Free Form Smart Surfaces For Automotive: 3D Touch Sensing And Heating By Carbon Nanomaterials (Sensors Europe 2019)

Dr Erkki Soininen, Chief Operating Officer
Canatu Ltd
Finland
 

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Presentation Summary

Carbon NanoBud material and its use in free-form Film Insert Molded 3D touch sensing applications will be reviewed. A new CNB application is introduced for camera, Lidar, and LED lamp heaters for automotive: free-form transparent surface heaters.

Speaker Biography (Erkki Soininen)

Erkki is Chief Operating Officer at Canatu since 2017. He has over 25 years of experience in international electronics business. He served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Canatu in 2011-2017. Before joining Canatu, he held various sales, business development, and technology management positions in Elcoteq, a global electronics manufacturing company where he created close relationships to mobile phone companies such as Nokia and Sharp. Prior to that, he worked for a display manufacturing company Planar Systems in R&D and business development. Erkki has a long track record in the development of optical thin films and nanotechnology. He enjoys turning technical innovations to sustainable business and he is passionate about improving user experience in display applications. Erkki holds a Dr. Technology (PhD) degree from the Helsinki University of Technology (currently Aalto University) in Finland.

Company Profile (Canatu)

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Canatu's solutions bring the design freedom and user experience to the next level for 3D shaped touch devices and enable autonomous driving in any weather. Canatu develops and manufactures innovative 3D formable and stretchable films and sensors for touch and heater solutions. These transparent and conductive films can be integrated into plastic, glass, textile or leather enabling 3D touch displays, smart switches and other intuitive user interfaces as well as 3D shaped heater solutions.
Canatu supplies these unique CNB™ films and touch sensors to touch module vendors and OEM's in several industries, for example automotive and consumer electronics. Canatu is headquartered in Finland, with sales locations in Europe, US, China and Taiwan, Japan and Korea.
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