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21 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Solid-State Batteries - 13 August

Solid-state batteries keep attracting tremendous attention and investment with the maturing technologies and closeness to mass production. Even with the influence of COVID-19, the potential market size is expected to grow to over $6 billion by 2030 according to IDTechEx.
20 Jul 2020

Sensors With Electrical Output: Technology, Materials, Uses & Forecast

Join IDTechEx Chairman, Dr Peter Harrop in this 8-minute presentation on Sensors, discussing patents, the effect of COVID19, sensor market drivers in construction, agriculture, mining, military, aerospace, consumer electronics, medical, automotive & rail.
20 Jul 2020

Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today

By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.
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20 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Printed Sensors - 6 August

A detailed look at the technologies underpinning printed image and piezoresistive sensors; An assessment of the technological readiness level of competing technologies; Discussion of existing and emerging applications; and Identification of technological challenges and innovation opportunities
17 Jul 2020

Could Pyrolysis Help the World Overcome Its Plastic Waste Problem?

The world has a problem with plastic waste. Despite global plastic production continuing to accelerate, recycling rates remain stubbornly low, with only about 15% of the 400 million tonnes of plastic currently produced annually being recycled.
16 Jul 2020

Printed Sensors: A $3.6 Billion Market Driven by Diversity

When considering the prospects of an emerging technology, it is easy to make broad-brush claims. For example, stating that 'greater numbers of connected devices, commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT), will increase demand for printed sensors' seems an uncontroversial statement.
16 Jul 2020

The Fall and Rise of Metal Additive Manufacturing

There is little doubt that additive manufacturing will become a key enabling technology across a wide range of sectors. Over the past few years revenues have grown, notable new entrants have emerged, investments have been significant, and material portfolios broadened.
16 Jul 2020

How Gene Edited Crops Can Avoid Making the Same Mistakes as GMOs

Genetically modified (GM) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada.
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16 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar 30 July - Smart Textiles: Market Trends

​A detailed list of over 60 different application areas which e-textile products have been developed for; Market data around current market size by product type and market sector; Overview of project/product maturity by application area; and Discussion of the best strategies and market forecasts for the sector into the next decade.
15 Jul 2020

Huge Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics

There are huge materials opportunities in emerging photovoltaics. Hear Dr Peter Harrop discuss the topic in this short presentation (9mins in length) sharing research from the new IDTechEx report, "Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics 2020-2040". IDTechEx #IDTechExResearch #Photovoltaics #AdvancedMaterials #Solar #ElectricVehicles #PVMaterials #Perovskite
15 Jul 2020

How Will COVID-19 Diagnostic Technologies Evolve in the Post-Lockdown

While the COVID-19 outbreak continues to rise in some countries, many others have successfully brought down the number of daily new cases and reproduction number. European countries have loosened the general lockdown, such as Germany, Spain, and UK. Gone together with the quarantine are the huge daily COVID-19 testing numbers.
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15 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar 29th July - Sensors in Turmoil

IDTechEx has reports on many types of sensors from vehicle RADAR to biosensors, printed to wearable. By popular request, an overview of all of them is now available, called "Sensors 2021-2041". Some of the research is shared in this webinar.