Wearable Electronics - Applications, Trends and Opportunities for Printed Electronics (Printed Electronics Europe 2009)

Andreas Roepert, CEO
Interactive Wear, Germany
Apr 08, 2009.


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Presentation Summary

  • Opportunities for Printed Electronics in several application segments like Fashion/Sports, Wellness/Medical, Safety/Security with products like Keypads & Displays, Heating Pads, EL/OLED, Organic Solar Cells, and RFIDs
  • Applications of new technologies in fashion industry are marketing driven, creating new opportunities and market awareness for both fashion and technology vendors
  • Printed Electronics will gain popularity in textile industry as the emerging technologies mature - first organic solar cells, OLEDs and displays will be seen in products within the next years

Speaker Biography (Andreas Roepert)

Andreas Roepert holds degrees in mathematics from the University of Hamburg, Germany. Throughout his career he has worked for several international high-tech companies. He has extensive experience in the launching and marketing of innovative technologies and expertise in the IT, telecommunications, telematics, security and logistics sectors.
Before joining Interactive Wear as co-founder and chief execution officer (CEO), he worked as an IT and business consultant.
Interactive Wear AG took over the wearable electronics activities of Infineon Technologies in May 2005, and is a leading system integrator for wearable electronics.

Company Profile (Interactive Wear)

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Interactive Wear AG concentrates on the development and integration of electronic components and systems into textile products, providing of-the-shelf and customized solutions as well as engineering services to support industrial projects. Interactive Wear spun off from Infineon Technologies in 2005 and is based in Starnberg near Munich, Germany.
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