Inventing the future – OE-A hosts printed electronics competition

From concept to prototype: the participants of the "OE-A Competition 2021" will showcase the broad spectrum of flexible and printed electronics with their products, prototypes and designs at LOPEC 2021 Online. What do an artificial triceps, a smart gear selector and an indoor air quality meter have in common? Essential parts consist of organic and Read more about Inventing the future – OE-A hosts printed electronics competition[…]

Appealing to the senses – SXTA silicone actuators by Sateco

The dielectric elastomer actuators (DEA), also known as artificial muscles or electroactive polymers (EAP), can create both haptic and tactile feedback. They are quiet, light, and suitable for many different applications such as automotive, VR, AR, gaming, robotics and general industry. The base of the stack actuators is freely selectable and can be customized to Read more about Appealing to the senses – SXTA silicone actuators by Sateco[…]

Printed electronics: Significant decline in sales due to Corona pandemic

The organic and printed electronics industry is also severely affected by the Covid19 pandemic, according to the latest business climate survey by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association). While the figures at the beginning of the year were still very positive with a forecast sales increase of 8 percent, the survey participants now expect Read more about Printed electronics: Significant decline in sales due to Corona pandemic[…]

OE-A Fellow 2020 appointed

Since 2017 the OE-A honors persons who have made special contributions to the further development of the flexible, organic and printed electronics industry and the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) – a working group of the VDMA. With the appointment as ‘OE-A Fellow’ a personal OE-A membership for life is connected. This year, the Read more about OE-A Fellow 2020 appointed[…]

Hot water heater with touch design

PolyIC will be showcasing mass applications for its PolyTC capacitive sensors at this year’s Embedded World from 27 February to 1 March in Nuremberg, and at LOPEC from 14-15 March in Munich. The following series production touch applications for white goods will be exhibited: a front panel of a hot water heater from A. O. Read more about Hot water heater with touch design[…]