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3 Dec


Motorola offers the Bark200U shock-free no-bark collar.
3 Dec

Link AKC Smart Collar

The smart collar and phone app from Link AKC allows for the tracking of the dog's location and notifications when the dog leaves a pre-set zone.
4 Nov


Geek+ is a warehouse and logistics robot manufacturer and service provider. It started operations in late 2015.
8 Oct

New fuel cell concept

In a new approach, inspired by biology a university team has designed a fuel cell using cheaper materials and an organic compound that shuttles electrons and protons.
12 Sep

Robots can now pick up any object after inspecting it

Humans have long been masters of dexterity, a skill that can largely be credited to the help of our eyes. Robots, meanwhile, are still catching up.
4 Sep

World's first hearing aid with integrated sensors and AI

Livio AI is the world's first hearing aid to utilize integrated sensors and artificial intelligence and the first device to track physical activity and cognitive health as measured by hearing aid use in social situations.
30 Aug


6 Aug

C2Sense, Inc.

They provide a gas sensing data analytics subscription service, enabled by their proprietary CNT chemiresistive gas sensors, to analyze and detect multi-gases with high selectivity in complex environments
23 Jul

Blue Spark Technologies

Batteries from Blue Spark Technologies are being used in sensor based and battery assisted passive (BAP) RFID labels, in addition to powered cosmetic patches. Recent innovations include a new printed zinc anode.
16 Jul

Computer models could replace animal testing

A study suggests that advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical's toxicity better than standard animal tests. The computer-based approach could replace many animal tests commonly used during consumer product testing. It could also evaluate more chemicals than animal testing, a change that could lead to wider safety assessments.
27 Jun

Closing the loop for robotic grasping

Roboticists have developed a faster and more accurate way for robots to grasp objects, including in cluttered and changing environments, which has the potential to improve their usefulness in both industrial and domestic settings.
22 Jun

Amazon's drones vs. on-road electric delivery vans

The transportation industry is renewing itself from within finds new IDTechEx Research report "Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans 2018-2028".
15 Jun

Teaching chores to an artificial agent

For many people, household chores are a dreaded, inescapable part of life that we often put off or do with little care. But what if a robot assistant could help lighten the load?
25 May

Autonomous mobile robots: more diversity than first meets the eye

Autonomous mobility, in the general public's eye, is now synonymous with cars. Whilst this might be the largest ultimate prize, it is by no means the only commercial manifestation of this technology. Indeed, as the IDTechEx Research report New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players demonstrates, numerous autonomous mobile robots are being commercialized in applications where there is (a) a clear commercial purpose and (b) a more structured and predictable environment.
10 May

Next IT Corporation

Next IT Corporation is a privately held intelligent interface company that delivers AI-powered solutions for customer engagement and workforce support in the likeness of an intelligent virtual assistant.
8 May

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
4 May

Autonomous mobile robots: automating the goods-to-person step

The robotic industry is looking for the next big opportunity that could one day rival the automotive sector in size. It may have found its answer in the logistic and material handling sector. In this article we will focus on the use of mobile robots in automating the goods-to-person step in logistics and material handling.
20 Apr

Webinar Thursday 26 April - Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028

IDTechEx is hosting a free webinar on Thursday 26 April titled Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028.
4 Apr

Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare

Digital health promises to change the face of healthcare. Reflecting this is growing interest in the digital health space, as evidenced by a substantial $4.7 billion being invested in 2017.
4 Apr

Transparent Conductive Films and Materials 2018-2028: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Raghu Das