9 Sep 2013
Printed Electronics in Japan (part I)
From July through September 2013 we have visited 35 companies and interviewed many delegates at our Printed Electronics Asia event in Tokyo as well as reviewing the lectures and talking to the lecturers. This article shares some of the trends in Japanese printed electronics and allied subjects that have emerged. It is only a taster from the huge database of information acquired and interpreted by IDTechEx analysts. Over the years, the task has been made difficult by the Japanese predilection for changing company names and this cannot help their business activity.
20 Mar 2012
Inorganic and composite printed electronics is favoured
At the forthcoming event, Printed Electronics and Photovoltaics Europe 3-4 April in Berlin, one third of the 94 presentations and masterclasses primarily concern organic compounds but two thirds primarily concern inorganic and composite devices. The organisers did not steer it that way: the customers did.
27 Jan 2012
Visit to JNC Corporation the PE Virtuoso
This week, Printed Electronics World visited Mr Etsuo Nakagawa and Mr Kiichiro Ito of JNC Corporation (parent company Chisso) in Japan. JNC Corporation manufactures worldwide and that includes structural plastics and Li-ion battery materials for electric vehicles. In printed electronics, it is about to sell RFID inlays with a secret new antenna deposition process on plastic film.
19 Jan 2011
Smart Skin for Land, Sea and Air Vehicles
Cars that glow in the dark and have far more passenger space, aircraft and submarines that monitor their complete outer surface, military vehicles that destroy missiles that hit them. The common factor here is smart skin.
31 Jul 2008
Chemicals for printed electronics - Huge new market
Chemical companies have huge opportunities in the new world of printed electronics.
12 Mar 2008
Printed electronics focuses in Dresden
The vibrant new printed electronics industry is being created as energetically in Germany as anywhere else in the world.
24 Jan 2008
New direction for printed electronics in 2008
The money spent on printed and potentially printed electronics doubled in 2007, as did the number of organisations participating.