19 May 2023
Qualcomm: Sense ID
Qualcomm is an American company, providing semiconductors, software and services related to wireless technology. Its fingerprint sensor solution is termed Sense ID.
15 May 2023
The Metaverse Standards Forum
The Metaverse Standards Forum is intended as the place for communication between stakeholders to create recommendations for standards to make an interoperable metaverse possible. The Khronos Group-founded organization counts almost 2500 companies as members. IDTechEx spoke to its chair, Neil Trevett, about the Forum's goals and work to date.
4 May 2023
Back to the Futuristic: 3 Innovative Wearable Technologies Coming Soon
Consumer technology available today is impressive but still not as cool as promised by many classic sci-fi movies. Our dreams of hoverboards and holograms have been replaced by stagnating smartphone designs and doom-scrolling. Yet things look set to change.
24 Apr 2023
OnTo is an advanced battery recycling company, based in the US.
23 Mar 2023
The "Hidden" Opportunity in Low-loss Materials for 5G
When thinking of the applications of low-loss materials in 5G devices, the first that comes to mind for most is 5G smartphones. After all, low-loss materials are integral in enabling advanced 5G antennas-in-packages (AiP) for smartphones, and high-profile smartphone manufacturers like Apple have gone back and forth about which low-loss material they chose for their 5G antennas in their flagship phones like the iPhone.
Full profile interview
27 Feb 2023
Wearable Devices Ltd.
Wearable Devices Ltd. was founded in 2014. The company is developing 'Mudra', a brain-computer interfacing wristband. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed the company following their product demo at CES2023. Tess interviewed the Executive Vice President of Business Development, Offir Remez.
24 Feb 2023
Three Predictions for 2023 in Augmented and Virtual Reality
2022 was a turbulent year for Extended Reality (XR). The popularization of the metaverse concept raised massive interest in Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) devices as the gateway to this future vision of the internet, with excitement gathering over an expected revolution in how we communicate.
Full profile interview
22 Feb 2023
Lumus is an Israeli company which designs optical engines for AR and other head mounted display (HMD) devices. These optical engines are composed of a display and reflective (also known as geometric) waveguide combiner — Lumus' key expertise is in the design of these waveguides, which can expand the exit pupil in two dimensions. Although largely fabless, it has its own smaller production line for R&D and specialized orders.
17 Feb 2023
Beyond the Smartwatch: Three Wearable Technology Trends to Watch
As the smartwatch market matures, the capabilities of alternative wearables continue to expand. In the coming years, alternative form factors could begin tempting consumers away. Not only could these devices provide more value - they also have the potential to access new biometrics.
14 Feb 2023
The Future of Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing
A new wave of electronics manufacturing is on the horizon, aiming to satisfy the increasing demand for sustainability and mitigate the impact of volatile energy prices. With the electronics industry accounting for 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions, it requires substantial innovation to reduce its environmental footprint. Fortunately, this area has a lot of movement, with several potentially revolutionary technologies entering the scene.