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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IDTechEx TVInnovative material for soft sensor could bring new tactile tech

Innovative material for soft sensor could bring new tactile tech

Oct 26, 2017 United States
A new type of soft and stretchable sensor could find uses in applications ranging from athletics and health monitoring to prosthetics and virtual reality.
Product packaging that can power itself

Product packaging that can power itself

Oct 24, 2017 United States
Smart technology deserves smart packaging and a professor and an alumnus are combining forces to develop packaging so smart it can energize itself.
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Thinfilm and GlaxoSmithKline bring NFC technology to Flonase brand

Thinfilm and GlaxoSmithKline bring NFC technology to Flonase brand

Oct 4, 2017 Norway
Thin Film Electronics ASA announced that GlaxoSmithKline has commercially deployed Thinfilm's unique SpeedTap tags to create interactive 'smart' shelves for enhanced communication with consumers at time of purchase decision-making.
New way to make dissolving electronics

New way to make dissolving electronics

Sep 13, 2017 United States
Researchers have reported a new type of electronic device that can be triggered to dissolve through exposure to water molecules in the atmosphere.