Presentation Establishes Convergence of Additive Manufacturing and Industrial IoT Applications

Albuquerque, New Mexico. 24 May 2017: Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, today announced that its President and CEO, Dave Ramahi, will give a presentation titled “Printing 3D Sensors and Antennas Directly onto Products” at the LiveWorx Technology conference in Boston, MA. Optomec additive manufacturing solutions are used in production today to print strain gauges that collect mechanical deformation data for condition based maintenance, establishing the convergence of 3D printing and IoT applications. LiveWorx 2017, a global technology conference driving solutions engineered for a smart connected world, will introduce an unbeatable lineup of the world’s most inspiring leaders, thinkers and industry trailblazers.

Mr. Ramahi’s presentation will take place at 11:30 am on May 25, in the Internet of Things track. Ramahi will discuss how Optomec’s Aerosol Jet system can directly print sensors and antennas onto existing 3D structures, or be used to more tightly package traditional discrete sensors and antenna in a 3D setting. This enables production of Smart Products that are an essential building block for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet applications. Optomec’s Direct Write 3D printing technology improves upon legacy discrete sensor & antenna production methods, which are generally 2D, and fail to optimize for cost, size, weight and performance when adapted to 3D products. Mr. Ramahi will also share how Optomec is developing sets of generic sensor and antenna reference libraries to help speed the adoption of Smart Product solutions.

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About Optomec
Optomec is a privately-held, rapidly growing supplier of Additive Manufacturing systems. Optomec’s patented Aerosol Jet Systems for printed electronics and LENS 3D Printers for metal components are used by industry to reduce product cost and improve performance. Together, these unique printing solutions work with the broadest spectrum of functional materials, ranging from electronic inks to structural metals and even biological matter. Optomec has more than 200 marquee customers around the world, targeting production applications in the Electronics, Energy, Life Sciences and Aerospace industries.

LENS (Laser Engineered Net Shaping) is a registered trademark of Sandia National Laboratories. Aerosol Jet and Optomec are registered trademarks of Optomec Inc.


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