19 Jan 2021
USA and East Asia Grab $23 Billion Transparent Electronics Opportunity
The new IDTechEx report, "Transparent Electronics Materials, Applications, Markets 2021-2041", describes a market increasing fivefold from 2021-2031. By 2041 it will be over $23 billion.
6 Jul 2020
SLM Solutions uses powder bed fusion techniques to provide metal 3D printing solutions to its customers. Its selective laser melting machines feature multi-laser options, bi-directional re-coating and closed-loop powder handling to achieve increased build speeds for complex and dense metal parts.
18 May 2020
Self-Charging Medical Devices
Expect more healthcare wearables that power themselves, many even managing with no battery. The IDTechEx report, "Energy Harvesting for Electronic Devices 2020-2040" covers this and more.
5 Feb 2019
Printed, Flexible Batteries
In this premium article below we cover some of the latest activities with printed, flexible batteries.
6 Jan 2019
Bekaert manufacture and process steel fibers for a wide range of applications - this has expanded into making multifunctional composites. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Damien Feuillan (Innovation manager).
19 Nov 2018
Electric Vehicle Futures at the IDTechEx Show! Silicon Valley
Many new electric vehicles were on display at the IDTechEx Show! on November 14-15 in Santa Clara, but that was the tip of the iceberg. The event had a hidden message; the future enabling technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) from buses to cars to mining vehicles.
1 Oct 2018
A report from GPEX 2018
IDTechEx attended the Global Power and Energy Exhibition in Barcelona from 17 - 20th September 2018
18 Sep 2018
Multifunctionality is the future for polymer composites
The key next iteration for fiber reinforced polymer products will be the concept of multifunctionality. This is the idea of making a structural part carry out additional role(s) beyond their current primary mechanical task - the market for smart composite material is forecast to exceed 5 kilotons by 2029.