31 May 2016
Flying cars: needed or possible? Part one
The arguments for flying cars are style, convenience and cost saving; the stuff of fiction for 100 years. Park a car and a plane together in your garage.
31 May 2016
Will conductive inks help wearables go truly wearable?
The first generation of wearable devices are constructed using mature, rigid technologies put inside a new box that can be worn. These are often bulky devices that are not truly wearable in the sense that our clothes are. This is, however, beginning to change, albeit slowly.
27 May 2016
Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable
IDTechEx finds that C category cars and above will have to be mild hybrids with 48V lithium-ion batteries if they are to meet the tough new carbon dioxide emissions.
25 May 2016
Plastic and flexible OLED displays market to reach $18bn by 2020
IDTechEx Research has just released new forecasts for the OLED display market.
United States, Worldwide
24 May 2016
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview
This annual event by the delightful staff of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency Foundation CAFE took place May 19-20 at San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.
23 May 2016
2015 - A great year for large-sized lithium-ion batteries
Electric bus is a game changer in the battery market.
20 May 2016
Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business
The brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026, finds that at around $140 billion in 2026, the lithium-ion battery business will dominate the battery business.
19 May 2016
Power electronics for electric vehicles
At first it seems ridiculous that IDTechEx forecasts a huge growth in the power electronics business for electric vehicles.
18 May 2016
Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 31 May 2016.
17 May 2016
Graphene nanoflake-based films developed as thermal interface material
Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a major obstacle to further technology development. It limits further miniaturisation, power, performance and reliability.
13 May 2016
Manned electric aircraft get investment
The unique new IDTechEx Research report Manned Electric Aircraft 2016-2031 explains how, so far, electric aircraft have largely followed electric land and water vehicles.
11 May 2016
IDTechEx Show! Berlin grows 27%
IDTechEx Research announced today that Europe's largest event on emerging technologies, IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin on 27-28 April, grew 27% vs. last year's event. This year's exhibition and conference featured attendees from 57 countries with 171 exhibitors and 2,300 attendees.