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3D-Printed Smart Sensor Bandages

Professor Steve Morgan and his team at the University of Nottingham are working on a smart sensor bandage to improve healthcare. Equipped with sensors, the wound dressing is able to monitor the patients’ health status and transmit it directly to the patient and the doctors.

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Wearable UV Sensors with Active Ink

Professor Vipul Bansal and his research team from the RMIT made a major advance in the field of monitoring UV rays. By developing a special active ink, they were able to build wearable sensors, displaying the wearer’s sun exposure and therefore helps to protect the skin from damage.

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Printing Sensors on Gummy Bears

Gummy bears are popular sweets. People have them in offices, at home or in cinemas as a little snack. But now you can also find them at laboratories. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has discovered a new use for them: bearing microelectrode arrays.

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Printed Sensor Technology Lets Music Travel

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Thanks to their versatility, printed electronics are booming. On our blog we have already shown how they can be used in the medical field, to prevent accidents, to solve crimes or to generate power. Who would have thought that they also are able to spread music throughout the world?

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Interactive print products create multisensory experiences

Who says print can’t be interactive? More and more innovative companies prove that dividing the world into interactive and print media is arbitrary at best. A recent example: Novalia, a British award-winning technology company that makes interactive print products that play music and connect wirelessly to digital devices. Out of the lab came a new album cover that scratches, spins and mixes like a DJ when touched.

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