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Posted: Apr 03, 2012

Blue Spark Technologies to Showcase Low Voltage Printed Batteries

(Nanowerk News) Blue Spark Technologies, the leading supplier of thin, flexible, eco-friendly printed batteries, has announced its participation in Printed Electronics Europe 2012, a conference and exhibition hosted by IDTechEx. The annual event, to be held on April 3-4 in Berlin, Germany, highlights technology advances in printed, organic and flexible electronics across the globe.
Blue Spark's exhibit at Stand D108 will demonstrate how the company's low voltage printed batteries are used as a primary power source in a wide variety of printed electronics applications, including: interactive packaging and merchandising displays for consumer goods; battery assisted RFID and RF-linked sensor solutions for product, asset and people tracking; powered "smartcards" that provide transactional authentication and security; and a host of interactive printed media products, such as books, magazines, posters, toys, greeting cards and apparel.
Demonstrations and Presentation Highlight Battery Applications
Visitors to the Blue Spark exhibit can see the firm's versatile battery technology in action through hands-on demonstrations in which a 1.5 volt battery is paired with other printed electronic components, such as LED lights, audio chips and electro-chromic inks, to provide an interactive experience for users.
At the show conference, Matt Ream, Blue Spark Technologies' vice president of marketing, will speak about how innovations in printed battery technology are enabling a host of new applications in printed and traditional electronics. Entitled Printed Batteries and Their Applications, Ream's program is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4th at 11:15 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.idtechex.com/printed-electronics-europe-12/pe.asp.
Blue Spark President and CEO John Gannon will also present prior to the conference, on Monday afternoon (April 2) at the Pre-Conference Investment Summit.
About Blue Spark Technologies
Blue Spark Technologies, Inc. is the leader in developing flexible, printed, "green," proprietary power source solutions for battery-powered printed electronic systems. The company was founded as Thin Battery Technologies in 2002 with patented technology and technical leadership from Energizer (Eveready Battery Company). Blue Spark customers include manufacturers, product designers, and integrators across multiple industries including: interactive packaging, RFID, pharmaceutical, powered smart cards, and novelty items. Users of products powered by Blue Spark batteries enjoy increased efficiency, greater convenience and portability, improved safety, lower manufacturing and assembly costs, higher profit margins, and greater environmental responsibility. For more information, visit www.bluesparktechnologies.com or call +1 440 249 5400.
Source: Blue Spark Technologies (press release)
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