After three show days, the LOPEC, the leading European trade show for printed electronics, has ended with a significant visitor growth. More than 2300 visitors from 42 countries came to Munich’s congress centre ICM from 3 to 5 March. This means an increase by 10%.
The OE-A, the Organic Electronics Association, has recently unveiled its programme for the upcoming LOPEC trade fair (4-5 March in Munich). In its fifth year, the OE-A Demonstrator Competition will show what organic and printed electronics can make possible. Prizes will be awarded in five categories.
During a working group meeting in Tokio, Japan, the Organic Electronics Association (OE-A) has continued its dialogue with JAPERA, the Japan Advanced Printed Electronics Technology Research Association. More than 70 OE-A working group members from all over the world have seized the occasion for an intensive exchange on current trends in organic and printed electronics technologies.
Thousands of electronic elements printed onto film or paper in a few hours: The Demo Line at the printed electronics trade show LOPEC 2015 in Munich, Germany, will showcase the production of electroluminescent film.
The American consumer electronics giant Apple has been granted a patent for foldable and flexible mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. The new technology is reported to protect the devices from damages caused by dropping and offers new input options. For example, certain video games could be controlled by bending or folding the device, claim the developers. In more general terms, bending could be used to switch the hardware on or off.