3 Sep 2020
Innovative Companies Changing the Face of Vertical Farming
Vertical farming, the practice of growing crops indoors under tightly controlled conditions, is continuing to expand rapidly.
12 Aug 2020
Protection from Facial Recognition with 'Cloaking'
The rapid rise of facial recognition systems has placed the technology into many facets of our daily lives, whether we know it or not.
12 Aug 2020
New Solar Energy Optics
Finnish technology company ICS has developed a unique technology platform and a film solution providing a 5-10% increase in energy output for conventional solar modules - and even higher gains for more advanced applications.
6 Aug 2020
Optellum was founded in 2016 in the UK. It has raised $1.3M of funding and has 25 employees as of Q2 2020.
9 Jul 2020
ASSA ABLOY Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors
The Zigbee Alliance announced ASSA ABLOY Group has joined the Alliance's Board of Directors.
2 Jul 2020
IDTechEx spoke to Sam Sheng and Remi Lacombe, Founder & CTO and SVP Sales & Marketing respectively at Sentons. They have developed technology for touch and force sensing deployed using interactions of ultrasound waves in the structure of a device such as a smartphone or otherwise.
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.
10 Jun 2020
Freight Farms is an American company that produces container farms, high-tech, modular indoor farming systems that allow crops to be grown extremely efficiently in almost any location. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent originally profiled Freight Farms. Now, in June 2020, he spoke with Freight Farms COO Jon Friedman to learn more about the company and its recent activities.
21 Apr 2020
Mobile robots in logistics: grid-based goods-to-person automation
Mobile robots and autonomous vehicles are impacting every step of the logistic and delivery chain from the warehouse and fulfillment centres to the customers' hand. In this article, we consider grid-based robots which automate the goods-to-person step.
17 Apr 2020
Arterys was founded to facilitate the global advancement of medicine through data, AI and technology. Its mission is to transform the world of medical imaging via high performance cloud computation.
3 Apr 2020
Could Vertical Farming be the Solution to Supermarket Supply Problems
Empty supermarket shelves have become a common sight in recent weeks. Coronavirus Has Highlighted the Problems in Supermarket Supply: Could Vertical Farming Be The Solution?
2 Apr 2020
BMW Uses Blockchain to Drive Supply Chain Transparency
The BMW Group is using innovative digital technologies to optimise its processes. A good example of this is Blockchain, a technology that enables tamper-proof data sharing, with potential applications throughout the entire automotive value chain.
1 Apr 2020
VUNO provides a diverse array of services that quantifies and analyses data to diagnose diseases. These include imaging modalities such as X-rays and CT scans, as well as biosignal monitoring systems.
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.
25 Mar 2020
The Meat Industry is Unsustainable
Meat is big business. The global industry is worth over $2 trillion and JBS, the world's largest meat company, makes over $50 billion in annual revenue. This article from Dr Michael Dent discusses the sustainability problems in the meat industry and what can be done?
23 Mar 2020
World's First Artificial Pancreas app Licensed for Type 1 Diabetes
The world's first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes has launched, based on over a decade of research by Professor Roman Hovorka at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The CamAPS FX app works with an insulin pump and a glucose monitor to automatically deliver insulin to people living with the condition via a complex algorithm..
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...
13 Mar 2020
Webinar Wednesday 25 March 2020 - Electric Vans: The Time is Now
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday 25 March 2020 titled Electric Vans: The Time is Now.
3 Mar 2020
Miniaturized "Warehouse Robots" for Biotechnology Applications
Engineers have developed minuscule warehouse logistics robots that could help expedite and automate medical diagnostic technologies and other applications that move and manipulate tiny drops of fluid.
21 Feb 2020
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao spoke with representatives of Changeuitech at CES 2020. Changeuitech were exhibiting their NearBeBe brand of baby tech. Changeuitech is a South Korean company.