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Ecofont Cuts Ink by 20%

Ecofont Cuts Ink by 20%

The Dutch company SPRANQ has released a new environmentally friendly, free to use font called “Ecofont.” The idea behind Ecofont is to use small circular holes in the letters, cutting ink usage by 20%. Using the new font can reduce ...

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Print Electronics with New Silver-Based Ink

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new ink that can be used in electronic and optoelectronic applications to produce flexible, stretchable, and spanning microelectrodes that transmit signals from one circuit element to another. The ink, which is ...

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Printing in Green

PRC Technologies, a division of Print Recovery Concepts, has unveiled the world’s first “green” toner, which the company says is at the center of the “sustainable printing program” it plans to introduce to businesses, schools, colleges, and governmental organizations across ...

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Printing Flexible Batteries

Professor George Gruner and a group of scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles have recently fabricated a flexible Carbon Nanotube (CNT) based battery architecture from “nanotube ink”, using cheap and highly scalable materials. Possible applications include powering ...

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Printing Cheap Chips

Printing Cheap Chips

The San Francisco based Company Kovio has recently announced the development of a new process for printing transistors for memory and logic chips, as well as analog devices for radio transmitters. Since the technology uses commercial printing equipment such as ...

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Cheap Solar Electricity?

Nanosolar, a California-based company, has developed a unique technology for producing cost-efficient solar electricity. The company says that the new technology is significantly superior to existing solar cell techniques, both in its versatility and in its availability. Named “Innovation of ...

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Fuji Xerox’s Copy-and-Translate Machine

Fuji Xerox’s Copy-and-Translate Machine

The joint venture partnership Fuji Xerox has introduced a prototype copier machine that can translate scanned Japanese text documents into Chinese, Korean and English. The machine, currently on display only in Japan, can perform the translation between the supported languages ...

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Improved e-Jet Printing

Improved e-Jet Printing

Scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a technology that provides higher resolution and more versatility in e-jet printing. As opposed to conventional ink-jet printers, where heat or mechanical vibrations are used to mobilize the ink stream, e-jet printers ...

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