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In-mould electronics enable innovative functional surfaces

March 28, EETimes Europe: Dutch-Belgian R&D powerhouse Holst Centre has presented a functional demonstrator for intuitive human-machine interfaces, based on the in-mold electronics (IME) technology developed there. The demonstrator, a centre console for vehicles,...

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3D-printed sensor-integrated skin for robots

March 24, Electronics360: Skin for robots that is flexible but coated with sensors is something that could revolutionize a number of industries, but the costs would be extreme. Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory may have...

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Three hot trends in printed and flexible electronics

March 8, Printed Electronics World: Printed electronics has been in development for decades. After the initial enthusiasm, broad exploration and learnings from its failures, the industry enters 2017 with a strong focus on several key themes. These feature at...

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Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Feb. 24, Printed Electronics World: A University of Toronto Engineering innovation could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. Dr. Hairen Tan and his team have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a...

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Conductive thermoplastics for 3D printing

Feb. 9, Advanced Manufacturing: As inventive and imaginative as 3D printer technology is, so are the materials that R&D labs have come up with to build parts, including conductive thermoplastics. Making materials to use in 3D printers can also be lucrative. The...

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High-quality graphene made with soybeans

Feb. 2, Printed Electronic World: Graphene is a carbon material that is one atom thick. Its thin composition and high conductivity means it is used in applications ranging from miniaturized electronics to biomedical devices. Until now, the high cost of graphene...

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NXP identifies top three global trends in electronic passports

Jan. 25, Printed Electronics Now: NXP Semiconductors N.V. identifies three distinct trends in electronic passports (ePassports or biometric passports): increasing functionality, stronger security and the emergence of “virtual mobile identity.” Out of 900 million...

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CCL Industries appoints John Dargan president for Checkpoint

Jan. 16, Printed Electronics Now: CCL Industries Inc. appointed a new president for its Checkpoint business effective January 2017. John Dargan joins CCL from Jabil Circuit Inc., a large, publicly quoted electronics manufacturer headquartered in Florida, where he...

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