Arm and flexible-electronics specialist PragmatIC have demonstrated a 32bit processor implemented on a plastic substrate.
UK-based Trackwise has shipped what could easily be the longest ever flexible PCB with a 26m-long substrate to deliver power and control to a UAV's wings.
The latest release of Cadence's Allegro deals with flex PCBs, material inlays as well as tighter links to signal integrity.
Research by Professor John Rogers' group at the University of Illinois is leading to biodegradable electronics, for both defense and medical applications.
Google has moved to on-body tests of the the smart-lens platform it has been developing for the past few years while the team continues to experiment with embedded LEDs that react to blinks to help warn diabetes sufferers of sudden changes in glucose levels.
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