18 Nov 2020
Printed and Flexible Electronics: Key Technology Highlights in 2020
Printed/flexible electronics is a constantly evolving area with extensive scope for innovation. Here, IDTechEx outlines three of the most exciting technological highlights in the sector.
24 Jul 2020
Liquid Wire produce circuitry based on encapsulated Metal Gel™ which can flow to ensure conductivity when the substrate is stretched or flexed. This conductive Bingham plastic is also used in vias and SMD attachment, thus interfacing between rigid components and flexible/stretchable interconnects. The company is primarily targeting medical/fitness skin patches and e-textiles but have also received interest in many industrial applications.
13 May 2019
NTT (New Textile Technologies)
IDTechEx interviewed Hans Bauer, Managing Director of NTT, at their booth at the IDTechEx Show in Berlin.
19 Feb 2018
IDTechEx interviewed Liquid Wire CEO Mark Ronay. They have developed a stretchable, printable electronic inks based on gallium indium liquid metal, with their first commercial launch at the IDTechEx Show in November 2017.
25 Mar 2016
Flexible skin that traps radar waves, cloaks objects
Engineers have developed a new flexible, stretchable and tunable "meta-skin" that uses rows of small, liquid-metal devices to cloak an object from the sharp eyes of radar.