Why Flex is betting on stretchtronics for medtech

The wearable lab at Flex (formerly Flextronics) reports it’s making strides when it comes to creating devices that are transparent and seamless. “Usually when you think about healthcare, you picture a person in a bed with wires running all around. We think healthcare should be as easy as putting on a T-shirt,” said John Carlson, president

DeviceTalks Boston: Here’s what you need to know

DeviceTalks Boston on Oct 2. will give attendees the chance to see some of the best minds in medtech live. There will be learning and networking opportunities galore. Read on and meet some of the top medical device leaders and experts who will be speaking – and discover other highlights from the upcoming show.   Next>> (See

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iHear Medical partners with Flex to manufacture advanced hearing products

iHear Medical, a startup company specializing in web-enabled hearing solutions, announced that it has signed an agreement with Flextronics (Flex), whereby Flex will serve as the company’s primary manufacturer and supplier as iHear Medical prepares to transition to mass production. Hearing loss is a global problem of epidemic proportions with about 5% of the world’s

Flex to integrate Aito haptic touch sensors into surfaces for automotive interiors

Flex, a provider of Sketch-to-Scale solutions, and Aito, the a designer of haptic interface technology, have partnered to enhance the automotive user experience by embedding touch sensors with button-like tactile feedback into automotive applications such as overhead consoles, steering wheel controls and other vehicle interior applications. Aito’s proprietary piezo-based technology provides haptic feedback to a user’s

Flex droops on Q4, FY 2015 earnings release

  Flex today released its 4th quarter and full fiscal year 2015 earnings, with earnings per share narrowly topping the Street. San Jose, Calif.-based Flex reported profits of $61 million, or 11¢ per share, on sales of $5.8 billion for the 3 months ended March 31. That amounts to a 54.8% bottom-line slide as sales