To further expand the industry’s market position in consumer electronics, the OE-A (a working group within VDMA) will be presenting the topic of printed electronics at CES 2017 – one of the world’s largest consumer electronics trade fairs. In association with the accompanying conference, the OE-A is offering a series of talks with the theme “Printed Electronics: Enabling the Future” on Jan. 6, 2017 in Las Vegas.
The presentations will provide an overview of the application possibilities and advantages of this technology. The focus will be on – among others – printed electronics as a key enabler of the Internet of Things, the car of the future with flexible displays and sensors, as well as the next generation of wearables for healthcare and sports.
“Nowadays printed electronics is already being implemented on a large production scale with many products already on the market. However, this is just the beginning of the impact we will see from the printed electronics applications,” said Stan Farnsworth, chief marketing officer at NovaCentrix and OE-A vice chair North America.
Thin, lightweight, flexible and robust: organic and printed electronics represents a revolutionary new type of electronics. This technology provides the answer to developing a great number of electronic components in cost-effective processes, thereby enabling mass production. By integrating these electronics in objects used in everyday life, new application areas are constantly being created. Because of its flexibility, printed electronics allows for an abundance of potential new applications.