Research Articles

10 Jul 2020

Key Sensor Trends as Industries Evolve

Robotics, automotive, energy and healthcare. Interview with Dr Peter Harrop on his new report: Sensors 2021-2041
10 Jul 2020

Flexible Batteries Creating a $500million Market in 2030

Battery technology is experiencing enormous investment as organizations race to meet the demand of over 1,500 GWh needed in 2030 for electric vehicles, residential and grid applications.
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10 Jul 2020

Join the Webinar "Materials Informatics - Do Not Miss the Revolution"

This webinar from IDTechEx will provide - A technical introduction to the field, A discussion as to why now?, An overview of key players and developments, Key commercial outlooks, Critical appraisal of strategic direction available to industrial users, and Success stories.
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09 Jul 2020

Join the Webinar - Battery Electric Buses: Beyond China 14th July

This webinar provides insight into the industry's evolution, and will cover: Drivers for the transition to electric buses, Challenges to bus electrification, The history and future of bus electrification in key regions, The outlook for battery electric buses, plug-in hybrid buses and fuel cell electric buses, and The background to IDTechEx's new granular forecasts for the electric city bus market.
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09 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Photovoltaics Materials Opps 10th July

There are many solar markets only accessible with technologies beyond silicon. They include transparent and flexible film solar, underwater and indoor solar. Consider lightweight photovoltaic film on the sides of buildings that cannot support heavy glass. Film retrofits on buses and boats to boost range.
08 Jul 2020

Smart Materials Bypassing the Traditional Industry

Learn about electronics as smart materials bypassing the traditional industry.
08 Jul 2020

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture: Now is the Time

Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, "Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030" explains. This is a drill-down from the popular report, "Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030".
08 Jul 2020

In-Mold Electronics: Material Development Opportunities

In-Mold Electronics (IME) is a process that combines printed electronics with 3D forming and molding to create 3D objects with embedded electronics. The electronics can include interconnects, sensors, rigid IC or LEDs, optical waveguides, and so on.
07 Jul 2020

Testing Waste Water to Find COVID

In July 2020, the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology announced a standardised UK system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater, to provide an early warning of future outbreaks, reducing the reliance of testing large populations.
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07 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx webinar 9th July - Where Are Opportunities in 5G

This webinar will help to clarify the real market opportunities for 5G from different perspectives, including: User equipment adoption, 5G station deployment, Active antennas, New trend in RF components, Materials challenges,and Emerging use cases
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07 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx webinar 8 July - An Introduction to Li-ion Recycling

This webinar will provide an introduction to Li-ion recycling, covering the following key areas: Overview of recycling processes, Discussion of the value proposition of recycling, Analysis of 2nd-life vs recycling, and Look at the current Li-ion recycling market
03 Jul 2020

Thermal Interface Materials: Diverse, Essential, and Evolving

This article highlights some key material development trends. More specifically, approaches to increase the thermal conductivity (in W/mK) of TIMs are considered. This is an important trend because the IDTechEx assessment is that the market, in absolute terms, for high or ultrahigh thermal conductivity TIM materials, will inevitably rise.