News & Press

Posted on Jan 8, 2019

Holst Centre launches at CES 2019 disposable health patch to measure vital signs

This week, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019), taking place in Las Vegas, imec and TNO are presenting the latest version of their health patch. Developed in the framework of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, the new health patch offers unprecedented comfort and a long battery life, previously unseen in this type of device. It can also be manufactured at a fraction of the cost of previous generations, making it a user-friendly, disposable solution for ambulant patient monitoring.     "A crucial technology improvement in this new generation health patch is the integration of a wide range of sensing capabilities into imec's MUSEIC V3 system-on-chip solution. As a result, the device is almost an order of magnitude cheaper, while the high degree of integration mak...

Posted on Nov 20, 2018

First ever industry demonstration of capacitive communication

Today, at the 2018 European Forum for Electronics Components and Systems (EFECS), Horizon 2020 consortium CAPID has demonstrated prototypes of paper products augmented with new electronic functionality – Capacitive ID (CAPID). It's the industry's first demonstration of CAPID technolo...

Posted on Nov 15, 2018

15-meter roll-to-roll device is world's longest OLED

Working within the framework of Lyteus, Holst Centre and Fraunhofer FEP step into the spotlight with the creation of the world\'s longest single-device OLED. At a stunning 15 meters in length it opens the door to endless OLEDs that manufacturers and designers can then easily tailor to their ...

Posted on Nov 13, 2018

Holst Centre and NovaCentrix light up flexible electronics integration

Holst Centre, a leading innovation center in flexible and printed electronics, and NovaCentrix, a leader in printed electronics manufacturing technologies, have demonstrated a light-assisted technology that speeds up the integration of hybrid electronic systems. Photonic soldering allows standard...

Posted on Jul 4, 2018

Hightech sensortechnologie in kassen biedt grote kansen voor glastuinbouwsector

De glastuinbouwsector in de grensregio Vlaanderen - Nederland heeft een zeer hoge productiviteit, is innovatief en neemt de tweede plaats in als exporterende regio ter wereld. Slimme crossovers tussen glastuinbouw met hightech systemen en materialen kunnen zorgen voor een versterkte en toekomstge...

Posted on Jun 18, 2018

Onera Receives Investment to Develop Next-Generation Sleep Diagnostic Device

Onera, a spin-off from imec and Holst Centre, which is a research collaboration between imec the Netherlands and TNO, announces the successful closure of a seed round of financing enabling the company to develop a wearable, fully disposable, medically graded sleep diagnostic device.

Posted on Jun 14, 2018

Solar Shirt on display at the Victoria and Albert museum Londen

The Future Starts Here exhibition looks at new technologies and innovations that will shape the future eg. the Solar Shirt which was developed by Pauline van Dongen in collaboration with Holst Centre

Posted on May 30, 2018

Imec demonstrates compatibility of state-of-the-art 0.8V-transceiver, with industry standard Arm Cordio IP for BLE 5

Imec demonstrates compatibility of state-of-the-art 0.8V-transceiver, with industry standard Arm Cordio IP for BLE 5

Accurate and Secure Localization Solution

Posted on May 23, 2018

Imec Sets New Benchmark with 30cm Accurate and Secure Localization Solution based on Bluetooth

Enabling increased data security in intuitive smart environments

  Imec Packs New Fast Eye Tracking Technology into Ergonomic Design for High-Quality AR/VR Experiences

Posted on May 23, 2018

Imec Packs New Fast Eye Tracking Technology into Ergonomic Design for High-Quality AR/VR Experiences

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, will demonstrate today at its Imec Technology Forum in Antwerp (ITF Belgium 2018), a new wireless eye-tracking technology based on electro-oculography (EOG), an ophthalmology technique used to examine ...

  Lyteus in-car HUD display shows power of flexible, transparent OLED lighting technology

Posted on May 22, 2018

Lyteus in-car HUD display shows power of flexible, transparent OLED lighting technology

Revolutionary in-car HUD shows power of flexible, transparent OLED lighting technology. When designing a vehicle, manufacturers need to ensure drivers can receive essential information without unnecessarily distracting them from the road ahead.

Flexible finger print sensor

Posted on May 16, 2018

Flexible fingerprint sensors promise embedded secure access control

A new class of flexible large-area sensor technology for detecting finger- and palmprints. Visit us at the I-zone SID Display Week (Los Angeles, USA) and ITF (Antwerp).