Research Articles

13 Jul 2021

Many 600 Mile Electric Cars in 2025

Here come 600-mile electric cars and they will grab market share even as city cars. At last, you will be able to buy a car that lets you vacation in it wherever you wish.
12 Jul 2021

45 Million of 5G Small Cells Will be Installed by 2031

After years of waiting, 5G is finally here. 5G not only greatly improves network experiences for mobile consumers, but more importantly, will bring digitalization into every industry, revolutionizing our society. However, this vision will not be realized without small cell development.
08 Jul 2021

Unexpected Trends from IDTechEx's EV Data & Tools Portfolio

2021 is cementing the electric car's dominant position in the future of the auto industry as OEMs have increased electrification targets, announced more battery-electric models, and planned new technology adoption strategies. To properly understand these trends, granular, high-quality data is essential.
08 Jul 2021

Thermoelectric Harvesting Needs a U-Turn

"Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Other Zero-Emission Electricity from Heat 2022-2042", a new report from IDTechEx, finds that disillusioned manufacturers share a business of mere hundreds of millions of dollars after decades of trying, mainly with bismuth telluride and variants.
07 Jul 2021

Electric Boats & Ships: Five Key Battery Suppliers

The IDTechEx report "Electric Leisure & Sea-going Boats and Ships 2021-2040" reveals the battery demand expected from maritime transport over the next two decades, from leisure boats to ocean-crossing ships. In this article, IDTechEx summarizes the leading battery suppliers underpinning the industry.
06 Jul 2021

No Lives at Steak: How Will Your Food be Made in the Future?

For a slaughter-free spaghetti bolognese, a beef burger where no cows were harmed, and fresh produce growing from the walls of skyscrapers, food technology is turning science fiction into science fact one innovation at a time.
02 Jul 2021

Drone Delivery: A Key Area in the Next Two Decades

Drones are used in a number of applications within logistics and delivery, typically in the "last mile of delivery". Drones are being trialed to fulfill the role of deploying and delivering goods and services. This article focuses on drone delivery use cases.
01 Jul 2021

Has the Funding for Graphene Dried up?

Practically no graphene manufacturer is making significant revenue, let alone a profit, so continued funding will still be essential - but is there still enough cash being injected?
01 Jul 2021

Key Trends That Are Turning Up The Heat In The EV Market

Within the EV market, increases are being seen in battery capacity, range, charging rates, wide bandgap semiconductors, and high-performance traction motors. Additionally, EV fires and related recalls have brought the concept of thermal runaway detection, prevention, and protection to the fore. All of these trends demand more effective thermal management systems, solutions, and materials.
30 Jun 2021

A New Database for Electric Car Sales, Models and Technologies

The electric car market has grown rapidly over the past 5 years, and within this growing market, several trends can be seen when looking at batteries and traction motors. To help organizations to analyze these trends, IDTechEx has released the "Electric Car Sales, Models & Technologies Database".
29 Jun 2021

New IDTechEx Report Explores the Future of Plant-Based Meat

Sales of plant-based meat have grown sharply in recent years, buoyed by the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting meat supply chains and putting increasing scrutiny on the conventional meat industry. Reflecting this, investments into the plant-based meat industry have also risen rapidly, with the industry raising over $1.4 billion in 2020 alone.
28 Jun 2021

COVID-19 Helps Drive Electronic Skin Patches Market to $10bn in 2021

IDTechEx have released their latest report on Electronic Skin Patches. The report, titled "Electronic Skin Patches 2021-2031", covers the market, technology, and players in this unique product sector, and predicts that the sector will be worth $10bn in annual revenue in 2021.