Research Articles

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12 Nov 2019

The Weird and Wonderful World of 3D Printing

3D printing has been touted as being a manufacturing cure-all for a whole host of different applications. The reality is very different, but this doesn't stop the onslaught of news articles proclaiming 3D printing to be the answer. Here's a roundup of the weird and wonderful world of 3D printing in 2019.
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11 Nov 2019

A Look at Li-Ion and Alternative Battery Chemistry Innovation

From consumer electronics to electric vehicles and stationary storage, high power and fast charge capability are key performance metrics for Li-ion batteries. Pure battery electric vehicles can now offer range in excess of 300 miles per charge, but a full recharge can take hours. How can this be improved?
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08 Nov 2019

Latest IDTechEx Research on Autonomous Cars and Robotaxis 2020-2040

Autonomous driving holds great promises for increasing road safety and efficiency, as well as for decreasing future travel cost. According to IDTechEx's forecasts, global autonomous car (SAE Level 3+) and robotaxi services will become a $2.5 trillion market by 2040.
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07 Nov 2019

In-Mold Electronics Market will Take-off in 2020 - Here's Why

In-mold electronics (IME) - or in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) - is about to enter a period of rapid revenue growth, with IDTechEx forecasting the overall market to exceed $1bn within a decade.
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06 Nov 2019

Creating the Market: Technology Development is Only Half the Work

Printed electronics has many successful market creation stories and certain materials or components have moved rapidly but sometimes, inventing the enabling technology is only half the work.
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05 Nov 2019

Hearables at the IDTechEx Show!

The ear has long been touted as an excellent place for technology to exist on the body. Over 5 years of gradually gaining momentum, the topic of "hearables" is finally being recognized more widely for the excellent opportunity which it presents.
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05 Nov 2019

RAIN RFID Expected to Grow 20% in 2019

Learn more at the IDTechEx Show! November 20-21, Santa Clara Convention Centre, CA or in the new IDTechEx report RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2019-2029.
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04 Nov 2019

Graphene Offers a Large Potential for the Energy Storage Market

This article will highlight some of the key topics addressed for graphene in LiB electrode advancement, post-LiB chemistry changes, supercapacitors, and thermal dissipation.
North America (USA + Canada)
01 Nov 2019

General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!

Opening the IDTechEx Show! on November 20-21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center are three cornerstone speakers, highlighting key progress and future visions across the topics covered at the event.
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01 Nov 2019

Solar Cars at $15 billion - Just the Beginning

Solar vehicle bodywork has just progressed from curiosity to key enabling technology. The new 180-page IDTechEx report, "Solar Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains 2020-2030" explains why and forecasts the next ten years with solar cars at $15 billion 2030 just a beginning.
Worldwide
01 Nov 2019

A Closer Look at Biosensor Technology at Sensors USA 2019

A key focus of the Sensors USA part of the IDTechEx Show! will be Point-of-Care Biosensors. Biosensor devices provide information associated with a specific health condition or disease. The general trend in biosensors is a move from testing in centralized hospitals, to the patents with point-of-care devices.
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30 Oct 2019

Form AND Function with 3D Electronics: Have Your Cake and Eat It

The general trend in electronics is towards smaller and faster devices. Now something different is coming to market. The new competitive frontier is form factor: flexible, stretchable and structural electronics.