16 Dec 2015
Trumpf to offer selective laser melting for 3D printing of metals
German industrial machining and tooling equipment manufacturer, Trumpf, has added another type of metal 3D printing technology to its portfolio. This makes Trumpf the only manufacturer to offer all of the major laser 3D printing technologies.
15 Dec 2015
Demand for quantum dots will increase 20-fold over next decade
Ever since Sony launched the first television with quantum dots in 2013, these highly engineered materials have been back in the spotlight.
11 Dec 2015
Conference: Electric Vehicles - Everything is changing USA 2015
Summary of the key information tracked during the Electric Vehicle conference held in Santa Clara USA.
11 Dec 2015
Mass produced 3D printed electronics
Ten short years ago 3D printing was almost the exclusive remit of rapid prototyping. Nobody was putting 3D printing into mass production back then.
11 Dec 2015
Innovative sensors make wearables truly unique
Defining and exploiting value proposition is an essential part of wearable technology's journey from early adopters into mass markets, and sensor platforms enable the key value proposition in most wearable devices today. This is why made-for-wearable sensors are being developed around the world, and this is why IDTechEx Research finds that made-for-wearable sensors will represent 42% of all sensors in wearable devices in 2026, up from a measly 7% in 2015.
09 Dec 2015
How to make batteries flexible
Thin, flexible and printed batteries have the potential to be widely used in wearable and medical devices and will reach a market of over $400 million in a decade, according to IDTechEx report Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2015-2025: Technologies, Forecasts, Players.
04 Dec 2015
Lizard electric vehicles
Extreme vehicle concepts have a habit of appearing in a car near you.
02 Dec 2015
Highlights of IDTechEx Wearable USA
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara assembled the largest collection of innovators and experts around wearable technology. The aim was to share knowledge, build networks and solve problems that the industry faces. With decision makers from the most well-known and prestigious wearable technology projects all present, the stage was set for two productive days of networking, problem solving and discussion. This article covers some of the main themes of the event.