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How Smart Clothing Is Made—Integration

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 on that with conductive inks, and print sensors or actuators. A microcontroller is typically assembed on it," Van den Brand said.

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 on that with conductive inks, and print sensors or actuators. A microcontroller is typically assembed on it," Van den Brand said.

             

[Image courtesy of IMEC & HOLST CENTRE]

Learn about "Tapping the Explosion of Offerings in Sensors" at the MD&M Minneapolis Conference, September 21-22.
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