30 Nov 2017
Low power electronics and electrics without batteries
The new IDTechEx Research report, Battery Elimination in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028 notes that billions of wireless electronic and electrical products consuming microwatts to milliwatts or more operate without batteries or even capacitors to store energy.
29 Nov 2017
The Big Family of Batteries
Li-ion Batteries are the talk of town in the tech industry, but clarity on the subject is scarce, and very often the word "Battery" is used interchangeably to indicate those relying on the reversible shuttling of lithium ion (Li-ion batteries, or LIB), and many other different energy storage technologies that have little in common with each other.
29 Nov 2017
Continuous ceramic fibres let CMCs and MMCs take off and land
Ceramic Metal Composites (CMC) and Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) are not new concepts, but they have never reached their potential. To date, a wide range of particles and whiskers have been used in these matrices, but the advantages have been questionable, applications limited, and manufacturing challenges difficult.
28 Nov 2017
Exovite win at the IDTechEx Show Awards!
At the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, IDTechEx was delighted to present the 'Best Development in 3D Printing Award USA 2017' to Exovite for their work on 'Technological innovation in tools and medical procedures.'
27 Nov 2017
Stretchable and Conformable Electronics: Heading Toward Market Reality
Stretchable and conformal electronics are more than just novelties. This article by IDTechEx analysts Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and James Hayward, first published in SID Information Display, describes how many of the simpler and less glamorous aspects of stretchable and conformable devices have already been commercialized or are very close to being commercialized.
24 Nov 2017
Composite materials for the automotive sector - who needs who more?
It is hard to avoid the topic of the automotive sector within the composite industry, but of late there has been a shift in the rhetoric from when the large uptake will happen to whether it will happen at all.
23 Nov 2017
Winners of the IDTechEx Show! USA Awards
Winners of the IDTechEx Show! USA Awards - Energy Harvesting, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles. The annual IDTechEx Show! USA awards were presented in Santa Clara last week during the drinks reception at the end of day one.
17 Nov 2017
IDTechEx Wearable USA awards
Each year at the IDTechEx Show!, two companies are honoured for their achievements in developing and commercialising different aspects of wearable technology. This year the awards were judged by Dr Akira Sakaigawa (Huawei), Chris Chin (HTC Vive) and Heidi Dohse (Google) with support from the independent analyst team with IDTechEx Research.
17 Nov 2017
Webinar Tuesday 28 November - Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 28 November titled Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles.
13 Nov 2017
Webinar Tuesday 21 November - Medical biosensors for monitoring
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 21 November titled Medical Biosensors for Monitoring and Diagnostics.
10 Nov 2017
Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts
Forecasts from IDTechEx Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts report.
07 Nov 2017
Stretchable electronics: highlights of commercial activity
This article highlights cases where stretchable electronics have found uses in the commercial world to elucidate the breadth of uses stretchable electronics are applicable to.