Flexible Electronics are Transforming Numerous Industries

The demand for flexible electronics is rising at a fast pace. Experts predict a momentous growth for the market, especially on account of the rising applications in consumer electronics, military and defense, automotive, biometrics, and other industries. The fledgling flexible electronics market is expected gain considerably from the recent advancements in the wearable technology. Growth…

UniPixel Expands Manufacturing Capacity

UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films™ to the touch screen and flexible electronics markets, announced today that it has taken delivery of a new custom built, high-speed coating system for the application of its Diamond Guard™ glass replacement resin compound. The system will be used to provide enhanced protection coating for its…

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…

Partnership to Drive Mass Production of Flexible AMOLED Displays

FlexEnable, a developer of flexible organic electronics, has partnered with display maker Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) to drive market adoption and growth of flexible AMOLED displays. Building on FlexEnable’s series of flexible AMOLED demonstrators, the two companies have manufactured a glass-free, full-color, flexible AMOLED display leveraging FlexEnable’s low-temperature process for plastic transistors and CPT’s RGB…

Molex Acquires Soligie

Flexible electronics—circuits that can be printed on substrates such as plastic—enable products such as the curved smartphones and TV screens that have been released in recent years. Molex Incorporated is now expanding its presence in the flexible electronics business through its acquisition of Soligie Inc., anounced today. Soligie specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for…

TCFs and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics

Boston, Mass. – Transparent conductive films (TCFs) – used in touchscreens – and sensors are currently the hottest sectors in printed, flexible and organic electronics, based on an analysis of start-up companies’ performance, according to Lux Research. Its analysts looked at six years of data from the Lux Research Member Site, where companies are evaluated annually on…