5 May 2021
PivotBuoy Floating Wind Platform for Canaries Deployment
X1 Wind is preparing to deploy its ground-breaking PivotBuoy floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after successfully completing the assembly and load-out of a fully-functional prototype.
7 Apr 2021
Mekoprint is a Danish contract manufacturer. Here, we focus on its recent activities in printed electronics, specifically the manufacture of 'intelligent diapers' (based on a presentation at LOPEC 2021).
16 Mar 2021
Market for eVTOL Air Taxis to Grow to $14.7 Billion by 2041
Air taxis and flying cars are easy to hype but IDTechEx's new report on the subject is not that hype. This independent research into electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for passenger transport reflects the reality of the eVTOL market at this early stage of its development.
5 Mar 2021
Can Ultrasound Treat Obesity?
New research shows that liver-focused ultrasound stimulation significantly decreases chronic inflammation linked to obesity. In a study researchers demonstrate that ultrasound technology could be used as a noninvasive approach to treating obesity.
1 Mar 2021
3 Key Growth Drivers for the Aerogel Market
The aerogel market is forecast to exceed $700m within the next decade. This may appear modest for a unique material family that has been known for nearly a century, but after long periods of stagnation and several market failings this would represent a significant growth from the market status in 2020. This article will look at what will be driving this growth.
27 Jan 2021
Philips were involved at CES 2021 with a virtual booth and involvement in various presentation sessions. In terms of their involvement in remote patient monitoring and skin patches, they have made several significant moves in the last year.
7 Jan 2021
GE Renewables Announces 1050 MW Order for Western Spirit Wind Farms
GE Renewable Energy has announced a 1050 MW order for Pattern Energy's Western Spirit Wind farms in New Mexico. The 377-turbine order will power the equivalent of more than 590,000 homes.
28 Dec 2020
First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm
At 3.6GW Dogger Bank will be the largest wind farm in the world, capable of generating enough renewable power to provide around 5% of the UK's electricity demand. It is being built in three 1.2GW phases; Dogger Bank A, B and C.
15 Dec 2020
3D Printing 2020: A Challenging Year But Fascinating Times Ahead
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the 3D printing sector and its end users (such as printing bureaus), new directions of travel have nonetheless emerged. Some opportunities have even been directly prompted by the pandemic.
7 Dec 2020
Ingredients to Produce Food by 3D Printing
It is already possible to produce food with a 3D printer, potentially delivering products that suit consumer preferences regarding taste, texture, cost, convenience, and nutrition. In the near future, it will be possible to produce food with personalized shapes, textures, flavors, and colors considered attractive and healthy for children and the elderly, for example.
24 Nov 2020
Despite COVID the 3D Printing Market Will Be Worth $45bn in 2030
IDTechEx predicts that despite COVID the 3D printing market will be worth $45bn in 2030. But how will COVID impact the 3D printing industry? What are the key drivers and restraints of market growth?
12 Nov 2020
Part of Barr Brands International (BBI), Microban® is a global specialist in antimicrobial technologies and odour control solutions.
29 Oct 2020
Stratio has developed an innovative approach to reducing the cost of manufacturing short-wave infra-red image sensors by using germanium rather than indium gallium arsenide as the photo-sensitive material. It has also developed a range of products that demonstrate their key value proposition of affordable, portable, and versatile optical measuring devices.
23 Oct 2020
Key Trends and Recent Innovations in Powder Bed Fusion
Although additive manufacturing (AM) has existed for over forty years, the technology is still progressing as new materials and printing processes continue to be developed.
22 Oct 2020
Impending Technological Innovations of AI in Medical Diagnostics
This article discusses key technological issues that AI image diagnostics companies face and provides a roadmap describing when and how they are likely to be overcome over the next decade, based on research conducted by IDTechEx in the report "AI in Medical Diagnostics 2020-2030: Image Recognition, Players, Clinical Applications, Forecasts".