The NUS engineering team holding up their wearable liquid-based micro-fluidic tactile sensors


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A team from NUS Singapore led by Professor Lim Chwee Teck, department of biomedical engineering, has developed a wearable liquid-based microfluidic tactile sensor. A world’s first, it is extremely suitable for helping robots feel – for example by adding touch to robotic fingers.

 
Peter Kallai, president and CEO of the CPEIA


Companies / Markets

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) is advancing the development and adoption of new products and applications enabled with printable, organic and flexible electronics for the intelligent building industry with IntelliBUILD.

 
Flexible display in the A-pillar for enhanced view of the side and rear of the vehicle (FlexEnable)


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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.

 
The new DuPont PE827 and PE828 low-temperature inks cure at as low as 60°C, opening up the possibility for printed electronics designers to use less expensive plastic films


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American-based DuPont Microcircuit Materials is launching electronic inks that cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility of printing electronics onto an entirely new group of plastic films.

 
Renowned speakers from the industry will be present at Plastic Electronics Conference 2015 in Dresden


Exhibitions / Events

As part of the Plastic Electronics Conference, which will take place from 6-8 October 2015 in Dresden, Germany, senior scientist Andreas Willert of Fraunhofer ENAS in Chemnitz, Germany, will give an overview on tailoring printed primary batteries for various kinds of applications.