Forget about voice control or facial recognition, one of the hottest gadgets at this year’s CES was a wearable brain-to-computer interface, which enables people to switch on the television using the power of their brains.
A new Joint Advisory Group (JAG) has been set up to facilitate cooperation between IEC TC 100, IEC TC 124 and IEC SyC AAl. Johannes Koch from the IEC National Committee for Germany, DKE, is the new chair for this group.
From consumer electronics and packaging to the automotive industry, pharmaceuticals, energy and white goods, the latest printed electronics technology enables innovative products, such as touch sensors, flexible displays, solar cells, luminescent films and smart labels.
Flowers, chocolate and cards are among the most common gifts given on Valentine’s Day. For the more munificent, gifts can also include jewellery or dinner at the restaurant. And while these gifts adhere to a certain tradition, could they not be updated by near-replicate technologies?
In honour of the Chinese New Year celebrating the Year of the Pig, it is worth remembering some of the most famous pigs in movies and literature. The list includes Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web, Babe, the sheepdog pig from the eponymous movie and Piglet from Winne-the-Pooh. In the Chine
The largest consumer electronics show has opened in Las Vegas. Until 11 January, CES 2019 will showcase the latest technology developments from over 4500 companies. More than 20,000 products are expected to be launched.
The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) will hold its Printing for Fabrication event in Dresden on Sept 23-27. It will explore the potential of digital printing technologies, including applications and materials which go beyond traditional printing.
In celebration of the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog, let’s consider the growing importance of domesticated animals in our lives. In many part of the world, we treat our pets like extended members of our family and provide them with a high level of care.