Carolyn Ellinger, General Manager, Printed Electronics, shares Kodak highlights, showing a number of product offerings into the printed electronics industry at this year’s IDTechEx Printed Electronics show – including ESTAR PET films, HCF films, high-resolution highly conductive custom-patterned films, and their new EKTAFLEX Functional Printing Solution for high-resolution flexography.
TF Massif https://tfmassif.com/ is the world leader in extra-large flexible electronics, and is currently focusing on developing innovative solutions such as the world’s first illuminated and smart electronic banner product which is now commercialized through it’s marketing arm https://captivainnovations.com/ Other applications being investigated include: autonomous vehicles, heating elements, large array antennas, as well as other electronics that require large area flexible backplanes as well as sensor, LEDs and/or IOT platform integrations Using their own proprietary materials and process, TF Massif builds the largest cost effective printed electronic flexible assemblies in the world. To date, no one does it bigger or more cost-efficiently than TF Massif. Large Area Thin Film Circuits & Assemblies, currently has capabilities to produce flexible circuits 50in x 144in and 60in circuits early next year. Using proprietary Large Area Control Deposition (LACD) they can produce the most cost effective large area flexible circuits in the world. Target markets are anything Big.
PragmatIC is a world leader in ultra-low-cost flexible electronics, enabling the potential for trillions of smart objects that can engage with consumers and their environments. Our unique technology platform delivers flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) that are thinner than a human hair and can be easily embedded into everyday objects. PragmatIC’s solutions provide the opportunity to add new functionality, as well as extending proven applications such as RFID and NFC into mass market use cases previously prohibited by the cost of traditional silicon ICs. Our novel, differentiated products are being adopted by a growing base of global companies across diverse markets, including consumer goods, games, retail, pharmaceutical and security sectors. PragmatIC’s first product family, the ConnectIC series of RFID FlexICs was launched in February 2019 within 2 months received orders for over 20 million units from customers in Europe, North America and Asia, endorsing it as the ideal solution for introducing connectivity into mass market applications. PragmatIC is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with our first billion-unit production facility in Sedgefield. Shareholders include Cambridge Innovation Capital, Avery Dennison and Arm.
Copprint https://copprint.com/ claims that the future of printed electronics is copper. Copprint is the leader in conductive Nano copper inks for additive copper printing. We are ushering in a new era of printed electronics, empowering ubiquitous conductivity. Their rapid self-sintering, oxidation free Nano Copper Inks enable very-low cost, high conductivity, environmentally friendly printed electronics embedded everywhere.
Copprint breakthrough Nano Copper inks outperform silver inks and etched Copper or Aluminum, bringing the advantages of additive manufacturing to printed electronics Copprint’s product portfolio offers full substrate freedom for really simple printed electronic fabrication on paper, PET, PI, HJT PV.
Conductive Copper inks are finally available. Just print and sinter for 2 sec to achieve up to 50% bulk conductivity. The new inks allow low-temperature sintering under air and do not require any special equipment like photonic or laser sintering. Made out of Copper nanoparticles – it is much cheaper than silver inks and environmentally friendly and compatible with standard printing equipment.
Speaker Biography (Ofer Shochet)
Dr. Ofer Shochet is an entrepreneur and a technology visionary, specializing in the development and successful implementation of future technologies in various companies at various fields of technologies.
Ofer is the founder of Copprint and serves as a Board member at Velo 3D Inc.
Ofer served between 2009 and 2014 as EVP Products, at Stratasys (nasdaq:SSYS), the world leader in 3D printing. In his position Ofer led the company’s Products division including Systems R&D, material development and R&D product management.
Prior to Stratasys, Ofer had been the founder in parallel of several companies in multiple high-tech fields. One of which, Navajo Systems, a pioneer in SaaS security, was acquired by Salesforce.com. This followed six years at Verint Systems, where he served as SVP and built the Corporate Technology Group, focusing on future technologies development in the area of speech, text and video analytics, and delivering solutions to the corporate, retail and government markets. Prior to that Ofer had been founder and EVP of Vigil Technologies which specialized in automatic business intelligence gathering and analysis from internet sources. Ofer also served as VP R&D at Silicon Graphics Biomedical, where he focused on 3D medical imaging, Computer Graphics and High-Performance Computing.
Ofer served five years at the Israeli intelligence corps and was awarded with the prestigious Presidential Israel Security award. Ofer holds a PhD and MSc (Magna cum Laude) in Physics from Tel Aviv University.
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Nano OPS, Inc. http://nano-ops.net/ presents a disruptive technology for printing nano and microelectronics that will forever change the electronics and sensors landscape. Nano OPS, Inc. manufactures and markets two product lines:
Fully automated printer systems for printing micro and nanoscale devices with integrated alignment and registration; annealing and inspection.
Printed wireless sensor system technology that could be chemical or bio; in addition to temperature, humidity, and other environmental sensors their technology enables printing of micro and nanoscale electronics and sensors (down to 20nm). Prints electronics with a cost saving of 10 to 100 times Prints on any rigid or flexible flat surface.
Prints at ambient temperature and pressure.
