27 Mar 2020
Innovative Ventilator Device for COVID-19 Patients
Prisma Health has received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for VESper, a unique ventilator expansion device that allows a single ventilator to support up to four patients during times of acute equipment shortages such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. Produced using 3D printing technology, the device is developed with material already in use for medical devices and produced at minimal cost.
11 Mar 2020
Advanced Electric Machines Ltd
Advanced Electric Machines (AEM) produce a novel form of electric motor which has no reliance on rare-earths or copper windings. AEM have a partnership and applications within commerical vehicles and are looking to expand even further.
13 Feb 2020
Copprint is an early stage Israeli company that has developed an ink based on copper nanoparticles. Their ink can achieve around 25% of bulk conductivity whilst only requiring a short 2-second anneal using a simple oven system at 125-250C. The ink recently (late 2019) became commercially available, and they have just finished upgrading their production capability to produced 1 tonne/month.
31 Jan 2020
First True Smart Contact Lens
Mojo Vision is building the world's first true smart contact lens, called the Mojo Lens. Mojo Lens is a contact lens with a built-in display that gives people the useful and timely information they want without forcing them to look down at a screen or losing focus on the people and the world around them.
15 Jan 2020
2AI - Applied Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
2AI pursues research on fundamental advances in AI for the development of technically innovative solutions. IDTechEx spoke to members of 2AI involved in the development of LaserNAVI, a collaborative robot for patient-specific laser treatment of vascular lesions.
3 Jan 2020
Award-Winning Glove is First Affordable All-Day Wireless VR/AR Haptic
BeBop Sensors will announce the first VR haptic glove integrated and exclusively designed for Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, Oculus Rift S, Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive Cosmos, HTC Vive Pro, HTC Focus Plus, and Varjo VR headset technology.
31 Dec 2019
Oakley Expands Adoption of HP's 3D Printing Prototyping Technology
HP has unveiled an expanded relationship with Oakley, helping to advance the brand's sports performance design process to meet the needs of the world's best athletes. With HP's Jet Fusion 3D printer, during the development stage, Oakley is reinventing how the brand prototypes and creates functional parts by leveraging the technology across Oakley's portfolio of sports accessories, equipment and lifestyle products.
9 Dec 2019
XING Mobility are a Taiwanese company that focus on the specialty electric vehicle sector with their 3G connected, immersion cooled modular battery packs.
5 Dec 2019
Jumbo Group Partners with Mobilis Medical for 3D Manufacturing
Jumbo Group has announced a partnership with Modern Bionic Limb Solutions Medical Manufacturing for 3D printing of prosthetic covers, orthosis, hand and leg splints, sockets, and other devices in the UAE and GCC region.
27 Nov 2019
Dr Bryony Core caught up with HP at Formnext 2019. HP is a multinational corporation who developed the polymer binder jetting printer, the Multi Jet Fusion. At Formnext, they were presenting their next addition, the Metal Jet Fusion.
25 Nov 2019
Senior Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core met Lubrizol at Formnext 2019 to discuss their portfolio of materials for 3D printing.
25 Nov 2019
Senior Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core met Xerox at Formnext to preview their upcoming liquid metal 3D printer, launching in 2020.
22 Nov 2019
Siemens Opens Additive Manufacturing Network
Siemens announced the official launch and general availability of the Siemens Additive Manufacturing Network, following pilots and successful implementations with customers and partners, including Decathlon, Siemens Gas & Power, Siemens Mobility, HP and Materialise.
19 Nov 2019
BMW Targeting 600km Range for Electric i4
The fifth generation of BMW eDrive includes a newly designed high-voltage battery featuring the latest battery cell technology. With a weight of some 550 kilograms, it has an energy content of around 80 kWh. This gives the BMW i4 a range of approximately 600 kilometres.
28 Oct 2019
Mapping for autonomous mobility
This article offers an introduction to HD mapping for autonomous driving. It discusses the essential role that maps will play from L2 to L5 and how the map itself becomes richer and more complex as higher levels of autonomy are approached.
5 Sep 2019
Lamborghini Sián: Limited edition hybrid super sports car
The fastest Lamborghini of all time is realized in a new futuristic design. Taking the most iconic V12 Lamborghini power plant of today, the Sián is engineered around unique hybrid technologies.
30 Aug 2019
Polestar electric performance brand opens first production facility
Polestar, the electric performance brand, has opened its first production facility, a key milestone for the rapidly growing car company. Polestar also announces its World Manufacturing Identifier, which officiates the brand as a standalone car company.
20 Aug 2019
Mercedes‑Benz Cars is pushing ahead with plug-in hybrids
Plug-in hybrids are an important milestone on the road to zero-emissions driving. Mercedes‑Benz Cars is pushing ahead with the development of its plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label.
18 Jul 2019
The new MINI Cooper SE, fully electric
Urban mobility with purely electric drive can now also be experienced in hallmark MINI style. The new MINI Cooper SE combines sustainable mobility as the first solely electrically powered model of the British brand.