons that regain the interactive feeling of the old fashioned keyboard.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 14, 2009
Using a supercapacitor to manage your power

Using a supercapacitor to manage your power

This article will explain some of the key properties of supercapacitors that design engineers creating energy harvesting circuits need to be aware of, and explore how to use supercapacitors in these circuits.
External Company Press Release
Applied Laser Technology, Inc.

Applied Laser Technology, Inc.

Applied Laser Technology, Inc. (ALT) has announced new laser processing capabilities aimed directly at the printed electronics marketplace. 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
Dec 11, 2009
Emerging display technologies and innovations

Emerging display technologies and innovations

On December 10, the UK Knowledge Transfer Network had a meeting in Grove Oxfordshire on Emerging Display Technologies and Innovations. About 35 people attended. Professor Ian Underwood of Edinburgh University in Scotland described work on microemissive OLED displays under the title "Hypoled - Next Generation Display Platform ."
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2009
Flexible light emitting displays - inorganics fill market gap

Flexible light emitting displays - inorganics fill market gap

The potential for flexible OLEDs has received such huge publicity that consumer packaged goods companies and many others are sold on the potential for low cost, flexible, light emitting displays and seek to carry out many trials and rollouts.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2009
Funds to develop self-powered prosthetic limb technology

Funds to develop self-powered prosthetic limb technology

Representative Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, announced the Department of Defense Appropriations measure includes $2 million in Research, Test, Development, and Evaluation funds for KCF Technologies to further develop and commercialize self-powered prosthetic limb technology.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 25, 2009
Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting

Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting

Power Paper and GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company have signed an agreement to jointly develop self-powered OLED lighting devices. Using low-cost, high volume manufacturing processes, these devices could be deployed in a wide variety of environments from military ships to night-time jogging vests.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 23, 2009
Brewer Science and SouthWest NanoTechnologies $6.5M NIST TIP award

Brewer Science and SouthWest NanoTechnologies $6.5M NIST TIP award

Brewer Science,® Inc., and SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT), have received a $6.5M award under NIST's Technology Innovation Program (TIP). The funding is in support of research and development programs that focus upon methodologies to attain the cost-effective production of high-purity, high-quality metallic and semiconducting carbon nanotube (CNT) inks. These advancements will enable production of a wide variety of high-performing electronic devices incorporating CNTs.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 21, 2009
Race for color video e-readers

Race for color video e-readers

The e-reader is a killer application involving printed electronics. Despite costing more than an i-Pod, the Amazon Kindle achieved 500,000 unit sales in its first year of trading last year and now we are talking of millions. The i-Pod, an iconic success, only achieved 300,000 unit sales in its first year of trading.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 17, 2009
So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released

So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released

So-Light project for OLED displays and special lighting released
Printed Electronics World
Dec 15, 2009
G24i creates personal power plants

G24i creates personal power plants

In an increasingly device-driven world, a Campbell-based company is planning for a future where consumers will no longer need to be tethered to an outlet, waiting to power up. G24 Innovations Inc. is developing a technology where everyone can power their personal devices on the go, with the power of the sun.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 14, 2009
Using a-Si TFTs for AMOLED displays: Progress from Ignis

Using a-Si TFTs for AMOLED displays: Progress from Ignis

For LCDs, TFTs are only charging and discharging a capacitor (that is effectively what an LCD is electrically). Once the capacitor is charged the TFT can be switched off and the display continues to function.
External Company Press Release
Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate

Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate

Infinity Group Portfolio Company Power Paper and GE collaborate to develop self-powered OLED lighting
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