25 Feb 2021
A Critical Year for Haptics as New Technology Options Mature
Investment and development in haptics is accelerating, and the supply chain providing the actuators, drivers and software behind these key components is evolving at a faster pace every year. IDTechEx's latest report on haptics, "Haptics 2021-2031: Technologies, Market & Players", predicts that the industry will be worth nearly $5bn in 2025.
24 Feb 2021
ACEO Launches Hard/Soft Multi-Material 3D Printing
WACKER's ACEO team launches another new-to-the-world material combination that allows silicone elastomers and epoxy thermoset materials to be printed in one single print. The resulting combination of hard and soft materials enables designers and engineers to develop new, highly functional applications.
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.
26 Jan 2021
Haptics at CES 2021
Of all the topics represented at CES, none suffer more fundamentally from the move to a virtual conference than haptics. This said, CES remains an important event in the calendar for this technology area, and there were a good cross section of different companies discussing and presenting new ideas and products at the event. This article reviews some of the company highlights.
12 Jan 2021
Join the Upcoming Webinar - The Beginning of a New Era for Haptics
Tuesday 26 January 2021 - Competitive landscape amongst leading actuator manufacturers; comparison of various emerging technology options and their commercial potential; broader themes in haptic feedback and go-to-market approaches and a review from recent industry events (including CES 2021)
18 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Report Documents Turning Point in the $3.6bn Haptics Industry
IDTechEx have released their latest report on haptics, projecting that the industry will grow from $3.6bn in 2020 to nearly $5bn per year by 2025.
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.
28 Nov 2020
The profile describes Sony's efforts and outcomes of micro-LED displays.
26 Nov 2020
General Vibration - Update
IDTechEx caught up with John Houston, Founder and CEO of General Vibration, about their latest progress. Our conversation came shortly after the launch of the PS5 from Sony and around the time of their filing of another key patent.
25 Nov 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Tim Szeto, CEO of Nanoport to discuss their latest technical and commercial progress with their Tachammer / LMR haptic actuators.