A new world enabled by speech/voice user interface
The speech user interface landscape is changing, as described in IDTechEx's brand-new report "Voice, Speech, Conversation-Based User Interface 2019-2029: Technology, Player, Market".
Wearable microfluidic sensor measures skin pH levels
My Skin Track pH is the first wearable sensor and companion app to easily measure personal skin pH levels and create customized product regimens to better care for skin.
Salad making robot for food on the go
Sally the robot, serves customizable, made-to-order salads, snacks, breakfast bowls, and grain bowls within a sleek 3×3 footprint. Future robots are in development and will offer a wide array of menu items and cuisines.
Robots with sticky feet
Jet engines can have up to 25,000 individual parts, making regular maintenance a tedious task that can take over a month per engine. Many components are located deep inside the engine and cannot be inspected without taking the machine apart, adding time and costs to maintenance. This problem is not only confined to jet engines, either; many complicated, expensive machines.
Packaging multinational makes corporate switch to solar energy
In recent years, multinationals have been pursuing renewable energy sources as a way of meeting their corporate responsibility targets of achieving power through renewable energy sources. Last year, internationally-operating corporations including IKEA, Apple, and Amazon added 325 megawatts to the United States' installed photovoltaic capacity, and will reduce carbon monoxide levels in the U.S. by 2.4 million tonnes each year over their lifespan - in 2018, both Apple and Amazon confirmed that they are now powered by 100% renewables.
Smart Running Shoe from 1986 Gets an Upgrade
Global sports brand PUMA was the first to bring sophisticated electronic hardware and software into the sports experience over 30 years ago with the RS-Computer shoe. A running sneaker that originated in 1986 and considered extremely advanced for its time, it revolutionized the way runners trained.
The Most Significant Material Science News of 2018
Advancements in material science and material processing will always play a central role in any technological progression. IDTechEx has been providing leading market analysis on a broad range of advanced materials and their technology analysts have given their pick of the key news stories from 2018.
Wearable skin and sun safety sensor
L'Oréal announced that La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV, a battery-free wearable electronic to measure UV exposure, is now available.
Zero Emission Genset: Emerging Mobile Phone of the Energy Sector
The unique new IDTechEx report, "Zero Emission Transportable Gensets 2019-2039" reveals that orders are being taken for a new type of electricity generation. It will be the mobile phone of the power industry because it will be remarkably versatile and used far more widely than anything that went before.
Johnson & Johnson
IDTechEx attended a presentation by Ajay Khatri, Director, Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Innovation at Medical MEMS & Sensors 2018.
Stanford, Apple describe heart study with over 400,000 participants
Over 400,000 people have enrolled in a study being conducted by researchers at Stanford and Apple to determine whether a wearable technology can identify irregular heart rhythms suggestive of atrial fibrillation.
Quantum dots: overview of 25 companies
In this presentation, we provide an update on various companies active in the quantum dot (QD) business.
Robots learn tasks from people
With a smartphone and a browser, people worldwide will be able to interact with a robot to speed the process of teaching robots how to do basic tasks.
Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics
IDTechEx spoke to Boréas Technologies' Founder and CEO Simon Chaput about their product and their ambitions to disrupt the haptics market today.