Research Articles

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17 Apr 015

IDTechEx analyses the high stakes of the future automotive industry

Why BASF sues Umicore, Toyota launches fuel cell cars, VW buys a solid state battery company and all car companies are rushing behind Google for automation? The bigger picture of the high stakes of the future automotive industry.
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16 Apr 015

Thermal interface materials market set to grow to $3.7bn by 2025

New research conducted by IDTechEx finds that the thermal interface materials market - including tapes, adhesives, greases, gels, pastes, elastomeric pads, phase change materials, graphite, solders, compressible materials and liquid metals - will grow from $1.7 billion in 2015 to $3.7 billion in 2025.
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16 Apr 015

Megatrend Electronics at the IDTechEx Show! 28-29 April, Berlin

Today's megatrends are easy to identify. They are changes that will endure for a long time and profoundly impact most of us on earth.
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10 Apr 015

Separating fact from fiction in 3D Bioprinting

"Eventually 3D printing will print people," according to Will.i.am, the music producer, rapper and entrepreneur. "I'm not saying I agree with it, I'm just saying what's fact based on plausible growth in technology." How true is this? And how close are we? At IDTechEx, we take pride in cutting through the hype, to reveal what is actually possible and where the real opportunities lie.
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10 Apr 015

Ultra lightweight motors for electric drones and airliners

Newcastle University in the UK was chosen by Boeing to develop an ultra-lightweight electric motor for an upper atmosphere electric aircraft. These spidery fixed-wing aircraft can have the wingspan of a jumbo jet but the weight of a small car.
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09 Apr 015

Energy harvesting meets IoT: 4questions, 3 presenters...

DTechEx analysts asked a few questions to some of the presenters at the IDTechEx conferences on Energy Harvesting and IoT coming up on 28-29 April in Berlin, Germany.
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09 Apr 015

New energy harvesting for vehicles and devices: huge business

Energy harvesting is the creation of electricity from ambient energy. IDTechEx Show! covers it all in one place.
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08 Apr 015

Flexible barrier technologies: material and deposition options

Back in 2013, we witnessed the launch by Samsung and LG of the first AMOLED displays deposited on plastic substrates, and the first efforts to encapsulate plastic and flexible displays that IDTechEx is forecasting will become more than a $16bn dollar market in the next 5 years.
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08 Apr 015

Even more speakers announced for 3D Printing Europe 2015

Here at IDTechEx, since first announcing the agenda for our Berlin event on 28-29 April, we have been busy organising even more speakers for two packed days of high quality talks, and even more exhibitors in the tradeshow, to display the latest and greatest innovations.
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03 Apr 015

Crossover motorcycles in new multi-billion dollar market

The new IDTechEx report, "Electric Motorcycles and Three Wheel Electric Vehicles 2015-2025" reveals gaps in the market as e-motorcycles and their three wheel derivatives become a multi-billion dollar market. One gap is the crossover between bikes and motorcycles created as a premium-priced product.
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02 Apr 015

Webinar 8 April - Photovoltaic Industry Outlook for 2015

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Wednesday 8 April 2015 discussing the 2015 photovoltaic industry outlook from a supply and demand perspective.