Programming drones to fly in the face of uncertainty
Companies have big ideas for drones that can deliver packages right to your door. But even putting aside the policy issues, programming drones to fly through cluttered spaces like cities is difficult. Being able to avoid obstacles while traveling at high speeds is computationally complex, especially for small drones that are limited in how much they can carry onboard for real-time processing.
Hatchbox was present at CES 2018
Founded in 2014, originally as a regenerative medicine biotechnology company, Orig3n have evolved to a direct-to-consumer DNA testing company
Omron Healthcare is a division of Omron, a Japanese electronics company. Omron Healthcare are a leading provider of medical equipment for both professional and consumer use.
Thinfilm announces organizational changes
Thin Film Electronics ASA announced several organizational changes that further accelerate the Company's growth in the NFC mobile marketing solutions space.
A report from BIOMEDevice San Jose 2017
2017 marked BIOMEDevice's tenth year showcasing devices that provide innovative solutions to current day problems in human health. IDTechEx analyst Dr Alexis Karandrea attended. Held this year in San Jose, the conference featured an expo alongside a number of talks on various subjects related to medical devices.
3-D printed objects connect to WiFi without electronics
Imagine a bottle of laundry detergent that can sense when you're running low on soap — and automatically connect to the internet to place an order for more.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recruits five robots as staff
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced the recruitment of five robots as staff, as part of its continuous quest to envision and make the future through the development of mechanisms that enrich the experience of customers and contribute to the provision of seven-star quality services at its Customer Happiness Centres.
Electric Vehicles: Full 1.5 trillion dollar picture at last
The "IDTechEx Show!" November 15-16 in Santa Clara, California brings the electric vehicle picture alive showing the Terrafugia flying car, a presentation by the most admired manufacturer of single propeller electric aircraft Bye Aerospace and a California State University talk on biomimetic aircraft.
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.
Mobile warehouse and logistic robots: start-up scene is hot
In this article, we provide an overview explaining the major technology changes and market trends that underpin this growing interest. We will also consider how the future will look like, discussing the rapid rise and fall of multiple technologies.
Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept
A new-generation high-performance all-electric crossover SUV, and it allows a glimpse of Mitsubishi Motors future.
Trucking: a large attractive business to autonomize?
Trucking is a big business. In the US, trucking industry revenues are in excess of $726bn. No wonder then that autonomous trucking is a hot topic.
Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again?
Robotic technology will transform the forklift industry, causing a colossal transfer of value from human-provided driving services, towards spending on autonomous industrial material handling machines, thus fuelling an industry revenue boom far exceeding recent growth trends.