The HeliaFilm façade at ENGIE (photo: Heliatek)

New Heliatek solar energy facade on ENGIE’s research centre


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Solar films manufactured by the German company Heliatek (Dresden) have been installed on ENGIE Laborelec’s building in Linkebeek, Belgium. The HeliaFilm organic films have been incorporated into the façade and windows and will enable the testing of new solar technology systems.

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Checkpoint’s 2928 EP Clear Micro Tamper Tag (photo: Checkpoint Systems)

Checkpoint Systems debuts MicroFlex: Unique RF label protection for eyewear and hard-to-tag retail merchandise


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Checkpoint Systems (Thorofare, New Jersey), a leading global supplier of electronic article surveillance (EAS) and RFID solutions for the retail industry, announced its new MicroFlex solution – a unique RF label that is designed to help retailers reduce external shrink on traditionally hard-to-protect merchandise.

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UniPixel collaborates with GIS in the field of flexible displays (photo: UniPixel)

UniPixel and GIS publish agreement for joint development of touch sensors for flexible displays


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UniPixel, a provider of advanced technology solutions to the touchscreen and flexible electronics market headquartered in Santa Clara, California, has signed an agreement for joint development of its touch sensor technology, specifically for flexible display applications, with General Interface Solution (GIS), a Taiwan-based subsidiary of Foxconn. GIS is a billion-dollar provider of integrated touch display solutions in the mobile phone, notebook PC, 2-in-1 laptop and tablet markets to global customers including major PC and smartphone brands.

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NFC OpenSense tags from Thinfilm have found several mass market applications in the last few years (photo: Thinfilm)

Thinfilm’s new high-volume manufacturing facility in Silicon Valley now operational


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Thin Film Electronics from Norway, a global leader in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing and smart product solutions, announced that the fab at its new Junction Avenue facility is now operational and that the first product lots have shipped. The milestone coincides with Thinfilm’s grand opening event at the former Qualcomm-owned site, attended by more than 200 guests including the Mayor of San Jose, California, Sam Liccardo.

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Universal Display and JDI have intensified their collaboration (photo: Universal Display Corporation)

Universal Display Corporation announces extended OLED evaluation agreement


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The Universal Display Corporation (Ewing, New Jersey), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED technology and materials, announced that it has entered into an extended and updated evaluation agreement with Japan Display Inc., a leading global small and medium-sized panel manufacturer.

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