24 May 2022
Snow Lake Lithium Calls for EV Ecosystem Across North America
Snow Lake Lithium Ltd has outlined the need to create a comprehensive electric vehicle ecosystem across North America, to protect the future of its domestic automotive industry.
13 May 2022
Clearview AI Will No Longer Sell Its Technology to Private Firms
Clearview AI has agreed to a new set of restrictions that ensure the company is in alignment with the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act , a groundbreaking Illinois privacy law. The central provision of the settlement restricts Clearview from selling its faceprint database not just in Illinois, but across the United States.
26 Apr 2022
In 2007, the Fisker Automotive Company was founded by current CEO Henrik Fisker and Bernhard Koehler. Fisker Automotive Company had a tumultuous existence with early setbacks jeopardizing the company's future and leading to its bankruptcy. In 2016, Henrik Fisker revived the brand and it is now on the way to mass production at the end of 2022.
9 Mar 2022
Motiv Space Systems and Blue Origin Announce ModuLink
Motiv Space Systems has been awarded a contract under the Defense Innovation Unit's Modularity for Space Systems Program together with sub-contractor Blue Origin. The contract leverages Motiv's advanced space robotics technology to enable a new age of space utilization in which deployed spacecraft can be repaired, augmented, or modified to make them more resilient and modular.
22 Feb 2022
Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch
In February 2022, the White House issued an updated list of critical and emerging technologies that the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), and National Security Council (NSC) have identified as being important for US national security. Numerous technology areas have been featured, including advanced manufacturing, hypersonics, biotechnologies, and artificial intelligence. Of these, IDTechEx has highlighted which areas to watch and why exactly the White House has shortlisted them as critical technologies.
8 Feb 2022
Smart Watch Detects Heat Strain in Military Trainees
In 2020, more than 2,000 U.S. service members experienced heat stroke or heat exhaustion. Such injuries pose a "significant and persistent threat to both the health of US military members and the effectiveness of military operations," according to a recent military health report. Young or inexperienced recruits are especially vulnerable.
2 Feb 2022
Intel (semiconductor foundry business)
This profile provides an overview of Intel semiconductor business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
21 Jan 2022
Radian Aerospace Emerges from Stealth, Announces Seed Funding
Radian Aerospace, the developers of the world's first fully reusable horizontal takeoff and landing, single-stage to orbit spaceplane, announced that the company recently closed $27.5 million in seed funding.
22 Nov 2021
Lyten Inc are a graphene material and Li-S battery company who exited stealth mode in September 2021. IDTechEx spoke with George Liddle, Director, Analysis and Karel Vanheusden, VP Product Development.
1 Nov 2021
500 KG Containerized Hydrogen Refueling Station a Milestone
With the rapid development of hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industries, the increase of public awareness of environmental protection, and the conscious guidance of governments and institutions, the preparation, transportation, and storage of hydrogen energy have become the focus of the world's attention in the recent years. Meanwhile, the demand for hydrogen refueling facilities is also increasing exponentially.
29 Oct 2021
PathogenDx is a diagnostics company using microarrays for pathogen detection in food & agricultural safety, and in COVID-19 testing. IDTechEx analyst Andy Ko interviewed PathogenDx CEO Milan Patel on 26/10/2021.
22 Oct 2021
Nanoracks, Voyager Space, Lockheed Martin to Develop Space Station
Nanoracks, in collaboration with Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin, has formed a team to develop the first-ever free flying commercial space station. The space station, known as Starlab, will be a continuously crewed commercial platform, dedicated to conducting critical research, fostering industrial activity, and ensuring continued US presence and leadership in low-Earth orbit. Starlab is expected to achieve initial operational capability by 2027.
23 Sep 2021
Lyten Introduces Next Generation Lithium-Sulfur Battery for EVs
Company's proprietary platform of advanced materials will enable a safer EV battery with higher gravimetric energy density than conventional lithium-ion and solid state technologies
3 Sep 2021
Stratasys Awarded $20 million contract by US Navy
On August 23, 2021, the S Navy issued Stratasys a $20 million contract to purchase up to 25 Stratasys F900™ 3D printers over the next five years, with delivery of the first eight expected before the end of 2021. In addition to the printers, the contract includes initial support and sustainment, materials, and development of initial training for the supplied systems.
20 Aug 2021
Tesla Autopilot: AV or not AV, That is the Question
This week the US federal agency governing road safety has announced an investigation into Tesla and its self-driving car claims, bringing the challenges of autonomous vehicle adoption to the spotlight.
23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.