26 Jun 2020
Xpeng Motors is a Chinese start-up designing and manufacturing electric cars that are intelligent and connected.
25 Jun 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Ofer Elaykim and Tali Chen, CEO and CMO respectively of DSP Group. In this profile we give an overview of the company as well as details about their more recent focus on hearables and the related acquisition of SoundChip.
30 Mar 2020
Mobile Robots: Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda
Recent developments bring into focus the motivation, and at times the imperative, to increase automation in the logistics and delivery chain. IDTechEx have been examining the technological and commercial trends in this field for several years.
19 Mar 2020
Wiliot are developing a battery-free sensor/ID tag that is capable of transmitting Bluetooth signals. It harvests its energy ambient EM radiation via a printed antennae and a bare chip. Due to its combination of capability, simplicity and cloud integration this could be the technology that finally makes the 'Internet of Things' a reality...
9 Jan 2020
World's First Public Road Test of Vehicle Equipped with Smart Lidar
RoboSense announced the world's first public road test of a vehicle equipped with a Smart LiDAR Sensor.
9 Dec 2019
A $250Bn Revolution: Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles in Delivery
Automation in the delivery/logistic and warehousing/fulfilment chain is a growing market. A particularly exciting subset of this is the use of mobile robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles for automation of movement-based tasks.
30 Sep 2019
Alibaba unveils its own AI chip
Alibaba Group plans to launch its first self-developed AI inference chip, which has potential for use in autonomous driving, smart cities and smart logistics. In addition to this, the Academy will boost its R&D in AI chips for training on the cloud and for IOT applications.
16 Sep 2019
Facial recognition for the 2020 Olympic games
Intel announced that it is partnering with a broad array of partners to drive the future of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 with groundbreaking technology.
22 May 2019
BeBop Sensors wins Red Herring's Top 100 North America 2019 Award
BeBop Sensors has won Red Herring's Top 100 North America 2019 Award. BeBop Sensors uses smart fabrics to create elegant sensor solutions for OEMs. BeBop's sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, bend, twist, and presence across any size, resolution, and geometry.
21 Jan 2019
Founded in 2013, Orbbec is a start-up focusing on 3D cameras.
4 Nov 2018
Geek+ is a warehouse and logistics robot manufacturer and service provider. It started operations in late 2015.
29 Aug 2018
AISpeech Co., Ltd.
AISpeech—Artificial Intelligent Speech, initially founded in Cambridge U.K. in 2008, is a company focusing on end-to-end spoken dialogue system technology. AISpeech has become a speech technology provider in China, specializing in providing solutions for all kinds of intelligent hardware, such as in-car devices, smart home and robots.
8 May 2018
New versus Old Robotics: How everything is changing
In this article, we will describe the upcoming transformation in the world of robotics. This analysis is drawn from our report New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
3 May 2018
69 IPs plus 19 software copyrights. The CEO has over 40 personal patents.
-Unisound owns technologies not just in the speech and language areas but also big data and cloud computing, etc.
17 Jan 2018
Artificial Intelligence reads better than humans
A new AI-powered robot is outperforming humans on a reading test.
8 Jan 2018
Mobile robots: key to success lies in fleet productivity
Autonomous mobile robots are causing a paradigm shift in the way we envisage commercial and industrial vehicles.
11 Dec 2017
Voice and facial recognition to ease Shanghai subway
What will the future of transportation look like? Alibaba is working with Shanghai Metro to find out.
26 Oct 2017
Drone delivery: publicity stunt or game changer in instant fulfilment?
The idea of drone delivery sharply divides commentator opinion: some dismiss it as a mere publicity stunt whilst others consider it a game changer that will bring near instant product fulfilment to e-commerce, stripping traditional shops of their last major differentiator.
6 Sep 2017
Autonomous mobility: disrupting last mile delivery using mobile robots
Last mile delivery remains an expensive affair in the parcel delivery business, often representing more than half of the total cost. Its importance is also growing thanks to a change in the composition of total deliveries with B2C deliveries rapidly taking on a bigger share.
6 Sep 2017
Facial recognition payment system
The smile-to-pay service allows customers to place their order via a self-serve screen and to smile at the camera for payment.