15 Feb 2021
CVD Graphene for Electronic Applications: 2021 Status and Outlook
Given the exciting properties, graphene has always been linked as a revolutionary material for the electronics industry. CVD graphene is cited as the ideal solution in providing a perfect single layer produced in a low cost continuous R2R process, but the manufacturing and commercial reality have proved very different. After a long period of research, and with players regularly exiting and entering the field, we are only now starting to see this technology mature and the dawn of the commercial reality.
5 Feb 2021
With sensors, the systems and software are a bigger business than the sensors themselves. For example, your body has primitive sensors such as eyes and fingers, but it processes the data in combination, so the whole is greater than the parts. Call it "sensor fusion", something increasingly seen in the automotive, healthcare, and robotic industries.
26 Jan 2021
Skin Patches & e-Textiles at CES 2021
This premium article covers the major launches and themes in the niche wearable technology product areas of skin patches and e-textiles. Despite the "consumer" focus of the event, much of the discussion and product launches of note focused around health and wellness applications, including products on both the consumer and medical side of the regulatory barriers. This article reviews some of the prominent announcements and companies present at this year's virtual event.
22 Jan 2021
StoreDot Launch of First Ever 5-Minute Charge Li-ion Battery Samples
StoreDot announces the availability of its first-generation 5-minute charge battery engineering samples. This represents a significant milestone for the company in its mission to eliminate the range and charging anxiety of electric vehicles, demonstrating the commercial viability of XFC batteries for the first time via a small form-factor battery cell.
19 Jan 2021
USA and East Asia Grab $23 Billion Transparent Electronics Opportunity
The new IDTechEx report, "Transparent Electronics Materials, Applications, Markets 2021-2041", describes a market increasing fivefold from 2021-2031. By 2041 it will be over $23 billion.
18 Jan 2021
5G and WiFi 6 at CES 2021
5G was a key topic at CES 2020 and this trend continued to 2021. In this premium article, IDTechEx cover a few of the 5G highlights as well as the WiFi 6/6E devices that were presented at CES 2021.
14 Dec 2020
EC Proposes Regulation to Improve Li-ion Sustainability
The European Commission (EC) has proposed stricter regulations regarding the sustainability of batteries.
9 Dec 2020
Aryballe have developed an innovative sensors for odor assessment that enable odors to be detected and quantified. This capability and has applications across many sectors including automotive, consumer goods and food/beverages. The sensor is based on a silicon photonic structure with gas sensitive functionalization.
9 Dec 2020
5G in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
This article summarizes and highlights some of the critical 5G developments and news in 2020.