MesoMat manufacture a stretchable conductive polymeric yarn for smart textiles to target the wearable, automotive, and composite industries. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Paul Fowler and Sukhbir Kalirai (Co-founders).
Keeping high-risk workers safer
Researchers have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always be seen.
Access to 3D printing is changing the work in research labs
A small, black box could change the way scientists search for new antibiotics. The PFIbox's nine structural parts can be 3D printed in about a day, snap together in minutes, and cost about $200.
Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology
Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes. It's an example of the technological revolution that has been waiting to happen, except for one major problem that, until now, scientists have not been able to resolve.
Inkjet printer could produce tool to identify infectious disease
Consumers are one step closer to benefiting from packaging that could give simple text warnings when food is contaminated with deadly pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella, and patients could soon receive real-time diagnoses of infections such as C. difficile right in their doctors' offices, saving critical time and trips to the lab.
Chrylsler Group to develop advanced electric and hybrid power trains
hrysler Group LLC has entered a 5-year, $18.2 million partnership with McMaster University, with funding support from the Canadian government, to develop next-generation, energy-efficient, high-performance electrified powertrains and powertrain components.
Highlights of Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon event
IDTechEx shed light on progress of technologies at Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon conference held in Denver.
The key to low-cost solar cells: Is it thinner than a human hair?
One of the biggest obstacles to widespread use of solar cells as a clean source of energy is cost.