Symbolic commissioning of Heliatek’s production line (photo: Heliatek)

Inauguration ceremony of Heliatek’s organic solar film series production

Companies / Markets

Michael Kretschmer, prime minister of Germany’s Free State Saxony, and Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden, officially inaugurated Heliatek’s state-of-the-art mass-production facility for its revolutionary organic solar films, in the presence of representatives from Heliatek’s shareholders, supplier-partners, economy and the press corps. The guests were given a comprehensive tour through the new production line, which ended with a symbolic commissioning of the plant that is now starting its ramp-up procedures.


Jim Nicholas, new CEO at Uniphy (photo: Uniphy Limited)

Uniphy Limited appoints Jim Nicholas as CEO


Uniphy Limited (Swindon, UK), a pioneer in intuitive freeform touch interfaces that are claimed to be beautiful, robust and economic, has appointed Jim Nicholas as CEO and executive director.


Impressions from the last InPrint in Munich (photo: MackBrooks Exhibitions)

InPrint Munich 2019 shows how to benefit from innovative print technology

Exhibitions / Events

From 12 to 14 November 2019, InPrint Munich, the international exhibition of print technology for industrial manufacturing, will present some of the most innovative technologies and approaches for successfully integrating print applications into the production of goods and packaging.


Imprint’s Battery Developer Kit helps designers prototype new high-volume IoT applications (photo: Imprint Energy)

Imprint Energy expands access to safe, flexible batteries for high-volume IoT applications


Imprint Energy (Alameda, California) has expanded the availability of its developer’s kit for its ultrathin, safe, flexible, printed batteries. Imprint’s batteries are particularly well-suited for new types of very high-volume applications such as smart labels, smart tags, medical patches, pill bottle trackers, temperature tracking, medicine-delivery pens and more.


Smartrac’s SKYLINE RAIN RFID inlay (photo: Smartrac)

Smartrac launches SKYLINE – new RAIN RFID inlays for ultra-long read range on metal surfaces


Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a global market leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, announced the launch of its SKYLINE inlays and tags for industrial on-metal applications. With their optimised antenna and sophisticated spacer-based design, the new, compact RAIN RFID (UHF) products offer an outstanding read range of up to 6 metres under real-world conditions.