24 Mar 2020
Electroninks has commercialized particle-free conductive inks for printed electronics applications. Such inks are marketed to replace nanoparticle inks, metal paste and sputtered or deposited metals.
10 Mar 2020
Brewer Science offers a variety of solutions for electronics manufacturing, including anti-reflective and protective coatings, planarizing materials, carbon electronics, processing equipment, and other related systems. This profile focuses on their activities in the printed electronics domain.
9 Mar 2020
At Flex2020 Boeing presented a multi-modal sensor utilizing flexible hybrid electronics.
6 Mar 2020
CPI, established in 2004 as the 'Centre for Process Innovation', is a partly UK Government funded technology innovation center. This profile focuses on their work and capabilities in the printed/flexible/novel electronics area, and their applications in smart packaging.
5 Mar 2020
SysteMECH have developed a direct die-placement technology to attach thin dies (unpackaged ICs) to flexible substrates. This promises to avoid the damage that can occur to bare dies using typical pick-and-place methods and increase yields.
2 Mar 2020
NextFlex is a consortium of companies, academic institutions, non-profits and state, local and federal governments who collectively aim to advance U.S. manufacturing of flexible hybrid electronics.
26 Feb 2020
Wearables Pivot to Healthcare, Printed Electronics Wins
Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2020, hosted in San Jose on March 17-18, identifies and assesses the opportunities for printed and flexible electronics in healthcare as the technology enables a new wave of medical wearable devices.
7 Feb 2020
American Semiconductor Inc
American Semiconductor is a company based in Idaho, USA that has developed a process for thinning silicon chips and packaging them within a polymer. This enables flexible, durable silicon ICs, offering processing capability with a flexible form factor.
31 Jan 2020
NovaCentrix has developed photonic curing/sintering, which enables conductive inks and solder to be heated without damaging the substrate. This facilitates printing conductive inks and soldering components onto cheap flexible substrates such as PET rather than requiring expensive temperature-resistant substrates.
2 Dec 2019
innoLAE 2020: Breakthrough Technologies and New Applications
The 6th Innovations in Large-Area Electronics Conference (innoLAE) returns to the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Cambridge, UK on 21-22 January 2020, to deliver a programme highlighting the most innovative and exciting aspects of large-area electronics (LAE) - a new way of making electronics which includes printable, flexible, plastic, organic and bio- electronics.
6 Aug 2019
Soft wearable health monitor uses stretchable electronics
A wireless, wearable monitor built with stretchable electronics could allow comfortable, long-term health monitoring of adults, babies and small children without concern for skin injury or allergic reactions caused by conventional adhesive sensors with conductive gels.
2 May 2019
Air Force partnership advancing wearable sensor technology
Imagine being able to monitor your health quickly, simply, painlessly, and continuously, without complicated equipment or a doctor visit. For athletes or people with health conditions, an immediate physical "status update" would be a great convenience. For the warfighter in the field, it could be the crucial element of a successful mission.
26 Feb 2019
Skin-worn reader for continuous oxygen monitoring
A reader worn on the skin and working in conjunction with an injected hydrogel sensor for real-time oxygen monitoring in tissue.
6 Sep 2018
Structural Health Monitoring for Transportation: Technologies Explored
In nearly every sector the progression away from "dumb" structural materials is evident.
26 Feb 2018
PARC & UCSD: Saliva sensing mouthguard
A group at PARC have developed an oral biosensor within a mouthguard for sensing in saliva. IDTechEx attended a presentation on this work by David Schwartz at 2018FLEX in Monterey, CA.
19 Feb 2018
Cortera Neurotechnologies/UC Berkeley
Cortera Neurotechnologies are developing "minimally" invasive implants for monitoring the brain. IDTechEx attended a presentation by co-founder and CTO Rikky Muller at 2018FLEX in Monterey, CA.