Band-Aid Circuit Boards: The Next Step in Wearable Technology?

by , 04/20/14
filed under: Design, Ecouterre

wearable technology, stick-on circuit boards, circuit board band-aids, flexible circuit boards, flexible electronics, wearable electronics, Ecouterre

Many experts predict that our beloved mobile technology will someday cease to be things we carry around in pockets or purses. Instead, we’ll all have wearable technology that integrates telephone and Internet capabilities into the very clothes on our back. Or, in the case of a gadgets recently developed by John A. Rogers, a University of Illinois professor, and Yonggang Huang, a Northwestern University professor, our skin. The duo is working on a stick-on circuit board patch that could be used to build incredibly cheap telephones and wearable technology. Follow the link to find out how it works.


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