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Nanoparticle films for high-density data storage

Nanoparticle films for high-density data storage

Apr 10, 2018 United States
New holographic data storage medium could enable wearable technology that captures and stores detailed 3-D images.
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Glass-like polymer conducts electricity for transparent electronics

Glass-like polymer conducts electricity for transparent electronics

Apr 5, 2018 United States
Researchers have created a transparent polymer film that also conducts electricity, introducing an inexpensive organic material for applications such as the screens of electronic devices.
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Flexible organic electronics for wearables

Flexible organic electronics for wearables

Apr 4, 2018 Germany
Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology, a provider of research and development services in the field of organic electronics, presents first wearable OLED bracelet at Wearables Europe 2018, from April 11th to 12th in Berlin, Germany at booth no. P12 together with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Holst Centre from Netherlands.
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Silicon breakthrough for high-performance bendable electronics

Silicon breakthrough for high-performance bendable electronics

Mar 16, 2018 United Kingdom
A new method of creating bendable silicon chips could help pave the way for a new generation of high-performance flexible electronic devices.
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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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Ultra-thin transparent flexible sensors on winning selfie stick

Ultra-thin transparent flexible sensors on winning selfie stick

Jan 11, 2018 United States
Instead of physical buttons found on traditional selfie sticks, multi-function flexible sensors wrap around the device handle and allow users to easily control all camera functions such as: focus, filter selection, front and rear camera selection, recording, shutter, and more.
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World's smallest wearable device

World's smallest wearable device

Jan 10, 2018 United States
A professor, working in conjunction with the global beauty company L'Oréal, has developed the smallest wearable device in the world. The wafer-thin, feather-light sensor can fit on a fingernail and precisely measures a person's exposure to UV light from the sun.
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Thinfilm announces Astral Tequila as new customer

Thinfilm announces Astral Tequila as new customer

Dec 6, 2017 Norway
Thin Film Electronics ASA announced Astral Tequila as a new customer in the wine and spirits market. Astral will introduce 'smart' bottles of its award-winning spirit to engage with consumers in-store and deliver customized digital experiences with the tap of a smartphone.
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Flexible organic flash memory for foldable, disposable electronics

Flexible organic flash memory for foldable, disposable electronics

Nov 13, 2017 Korea
A research team has reported ultra-flexible organic flash memory that is bendable down to a radius of 300 μm. The memory exhibits a significantly-long projected retention rate with a programming voltage on par with the present industrial standards.
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Chilean winery deploys Thinfilm's mobile marketing solution

Chilean winery deploys Thinfilm's mobile marketing solution

Nov 9, 2017 Chile
Thin Film Electronics ASA has announced a new customer in the wine and spirits industry. PengWine, a premium producer of 5-star Chilean wines, will leverage Thinfilm's NFC solutions to educate and engage consumers through gamification.
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Physicists have breakthrough on brittle smartphone screens

Physicists have breakthrough on brittle smartphone screens

Nov 2, 2017 United Kingdom
Scientists may have found a solution to the long-standing problem of brittle smartphone screens.