Scientists have developed an ultrathin, stretchable electronic skin that could help robots and prosthetic devices to 'feel' and better interact with the environment and humans.
At DesignCon, I caught up with Divyakant Kadiwala of Averatek Corporation. He spent a few minutes explaining a special process developed by Averatek that allows technologists to solder to alumin
The conductive ink industry is growing with new applications on the horizon, but silver prices remain a concern.
Stay ahead of the fast growing field of flexible and printed electronics,
There are two printers being shown off at the 2015 Consumer Electronics shows which really spark our interest. They are the Voltera and the Voxel8. Each is taking on the challenge of printing ci
Transparent, conductive glass is cool stuff and enables LCD panels and more. But the commercial method involves sputtering indium-tin oxide, which means a high vacuum and some high voltages, whi
The coming of age of active and intelligent packaging
VELOX GmbH, one of Europe's solution providers for the plastics, composites, additives, rubber, paints and coatings industries, introd
If you live in the American rust belt, chances are, you’ve broken many, many bolts while fixing your car . It’s an awful feeling—hearing that “snap,” and then experiencing your wrench
The best way to sharpen tools, such as wood chisels, plane irons and knives, doesn’t necessarily involve sharpening stones. Even though I own a dozen fancy stones, I don’t