Printed Electronics Previews of the Future

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This article originally appeared in the (04) April 2010 issue of Gravure Magazine

‘Interactive printed media’ could well be the broadband growth story for the gravure industry.

The term “printed electronics,” first used in reference to printed batteries, today describes quite an array of practical breakthrough applications that use advanced materials in unique combinations for products that range from signage and backplane display lighting to miniature RFID sensors and photovoltaics for converting sunlight into electricity.

This long-awaited progress comes at the relief of stalwart proponents, conference planners, and imaginative entrepreneurs alike.