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Smartphones and portable medical devices are being increasingly used together, raising the eyebrows of many in the industry. Here Neil Oliver, Technical Marketing Manager at Accutronics, explores the safe transition of medical equipment into the rapidly changing mobile space. There…
Founding a Hardware Start-Up Is Getting Easier

Originally posted on Wall Street Journal: A hardware startup is still hard, but it is getting a little easier. Venture Money Flows Into Hardware The growing availability of 3-D printers and starter kits with easy-to-program circuit boards makes it simpler…
Graphene to Outstrip Today’s Nanomaterials

The exceptional properties of graphene make it attractive for applications in flexible electronics. What is Graphene? Graphene is an allotrope of carbon, whose structure is one-atom-thick planar sheet of carbon atoms that are packed in a honeycomb crystal lattice. This…
Environmental Legislation in Electronics Industry

It could be said that ever since the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directives were adopted by European Union (EU) member states years ago, the electronics industry has transformed itself. Once primarily…
Why smartphone manufactures racing for OLEDs

“Just as liquid-crystal displays supplanted cathode ray tubes years ago in televisions, Korean display makers are now concentrating their efforts in organic light-emitting diode screens, which offer more vivid colors and can be made even thinner than liquid-crystal displays, since…