Development
Sep 23, 2016
Universality inspires commitment from customers, but can also bring rocky relationships. Here's why medical device makers should care about universal design....
Sep 22, 2016
Here's an innovative recipe for shaking up the medical device product development process. Andrew Hyncik When it comes to new product development, medtech...
Sep 16, 2016
While many challenges have been met, imec notes that the washability of the material needs to be increased. Today, the material can be washed 10 times at...
Sep 16, 2016
Stretchability is another requirement to make smart clothing wearable. According to imec, stretchability was accomplished by working with its associated...
Sep 16, 2016
This photo shows the flexibility of the foil that incorporates both printed and integrated electronics.            ...
Sep 16, 2016
According to imec, the team showed this integration technology could be used to combine foils with traditional components for LEDs, as an example....
Sep 16, 2016
Aside from printed electronics, rigid components need to be used too. Here, a chip is being assembled on a circuit. "You start with plastic foils, print...
Sep 16, 2016
According to imec, system-in-foil technology was used to make sensors, organic light emitting diodes, solar cells, and passive components.  ...
Sep 16, 2016
The team works with materials from companies like DuPont, Van den Brand said. "[DuPont] develop[s] materials that inherently have better washability...
Sep 16, 2016
These challenges are being addressed with system-in-foil technology, better known as "printed electronics." This technology is already being used in ECG...