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Convergence of Printing and Electronics: Highlighted at the Printed Electronics Conference

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CAMBRIDGE, England, October 27 -- The ability to print electronics as quickly and cheaply as colored ink will bring massive improvements to fields as diverse as aerospace, medicine and consumer packaging, not only providing additional functionality to existing products, but opening the way to produce things that have never before been possible where conventional electronics are too expensive, fragile or bulky. This technology will enable a ubiquitous electronic world tackling many errors and inefficiencies and dramatically improving lives. The IDTechEx "Printed Electronics 2004" conference in New Orleans on December 6-8 2004 has a programme packed with information on developments in this emerging industry. The conference covers the full range of technologies - not just displays and circuits but also sensors, power, sound and, importantly, applications. The first commercial printed electronics products are explored, showing how new markets can be created. A worldwide cast of 27 keynote speakers, includes NASA, Lego (Germany), Cypak AB (Sweden), T-ink (USA), PAPRICAN, PolyIC (Germany), Infineon Technologies (Germany), Motorola (USA), OrganicID (USA), University of Illinois (USA), IBM (USA), Graphic Solutions, Inc. (USA), Rochester Institute of Technology (USA), VTT Information Technology (Finland), elumin8 Systems (UK), Pelikon (UK), Gyricon LLC (USA), Cambridge Display Technology (UK), US Display Consortium, USA, NXT Sound (UK), Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Cabot Superior MicroPowders, USA, Symmorphix Inc. (USA), Spectra Inc (USA), Patterning Technologies Ltd (UK), and Xaar plc (UK) The conference is attracting interest from a diverse audience - from companies developing innovative technology - to major consumer brands looking to use advanced technology to promote their products, as well as enhance and protect their brands. Learn where, why, how and what next at Printed Electronics 2004. About "Printed Electronics 2004" This conference and Introductory Masterclass takes place at the RitzCarlton hotel in New Orleans from December 6-8, 2004. For further information visit www.printelec.com,.