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Graphene-based sensor design could improve food safety

Graphene-based sensor design could improve food safety

A new sensor design could one day make it easier to detect pathogens in food before products hit the supermarket shelves, thus preventing sometimes-deadly illnesses from contaminated food.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 11, 2018
Novel color sensors are less expensive to manufacture

Novel color sensors are less expensive to manufacture

In the FOWINA project, researchers have developed novel color sensors with a special microlens arrangement. The sensors can be realized directly on the chip and combine multiple functions in a minimum of space.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 6, 2018
'Smart skin' simplifies spotting strain in structures

'Smart skin' simplifies spotting strain in structures

Invention can use fluorescing carbon nanotubes to reveal stress in aircraft, structures.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 4, 2018
Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

VSPARTICLE announced its low-cost technology to print nanostructured materials that will finally enable applications such as smart contact lenses to succeed. The nanotech company has developed an additive manufacturing technology that can be used for numerous applications, such as producing real-time medical sensors (glucose sensing, bio-marker sensing, etc.), as well as, accurate gas sensors.
Printed Electronics World
Nov 30, 2018
Wearable skin and sun safety sensor

Wearable skin and sun safety sensor

L'Oréal announced that La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV, a battery-free wearable electronic to measure UV exposure, is now available.
Printed Electronics World
Nov 29, 2018
IDTechEx TVKONE on improving the flow of urban life with sensors and IoT

KONE on improving the flow of urban life with sensors and IoT

KONE is a $10 Billion+ company and their mission is to improve the flow of urban life. They understand how people flow in and between buildings, making people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable.
Printed Electronics World
Nov 26, 2018
Electronic glove gives robots a sense of touch

Electronic glove gives robots a sense of touch

Engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort of dexterity that humans take for granted.
Press Release
Bend Labs to Demonstrate Innovative Flexible Soft Sensor Technology

Bend Labs to Demonstrate Innovative Flexible Soft Sensor Technology

Bend Labs will be available at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA Event, November 14-15, to demonstrate their flexible soft sensor technology, which is disrupting both established and emerging industries by making it possible to measure true angular displacement.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 29, 2018
Printed Electronics: Key Trends

Printed Electronics: Key Trends

IDTechEx finds that the total market for printed, flexible and organic electronics in 2018 is $31.6 Billion. This is based on new research conducted by IDTechEx for the report Flexible, Printed and Organic Electronics 2019-2029.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 22, 2018
Flexible transparent force touch sensor

Flexible transparent force touch sensor

Researchers reported a high-performance and transparent nanoforce touch sensor by developing a thin, flexible, and transparent hierarchical nanocomposite film. The research team says their sensor simultaneously features all the necessary characters for industrial-grade application: high sensitivity, transparency, bending insensitivity, and manufacturability.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 15, 2018
Portable cancer test uses smartphone, new gold biosensor

Portable cancer test uses smartphone, new gold biosensor

A research team is creating a new cancer-spotting tool that health care providers could eventually use in areas that lack hospitals, clinics and other treatment centers. The tool is based upon a unique gold biosensor the research team created. When paired with a computer or smartphone and other inexpensive tools, the system is capable of spotting cancer biomarkers from a blood sample.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 11, 2018
Novel color sensors are less expensive to manufacture

Novel color sensors are less expensive to manufacture

In the FOWINA project, researchers have developed novel color sensors with a special microlens arrangement. The sensors can be realized directly on the chip and combine multiple functions in a minimum of space.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 4, 2018
Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

Low cost technology to print sensors enabling smart contact lenses

VSPARTICLE announced its low-cost technology to print nanostructured materials that will finally enable applications such as smart contact lenses to succeed. The nanotech company has developed an additive manufacturing technology that can be used for numerous applications, such as producing real-time medical sensors (glucose sensing, bio-marker sensing, etc.), as well as, accurate gas sensors.
Printed Electronics World
Nov 29, 2018
IDTechEx TVKONE on improving the flow of urban life with sensors and IoT

KONE on improving the flow of urban life with sensors and IoT

KONE is a $10 Billion+ company and their mission is to improve the flow of urban life. They understand how people flow in and between buildings, making people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable.
Press Release
Bend Labs to Demonstrate Innovative Flexible Soft Sensor Technology

Bend Labs to Demonstrate Innovative Flexible Soft Sensor Technology

Bend Labs will be available at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA Event, November 14-15, to demonstrate their flexible soft sensor technology, which is disrupting both established and emerging industries by making it possible to measure true angular displacement.
Printed Electronics World
Oct 22, 2018
Flexible transparent force touch sensor

Flexible transparent force touch sensor

Researchers reported a high-performance and transparent nanoforce touch sensor by developing a thin, flexible, and transparent hierarchical nanocomposite film. The research team says their sensor simultaneously features all the necessary characters for industrial-grade application: high sensitivity, transparency, bending insensitivity, and manufacturability.