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9 Nov

Solar installations built for Facebook

The Tennessee Valley Authority announced an agreement with two solar developers to build the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama at 150 and 227 megawatts, respectively. The 377 megawatt output from these facilities is part of a historic agreement to support Facebook's data center in Huntsville, Ala., with 100 percent renewable energy.
26 Oct

Ynvisible Interactive Inc appoints industry leaders to Advisory Board

Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board and the appointment of its first members: Dr. Michael Okoroafor, Dr. Harlan Byker, and Dr. Harri Kopola.
21 Sep

Smart Materials Replace Components in a Box:Billion Dollar Opportunity

It is a technological megatrend providing billion dollar business opportunities. The unique new IDTechEx Research report "Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029" explains how structural materials can be electronically, electrically, mechanically, magnetically and optically smart nowadays.
19 Sep

Ynvisible scales production with new printing line & customer training

Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the opening of a new production and customer training facility. The new sheet-to-sheet production line will enable ynvisible to produce electrochromic devices for orders in the hundreds of thousands of unit per production run for products such as smart labels and Internet of Things devices.
16 Aug

Particle physicists team up with AI to solve toughest science problems

Researchers from SLAC and around the world increasingly use machine learning to handle Big Data produced in modern experiments and to study some of the most fundamental properties of the universe.
11 Jul

Self-Powering Smart Cities

The cost of renewable energies such as tidal and wave power in the open sea, wind and solar power have come down greatly in recent years but they are rarely considered viable for base power, largely because of the energy storage needed.
6 Jul

Facebook cancels Aquila microgrid drone

Google has cancelled its Titan drone project with a drone the size of an airliner first launched August 2015, intended to beam the internet to over one billion people lacking it. This 5kW microgrid was intended to stay up for weeks or years.
26 Jun

Phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by researchers to learn and read messages through a person's sense of touch.
20 Jun

Preparing for the surgical robot boom

With greater investment from healthcare organisations and surgical robot technology about to become generic, the conditions are perfect for a boom in the surgical robotics market. But how can design engineers and technical medical staff ensure these new systems operate reliably and safely?
6 Mar

Digital Health 2018: Trends, Opportunities and Outlook

IDTechEx Report:
26 Feb

3D Printing 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis

IDTechEx Report: Dr Bryony Core
19 Feb

New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
13 Feb

Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh and Yasuo Yamamoto
2 Feb

Drones: large size means large market

The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
23 Jan

Agricultural Robots and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Markets and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh
12 Jan

Manned Electric Aircraft 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
20 Dec

Off Grid Steals the Emperor's Clothes

On grid electricity has demonstrated outstanding reliability, flexibility and cost advantages for the last century, off grid production declining as a percentage of the mix - the "use it if you have to" option. However, as off grid costs have tumbled and grid prices have rarely dropped at all, it is off grid sources that increasingly claim the crown of reliability, flexibility and cost.
8 Dec

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Franco Gonzalez
27 Oct

Electric Vehicles 2018-2038: Forecasts, Analysis and Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Franco Gonzalez
23 Oct

Wearables to boost security of voice-based log-in

A security-token necklace, ear buds or eyeglasses eliminate vulnerabilities in voice authentication -- the practice of logging in to a device or service with your voice alone.