Research Articles

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30 Jan 2020

Impact of Technology Development on Li-ion Supply Chain

Understanding the future of the Li-ion supply chain requires clarity on the technologies and chemistries that will be used over the coming decade.
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30 Jan 2020

Webinar Wednesday 5 February 2020 - Plant-Based and Cultured Meat

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday 5 February 2020 titled Plant-Based and Cultured Meat: The Future of Meat Alternatives.
28 Jan 2020

Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030

Forecasts from IDTechEx report "Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030"
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24 Jan 2020

Boost to the Electric Vehicle Motor Business

Electric vehicles by land, water and air are rapidly arriving and rapidly being misunderstood. Motors last forever? No. We now push motors so hard they wear out, increasing sales.
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22 Jan 2020

Printed Electronics: The Opportunities are Coming Thick and Fast

There is dramatic change in some industries, with leading printed electronics vendors moving quickly to capitalize on the new sought after capabilities. These opportunities will be addressed at the Printed Electronics Europe exhibition and conference in Berlin on 13 - 14 May (register by 23 January to save 40%).
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17 Jan 2020

Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business

Here come previously impossible devices and structures. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart Material Opportunities in Structural Electronics 2020-2030" analyses and forecasts a remarkable $200 billion materials opportunity by making dumb structures smart.
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14 Jan 2020

Webinar Thursday 23 January 2020- Electric Vehicle Motor Manufacturers

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23 January 2020 titled Electric Vehicle Motor Manufacturers: Which to Buy, Employ, Avoid.
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14 Jan 2020

Diagnosing Cardiovascular Disease

Diagnosing CVD is the first step in patients' road to recovery. It is imperative to detect the disease early in order to administer treatment while it is still treatable. In addition, preventing the disease altogether is becoming more important in healthcare. The main approaches for detecting CVD are currently in vitro diagnostics (IVD) at point-of-care (POC) and the use artificial intelligence (AI) in cardiovascular imaging.
07 Jan 2020

New Methods of Recycling Polymers

Recycling waste plastics is essential to creating a circular economy. Current recycling methods are hampered by issues such as societal perceptions of recycling, to economic barriers and technological; however, over the past few years the number of technical innovations to improve polymer recycling have substantially increased.
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03 Jan 2020

Robot Shuttles: Major New Form of Transportation

IDTechEx has issued the first in-depth report on this called, "Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040". Robot shuttles are an important new, reconfigurable form of transportation for goods and people that may even function as mobile offices, workshops, restaurants and more.
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31 Dec 2019

The AR, VR and MR Market Is Estimated to be Over $30Bn by 2030

New IDTechEx report on AR, VR and MR products by Technology Analyst Dr. Charlotte Coles discusses the technology, market, and players of the past, present and future. XR, or extended reality, products are at the forefront of technological change. Virtual reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. With so many different XR products now available for a variety of use cases, it is important to understand how the different technologies are used, and companies which create them.
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23 Dec 2019

Sidewalk Last Mile Delivery Robots: a Billion-Dollar-Market by 2030?

Last mile delivery is the most expensive part of the delivery chain, often representing more than 50% of the overall cost. This is mainly because it is the least productive and automated step. As such, many are seeking to bring automation into the last mile.