Thin Film Electronics ASA appoints Kevin Barber as new CEO
Thinfilm's Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Barber as CEO, effective from 26 November 2018. Prior to joining Thinfilm, Kevin Barber served as Senior Vice President, General Mobile Division of Synaptics, a NASDAQ listed company.
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.
New thin transparent and lightweight touchscreen pressure sensor array
Researchers have demonstrated a new technology for 'force sensing' that can be added to any type of display, including flexible devices, and potential other uses go far beyond touch screen displays on mobile devices.
Industry-first optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones
Synaptics Incorporated announced an industry-first family of Natural ID™ biometric authentication solutions that leverage high-performance, highly secure optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones and tablets.
Sensors are the stars of the IDTechEx Show!
Sensors conference features the latest technologies for Healthcare, Wearables, IoT, and Mobile devices.
IDTechEx interviewed Chris Ard, the Managing Director of TouchNetix. They are a touchscreen technology developer including force touch implementation.
Wearable, automotive and IoT drive sensor growth at IDTechEx Show!
The last decade has seen the cost of sensors fall to an average sales price of 50 cents from several dollars, driven first by the increase in sensors for automotive followed by consumer electronics such as smart phones. The next phase of volume growth will be driven by wearable technology, IoT and driver assisted/autonomous vehicles. This is also driving work on new types of sensors, such as flexible, larger area ones.