Research Articles

21 Jul 2017

The fibre composite market: A land of opportunities

It is easy to look at an industry like composites and quickly dismiss it as slow-moving and of no real interest to you or your company, but the chances are you would be wrong.
20 Jul 2017

Last Mile Delivery: Trillion Dollar Battle of the Titans

The new IDTechEx Research report, Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028 concerns goods and people reaching final destination such as down the pathway past the guard dog or riding from the train station.
17 Jul 2017

Webinar Thursday 3 August - Opportunities for LPWAN Technologies

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on opportunities for LPWAN technologies on Thursday 3 August.
12 Jul 2017

The road to fully flexible consumer electronics

Flexible consumer electronic devices are now a reality, and as forecasted by IDTechEx in the launch of the first ever market research report on the topic of barrier films for electronics almost ten years ago, innovation in encapsulation was one of the critical requirements that needed to be met in order to realize commercially viable consumer products.
07 Jul 2017

Volvo Cars drops ICE only based cars by 2019. How radical is this?

Volvo Cars has been in the news recently in relation to their announcement this Wednesday on their decision to leave the internal combustion engine only based automotive industry. But is this move really a revolutionary one?
04 Jul 2017

Sigfox Vs LoRaWAN Vs NB-IoT Vs.......a $40 billion arms race

More than 10 billion devices will be connected to low power IoT networks over the next decade.
28 Jun 2017

Webinar Tuesday 11 July - Encapsulation of Flexible Electronics

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 11th July titled Encapsulation of Flexible Electronics: to TFE or not to TFE?
26 Jun 2017

From automated to cognitive: A brief history of building automation

Cognitive buildings is not just the latest buzzword, it feels like a most natural evolution of what we think of today as a move towards smarter buildings.
23 Jun 2017

Nanogenerators that stand the test of time

Earlier this month, IDTechEx analysts were invited to attend the second talk within the "From Discovery Science to Industrial Application" series, co-organised by the Cambridge Network and the Maxwell Centre.
22 Jun 2017

Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

The 21st-century commercialisation of the aerogel industry has been extensively discussed, but despite the excitement and huge potential, it is still a long way from plain sailing for the manufacturers.
16 Jun 2017

Webinar Tuesday 27 June - Future Powertrain: EV Options and Objectives

IDTechEx are holding a free webinar on Tuesday 27 June titled Future Powertrain: EV Options and Objectives.
16 Jun 2017

Nanoparticles breathe new life into doxorubicin cancer treatment

Doxorubicin, originally daunorubicin, is the result of a simultaneous discovery event in the 1950's between researchers in France and Italy. The molecule, a well-known anti-cancer drug used for a variety of indications ranging from acute lymphocytic leukemia to breast cancer, was approved for use in the United States in 1974.