Wearables: Fitness vs. Fashion

WEARABLES: FITNESS VS. FASHION Wearables have long been advertised as ‘the next big thing’ in the consumer technology market. Health and fitness trackers were a key part of the early hype around wearables, but obviously a lot of attention has also focused on smartwatches. For many experts, smartwatches have the potential to be a compelling…

Federal research minister visits OES

FEDERAL RESEARCH MINISTER VISITS OES High visit to Hannover – Organic electronic attracts two federal ministries “At the time, 15 years ago, we demonstrated with the aid of a potato battery that an OLED can be operated with low voltage. Today, we have a 500 metre production line running, producing organic solar foil.” With these…

Plastic displays in unexpected places

Plastic displays in unexpected places With the E-paper display market expected to grow by an estimated £311 Million by 2022, there is a lucrative opportunity for innovative companies looking to evolve their products to remain a step ahead of their competition. The predicted forecast for 2022 and the increasingly popular adoption of plastic displays over traditional glass…

Making fashion wearables a reality

According to new research from IDC, the shipment of wearable devices is expected to increase from 102.4 million in 2016 to 237.5 million by 2021, with the shift towards watches, jewellery and clothing driving a demand for fashionable design. As Jitesh Ubrani, senior research analyst for IDC Mobile Device Trackers comments: “Tech companies will be…

Plastic Logic has been shortlisted for the OE-A Competition

Plastic Logic has been shortlisted for Munich’s annual OE-A competition in the ‘Prototype and New Products’ category. In partnership with Blendology, they have developed innovative professional networking conference badges that allows representatives at conferences to tap their badges together to exchange each other’s contact details for networking benefits. Plastic Logic’s electrophoretic display technology makes the…