The Convergence of Printing and Electronics: Highlighted at the Printed Electronics 2004 Conference

Oct 27, 2004, 01:00 ET from ID Techex Ltd

    CAMBRIDGE, England, October 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability to print
 electronics as quickly and cheaply as colored ink will bring massive
 improvements to fields as diverse as aerospace, medicine and consumer
 packaging, not only providing additional functionality to existing products,
 but opening the way to produce things that have never before been possible
 where conventional electronics are too expensive, fragile or bulky. This
 technology will enable a ubiquitous electronic world tackling many errors and
 inefficiencies and dramatically improving lives.
     The IDTechEx "Printed Electronics 2004" conference in New Orleans on
 December 6-8 2004 has a programme packed with information on developments in
 this emerging industry. The conference covers the full range of technologies
 - not just displays and circuits but also sensors, power, sound and,
 importantly, applications. The first commercial printed electronics products
 are explored, showing how new markets can be created.
     A worldwide cast of 27 keynote speakers, includes NASA, Lego (Germany),
 Cypak AB (Sweden), T-ink (USA), PAPRICAN, PolyIC (Germany), Infineon
 Technologies (Germany), Motorola (USA), OrganicID (USA), University of
 Illinois (USA), IBM (USA), Graphic Solutions, Inc. (USA), Rochester Institute
 of Technology (USA), VTT Information Technology (Finland), elumin8 Systems
 (UK), Pelikon (UK), Gyricon LLC (USA), Cambridge Display Technology (UK), US
 Display Consortium, USA, NXT Sound (UK), Xerox Research Centre of Canada,
 Cabot Superior MicroPowders, USA, Symmorphix Inc. (USA), Spectra Inc (USA),
 Patterning Technologies Ltd (UK), and Xaar plc (UK)
     The conference is attracting interest from a diverse audience - from
 companies developing innovative technology - to major consumer brands looking
 to use advanced technology to promote their products, as well as enhance and
 protect their brands.
     Learn where, why, how and what next at Printed Electronics 2004.
     About "Printed Electronics 2004"
     This conference and Introductory Masterclass takes place at the
 RitzCarlton hotel in New Orleans from December 6-8, 2004. For further
 information visit,.
     IDTechEx is an independent analyst on the development and application of
 RFID, smart packaging and printed electronics technologies. In addition to
 impartial market research reports and monthly journals, IDTechEx has carried
 out consultancy across the world, educating users of the technologies and
 advising on global company strategy. IDTechEx also host conferences on these
 topics in the USA, Europe and Asia each year.
     Contact Cathryn O'Donnelly at or +
     IDTechEx Ltd
     Far Field House
     Albert Road
     Cambridge CB5 9AR

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