Printing complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer

Technological University (NTU Singapore) has successfully printed complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer.
The electronic circuits are printed using unique materials in layers on top of everyday flexible materials such as plastic, aluminium foil and even paper.
Resistors, transistors and capacitors, the key components of a complex electronic circuit, are printed using non-toxic organic materials like silver nanoparticles, carbon and plastics.

Source: www.nanowerk.com

Truly wearable technology

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Sony quietly unveils e-ink smartwatch as a crowdfunding project

“Earlier this week, we reported that Sony might soon launch its own e-ink smartwatch and now we know what the company really had up its sleeves: the FES Watch Sony’s e-ink-powered FES Watch (Fashion Entertainments Watch) has been hiding in plain…”

Source: mashable.com

Interesting design that changes because of the e-ink smartness, not sure that it is anything beyond that in the way of functionality, but who says necessarily that it needs to. The design competes on it’s uniqueness and being fashionable.

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Where is wearable technology heading in 2015?

More advanced algorithms will pull together different types of data from wearables and these devices will start to enter the workplace next year, analysts have predicted.

Source: www.cio.com.au

More pessimism about wearables for 2015, quick reminder, its about the use cases, developing one use case at a time.  For all of the hierarchy of beneficiaries users, decision makers, influencers, data users, and how the data will be used and by whom and for specific value that these multiple tiers of data users.

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