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Powercast Corporation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), a leader in radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range over-the-air wireless power technology, and Liquid X (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), an advanced manufacturer of functional metallic inks with prototype-to-production design and manufacturing capabilities, recently announced a printed electronics venture to enable garment manufacturers to easily integrate wireless power functionality into durable, flexible, high performance and washable e-textiles.

 


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The Evonik specialty chemicals group (Essen, Germany) and Ynvisible Interactive Inc. of Canada have agreed to collaborate in the field of printable electronics.

 


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An ingenious necklace which detects abnormal heart rhythm will be showcased for the first time on EHRA Essentials 4 You, a scientific platform of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

 


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Heatstroke is a life-threatening condition that is becoming increasingly common worldwide because of global warming. In a new study, researchers from Tokai University, Japan, describe their latest development: a low-cost electronic skin-like sensor that can measure the pH (acidity) of the skin, allowing for early heatstroke detection. Because heatstroke is sometimes asymptomatic, this technology can help people beat the heat, and could also save lives worldwide.

 


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C3Nano Inc. (Hayward, California), a leader in next-generation, transparent conductive films, has closed an initial equity investment from lead investor Nitto Denko, as the first step in an anticipated US$15M funding round. Nitto Denko Corp., an Osaka-based diversified materials manufacturer, is a major supplier of films and touch panel display products for the global smartphone, tablet, and display industries. The two companies will collaborate on further development of the supply chain channel for the global flexible display market.