22 Jul 2021
3D Printing Composites Will be a $2bn Industry Within the Next Decade
3D printing of fiber-reinforced polymers is rapidly approaching a commercial tipping point. This is quickly becoming one of the most exciting and impactful areas of 3D printing; over the next decade the market will grow to $2 billion, the installed base and applications will expand, and technology will continue to mature.
6 Jul 2021
Moi Composites is a start-up company that work on continuous fiber 3D printing with a thermoset resin.
A company update based on a questionnaire response with IDTechEx assessment is shown below.
28 Jun 2021
SigmaSense is a relatively early-stage company that has developed an innovative method of extracting data from capacitive touch sensors. Its readout ICs offer far greater sensitivity, enabling capacitive touch sensors to be applied to large area displays, detect gloved fingers, discriminate between fingers and water droplets and more. IDTechEx caught up with marketing director Gary Baum to find out about the latest developments.
22 Oct 2020
At a recent webinar, Fujipoly showcased its portfolio of thermal interface materials and the advantages of putty type gap fillers.
15 Oct 2020
VitreaLab is an early stage photonics company that is developing laser-powered photonic integrated circuits. The primary application for these is LCD backlights with greater luminescent efficiency, higher contrast, and a wider color gamut. Their technology is also applicable to backlighting holographic displays.
22 Sep 2020
SigmaSense, a US company that has developed an innovative read-out mechanism for capacitive touch sensors that has a much higher signal-to-noise ratio. They announced in September 2020 that they have raised $22m in a Series A round from a range of strategic partners including Corning and Eink.
20 Aug 2020
BASF 3D Printing Solutions
B3DPS develop and commercialise filaments, powders and UV resins for additive manufacturing for a variety of applications and industries. In addition to supplying materials for common 3D printing processes, the company also develops polymer powders, liquid photopolymers as well as metal and plastic filaments.
18 Mar 2020
I caught up with Corning on the topic of thin flexible glass. The first I heard about this project was during a 2010 demonstration of the rollable glass at SID. It has therefore been a long journey already.
3 Mar 2020
3D Printing of Composites: Start-ups Compete for Market Share
IDTechEx calculated that this industry received over $100m in investment in 2019. There are very good reasons for both the composite and 3D printing industry to be excited.
28 Feb 2020
Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh visited OLEDWorks in Aachen, North Germany, to meet with Dr Wolfgang Goergen, Managing Director of the OLEDWorks GmbH.
OLEDWorks is the last man standing in the field of OLED lighting production.
29 Jan 2020
At CES 2020 IDTechEx interviewed Corning regarding their new flexible ceramic. Corning have developed flexible glass for years but beyond that have more recently demonstrated flexible ceramics, which could be used as substrates for flexible electronics.
24 Jan 2020
Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
20 Dec 2019
Large, High-Quality Perovskite Films Created at Record Speed
Large perovskite films for solar cells can now be rapidly manufactured. The new approach, which combines the right amounts of volatile and less volatile solvents in a blade-coating process, could be an important step towards the commercialisation of perovskite solar cells.