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Smartrac and Axzon are investing in intelligent sensors for the Industrial Internet of Things (photo: Lorenzo Cafaro,

Smartrac and Axzon enter partnership to deliver innovative, intelligent sensor solutions for the industrial IoT

Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Axzon Inc. (Austin, Texas), a specialist in end-to-end wireless sensing solutions.


Imec’s health patch (photo: imec)

Imec and TNO launch disposable health patch with long battery life

This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019), taking place in Las Vegas, imec and TNO are presenting the latest version of their health patch. Developed in the framework of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, the new health patch offers unprecedented comfort and a long battery life, previously unseen in this type of device. It can also be manufactured at a fraction of the cost of previous generations, making it a user-friendly, disposable solution for ambulant patient monitoring.


LOPEC exhibitors, such as InnovationLab, show how versatile and revolutionary printed electronics can be in medical applications (photo: InnovationLab)

LOPEC 2019: A revolution in diagnostics thanks to printed electronics

From ultra-thin sensors that monitor body functions to lab-on-a-chip for quick tests at the patient’s bedside: Printed electronic components expand the possibilities of medical diagnostics. LOPEC, the leading international exhibition and conference for the printed electronics industry in Munich, will provide information about new developments in that area from 19 to 21 March 2019.


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