Sunday, February 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ASUS Announces The B85M-Gamer Mainboard
AT&T, Verizon Among Winners Of US Airwaves Auction
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Verizon To Let USers Opt Out Supercookies
Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Options For The Enterprise
Jolla Tablet Returns to Indiegogo With A 64GB Version
BT Sees Ultrafast Broadband Not Coming Earlier Than 2025
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
Active Discussions
Why Double Logins ?
retrieving burned cd information
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
 Home > News > Mobiles > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, May 11, 2012
Panasonic Develops Folding Substrate for Mobile Devices


Panasonic has developed a foldable substrate that enables the manufacturing of thin profile, high-density, lightweight circuit boards. This could pave the way for making wearable smartphones at the shape of a watch.

Substrates currently used in smartphones consist of glass resin, and layers of substrates are configured to produce circuits. But because these hard substrates cannot be folded, the only way to save space is to use many small substrates connected by wiring, which also poses limits to the amount of electrical current flowing through them.

Researchers were looking for ways to make the substrate softer to eliminate the need for wiring.

Panasonic has developed mass production technology for its ALIVH-F (Any Layer Interstitial Via Hole) resin circuit boards which use polyimide film for their substrate. This enables the manufacture of thin profile, high-density, lightweight circuit boards.

By reducing thickness by approximately 30%, weight by 35% and the inter-layer via hole diameter by 25% compared to current substrates in use, it has been possible to increase the circuit density of the board.

Because the substrate can be folded to save space, a larger than normal battery can be installed in the device. The product also is more resistant to shock.

The development of a substrate that is flexible and can be stored in a compact manner increases the possibilities of developing other electronic equipment, Panasonic said.

Among the elements that would be needed to develop a wristwatch-type smartphone are a band that does not transmit heat to the user's skin as well as a flexible display panel.

Panasonic plans to start shipping samples of the newly developed ALIVH-F are in June 2012, with mass-production planned for December 2012.

The ALIVH-F will be exhibited at the JPCA Show to be held in Tokyo Big Site on June 13 to 15, 2012.


Previous
Next
MP3tunes Files For Bankruptcy        All News        Windows 8 to Better Detect And Fix Hard Disk Problems
Samsung Launches The Windows-based Omnia M Smartphone     Mobiles News      MediaTek In Partnership with Mobile Gaming Giant Gameloft

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic LUMIX GF7 Camera Marries Selfie Functions with Classic Style
Panasonic Showcases 8K Display For B2B
Panasonic Showcases Next Generation Blu-ray Disc Player at CES 2015
Panasonic at CES 2015
Panasonic Expands Toughbook H2 Battery Recall in The United States
Panasonic Raises Profit Outlook
Panasonic AX800 4K ULTRA HD TVs Update Adds Compatibility With Netflix 4K Streaming
Panasonic Introduces Rugged 7-inch Android Tablet
Panasonic to Start Licensing Unified IP Core for HD-PLC
Panasonic to Offload Sanyo's North America TV Business
Panasonic Develops 85-inch 4k Touch Screen, Showcases New HEVC LSI
Panasonic Commercializes Pin-Shaped Lithium Ion Battery For Wearables

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .