24 Sep 2020
Shell to Supply Renewable Energy to Microsoft
Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation are embarking on a new strategic alliance to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions.
22 Sep 2020
SigmaSense, a US company that has developed an innovative read-out mechanism for capacitive touch sensors that has a much higher signal-to-noise ratio. They announced in September 2020 that they have raised $22m in a Series A round from a range of strategic partners including Corning and Eink.
17 Sep 2020
Grocery Store Shelves Stacked by Robots
FamilyMart and Telexistence Inc have started trial operations of the TX robot Model-T and Augmented Workforce Platform to build a new store operation model using remote control robot technology.
28 Aug 2020
The AR/MR/VR Optics & Displays Market Will Grow to Over $28bn by 2030
The new IDTechEx report, "Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR 2020-2030: Technologies, Players and Markets", covers the complete range of optics and display technologies which are used in spatial reality products.
21 Aug 2020
Microsoft's Project InnerEye is an ongoing research project that uses ML techniques to build tools for the automatic, quantitative analysis of three-dimensional radiological images.
20 Aug 2020
Augmenting Healthcare with Augmented Reality
Augmented reality and mixed reality are being used more and more in hospitals by doctors and healthcare professionals to provide them with a hands-free working environment, greater flexibility with overlaying information and processing information from its camera.
12 Aug 2020
Protection from Facial Recognition with 'Cloaking'
The rapid rise of facial recognition systems has placed the technology into many facets of our daily lives, whether we know it or not.
31 Jul 2020
Smart Glasses: The New Smartphone?
This article discusses the future impact of the standalone AR market. Will SmartGlasses be a short-lived trend, or become as common place as the smartphone?
30 Jul 2020
AI in Medical Imaging Diagnostics: Benchmarking 60+ Companies
Deep learning has revolutionized image recognition and analysis, making unprecedented performance leaps between 2010-2014. These rapid advancements enabled the development of automated, accurate, accessible, and cost-effective medical diagnostics.
20 Jul 2020
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today
By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.
16 Jul 2020
Hololight offer products for AR headsets for CAD design and engineering. IDTechex talked to Chief Marketing Officer Luis Bollinger
6 Jul 2020
Markforged are notable players in composite 3D printing (notably with continuous carbon fiber) and Metal 3D printing.
17 Jun 2020
What Happened to Magic Leap?
Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
15 Jun 2020
Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research
2019 saw the largest single year growth rate for wearable technology product revenue since 2015