Speakers from the world's largest organisations will share their needs & experiences with many world first announcements. Learn of the requirements and case studies from end users and hear all about the latest innovations from companies across the value chain. In total, hear insights from 250 speakers.
Opportunities For Printed Electronics In The Smart Home
Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
12:40 - 13:00
Printed electronics offer many diverse advantages and opportunities for the smart home. Beko R&D is aiming to be at the forefront of this by collaborating with companies and universities to research areas that can enhance user comfort and safety in the home. This can be from low cost sensors with built-in energy harvesting, to curved displays allowing new ways of user interaction.
Graham Anderson is Senior Specialist at Beko R&D, with research interests focused around novel sensors, data analytics, and energy storage/harvesting. Previously he worked as a Senior Scientist at Cambridge Display Technology working on the development of ink jet printed OLED displays and organic thermoelectric generators. Graham has a PhD from Leeds University in spintronics.
In 2015, Beko plc opened a UK R&D centre in Cambridge, to collaborate with UK companies and universities on innovative products and features for the smart home. Beko plc's parent company, Arçelik, manufactures the appliances sold by Beko plc. Headquartered in Turkey, Arçelik, has more than 60 years' experience in consumer durables and is one of the largest household appliance producers in Europe.