Lumo Run is a portable running coach (photo: lumobodytech.com)

Flex and MAS Holdings partner to drive innovation in wearable technology


Companies / Markets

Flex, a leading sketch-to-scale solutions provider based in Singapore, has teamed up with MAS Holdings, a technology apparel design-to-delivery solutions provider from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to develop revolutionary new wearable technologies that accelerate and integrate the Intelligence of Things into clothing and enable more natural, intuitive interactions between people and technology.

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Grand opening of Touch Taiwan 2015

Touch Taiwan 2016 to showcase trends and technologies for the display market


Exhibitions / Events

The Smart Display and Touch Exhibition (Touch Taiwan 2016) will take place from 24-26 August at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall and showcases the offering of display makers from all over the world. The tradeshow focuses, for example, on latest panels, materials, components and manufacturing equipment.

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Hydrogels developed by MIT (Source: Melanie Gonick/MIT)

MIT researchers develop tough new hydrogel hybrid


Products

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a way to prevent hydrogels from dehydrating, with a technique that could lead to longer-lasting contact lenses, stretchy microfluidic devices, flexible bioelectronics and even artificial skin.

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The InTrace Cannula from SMARTRAC

SMARTRAC introduces ready-to-use animal ID implanting kit


Products

The leading RFID technology provider SMARTRAC Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) has launched InTrace Cannula, an animal ID product solution. The enhanced transponder implanting system can be used for easy and efficient RFID tagging of most animal species including pets, cattle, sheep, horses, fish, birds or reptiles.

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Dr Andrew Cottone, president of Adesis

Universal Display announces strategic acquisition of Adesis


Companies / Markets

The Universal Display Corporation (Ewing (NJ), USA), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED technology and materials, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Adesis, Inc., a privately held contract research organisation with 43 employees based in New Castle (DE), USA. It specialises in organic and organometallic synthetic research, development and commercialisation.  Adesis is a critical technology vendor to companies in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, biomaterials, and catalyst industries, and has worked with Universal Display over the last few years to help advance and accelerate a number of Universal Display’s product offerings.

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