TransPrint: A Method for Fabricating Flexible Transparent Free-Form Displays

Walther Jensen, Ashley Colley, Jonna Häkkilä, Carlos Pinheiro, Markus Löchtefeld

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Abstract

TransPrint is a method for fabricating flexible, transparent free-form displays based on electrochromism. Using screen-printing or inkjet printing of electrochromic ink, plus a straightforward assembly process, TransPrint enables rapid prototyping of displays by nonexperts. The displays are nonlight-emissive and only require power to switch state and support the integration of capacitive touch sensing for interactivity. We present instructions and best practices on how to design and assemble the displays and discuss the benefits and shortcomings of the TransPrint approach. To demonstrate the broad applicability of the approach, we present six application prototypes.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1340182
JournalAdvances in Human - Computer Interaction
Volume2019
Number of pages14
ISSN1687-5893
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2019

Keywords

  • Electrochromic Displays
  • Fabrication
  • Transparent and Flexible Displays
  • Printed electronics

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