By Cameron Chai
Soligie, a printed electronics firm, announced that in the previous quarters, the company has won many orders to develop printed sensors.
Soligie has developed prototypes of the devices and they are now being tested by the customers. The volume production will take place in 2011 and 2012.
Matt Timm, Soligie’s President, says that printed electronics can offer unique value for sensor-based devices. He adds that printed electronics can aid in developing sensors with new form factors.
The company has been involved in developing printed temperature sensors, pressure sensors, biomedical sensors, electrodes, and strain-gauges. In addition, Soligie provides an option for integrating additional printed components with printed sensors. Thus, Soligie achieves the goal of the printed electronics industry by offering integrated, multiple, and printed components on a single base.
Timm also states that Soligie is able to meet the requirements of the new businesses, which employ printed sensors to develop or expand their product portfolio. The company continuously manufactures large volumes of printed sensors. They are also extending the manufacturing equipment capacity for meeting the new production orders.