By winning one of TIME Magazine’s Best Inventions 2018 Awards in the Gears and Gadgets category, BeBop Sensors fabric sensors have put printed/flexible stretchable (P/F/S) and functional fabric (FF) sensors on many people’s radar. Over four million of their sensors are in daily use in products such as gloves, helmets and more. Of course, this […]
Brewer Science, Inc. (BSI) today announced the expansion of its printed electronics program to incorporate service capabilities. These new services are categorized into three major core competencies: printing, electronics, and software The new offerings will enable customers to take full advantage of BSI’s core competencies and expertise in printed electronics sensor systems for a variety […]
At Sensors Expo 2018, Jaye Tyler, President and CEO of Si-Cal Technologies, an industrial screen-printing operation for advanced printed electronics, discussed how his company approaches electronic printing projects. The company prints in sheets and roll to roll screen printing processes. In sheets, they perform low volume printing very cost-effectively. In the sheet process, they can […]
At CES 2017, Dr. Nanshu Lu, co-founder of Rotex, shows how an electronic tattoo can measure different biometrics. Mounted on the chest, the tattoo can provide a continuous electrocardiogram (EKG). Mounted on a muscle, the flexible membrane can measure muscle activity and gestures.
Based on its patented sensor paste technology printed onto a printed circuit board (PCB), Hoffmann + Krippner’s P-DMS polymer strain gage can address a variety of applications. Potential applications include inventory control for grocery store shelves and vending machines, inside shoes to measure pressure distribution as someone stands or walks, hazardous area applications where a […]
In this Frank Talk about Sensors, Randy Frank talks to Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates about “Printed/Flexible/ Stretchable (P/F/S) Sensors.”
Molex, LLC expanded its printed electronics portfolio with the recent acquisition of Minnesota-based Soligie, Inc. Custom Soligie solutionsprovide a robust and economical alternative to a rigid printed circuit board (PCB) or copper flex circuits in sensor applications for medical, industrial, consumer, defense, and other industries. “Smart sensor products demand smart manufacturing methods. As electronic packaging […]
Thinfilm, headquartered in Norway, working technology from PST Sensors has demonstrate the first printed temperature sensing system and is working towards commercialization. The company plans on delivering near-field communication (NFC)-readable sensor labels in 2014: Sensing, memory, and RF communication, all in a single label for under $1. IDTechEx has identified several other companies, universities, and […]