25 Jun 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Ofer Elaykim and Tali Chen, CEO and CMO respectively of DSP Group. In this profile we give an overview of the company as well as details about their more recent focus on hearables and the related acquisition of SoundChip.
24 Jun 2020
Desktop Metal is providing affordable high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions. IDTechEx spoke with Arjun Aggarwal (VP of Business Development & Product).
17 Jun 2020
What Happened to Magic Leap?
Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
15 Jun 2020
Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research
2019 saw the largest single year growth rate for wearable technology product revenue since 2015
12 Jun 2020
EV Sales Predicted to Surge as Showrooms Reopen
Google Trends data show that, since the PM's launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry - so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown, this surge in demand is especially evident in the electric vehicle industry.
10 Jun 2020
Freight Farms is an American company that produces container farms, high-tech, modular indoor farming systems that allow crops to be grown extremely efficiently in almost any location. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent originally profiled Freight Farms. Now, in June 2020, he spoke with Freight Farms COO Jon Friedman to learn more about the company and its recent activities.
19 May 2020
Fresh Fruit Robotics
Product design: it is not autonomous. One supervisor drives the machine. The machine is designed to have 12 picking arms, 6 on each side. The picking arm can penetrate one meter into the tree and if the trees are 100 or 600mm inside and are visible the robot can pick them up.
18 May 2020
AI to Detect Tell-Tale Coronavirus Sounds in our Speech
A recording of a cough, the noise of a person's breathing or even the sound of their voice could be used to help diagnose patients with Covid-19 in the future.
13 May 2020
With Lidar and AI, Road Status Clears up After a Disaster
Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
12 May 2020
The Miiskin app allows users to locate, capture and compare their moles over time. A video in the app guides the user to perform a full-body skin self-exam with or without the help of a partner. The app allows the user to take close-up photographs of individual lesions and wide area photos of their skin, for example of their back.
4 May 2020
Researchers Put Proximity Tracing App to the Test
Over the past two weeks, EPFL computer scientists have been testing and refining the smartphone-based system developed by the international Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing project (DP3T), with the help of the Swiss Army. Their goal: to optimize the app's ability to alert users after they've been in contact with someone contagious with COVID-19, while building trust around the open system.
7 Apr 2020
AR, VR, MR, What Can Be Improved?
This article discusses a variety of issues currently seen in AR/VR/MR, which the coming decade hopes to resolve.