Schreiner MediPharm's NFC-label is applied to the YpsoMate autoinjector and serves as communication interface to the SmartPilot (photo: Schreiner Group)

Schreiner MediPharm’s NFC label for Ypsomed’s SmartPilot supports smart self-medication


Products

Schreiner MediPharm (Oberschleißheim, Germany) in cooperation with Swiss-based Ypsomed developed an NFC-Label that is applied to the YpsoMate autoinjector and transmits stored information about the medication to its electronic add-on – the novel SmartPilot. Thus, the data recorded about the use of the autoinjector logged by the SmartPilot are ideally complemented. The resulting connected device enhances the safety of patients and assists them in the self-administration of medicines in order to better comply with prescribed therapies.

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An IMSE solution from TactoTek (photo: TactoTek)

TactoTek, Geely Design and CEVT initiate automotive interiors project in printed, in-mould electronics


Companies / Markets

Geely Design, CEVT, and TactoTek have jointly initiated projects to develop smart surfaces for multiple automotive brands owned by CEVT’s parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The current interiors project is the first of several anticipated by the framework agreement between the companies.

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Meyer Burger divests its wafering business to Precision Surfacing Solutions


Companies / Markets

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (Thun, Switzerland) recently announced that it will sell its photovoltaic and specialised materials (e.g. semiconductor and sapphire glass industries) wafering equipment and service business to Precision Surfacing Solutions (PSS) (formerly Lapmaster Wolters Ltd), a global supplier of equipment and services for surface enhancement technology. As part of the transaction, significant parts of Meyer Burger’s current production facilities in Thun as well as around 100 employees involved in the wafering technology portfolio in Thun and the relevant service locations worldwide will also be transferred to PSS.

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Revathi Advaithi, new CEO at Flex (photo: Flex)

Flex appoints new CEO


Appointments

Flex (San José, California), a sketch-to-scale solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products globally, announced that Revathi Advaithi, 51, has been named CEO and appointed to the board of directors at Flex.

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Smartrac and Sasken are forming a new alliance in IoT technology (photo: Lorenzo Cafaro, pexels.com)

Smartrac and Sasken announce IoT solutions alliance


Companies / Markets

Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a global market leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, and Sasken Technologies Ltd. (formerly Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd.; Bengaluru, India), a leading product engineering and digital transformation services provider, announced a strategic technology partnership for IoT solutions.

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