Getting smart on smart licence plates: ePaper hitting the road

Getting smart on smart licence plates: ePaper hitting the road We’ve seen a lot of technological advancements in the automotive industry over the last few years, from self-driving cars that are operational under extreme weather conditions to augmented reality for vehicle maintenance. While this level of modernisation is transforming the world’s most important economic sector,…

Handling the mishandled; addressing aviation aggro with smart luggage tags

Handling the mishandled; addressing aviation aggro with smart luggage tags As new technologies begin to enter the mainstream and demonstrate widespread success, airports are one of the first public services to integrate them. Facial recognition, AI and robotisation measures are all becoming commonplace in modern airports as public and private companies look to streamline and…

Putting display innovation at the heart of product design

Putting display innovation at the heart of product design Download Plastic Logic’s new ‘State of Display’ report to access real world engineering insights into the stifled world of display innovation Product displays are a creative canvas for innovation and product differentiation. So why is product design, and in particular the choice of display, so often…

Diminishing the user frustrations with wearable devices

Diminishing the user frustrations with wearable devices According to a recent study, fashion and functionality are the two main forces driving the wearables industry. While we agree with the former (our recent blog on the #FashTech industry explains why), we’re not entirely convinced that ‘functionality’ is encouraging this uptake. Earlier this year, we conducted a…

#FashTech: Harnessing the consumer desire for adaptable, customisable wearable devices…

#FashTech: Harnessing the consumer desire for adaptable, customisable wearable devices… Despite the internet being flooded with a number of studies on the wearables industry, earlier this year, we decided to conduct our own study of nearly 2000 consumers to get a feel and understanding for what these consumers actually think about wearables in general as…

Medical wearables: The next generation of smart technology

Medical wearables: The next generation of smart technology The consumer wearables market is extremely competitive, with brands constantly looking for the best ways to improve the durability and usability of its products. And, the same can be said for companies producing medical wearables, particularly as the market is expected to reach an astonishing $14.41 billion by…

A History of Flexnology

A History of Flexnology Despite having a strong association with modernity and contemporary technology, flexible displays have a storied history stretching back nearly fifty years. The roots of the technology stretch back to innovations of the 1970’s but have endured a difficult evolution, despite consistent interest from developers. Funding issues, a lack of corporate backing,…