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.
The Internet of Things, connectivity and a growing self-awareness of health and well-being has led to a boom in smart watches and fitness trackers for monitoring daily physical activity and other aspects of health, such as vital signs.
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.
A decade ago, printed electronics was still very much a budding technology destined to a niche market. The emergence and rapid growth of connected devices such as smartphones, tablets and wearables have boosted the internet of things (IoT) and offered new avenues of development to the
Ever wondered how your mobile phone, camera or media player got smaller and lighter, yet packed more functionalities, offered better pictures and sound over the years, and all this at ever more affordable prices? For an answer, look no further than to major advances in printed electro