1 Apr 2021
Microsoft Wins Contract to Supply US Army with Headsets
The United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding.
26 Jan 2021
Digital Health at CES 2021
CES is the world's largest and most influential technology event. Held annually in the first week of January in Las Vegas, USA, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced CES 2021 onto an online platform. This IDTechEx premium article addresses some of the key themes and trends discussed during the digital health conference sessions at CES 2021.
21 Jan 2021
Cruise and GM Team up with Microsoft on Self-Driving Vehicles
Cruise and General Motors announced they have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. The companies will bring together their software and hardware engineering excellence, cloud computing capabilities, manufacturing know-how and partner ecosystem to transform transportation.
16 Dec 2020
AI Shows Promise to Generate Faster, More Accurate Weather Forecasts
Today's weather forecasts come from some of the most powerful computers on Earth. The huge machines churn through millions of calculations to solve equations to predict temperature, wind, rainfall and other weather events. A forecast's combined need for speed and accuracy taxes even the most modern computers.
10 Dec 2020
AR VR Technology: The Defining Technology of 2020-2030
Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. IDTechEx predicts that this technology will grow to over $30bn by 2030. This article aims to explain the growth in demand behind this exciting technology.
10 Nov 2020
Immersion are the most prominent patentholder within the haptics space. They were founded in 1993, went public in 1999, and maintain a critical position as a technology licensing player in haptics today. This profile provides a comprehensive overview of their history and their position in 2020.
9 Nov 2020
AI, Machine Learning to end Plastic Waste
The Plastics Mission, one of 12 missions in development by CSIRO is using science and technology, to address Australia's plastics waste issue.
8 Nov 2020
Intellegens (Drug discovery)
Intellegens is a data analytics company focused on accelerating innovation through the use of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly deep learning (DL).
5 Nov 2020
Smart Tablecloth can Find Fruit and Help Watering the Plants
Researchers have designed a smart fabric that can detect non-metallic objects ranging from avocadoes to credit cards. The fabric, named Capacitivo, senses shifts in electrical charge to identify items of varying shapes and sizes.
10 Oct 2020
AAC Technologies are a leading manufacturer of electromagnetic haptic actuators such as ERM motors and LRAs.
24 Sep 2020
Shell to Supply Renewable Energy to Microsoft
Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation are embarking on a new strategic alliance to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions.
22 Sep 2020
SigmaSense, a US company that has developed an innovative read-out mechanism for capacitive touch sensors that has a much higher signal-to-noise ratio. They announced in September 2020 that they have raised $22m in a Series A round from a range of strategic partners including Corning and Eink.
17 Sep 2020
Grocery Store Shelves Stacked by Robots
FamilyMart and Telexistence Inc have started trial operations of the TX robot Model-T and Augmented Workforce Platform to build a new store operation model using remote control robot technology.