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ColorLoop – transparent, bendable OLED light (photo: EMDE)

Flexible electronics for cars, wearables, smart homes and more – OE-A presents the future at LOPEC 2019

Participants of the “OE-A Competition 2019” show the many possibilities of organic and printed electronics with creative new ideas, prototypes, and fresh designs. The competition taking place for the ninth year in a row is organised by OE-A for its members from all sectors of organic and printed electronics. Numerous international companies, research institutes and universities participate in this annual competition to present their products, prototypes and concepts. Prizes will be awarded for the best submission in each of the four categories – “Products & New Prototypes”, “Freestyle Demonstrator” and “Publicly Funded Project Demonstrator” – at LOPEC 2019 in Munich, Germany.

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Although non-invasive sensing platforms are already prevalent in the marketplace to monitor and log health and lifestyle data, existing wearable models carry drawbacks, with their connection to the body via straps and similar fastenings failing to maintai

CPI supporting BodySense Project to develop smart devices

The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is part of a collaboration aiming to improve the performance of smart devices used to capture real-time health and lifestyle data. Working with a number of partners on the BodySense project, CPI is supporting the development of next generation multi-functional sensing devices.

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My Skin Track UV from La Roche-Posay (photo: L’Oréal)

L’Oréal and La Roche-Posay launch “My Skin Track UV“ wearable skin and sun safety sensor

L'Oréal (Clichy, France) recently announced that La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV—the first battery-free wearable electronic to measure UV exposure—is now available through Apple. This marks the first time My Skin Track UV, which was developed by L'Oréal’s Technology Incubator and unveiled at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, will be available to consumers in the US. With a precise sensor that measures individual UV levels and a companion app that tracks exposure to pollution, pollen, and humidity, the launch of My Skin Track UV allows users to make more informed choices when it comes to their skin.

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