30 Jan 2024
Agility Robotics is a US-based company specialising in humanoid robotics for warehouses and factories. IDTechEx interviewed its Co-founder Prof. Jonathan Hurst to understand the technologies and applications of Agility Robotics' products.
29 Jan 2024
The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034
Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world as we know it; from the success of DeepMind over Go world champion Lee Sedol in 2016 to the robust predictive abilities of OpenAI's ChatGPT, the complexity of AI training algorithms is growing at a startlingly fast pace, where the amount of compute necessary to run newly-developed training algorithms appears to be doubling roughly every four months.
19 Jan 2024
SiPearl: A High-Performance CPU Startup
SiPearl is a European fabless semiconductor startup developing energy-efficient high-performance CPUs for applications in AI, healthcare, climate, and more. IDTechEx Technology Analyst James Falkiner sat down for a conversation with SiPearl's CEO and Founder, Philippe Notton, where they discussed SiPearl's upcoming Rhea1 CPU.
10 Jan 2024
Advanced Semiconductor Packaging Technology Trends: 2.5D & 3D Insights
Semiconductor packaging technologies have evolved from initial 1D PCB levels to the cutting-edge 3D hybrid bonding packaging at the wafer level. This advancement facilitates single-digit micronmeter interconnecting pitches, achieving over 1000 GB/s bandwidth with high energy efficiency.
5 Jan 2024
LiquidCool Solutions — Chassis-Based Immersion Cooling
This is a full company profile on LiquidCool Solutions. IDTechEx Analyst, Yulin Wang, recently interviewed Herb Zien, Vice Chair of LiquidCool Solutions. Herb discussed LiquidCool Solutions' unique technology of chassis-based immersion cooling, as well as the unique advantages that it offers compared to direct-to-chip/cold plate cooling and traditional tank-based immersion cooling.
7 Dec 2023
High Performance Computing for Automotive
Computers on wheels. That's how people currently see cars. Practically everything that happens in a vehicle is being monitored and actuated by a microcontroller, from opening windows to calculating the optimal fuel-air mixture for the current torque demand. But the surface has only just been scratched in terms of how much computing power is making its way into vehicles.
6 Dec 2023
Vitron (Through-Glass Via Manufacturing) — A LPKF Trademark
Vitron is a supplier that offers laser drilling tools and manufacturing services to its clientele in advanced semiconductor packaging industry (glass packaging). IDTechEx spoke with Vitron at SEMICON Europe 2023.
5 Dec 2023
US CHIPS Act
This premium article discusses the key aspects of the US CHIPS Act and highlights which companies are likely to benefit the most. It also explains what impact the CHIPS Act is likely to have on the supply of semiconductor components into the automotive industry. Although automotive accounts for a relatively small part of total semiconductor demand, COVID-19 showed how sensitive the industry is to supply shortages.
1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
27 Nov 2023
TSMC (Advanced Semiconductor Packaging)
In the world of advanced semiconductor packaging, where innovation and competition drive the industry forward, various packaging technologies and strategies are shaping the future. Previously, IDTechEx had the opportunity to engage in a conversation about advanced semiconductor packaging with Dr. Cheng-Lin Huang, TSMC Advanced Packaging Department Manager. This dialogue provided valuable insights into the technology and the dynamic landscape of this industry. For further details, please refer below.
22 Nov 2023
Accelsius — Two-Phase Direct-to-Chip Cooling
Accelsius Technology is a US-based startup specializing in two-phase direct-to-chip cooling. IDTechEx interviewed the company and analyzed its technologies and business outlook.
8 Nov 2023
PROPHESEE is a fabless developer of sensors and software for event-based (neuromorphic) vision systems, which mimic how the human eye perceives light. Primarily used in machine vision systems, PROPHESEE has now released multiple generations of sensor.