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Flexible Encapsulation to Enable Flexible Electronics

In 2020 flexible barrier manufacturing for flexible electronic devices such as displays will be a market worth more than US$184 million according to IDTechEx Research. That equates to 3.8 million square meters of flexible barrier films for electronics. Although multilayer approaches – usually organic and inorganic layers – have been the most popular solution for flexible…

NEXT Biometrics Adds Ultra-Thin Fingerprint Sensors

Oslo, Norway – NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (OSLO:NEXT) announced the introduction of ultra-thin fingerprint sensor designs that remove the need for large bezels, or metallic frames, used in the first generation of NEXT sensors, making them tailored for the design-focused smartphone, tablet and notebook markets. Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO of NEXT Biometrics, the leader in high-quality low-cost fingerprint…

Solid State Relay Market to Reach $1.1B by 2020

According to a new market research report “Solid State Relay Market by mounting (Panel, PCB, DIN Rail), by output (AC, DC, and AC/DC), by application (Building Equipment, Industrial Automation, and Others) and by Geography (North America, Europe, APAC and RoW) – Global forecast to 2020”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the Solid State Relay Market is expected to reach USD 1,138.8 Million by…

Mouser Offers Blue Gecko Bluetooth Smart Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now offering the BGM111 Blue Gecko Bluetooth® Smart Module from Silicon Labs. This ultra-low-power, Bluetooth 4.1 (Bluetooth Smart) module is designed for applications where good RF performance, ultra-low power consumption, and easy development are main design factors. With TX power up to 8dBm, RX sensitivity down to -93dBm, and up to 200 meters range,…

North America Rules Wearable Tech Market

San Francisco, Calif. –  Wearable technology (also known as wearable gadgets) is a category of technology devices which is worn by a consumer that enables wireless networking and mobile computing services. The main purpose of this technology is to keep user connected with Digital market and to monitor bodily makers. According to Hexa Research, Global Wearable technology…

How to Pick the Right Potentiometer Sensor

Alpharetta, Ga. – Hoffmann + Krippner Inc. today posted a new white paper – How to Choose the Right Potentiometer for Reliable Position Sensing. It can be downloaded at http://www.hoffmann-krippner.com/whitepapers.html Created to help design engineers understand how membrane potentiometer sensors work and how to pick the right type of membrane potentiometer for their project, this new…