13 Apr 2020
Routes to 3D Electronics: Assessment of Technologies and Applications
Metallization of 3D surfaces is a growing field with diverse applications. In this article, we briefly discuss some techniques and applications thereof. More specifically, we discuss and critically benchmark laser direct structuring, aerosol, 3D printed electronics, two-shot molding and In-Mold Electronics.
8 Apr 2020
TactoTek Co-creates Future Driving Experience with Launch of Origo
The Origo Steering Wheel concept is designed to improve safety by reducing driver distraction with intuitive controls adapted from mobile device user experiences.
26 Mar 2020
TactoTek and Lightworks Partner for Lighting Innovation for Vehicles
TactoTek and Lightworks GmbH announced their collaboration on in-mold lighting solutions. Together the companies will accelerate the development and use of in-mold lighting for styling and function for vehicle interiors and exteriors.
26 Feb 2020
In-Mold Electronics: Starting Simple to Reach One Billion Dollars
In-Mold Electronics (IME) will one day become a well-established process with a well-developed ecosystem and a mature, easy-to-use design-to-product workflow. This process will become the basis of many novel structural electronic designs and products.
6 Feb 2020
TactoTek Closes €23 Million Series C Funding
Today, TactoTek, the Finland-based company that develops, industrializes and licenses in-mold structural electronics technology for smart surface solutions, announced that it has closed €23 million in Series C equity financing.
23 Jan 2020
Fischer Automotive and TactoTek Partner on Smart Surface Design
TactoTek and fischer automotive announced that they have collaborated on a smart surface technology demonstrator to show examples of design innovation that fulfill market demands for integrating styling, electronic functions and manufacturability of smart surfaces at commercial scale.
14 Nov 2019
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious Innovation Award
PassiveBolt Wins Prestigious CES 2020 Innovation Award for Smart Home Keyless Entry System that Integrates a Smart Surface with TactoTek IMSE Technology.
7 Nov 2019
In-Mold Electronics Market will Take-off in 2020 - Here's Why
In-mold electronics (IME) - or in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) - is about to enter a period of rapid revenue growth, with IDTechEx forecasting the overall market to exceed $1bn within a decade.
18 Sep 2019
At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, California on November 20-21 has it all. There will be over 270 exhibitors engaging with 3,500 attendees; seven parallel conferences and even masterclasses on November 19 and 22, with matchmaking services and awards. Land the big order or at least come away "married" and famous!
12 Sep 2019
LS Automotive Technologies Licenses TactoTek® IMSETM Technology
LS Automotive Technologies has licensed design and manufacturing rights for TactoTek injection molded structural electronics technology.
14 Jun 2019
Expect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens. Elon Musk has made interesting statements about electric aircraft over the years. His Tesla will survive and prosper: if Tesla investors stop investing the Chinese will snap it up. Either way, somewhere down its list of priorities will be reinventing pure electric aircraft, so what does Tesla bring to the table?
31 May 2019
Injection molded structural electronics
TactoTek transforms how electronics are designed and produced with injection molded structural electronics.