1 Jul 2021
Autonomous Excavators Ready for Around the Clock Real World Deployment
Researchers have introduced an autonomous excavator system that can perform material loading tasks for a long duration without any human intervention while offering performance closely equivalent to that of an experienced human operator.
31 May 2021
Autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is 2-3 Years Away, For Real
"Autonomous cars will be here in 2 years" has been a standard sentence from the industry for the past 5 years or so. Now there is good reason to expect autonomous ride-hailing services to hit our roads within 3 years. So, what has happened in the last year in the world of autonomy to give this confidence boost?
19 Jan 2021
USA and East Asia Grab $23 Billion Transparent Electronics Opportunity
The new IDTechEx report, "Transparent Electronics Materials, Applications, Markets 2021-2041", describes a market increasing fivefold from 2021-2031. By 2041 it will be over $23 billion.
6 Jan 2021
Amazon Zoox is a Mistake
This article analyzes the recently revealed robotaxi from Amazon-owned Zoox.
9 Dec 2020
Velodyne develops LiDAR sensors, and is best known for its characteristic rotating sensors. This update highlights static applications where Velodyne believes LiDAR can offer significant benefits, and is based on a presentation at the Image Sensor 2020 online conference.
4 Dec 2020
Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity
Radically different robot shuttles are bringing big changes to cities.
9 Nov 2020
Smart City Hardware: $1.7 Trillion Market Ahead
Uniquely, the new IDTechEx Research report analyses and forecasts the major disruptive opportunities for radically new city materials, equipment and systems totalling a $1.7 trillion market in 2041.
5 Nov 2020
IDTechEx Have Released a New Report on the Smart Cities Market
IDTechEx have released a new market research report on the topic of smart cities markets - trillions of dollars on reinvented energy, food, water, transport, sensing, multipurpose materials.
25 Sep 2020
Autonomous Shuttles: The Future of Last-mile Mobility
Autonomous shuttles could be a key element that connects the public transportation systems to reduce private car ownership in the future. The autonomous shuttle total market size will be over $18 million by 2040, according to IDTechEx's report Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040.
29 Jun 2020
WM Motor is a Chinese start-up focusing on designing and develop battery electric passenger cars.
22 Jun 2020
How Is COVID-19 Shaping the Future Mobility Landscape?
During the COVID-19 outbreak, the automotive industry has been hit hard by shutdowns of factories and sales around the world. The pandemic has slowed down global car sales and is shifting consumer behaviours in travel. Over the long term, COVID-19 could have a lasting impact on the mobility landscape.