3D Printed Electronics - Rapid Prototyping Of PCBs (3D Printing USA 2018)

Mr Carlos Ospina, Co-Founder & CTO
BotFactory Inc
United States


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Presentation Summary

BotFactory is pushing the frontiers of additive manufacturing with SV2, its new desktop Electronics prototyping machine. SV2 prints electrical traces and picks-and-places components to build a whole PCB board in a few hours. The presentation will cover the challenges of ink-based electronics, a relevant topic for hybrid-PCBs and flex-hybrid-PCBs, as well as the innovations made for SV2 including high-count multi-layering, smart area stiffening and soldering. This presentation will present state of the art developments and will explain what they mean for the future of Electronics.

Speaker Biography (Carlos Ospina)

Carlos Ospina is a Co-Founder and the CTO at BotFactory Inc. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering from Universidad de los Andes at Bogota, Colombia. He also has a Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU and a Master's in Business and Science from Rutgers University. His current interests include electronics design, software development and Agile methodologies for both hardware and software development. He is currently leading the team that created the company's products: desktop devices that enable rapid prototyping of fully assembled PCBs.

Company Profile (BotFactory)

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Building electronic devices has always been a compromise between cost, flexibility and time. BotFactory is born with the idea of providing all three, anywhere and to everyone. By combining technologies like inkjet, extrusion and machine vision, BotFactory's products democratize electronics design by providing the tools to easily print and assemble electronic circuits at the Lab, Office or Home.
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