4 Jan 2021
General Purpose Robotics Company Closes over 100m USD Funding
General-purpose robotics company Flexiv Ltd. has closed an over 100m USD Series B round, marking the largest single-round fundraising ever in the field of general-purpose robotics.
2 Nov 2020
OLED Display Could Feature More Than 10,000 Pixels per Inch
By expanding on existing designs for electrodes of ultra-thin solar panels, researchers and collaborators have developed a new architecture for OLED - organic light-emitting diode - displays that could enable televisions, smartphones and virtual or augmented reality devices with resolutions of up to 10,000 pixels per inch
17 Sep 2020
Beamlet leverages advanced algorithms to unlock high performance with low cost components, enabling the first affordable, reliable, and long range coherent LiDAR for the auto and drone markets.
16 Jul 2020
How Gene Edited Crops Can Avoid Making the Same Mistakes as GMOs
Genetically modified (GM) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada.
18 Jun 2020
CRISPR Technology Could Democratise Agriculture
Humans have been manipulating the DNA of the organisms around us in agriculture for thousands of years, using selective breeding to create sweeter fruit, hardier grains, cows that produce more milk, and many more valuable traits.
28 May 2020
Nissan is a global pioneer in the electrification of cars. With almost all car companies moving towards electric, how is Nissan racing to keep up?
30 Jan 2020
IDTechEx met with Fraunhofer IOF at CES 2020 and saw a demonstration of their video based health monitoring system.
27 Mar 2019
4D-printed materials can be stiff as wood or soft as sponge
Imagine smart materials that can morph from being stiff as wood to as soft as a sponge - and also change shape.. Engineers have created flexible, lightweight materials with 4D printing that could lead to better shock absorption, morphing airplane or drone wings, soft robotics and tiny implantable biomedical devices.
25 Jan 2019
Novel approach to 3D printing engineering components
A team of researchers has been taking a novel approach to the development of engineering components produced using additive manufacturing.
18 Sep 2018
Understanding deep sea images with AI
Diving robots or autonomous underwater vehicles, which carry out measurements independently in the deep sea, can now record large quantities of high-resolution images. To evaluate these images scientifically in a sustainable manner, a number of prerequisites have to be fulfilled in data acquisition, curation and data management.
27 Jul 2018
Development of Welsh marine energy test site
The European Marine Energy Centre Ltd and Wave Hub Ltd have signed an agreement with Marine Energy Wales to provide strategic advice to develop the Marine Energy Test Area project which is underway in Pembrokeshire.
28 Mar 2018
Leading Players Speak at Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing
The electric vehicle industry is on fire. Leading players of the emerging electric vehicle industry to speak at Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing in Berlin on 11-12 April.