Be it smart watches or fitness trackers – the market for wearables is growing enormously worldwide. Batteries are a strategic component here. VARTA Microbattery, based in Ellwangen, Germany, will showcase its solutions and products at this year’s IOThings from 16 to 17 May in Milan, Italy.
The Japanese Panasonic Corporation is demonstrating a new type of lithium-ion battery at the world leading consumer electronics tradeshow CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The battery is suitable for use in card-type and wearable devices.
Currently, the most interesting and fastest-growing application areas of printed electronics are in the sectors of wearables, automotive and in the Internet of Things. Smart labels, smart watches, intelligent clothing and dashboards are just a few examples of end-use products which printed electronics can be integrated into.