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Next generation paper: an augmented book platform

Sporea, Radu A.; Le Borgne, Brice H.; Yrjänä, Samuli; Nordman, Sirpa; Ritvonen, Tapio; Seisto, Anu; Revill, George; Bober, Miroslav Z.; Brown, Alan; Scarles, Caroline E. and Frohlich, David M. (2018). Next generation paper: an augmented book platform. In: Organic and Hybrid Sensors and Bioelectronics XI, SPIE Proceedings, article no. 1073811.

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Paper and ink have been continually evolving since their invention. Conventional printing quality and cost is constantly improving, yet only few examples of commercial embedded electronics on paper exist. This is due to the fact that inks with optical and electronic properties do not suit conventional paper and are still challenging to print reliably. In this project, we aim to develop a new generic mass media “next generation” paper. We present the challenges and progress on book augmentation, using printing technologies such as screen printing and roll-to-roll fabrication. This first step aims to create an augmented book prototype via hybrid integration of optical sensors in its pages and by embedding energyefficient control and communication electronics in the cover. The system senses user interaction and, through wireless connectivity, presents the user with relevant, updated digital content on an adjunct device. The proposed fabrication sequence has been developed with close attention to the requirements of industrial scale-up.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 SPIE
Extra Information: originally presented at the SPIE Organic Photonics & Electronics conference, San Diego, California, United States, 19-23 Aug 2018.
Keywords: paper electronics; printed sensors; optical sensing; gesture control; augmented book; hybrid integration; manufacturability; user interaction
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 58378
Depositing User: ORO Import
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:54
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