21 Jan 2021
Cuddle Vest with Printed Electronics can Give Hugs from a Distance
A year onwards, COVID-19 is still among us, and hitting us hard. As a result of this current pandemic, people are expected to keep a safe distance from each other. No more hugs from friends and family, no more slaps on the shoulder from colleagues. But when people are not allowed to get close physically, feelings of loneliness and insecurity can arise.
11 Sep 2020
Smart Contact Lens Mimicking the Human Iris to Combat Eye Deficiencies
Researchers have created an artificial iris embedded in a smart contact lens. The smart contact lens is designed to operate for an entire day thanks to an ultra-low power design, offering a practical solution for people who suffer from human eye iris deficiencies like aniridia, high order aberrations like keratoconus, and light sensitivity or photophobia.
22 Jun 2020
Holst Centre (3D Electronics)
The Holst Centre works at the interface of academia and industry. It is part funded by government and partly from industrial partnerships. The focus of their work is around emerging electronics technologies, including printed, flexible and organic electronics. In this profile, we discuss their work on 3D printed electronics.
6 Mar 2020
CPI, established in 2004 as the 'Centre for Process Innovation', is a partly UK Government funded technology innovation center. This profile focuses on their work and capabilities in the printed/flexible/novel electronics area, and their applications in smart packaging.
10 Feb 2020
The Holst Centre works at the interface of academia and industry. They are part funded by government and the rest directly from partnerships in industry. The focus of their work is around topics including printed, flexible and organic electronics, into displays, wearable technology, energy harvesting & storage and more. In this profile, we focus on the development of wearable sensors utilizing flexible hybrid electronics
31 Jan 2020
NovaCentrix has developed photonic curing/sintering, which enables conductive inks and solder to be heated without damaging the substrate. This facilitates printing conductive inks and soldering components onto cheap flexible substrates such as PET rather than requiring expensive temperature-resistant substrates.
22 Jan 2020
Printed Electronics: The Opportunities are Coming Thick and Fast
There is dramatic change in some industries, with leading printed electronics vendors moving quickly to capitalize on the new sought after capabilities. These opportunities will be addressed at the Printed Electronics Europe exhibition and conference in Berlin on 13 - 14 May (register by 23 January to save 40%).