Research Articles

08 Dec 2022

IDTechEx Insights: Technology Trends 2023 Magazine

A complimentary magazine by IDTechEx covering technology trends from 2022 and looking ahead to 2023.
08 Feb 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on In-Mold Electronics

Thursday 23 February 2023 - Opportunities for Integrated Functionality. In this webinar Dr Matthew Dyson, a Principal Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, will discuss the following topics: - The status of IME and competing approaches for creating functional and decorative interfaces across multiple application sectors. - The challenges and benefits associated with functionality integration, and how the value proposition of IME is likely to grow over time. - IME specific material requirements, especially for conductive inks. - A roadmap for IME adoption, segmented by industry.
07 Feb 2023

Electrolyzer and Green Hydrogen Markets Poised for Growth

IDTechEx forecast that the water electrolyzer market will grow to over US$120B by 2033. There has been renewed interest in the development of clean and green hydrogen industries.
07 Feb 2023

Upcoming Webinar: Emerging Image Sensors: Technology & Market

Thursday 16 February 2023 - During the webinar, Dr. Isabel Al-Dhahir will discuss: The motivation and applications for emerging image sensors, which span autonomous vehicles, drones, industrial quality control, and more; The current technological and commercial status of the emerging SWIR imaging technologies competing to replace InGaAs; Discussion of event-based vision and hyperspectral imaging; and Identification of market challenges
06 Feb 2023

Hypes and Hopes of Solid-State Batteries

The rapid growth of the electric vehicle market has driven the development, manufacture and sales of batteries, especially lithium-ion batteries, which are dominating the battery industry for a decade.
03 Feb 2023

Beyond Ionomers: Regulation Drives Demand for New Fuel Cell Membranes

Membrane materials are of fundamental importance for fuel cells. So significant, in fact, that they typically give their name to the fuel cell, as is the case for Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells, with IDTechEx forecasting the market for ion-exchange membranes in PEM fuel cells to be worth over USD$1.1 billion by 2033.
02 Feb 2023

Making Sustainable Electronics Tangible

Enhancing 'sustainability' is a widely held aspiration within the electronics industry - realizing this transition is considerably more difficult. To this day, toxic chemicals, material waste, and energy-intensive processing are commonplace.
02 Feb 2023

Webinar - Additive Electronics Manufacturing: Innovations & Prospects

Friday 10 February 2023 - Status and prospects of competing analogue and digital manufacturing methods for printed electronics; Technical discussion of emerging digital manufacturing methodologies; Evaluation of the benefits and challenges of adopting high throughput R2R manufacturing; and Innovations in component placement and attachment that will facilitate manufacturing of FHE.
01 Feb 2023

Gigafactories - Can Europe and US Catch Up to China?

Given the rapid increase in forecast demand for Li-ion batteries, there has been significant growth in the number of gigafactories being planned and announced over the past 2-3 years. IDTechEx analysis shows that current plans and announcements for new cell production capacity will reach 3 TWh by 2030.
01 Feb 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on the Micro EVs Revolution

Thursday 9 February 2023 - Shaking Up Urban Transport Worldwide. The following aspects will be discussed in greater depth: Drivers behind uptake of Micro EVs; Electric two-wheelers: major markets, players, and benchmarking; Electric three-wheelers: major markets, players, and benchmarking; Microcar characteristics; and Battery chemistry trends
31 Jan 2023

Why Hydrogen Fuel Cell Adoption Is Accelerating in Marine Markets

The maritime sector, which accounts for approximately 2.9% of global carbon emissions, is seeking to meet broader climate goals such as the Paris Agreement and 'Fit for 55' in Europe. Since it is the largest vessels, such as sea-going cargo vessels, which tend to contribute the most to maritime emissions, this presents a huge challenge.
31 Jan 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Opportunities for Photonic Chips

Wednesday 8 February 2023 - Technological Developments and Applications. Contents that will be covered in this webinar include: An overview of PIC technology; Drivers of increased data demands from data centres; PIC trends in the communications industry; and PIC adoption in other markets