Inkjet printed indicators
Optical indicators are based on active compounds, which undergo a definite colour chance depending on changes in exposure conditions. Indicators are used to monitor, for example, food product quality in real time and also remaining shelf-life can this way be better estimated. VTT has developed and patented special ultra-low-cost ink jet printable indicator systems for example in checking the freshness of food supplies. VTT has also developed indicator monitoring systems based on emerging camera phone technology. In this paper, the technologies and the operational environment, in which the new camera phone based indicator applications are developed, are described.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 01 January 2007
For more than 30 years, IS&T's series of digital printing conferences have been the leading forum for discussion of advances and new directions in 2D and 3D printing technologies. A comprehensive, industry-wide conference that brings together industry and academia, this meeting includes all aspects of the hardware, materials, software, images, and applications associated with digital printing systems?particularly those involved with additive manufacturing and fabrication?including bio-printing, printed electronics, page-wide, drop-on-demand, desktop and continuous ink jet, toner-based systems, and production digital printing, as well as the engineering capability, optimization, and science involved in these fields. In 2016, the conference changed its name formally to Printing for Fabrication to better reflect the content of the meeting and the evolving technology of printing.
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