The semiconductor industry association SEMI and its printed electronics strategic partner FlexTech have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association CPEIA. The partners want to support each other’s programmes and drive the continued development and adoption of printable, flexible hybrid, and wearable electronics.
Be it smart watches or fitness trackers – the market for wearables is growing enormously worldwide. Batteries are a strategic component here. VARTA Microbattery, based in Ellwangen, Germany, will showcase its solutions and products at this year’s IOThings from 16 to 17 May in Milan, Italy.
The Japanese Panasonic Corporation is demonstrating a new type of lithium-ion battery at the world leading consumer electronics tradeshow CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The battery is suitable for use in card-type and wearable devices.