The stand-alone printed electronics sensor system
The stand-alone printed electronics sensor system

Thinfilm builds first stand-alone printed electronics sensor system


Products

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) recently announced that it has successfully built its first fully functional, stand-alone Smart Sensor Label. The temperature-tracking system, designed for monitoring of perishable goods, is said to demonstrate a complete closed system made from printed and organic electronics.

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  The Nanocleen system
The Nanocleen system

In-vacuum film cleaning system


Products

Teknek, a UK based company specialised in contact cleaning systems , recently announced that it has introduced the world’s first contact cleaning technology for thin films that can be used in high vacuum. The Nanocleen vacuum system is said to be ideal for use in roll-to-roll production of printed electronics, and offer excellent removal of nano-scale particles that could otherwise affect product yields. It was developed as part of Clean4Yield, an EU-funded project coordinated by Holst Centre.

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  PaperTab displays in use
PaperTab displays in use

PaperTab a runner-up for T3 Innovation of the Year


Exhibitions / Events

Plastic Logic’s PaperTab has earned a runner-up position in the Innovation of the Year category in the prestigious T3 Gadget Awards, which are presented by T3 magazine.

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  A printer Ceradrop presented at the LOPEC exhibition
A printer Ceradrop presented at the LOPEC exhibition

Ceradrop announces its integration into the MGI Group


Companies / Markets

Ceradrop, a manufacturer of inkjet printers tailored for the production of printed electronics based in France, just announced its integration into the MGI Group. Through this move the company hopes to benefit from MGI’s ecosystem to consolidate its technology, enjoy a worldwide presence and industrialise its products in the printed electronics market. 

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  This wafer contains tiny computers using carbon nanotubes, a material that could lead to smaller, more energy-efficient processors
This wafer contains tiny computers using carbon nanotubes, a material that could lead to smaller, more energy-efficient processors

Researchers build first computer using carbon nanotubes


Products

A team of engineers at Stanford University, CA, USA, has successfully built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes (CNT) instead of silicon.

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