The tradeshow LOPEC will take place at the trade fair centre in Munich, Germany, from 28-30 March 2017, providing information on the latest products, technologies and trends in printed electronics. This year, the automotive industry will be one of the focal points of the international exhibition and conference. Whether in the form of curved displays in the dashboard or OLEDs in vehicle lighting, printed electronic components are opening up a wealth of new design options and are increasing driving comfort levels.
Nissha Printing Co., Ltd, a leading Japanese manufacturer of in-mould decoration (IMD) parts for automotive and home appliance OEMs, announced that they are partnering with TactoTek from Finland, a leading producer of 3D injection moulded structural electronics (IMSE), to collaboratively design and mass produce automotive and home appliance control panels.
FlexEnable, a leading innovator in the fields of flexible sensors, smart systems and video-rate displays with headquarters in Cambridge, UK, has recently unveiled the first conformed LCD in an integrated automotive application at the automobile trade show IAA 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. The demonstration shows how LCD, the world’s most established and proven display technology, can be applied to glass-free, ergonomically shaped displays in cars without incurring the cost and stability issues of flexible OLED.