Prints using any conductive, semiconducting or insulating materials.
Their fully automated printing systems include integrated registration and alignment; annealing and inspection New printed wireless sensor system technology.
Patented new printed chemical and biosensor technology.
Molex develops printed electronic solutions that solve complex technical and business challenges for the world’s innovators by anticipating and delivering what our customers need most. From a globally integrated approach to seamless collaboration, we bring expertise and innovation together to help bring your product vision to reality. With manufacturing and design facilities around the world, our operations work closely with yours to deliver results that leverage our heritage of innovation in interconnect technology, and bring unparalleled expertise to the complex electronic solutions of tomorrow.
Smooth & Sharp Corporation http://www.sns.com.tw/en/index.php/ Eco friendly, sustainable Direct on Paper RFID Tag and FHE products, Why paper, because the conventional RFID tag contains plastic foil,
Why printed antenna, because traditional RFID antenna is made with Wet Chemical Etching process, which is very polluted.
Simplified structure in RFID tag, one adhesive layer and one process less. Also Print on Demand process, saved material and process cost versus traditional chemical etching process and more.
DuPont showcases a wide portfolio of materials for Printed Electronics at the IDTechEx show in Santa Clara. Highlights are its Intexar smart clothing technology including new healthpatch prototypes for wireless patient monitoring, the latest generation in-mold electronics material set and Kapton conductive and dielectric inks for high temperature performance.
HySPRINT at IDTechEx Show! Printed Electronics Europe 2019 moving towards broader market. Helmholtz Innovation Lab HySPRINT presented its newest R&D in the field of printing technologies at “IDTechEx Show! Printed Electronics Europe Conference” in Berlin.
“IDTechEx Show! Printed Electronics Europe” is one of the biggest events on printing and hybrid electronics with more than 2500 visitors from all over world. The key goals of this yearly event is to identify and forward the novel technologies, and enable an easy matchmaking between the players in the field.
HySPRINT was one of the very few research institutions to present at the conference. Dr. Paul Harten from HySPRINT spoke about our latest activities in the development of perovskite and silicon-based structures deposited on glass substrates to a large audience of professionals.
The event was combined with an expo that gathered more than 200 exhibitors working on topics of structural electronics, displays, electric vehicles, ink-jet printing. Visitors could communicate with experts from HySPRINT and our industrial partner “Inuru” manufacturing OLEDs. The booth gained a lot of attention from industrial companies and further meetings are already planned to discuss the cooperation opportunities. The interest was moslty focused on our perovskite-based devices, solar cells and dielectric layers. Dr. Rahim Munir working on scalable perovskite solar cells at HySPRINT says: “Guests of the booth, especially from industry, were impressed by our lab facilities. We have agreed on several lab visits and possible tests of their products.” Scaling, ink-jet printing technology and development of non-toxic metal and semiconducting inks gained a special interest in the frame of the recently founded joint lab with Humboldt Universität – “Generative Production Processes for Hybrid Components Lab” – “GenFab”.
Exhibiting at conferences and trade fairs, we get a great opportunity to meet and directly communicate with potential industrial partners in one place. HySPRINT is eager to develop the innovative ideas and provide the R&D solutions together with our new partners. In order to enable innovations we offer our partners an excellent lab infrastructure equipped with high-end process technologies, access to all relevant characterization techniques and a highly competent and motivated team of scientists and technicians and more.
At SID Display Week 2019, BOE shows their latest 12.3″ Rollable Phone, 7.7″ Foldable Phone, many other flexible displays, UHD displays, micro-displays, other world-leading technologies and innovative applications such as their Smart driving experience brought by flexible display for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) comprising a smart driver cabin and a spliced display screen of three units in three rows with only 0.99 mm bezels allowing visitors to experience a brand-new in-car display solution of the future. In addition to flexible display applications, BOE also displays the world-leading UHD display solution called the BD CELL UHD display which features an ultra-high static contrast ratio of up to 1,000,000:1, a bit depth of 12 bit, and a black field brightness of less than 0.003 nits, BOE also presents a host of 8K products, including 75″ 8K 120Hz display, a 3.5″ 8K VR display, and 0.39″ 8K spliced VR display. Under the “8425 Strategy” (promote 8K, popularize 4K, replace 2K and make good use of 5G), BOE is now speeding up the application of 8K in many fields. Other leading-edge technologies and solutions that BOE shows at this show include the first ever HDR notebook featuring mini-LED, the 15.6″ oxide display with an ultra-high refresh rate of 240Hz, the 55″ inkjet-printed 4K OLED display, the 0.39″ micro-OLED AR display that enjoys the world’s largest pixel density of 5,644 PPI.
