Research Articles

05 Oct 2022

Webinar: Trucks Leading the Way in Heavy-Duty Autonomous Vehicle Race

Thursday 6 October 2022 - This webinar looks at some of the key achievements and milestones in the trucking industry. This is then compared to other heavy-duty autonomous vehicles and a complete holistic view of the industry is forged.
05 Oct 2022

Is Graphene Green?

Is Graphene Green? This question comes up an increasing amount. Green drivers and ESG investments are an obvious focus across the supply chain, but where does graphene fit into this discussion? IDTechEx explore the answer in this article.
04 Oct 2022

Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Collaborative Robots (Cobots)

Thursday 13 October 2022 - The Key Driver for the New Industrial Transition? In this webinar, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Yulin Wang will talk about the critical enabling technologies used in collaborative robots, explain several key applications, and analyze how the market size will change in the next two decades.
04 Oct 2022

IDTechEx Discusses Growing Materials of the Future

Transitioning out of a fossil-based plastic world has already started and materials of the future are being grown. Today, there are many natural polymer startups breaking into the industry and in this article, IDTechEx explore three promising naturally occurring materials.
04 Oct 2022

Will Tesla's Humanoid Robot "Optimus" Really Be Able to Serve People?

Due to the labor shortage and decreasing costs of hardware, using robots to serve people has gained significant momentum over the past decade, with Tesla unveiling their humanoid robot "Optimus" at the electric vehicle maker's "AI Day" event last week.
03 Oct 2022

Upcoming Webinar: Is the DNA Sequencing Market Set for a Revolution?

Wednesday 12 October 2022 - IDTechEx forecasts the DNA sequencing market to exceed US$12 billion by 2033. This webinar will explore the growing DNA sequencing industry and evaluate the potential future of the market.
29 Sep 2022

Extended Reality Headset Sales to Grow to US$20bn 2033, Says IDTechEx

Virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) devices promise to revolutionize the way we interact, acting as gateways to the metaverse. Despite these technologies already achieving limited adoption, extensive headset hardware development is required to meet the demands of becoming a ubiquitous computing platform.
28 Sep 2022

Upcoming Webinar on Opportunities in Thin Film Photovoltaics

Wednesday 5 October 2022 - The opportunities presented by thin film photovoltaics; Discussion of the barriers facing the commercialisation of thin film photovoltaics; Overview of emerging applications for thin film photovoltaics and readiness levels; and Roadmaps for the future of thin film photovoltaics
28 Sep 2022

Three Biggest Hurdles Faced by Roboshuttles

Roboshuttles like those from EasyMile and Navya are a new and exciting mobility solution that have grown in interest during the past decade. However, in the past few years, IDTechEx has observed a slump in roboshuttle sales and a reduction in the number of active roboshuttle companies.
27 Sep 2022

IDTechEx Report Examines Device Trends in Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote patient monitoring (RPM), referring to the use of technology to measure and transmit physiologic data beyond traditional healthcare settings, has emerged as a promising solution to drive down healthcare costs while maintaining a high standard of care for patients.
22 Sep 2022

Powering Ubiquitous Electronics with Perovskite Photovoltaics

Powering IoT devices in a cheap, sustainable fashion is crucial to achieve the promised vision of a connected world. Small, low-cost thin film solar cells, optimized to work with diffuse indoor light, offer a solution to this dilemma.
20 Sep 2022

Evolving Automotive Lidar Technologies and Business Landscape

With the innovation of lidar beam steering technologies, continuous lidar cost reduction, as well as the progress of Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS) and Autonomous vehicles (AV), lidars are embracing their potential US$8.4 billion-dollar market by 2033, enabled by automotive applications, which can be further widely expanded to other areas such as robotics, industrial, smart city, and mapping.