Research Articles

30 Nov 2021

Les nouvelles les plus importantes concernant les matériaux avancés en 2021

Avec la pandémie qui fait toujours rage, les perturbations de la chaîne d'approvisionnement, la pénurie de puces, les catastrophes climatiques et les turbulences géopolitiques, on peut dire que l'année 2021 n'a pas été de tout repos. Le secteur des matériaux et de la chimie constitue l'épine dorsale de chaque industrie et reste sous la pression de tous ces défis. Dans cet article, IDTechEx met en lumière les principales nouvelles de leur point de vue indépendant sur cette industrie cruciale.
30 Nov 2021

Les leçons d'une décennie de wearables

Ayant couvert cette industrie au cours de la dernière décennie, IDTechEx a développé une vaste base de données sur les marchés historiques et actuels. Dans cet article, IDTechEx va faire quelque chose de relativement inhabituel pour une société d'études de marché : comparer publiquement les anciennes prévisions avec ce qui s'est réellement passé.
29 Nov 2021

Why Are OEMs Investing in Li-ion Battery Recycling?

In the past, the lack of end-of-life batteries meant that the Li-ion (lithium-ion) recycling market had little opportunity to prosper but the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is changing this.
Worldwide
29 Nov 2021

IDTechEx Future Mobility Research: End of Year Roundup Webinar

Wednesday 1 December 2021 - A market update on electric vehicles; Technology trends to watch out for in electric vehicle powertrains (electric motors, power electronics, cell-to-pack); The levelling up of autonomous vehicles; Opportunities for fuel cell electric vehicles.
24 Nov 2021

5G : résumé de l'année 2021 et ce à quoi il faut s'attendre pour l'avenir

La 5G est reconnue comme une infrastructure importante pour les pays développés et en développement. D'ici à la fin de l'année 2021, 79 pays auront commercialisé la 5G ou procéderont à des essais de la 5G. Bien que la 5G soit commercialisée, il y a encore beaucoup de développements techniques en cours. Dans cet article, IDTechEx examine les 4 principaux domaines de développement/tendances.
24 Nov 2021

Making the Metaverse: Hardware Hurdles, Discussed by IDTechEx

Are you fed up with Zoom? Do you want online interactions to feel more... interactive? The metaverse promises a step-change in how society communicates but, without the hardware technology, will ultimately remain a pipe dream.
23 Nov 2021

Smart Cities: Paradise or Punishment?

The massive new challenges of desertification, rising sea levels, starvation, increasingly violent weather, dysfunctional national governments and the accelerating move to cities can be tackled on a human scale.
23 Nov 2021

Energy Storage in 2021: Challenges and Opportunities

Energy storage technologies are undergoing a challenging transformation, vital in an emerging climate that increasingly necessitates renewable energies and recyclable hardware. Covering a wide portfolio of energy storage technologies, their history, and their outlook for the future, IDTechEx looks at how the energy storage sector has fared over the past year, and where it is headed for the next.
18 Nov 2021

EV Charging Infrastructure the Key to Powering Future Mobility

Despite the roaring success of EVs, adequate charging infrastructure is lagging behind. It is a classic chicken-versus-egg scenario: do public charging stations help drive EV adoption, or does greater EV adoption demand a more comprehensive public charging infrastructure?
18 Nov 2021

Printed Electronics: Emerging Applications Accelerate Towards Adoption

2021 has been an exciting year for printed electronics, with multiple applications reaching commercial adoption and significant funds flowing into the sector. Even where technologies are not yet commercialized, companies are increasingly transitioning from developing their technology and producing speculative demonstration prototypes to development and qualification projects for specific customers.
18 Nov 2021

COP26: Small Steps Forward for Green Technologies, Finds IDTechEx

Climate change is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. In an effort to accelerate global action in limiting temperature rises, international lawmakers, business leaders, scientists, and activists convened in Glasgow (U.K.) for the past two weeks in the UN's Climate Change Conference (COP26). In this article, IDTechEx examines three crucial technologies in the fight against climate change that saw advancements (or not) during this COP's proceedings.
Worldwide
17 Nov 2021

Join the Free IDTechEx Webinar on Agricultural Robotics

Thursday 18 November 2021 - Can Technology Innovation Awaken a Sleeping Giant? This webinar includes a summary of the key issues facing global agriculture; emerging applications of agricultural robotics; an overview of some of the key developments in the field; and much more.