21 Aug 2018
Sensors are the stars of the Show
Sensor technology is a key piece for a number of applications including robotics, Internet of Things, consumer electronics, smart city/home, smart factory, etc. Sensor innovation is often an important motivation within various industries.
23 Mar 2016
The future of IoT sensors to be showcased in Berlin
At the upcoming IDTechEx Show in Berlin visitors will see the latest innovation in the field of IoT sensors. Exhibitors will demonstrate new manufacturing technologies, novel sensing devices and energy management solutions.
15 Mar 2016
Advances in PE: flexible displays, OPV, UAV and curved touch screens
Several of the IDTechEx team attended 2016FLEX in Monterey, CA, last week, to learn the latest about flexible hybrid electronics and network with approximately 600 of our colleagues in this industry. 2016FLEX is an event run by the FlexTech Alliance, previously known as FlexTech. This article summarizes some highlights from the show.
27 Aug 2015
Printed Temperature Sensor Demo at IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe
Video interview with PST Sensors at Printed Electronics Europe.
24 May 2015
Printed and organic electronics in healthcare
Printed, organic and flexible electronics is an industry that includes various components and technologies, from relatively simple electrochemical sensors to flexible X-ray detectors. From an end-user's point of view, the main advantages are disposability, large area, and conformability. In this article we focus on healthcare and review the wide range of devices targeted for medical applications.
22 Jan 2015
Printed Flexible Temperature Sensors: PST Sensors interview
PST Sensors (pty) Ltd is a spin-out of the University of Cape Town NanoSciences Innovation Centre. This interview with IDTechEx was taken at the IDTechEx event Printed Electronics USA.
13 Aug 2014
Progress with Printed Electronics
In this article we focus on the current status of the main printed electronics technologies for components in consumer goods and healthcare applications, providing for each one market drivers, case studies and key suppliers, cost structures and challenges.
3 Apr 2014
Thinfilm and PST enter into Purchase and License Agreement
Based on the success of ongoing joint development work, Thin Film Electronics ASA and PST Sensors (Pty) Ltd have entered into a purchase and license agreement that secures Thinfilm the right to use, produce, and have manufactured PST's printed thermistors as a component for use in Thinfilm's printed sensor smart labels.
19 Mar 2014
Europe at the heart of innovations in printed electronic sensors
As the next Printed Electronics Europe event is now less than 2 weeks away, it is opportune to take a closer look at the successes of the printed electronics industry in Europe. One of the areas where Europe is making a huge impact is in printed sensors.
10 Feb 2014
Impressions: 2014Flex, Flexible & Printed Electronics Event
This article covers the main impressions of the 2014 Flex conference, organized by the Flextech Alliance in Phoenix, Arizona. Approximately 600 attendees visited the conference and exhibition, and the consensus was that a "tipping point" has been reached in the field of printed and flexible electronics. IDTechEx will discuss this and its latest learning about barriers, printed sensors, and wearable electronics.