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IDTechEx TVStretchable electronics for stroke recovery

Stretchable electronics for stroke recovery

Feb 19, 2018 United States
Printed Electronics World reports on a groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.
Injection molded structural electronics, TactoTek Secures $23 Million

Injection molded structural electronics, TactoTek Secures $23 Million

Feb 16, 2018 Finland
Today TactoTek announced that it has closed $23 million in funding. TactoTek IMSE solutions transform how electronics are designed and produced for diverse markets, including automotive, appliances, and wearable/IoT solutions. Light, thin, and durable, IMSE solutions bring electronic functions to stylish cosmetic surfaces and also for unconventional locations and uses.
Tissue paper sensors show promise

Tissue paper sensors show promise

Feb 14, 2018 United States
Engineers have turned tissue paper - similar to toilet tissue - into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in health care, entertainment and robotics.
New malleable electronic skin: self-healable, recyclable

New malleable electronic skin: self-healable, recyclable

Feb 12, 2018 United States
Researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable "electronic skin" that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices.
Effective way to make solar panels cheaper

Effective way to make solar panels cheaper

Feb 7, 2018 Russia
Scientists from the have developed a process for making a next-generation solids consisting of quantum dots or semiconductor crystals with a diameter of mere nanometers. It will help to develop affordable solar panels that absorb sunlight in a broad spectral range.
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Thinfilm and British American Tobacco Global Travel

Thinfilm and British American Tobacco Global Travel

Feb 7, 2018 Norway
Thin Film Electronics ASA announced British American Tobacco Global Travel Retail as a new customer.
Tiny scales for medical implants and flexible electronics

Tiny scales for medical implants and flexible electronics

Feb 1, 2018 United States
Scales are the material of choice for animals from pangolins to fish: They're customizable, water-friendly, strong but flexible, and easy to fix when damaged. Scientists would like to recreate this unique structure—they can imagine uses from medical implants to flexible electronics—but it's proved difficult using non-organic materials.
Customizable, fabric-like power source

Customizable, fabric-like power source

Feb 1, 2018 Singapore
Scientists have created a customizable, fabric-like power source that can be cut, folded or stretched without losing its function.
New thin transparent and lightweight touchscreen pressure sensor array

New thin transparent and lightweight touchscreen pressure sensor array

Jan 31, 2018 United States
Researchers have demonstrated a new technology for 'force sensing' that can be added to any type of display, including flexible devices, and potential other uses go far beyond touch screen displays on mobile devices.
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Beneq expands in thin film coating services

Beneq expands in thin film coating services

Jan 31, 2018 Finland
Combined with Beneq's Thin Film Development Services that offer outsourced thin film R&D services, the Beneq Coating Services business unit provides a one-stop solution for companies looking for new ways to improve their products with ALD coatings, from the first ALD samples and coating chemistry research to production pilots and full-blown ALD manufacturing.
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Kateeva appoints Marc Haugen as Chief Operating Officer

Kateeva appoints Marc Haugen as Chief Operating Officer

Jan 31, 2018 United States
Kateeva announced that the company has expanded its executive team by appointing Marc Haugen as chief operating officer.