Graphene benefits touchscreens

Most touchscreens are made using indium tin oxide (ITO), which is expensive and inflexible. However, researchers from the University of Surrey and Trinity College Dublin's materials science centre AMBER have shown that graphene treated nanowires can be used to produce flexible touchscreens at a fraction of the current cost.

  • Graphene finds application in flexible touchscreens

    Most touchscreens are made using indium tin oxide (ITO), which is expensive and inflexible. However, researchers from the University of Surrey and Trinity College Dublin's materials science centre AMBER have shown that graphene treated nanowires can be used ... Read More
  • Catapults 'firing on all cylinders'

    In 2010, technology entrepreneur Hermann Hauser was commissioned by the government of the day to report on how Britain could be more competitive internationally.

    His report recommended the setting up of the Catapult programme. Hauser said: "I have ...
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  • Parallella computing platform now available from RS

    RS Components will bring three models of the open source Parallela computing platform to the UK under a distribution agreement with Adapteva.

    The open source single board computer includes the Epiphany III 16 core coprocessor alongside the Xilinx ...
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  • Fail safe computing platform developed for rail

    Artesyn has used COTS components to create ControlSafe, a fail safe computing platform for train control and rail signalling applications that can be certified to SIL4.

    Shlomo Pri-Tal, vice president for ControlSafe Platforms, said: "It is ...
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