source: EDN news Robert Cox -November 15, 2017. From fitness trackers and smart watches to virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) headgear, wearable devices now permeate the everyday lives of consumers worldwide. People have come to rely on wearables to monitor their health and well-being, keep them connected to the outside world, and provide endless opportunities […]
source: machine design news A flexible polymer device uses graphene-based transistors to support signals within the terahertz band, paving the way for advanced imaging and diagnostics in healthcare and materials, along with short-range wireless communications in the IoT.
source: RICE, FEE, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, EPCI e-Symposium Abstract: This article deals with ammonia gas sensor based on carbon nanotubes. Active layer is deposited on a flexible substrate by new deposition technique called Aerosol Jet. The deposition technique remove deficiency of today’s common used deposition technique, where it is very difficult to […]
source: AVX news FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 19, 2017) – AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Transportation, Sensing & Control division (hereinafter called TS&C), from the UK company, TT Electronics PLC (LSE:TTG.L).
source: FEEC BUT and EPCI, Czech Republic, 18th July 2017 Energy Storing is one of the current hot topics within the electronic industry for a wide range of today’s and future applications. Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication with Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) in Brno University of Technology (BUT), Czech Republic and Institute […]
source: RICE university news A little fluorine turns an insulating ceramic known as white graphene into a wide-bandgap semiconductor with magnetic properties. Rice University scientists said that could make the unique material suitable for electronics in extreme environments.
source: UWB and EPCI, Czech Republic, 4th July 2017 Wearable electronics and smart textiles is currently rapidly developing area. Integration of electronic components and systems directly on/into textile substrates leads to the development of promising new technologies among which it is possible to include printing of passive electronic components and/or its embroidering directly onto the […]
source: Electronics Weekly news Israeli 3D printing firm Nano Dimension has developed novel copper nanoparticles that are resistant to oxidation, and fuse into conductive lines after sintering at <160°C.
source: Electronics sourcing news The European Parliament recently approved its version of the “conflict minerals rule.” The EU rule will go into effect on January 1, 2021, once it has been approved by the EU Council.
source: Microwave & RF news Medical electronic devices are expanding the capabilities for remote monitoring of a patient’s health and vital signs. As the number of these devices are worn by and/or embedded into a patient, nanonetworks are formed in which inter-device communications—as well as communication to a remote location, such as a hospital or […]