14 Jan 2014
Organic Semiconductors: So Where Now?
Organic semiconductors have been in development for around two decades but are not used in any commercial product today, despite heavy investment and research efforts. This article discusses the early promise versus unmet expectations from this technology.
30 Apr 2013
incorporates the advantage of electrophoretic e-paper (bistable and sunlight readable) and add better color rendering and faster refresh rate (for animations). Can potentially become the standard in e-paper technology.
- Minimum overhead: very few employees and most of their operations are collocated in academic facilities.
14 Mar 2012
Printed Electronics Europe 2012: Here comes the user pull
Printed Electronics have come of age: Here comes the user pull from a large "user pool". At the Printed Electronics Europe 2012 Berlin event, every attendee will become a user after receiving a working printed electronics product.
16 Nov 2011
E-readers - Market prospects and technology developments
Electronic paper technology has found its main application in the development of e-book readers, a market that has bloomed in recent years with successful devices such as the Amazon Kindle and the Barns & Noble Nook.
2 Mar 2011
Flexible electronics is the winner
There is a new form of electronics that will hit that figure in half the time because, unlike the silicon chip, it subsumes electrics such as lighting, batteries, solar cells and heaters, not just electronics. It is usually achieved by printing and its most vital characteristic is physical flexibility.
14 Feb 2011
UC and industry researchers predict future of electronic devices
In the first published critical review of technical developments related to electronic paper devices (i.e., e-readers like the Amazon Kindle), UC researcher Jason Heikenfeld and industry counterparts review the next generation of these devices.
10 Feb 2010
Record performance of dual-gate organic TFT-based RFID circuit
At yesterday's International Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC), Holst Centre, Imec and TNO presented a dual-gate-based organic RFID chip with record data rate and lowest reported operating voltage.
9 Sep 2009
Polymer Vision bought
Several press reports indicate that Polymer Vision has been bought by an Asian company.
10 Jul 2009
Polymer Vision announced bankrupt
Polymer vision, the pioneer for rollable displays for mobile devices and developer of the Readius electronic reader has gone bankrupt
11 May 2009
The race is on to commercialize a full-color electronic reader
The race is on to make a full-color electronic reader a reality with a recent entry from researchers at the University of Cincinnati who have collaborated with Sun Chemical, Polymer Vision and Gamma Dynamics.
15 Dec 2008
PVI: Towards a flexible e-book reader
The competition is currently heating up with the development of Gen II (flexible) e-book readers.
25 Sep 2008
Insight into E ink
Raghu Das of IDTechEx visits E ink to learn of the company's recent announcements and forthcoming technologies.
28 Jul 2008
News from SEMICON West and InterSolar North America
IDTechEx report on the SEMICON West event held in San Francisco in mid July - an event with over one thousand exhibitors covering the silicon supply chain.
14 Jul 2008
UK Chemical Sector Initiative - part two
It was noted in the Council for Science and Technology Review that Plastic Electronics is a high risk / high reward priority technology area. The academic structure is well established in OLED, PLED, OSC materials and deposition methods with £20M / yr funding from Research Councils (EPSRC).
10 Apr 2008
Market forecasts revealed in Dresden
Peter Harrop revealed, the printed electronics industry may have started by showing cost advantages with its membrane keyboards, printed RFID antennas, heaters and the like but more and more technical advantages are being discovered with some of the new printed and potentially printed technologies.