Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program
The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
Self-Transforming Robot Blocks Jump, Flip, Identify With Each Other
Swarms of simple, interacting robots have the potential to unlock stealthy abilities for accomplishing complex tasks. Getting these robots to achieve a true hive-like mind of coordination, though, has proved to be a hurdle.
Creating the Market: Technology Development is Only Half the Work
Printed electronics has many successful market creation stories and certain materials or components have moved rapidly but sometimes, inventing the enabling technology is only half the work.
Hearables at the IDTechEx Show!
The ear has long been touted as an excellent place for technology to exist on the body. Over 5 years of gradually gaining momentum, the topic of "hearables" is finally being recognized more widely for the excellent opportunity which it presents.
Science Fiction Novels Generated by an Artificial Intelligence
Booksby.ai is an online bookstore which sells science fiction novels generated by an artificial intelligence.
Ford introduces largest EV charging network in North America
Ford is providing easy access to more electric vehicle public charging stations in North America than any other automaker, Ford will make it easier for customers to find a place to charge when the company starts delivering new models next year.
Those desperate to invest in "The next Tesla" continue to pile into start-up Rivian, the latest $350 million coming from a media company. That takes investment up to the $2 billion level familiar at Tesla.
Rivian is an American automaker and automotive technology company with over 1000 staff. Founded in 2009, the company develops vehicles, products and services related to sustainable transportation.
Amazon buys 100,000 Rivian electric trucks
Amazon and Global Optimism announced The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon becomes the first signatory of this pledge. The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to be net zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Accord's goal of 2050.
JUST is a food company that uses plant proteins to produce vegan egg and dairy products. JUST is also developing cultured meat products, making it the only company operating in both the plant-based and cultured meat spaces. At the Good Food Conference 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with JUST's head of global communications Andrew Noyes.
IDTechEx spoke to Matthieu Letombe, CEO of Withings. It is a health accessory company committed to developing the next generation of smart health solutions.
Non-invasive microcurrent waveforms to provide sinus pain relief
ClearUP is a small hand-held device that uses non-invasive microcurrent waveforms to provide sinus pain relief for both year-round and seasonal allergies.
Introducing the Royole transparent, rollable keyboard
The Royole keyboard has been re-designed. It's small, smooth, efficient and compatible with all devices. Users can use their Royole keyboards on any surface with ease.
New League Table of Largest EV Manufacturers Calculated June 2019
Increasingly those seeking the greatest economy of scale in EVs are making wider and wider ranges of vehicles for new applications. Read on to find out more.
A solar bag made from Amazonian fish skin
Brazilian start-up Flying to the Sun, which specializes in the development of projects using photovoltaic energy, has created a solar bag made from Amazonian fish skin.
Material Handling EVs Update June 2019
Some call it intralogistics. Either way, this is the industry providing logistics in a confined area such as a factory, warehouse or dock. The vehicle part of the industry involves drayage trucks the size of on-road trucks and robotic automatic guided vehicles AGV but primarily it is about forklifts.
Remote Patient Monitoring
The latest IDTechEx Research report "Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029" covers trends, opportunities and outlook for the use of wearables and connected medical devices in the monitoring of patients outside of traditional clinical settings.
Oil and gas operators dive deeper, save resources with AI
Energy firms are now able to look more than a kilometre deeper beneath the surface of the seabed with unprecedented accuracy thanks to the XWI™ algorithm, a new optimisation framework for seismic data developed by S-Cube.