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?
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.
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
The Internet of agriculture is blooming as technology helps farming morph into a very precise science. Agribots, drones and smart machinery is tending to crops, while animals and fields are able to communicate directly with farmers, thanks to sensors and connected devices and systems.