Category: Exclusive videos

YoBox labels: Personal RFID/NFC/QR-code Storage Management

Posted by – January 18, 2015

YoBox labels help organize ones personal storage (now on Kickstarter!). Each YoBox label is uniquely numbered with NFC and QR code. Users take pictures or/and write keywords to describe everything that is stored in each storage box. YoBox labels are color coded to help easily identify each box in the storage room. The idea is to never go through endless boxes to find something in ones personal storage again! This is industrial strength personal storage management on mobile, the YoBox app is compatible with both Android and iOS. Battery free, RFID-enabled YoBox label can be read by NFC reader built into many Android smartphones. For iPhones and other phones not yet equipped with NFC, users can scan the QR code on the YoBox label to retrieve the info.

Read more about it on Kickstarter campaign still going on for 12 more days!

Nvidia shows fastest most accurate ARM Powered speech recognition

Posted by – January 17, 2015

Professor at Carnegie Mellon shows how Nvidia is using the Kepler GPU in Nvidia Tegra K1 to accelerate the offline accelerated voice recognition feature. The use is for faster, smoother speech recognition in the car.

SAES Getters interview at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA

Posted by – January 16, 2015

The SAES Getters Group is the world leader in a wide range of scientific and industrial applications that require high vacuum conditions or ultra-pure gases for nearly 70 years.

The Group's materials and getter solutions have supported technological innovation in sectors including information displays and illumination, complex high-vacuum systems, thermal-vacuum insulation, ultra-pure gas purification systems, and the shape memory alloys' market. In the organic electronics domain, SAES Getters is playing a leading role in key aspects of product performances and lifetime reliability, with efficient electron injection materials and a portfolio of dispensable hybrid getters for encapsulation. Learn more in this interview made at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA show.

For more see http://www.IDTechEx.com

Kent Displays electronic writing with digitizer ready to integrate to new devices

Posted by – January 15, 2015

Dr Al Green, CEO of Kent Displays explains his company’s products and technology at CES. Their booth showcases a number of products including the popular Boogie Boards. Dr Green talks about the next generation of products using cholesteric LCD to ship this year, contrast is improved, the devices are designed for the consumer markets, new models at different sizes and features. The Boogie Board products can write and erase and they can also be made with digitizer technologies to capture the pen strokes to the built-in memory and bean using Bluetooth to any phone/tablet, which can be on the other side of the device. Kent Displays has shipped millions of units each year with volumes increasing rapidly. The display technology is cholesteric LCD, it is made in a roll to roll form and on plastic, its thin, light and sunlight readable. They also preview a new toy called Boogie Board Play and Trace which shows an almost transparent LCD which can be laid over a sheet of paper with pre-printed alphabets or drawings for kids to use as a learning tool. Kent is now shipping their products in retail stores via Costco, Walmart, Amazon and are in 30 countries and their technology is growing fast. Interested hardware makers can inquire about integrating CH-LCD to new innovative devices by contacting Kent Displays at http://kentdisplays.com/

Hitachi Chemical at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA event

Posted by – January 14, 2015

For over 50 years, Hitachi Chemical's focus on R&D has driven technological breakthroughs enabling our customers to manufacture thinner, lighter, and high volume products. As a result, our materials are currently in a vast number of today's highly reliable and durable wearable devices. Learn more in this interview made at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA show.

For more see http://www.IDTechEx.com

IDTechEx interview with Meyer Burger Group at Printed Electronics USA

Posted by – January 14, 2015

PiXDRO is a Roth & Rau B.V. brand. Roth & Rau B.V., a member of Meyer Burger Group, has complete equipment design, assembly and application facilities in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Our core focus is in the design, construction and delivery of industrial inkjet application development systems and the manufacturing of advanced high volume industrial inkjet systems. PiXDRO offers complete printing solutions including pre- and post-processing and automation solutions, thereby providing a complete solution for our customer's requirements. Learn more in this interview made at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA show.

For more see http://www.IDTechEx.com

Newest Konka 4K TVs, they make 8 million TVs per year

Posted by – January 14, 2015

Konka shows their newest 4K TVs, glasses free TVs, they have luxury 4K 55" for $1800, they also sell a much cheaper half-priced 4K TV. 65" Curved 4K for $5000. Curved OLED. All of Konka's 4K TVs now ship with HDMI 2.0, using an Mstar processor inside they run Android Smart TV UI.

E Ink booth tour at CES 2015, E Ink Prism, Electronic Shelf Tags, Digital Signage and New Concepts

Posted by – January 13, 2015

E Ink shows Yotaphone 2 now mass produced Smartphone with curved flexible E Ink always-on back display, 32" 2560x1440 color and black and white E Ink Pearl by GDS for Digital Signage for train stations, bus stops, stores, waterproof and break-proof, E Ink as Electronic Shelf Tags having sold over 30 million units thus far in the past 2 years (100% growth yr/yr) thus potentially selling over 40 million units in 2015 alone if the growth continues at the same rate! Also able to make extremely bright red electronic shelf tags, they also have 4" and 6" Shelf tag displays. Contept E Ink displays hanging on a backpack, Vikaura smart photo frame (now on Kickstarter), clocks, conferencing room system connected to Outlook or Google Calendar and the E Ink Prism moving into Architecture can be laminated on walls, on tables, such as hotel lobbies, transportation centers, public spaces to create different experiences in tile formations, architects and designers can now contact E Ink to design these uses for E Ink in Architecture.

Interview with ISORG at IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA

Posted by – January 13, 2015

ISORG is a company involved in Organic and Printed Electronics that makes devices for large-area photonics and image sensing. The company offers a new generation of high performance opto-electronic sensors with 3D product integration capability recognizing any shapes and form factors. This video was made at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA event in Santa Clara. For more information see www.IDTechEx.com

Ohmatex stretchable electronics. Interview with IDTechEx

Posted by – January 13, 2015

Ohmatex provides elastic or non-stretch textile cables, conductive textiles to mount micro-electronics on, textile-based sensors or connection solutions. Learn more in this interview with IDTechEx, taken at Printed Electronics USA.