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Next-Generation Electronics: How Do 5G Networks Compare to 4G?

Apr 14, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Semiconductor Industry

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Fifth generation technology, also known as 5G, is the next generation wireless standard to follow 4G. It boasts high-speed data transfer rates at much lower latency than 4G networks.

In short, it’s the best technology available today for the massive amounts of data generated by sensors and systems in the growing list of next-generation electronics.

For more information about 5G for wireless networks and how it compares and contrasts from 4G, continue reading below.

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How Are Flexible Electronics Manufactured?

Dec 20, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics, Applications

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There’s a lot of buzz around flexible electronics today, and rightfully so.

The convergence of these technologies, including wearable devices and foldable displays, enable innovative form factors and features that provide consumers with highly personalized experiences.

The market is segmented by application (displaying, lighting and sensing) and end-user (automotive, aerospace, health and wellness, electronics, medical, military and robotics). But, how exactly are these electronics manufactured to flex and fold without breaking across their various use cases? Below, we explore how the technology has evolved over the years.

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How to Create Flexible Displays

Sep 24, 2019 1:59:56 PM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics, Applications

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The origins of flexible displays can be traced back to the ’70s. Though there have been many breakthroughs since then, it was only recently that this technology began to see consumer adoption for mass production.

Currently, 90% of displays sold today are made with glass. These designs are based on liquid crystal displays (LCD). Flexible displays are often based on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology, which is fundamentally different than LCD.

So, how does this technology flex and fold? Below, we explore how to create flexible displays using OLED over LCD.

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What’s Next? A Look into the Future of Flexible Displays

Oct 2, 2018 9:15:00 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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In recent years, several top-tier manufacturers have touted flexible displays for smartphones and watches. Yet, origins of the flexible display can be traced back to the ’70s when Nicholas K. Sheridon produced the first-ever flexible e-paper display. 

Since this major breakthrough, there’s been a growing interest among engineers, designers and manufacturers to apply this technology to everyday life. This stems from an intensifying demand by consumers for devices that are smaller, lighter and thinner.

It’s only a matter of time before the next generation of flexible displays emerges. Below, we take a look at what’s to come in a future that’s flexible.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Flexible Electronics

Sep 4, 2018 11:59:30 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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If you follow the latest in emerging materials, components and devices, it’s likely you’ve heard the term flexible electronics.

While flexible electronics have been in the making for more than a decade, there’s no telling what the future holds. Despite advances in research and development, there are still questions surrounding the complexity of this technology.  

To break it down to the basics, we’re sharing the top three things you should know about flexible electronics below.

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3 Advantages of Flexible Electronics that Consumers Love

Aug 21, 2018 3:30:21 PM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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Flexible electronics have been in the works for decades. However, recent reports prove flexible electronics are becoming a reality in many commercial applications.

In fact, Markets and Markets projects the flexible electronics market to grow from $23.92 billion in 2018 to $40.37 billion by 2023. The convergence of these technologies including wearable devices and foldable displays has enabled consumers to stay connected in real time while going about their lives. But the benefits don’t stop there.

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