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.
IDTechEx interviewed Simon Chaput, Founder and CEO of Boréas Technologies Inc.. They are a fabless semiconductor company commercializing low-power drivers for piezoelectric haptics. They have begun sampling to customers and are launching development kits from October 2018.
Robotic revolution: why now? A hardware perspective
We have previously argued that everything in the world of robotics is changing. Indeed, we have shown that robots are increasingly becoming collaborative, mobile and intelligent, leaving their confines in factories to enter more aspects of industry and daily life. This trend will have profound long-term economical and societal consequences. Indeed, our report New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players forecasts that the market for robots and drones will grow from $66 billion in 2018 to more than 210 billion in 2028.
New iPhones models support native 'background' NFC tag read function
Apple announced a range of new iPhone models that, for the first time, will support native 'background' NFC tag read functionality. This enhancement simplifies the end-user experience by making dedicated reader applications optional.
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.
5G will change the way to get TV and internet at home
You are probably used to watching a video or listening to the radio via your smartphone, or to be more specific, 4G LTE however 5G technology will revolutionise the way you get TV and internet at home.
NKT Photonics A/S
NKT Photonics are a manufacturer of fiber lasers, fiber optic sensors and photonic crystal fibers. The company are progressing towards key player status in the fiber laser industry. NKT Photonics are a subsidiary of NKT Holdings A/S (Denmark), who are primarily a cable manufacturer. IDTechEx had a discussion with NKT Photonics at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (USA).
Apple launches new clean energy fund in China
Apple announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple's commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund.
Apple opens Health Records API to developers
Apps empowering consumers to manage medications, diseases, nutrition and more coming this fall.
Shenzhen JPT Opto-electronics Co., Ltd.
JPT are a fiber laser manufacturer and are one of the key players in China. IDTechEx had a discussion with JPT at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (USA).
Frozen yoghurt robots, eliminates need for staff
Launching off success in US markets, revolutionary frozen yogurt robots, are set to disrupt the industry in Canada.
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.
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.