In the smart Automotive cabin, the information required for smart travel becomes part of the actual scene with the help of AR technology, the head-up display (HUD) can project useful information such as speed per hour and navigation onto the front windshield for the driver’s reference. In addition, BOE replaces the conventional in-car LCD with flexible display. The 12.3″ three-unit flexible display is backed by the OLED pixel compensation circuit technology developed by BOE, which can effectively improve the brightness uniformity of mid-sized OLED displays and provide better audiovisual experience for car users, BOE applies flexible AMOLED displays to transparent A-pillars, rearview mirrors to solve the problem of driver’s blind spots in automotive design. The flexible display can perfectly match the shape of the A-pillar and show data with delay shorter than one millisecond. With the help of camera, the images blocked by the A-pillar can be shown on the flexible display, thus eliminating blind spots in the field of view. By applying flexible display, the rearview mirror can also be customized according to the interior shape of the car. BOE’s smart cabin is equipped with a 6.39″ flexible display as a built-in rearview mirror, which makes it safer to drive the car even on rainy and snowy days, BOE also exhibited some innovative applications of in-car display, such as center console solution that supports gesture-based interaction and V-shaped mini-LED for cars. BOE’s high-end in-car display panels have been supplied to automakers in the United States, Germany, the UK, Japan and South Korea.
A*ccelerate and SIMTech are part of A*STAR- Singapore’s lead public sector agency that spearheads economic oriented research to advance scientific discovery and develop innovation technology for the industry. SIMTech develops high-precision roll-to-roll manufacturing technology platforms for large area functional films and printed electronics as building blocks and scale-up for next generation of smart wearable application. A*ccelerate partners with collaborators to bridge gap and fast track commercialization.
Together with our industry partners- Singapore Asahi Chemical & Solder, KPP Packaging and KaHa, we bring multi-disciplinary capabilities in materials, Roll to Roll manufacturing of flexible hybrid module and data analytics to streamline development of innovative products from lab to market.
Learn more about A*Star: http://www.a-star.edu.sg/simtech
The RAIN RFID Alliance is hosted by AIM, Inc. a nonprofit organization. RAIN promotes awareness, education, and initiatives to accelerate the adoption in business and consumer applications worldwide of passive UHF RFID standards developed by GS1 (EPC Gen2) and incorporated by ISO/IEC (18000-63). Information on RAIN is available on the RAIN website http://www.rainrfid.org/ or by email at info@RAINRFID.org
DP Patterning AB was founded in 2013 and is a spin-off from the Swedish Research Institute, RISE. Driven by science, innovation and research, they develop products that turn the manufacturing of electronic circuits upside down – and let you go from idea to production in hours.
DP Pattering delivers complete machine solutions for Flexible-PCB production, fully compatible with SMT production. Their clean, environmentally friendly production method lets you manufacture FPCBs with no hazardous chemicals. Cut costs and shorten the supply chain, while maintaining intellectual property rights and quality control.
Originally developed for printed electronics applications, their technology was first launched for the RFID and automotive markets.
As the result of a heritage that includes 3M and Kodak, Carestream applies more than 100 years of coating leadership to deliver innovation in roll-to-roll coating. Our simultaneous, multilayer coating process enables the addition of discrete layers on flexible substrates for a wide range of advanced materials applications. We are seeking growth-oriented partnerships, which combine partner product IP and market channels with Carestream’s development and manufacturing expertise, including high-speed roll-to-roll processes, fluid design and preparation, quality systems and worldwide presence. Carestream is currently focusing on energy storage applications but is interested in applying its technology in a variety of growth markets.
A polymer aerogel combines the benefits of an aerogel with the conveniences of a plastic (i.e., polymer). As a 100% polyimide material, AeroZero® provides remarkable compression resistance and tensile strength. AeroZero® offers the flexibility, strength, and safety needed to fit versatile manufacturing processes and uses.
Learn more about Blueshift Materials: www.blueshiftmaterials.com
New enabling alignment technology ready for the market. Potential applications in Medical Technology, Display Technology and Thermal Interface Materials. Raghu Das from IDTechEx interviews CTO Dr. Hemmen about the status of the technology, customer value and market.
More info: www.condalign.no and https://vimeo.com/304836133
Guangdong Nanhai ETEB Technology Co., Ltd. (ETEB) http://www.chinananomaterials.com is located in Foshan City, Guangdong Province, China. ETEB has developed a range of silver nanomaterials (nanoparticles, nanoflakes, nanowires) and their conductive ink (used for gravure, inkjet, screen printing and coating processes) and are now expanding the mass-production capability of the downstream products like transparent conductive film, full-printed RFID tags and etc.
IDS has licensed an aerosol-based Additive Manufacturing technology from Sandia National Laboratories (SNL License # CO2686; U.S. Patent 6,348,687) and adapted the technology for Direct-Write Electronic (DWE) printing. The aerosol-based technology called, Nanojet (formerly MycroJet).
Marcus Taylor, CEO, Silent Sensors and Dr Peter Harrop, Chairman, IDTechEx discuss sensor technology and its future applications, in particular, sensors for tyres, self-powered sensors, pressure sensors, capacitors, piezoelectric energy harvesting and the batteries used in these sensors.
Silent Sensors is an innovative IoT (Internet of Things) company with a focus on tyres and tyre management. We have a number of exciting opportunities covering holistic tyre lifecycle management, in particular, the development of RFID tagging, sensors and energy harvesting, all of which significantly reduce the total cost of operations of a fleet of vehicles, whether they be construction equipment, trucks, buses or cars.