€50 Million for Wind Energy Complex in Spain
The European Investment Bank will provide €50m in financing to Renovables de la Ribera, a 50-50 joint venture between Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra to build a new renewable energy project - the Cavar wind complex - in Navarra, Spain.
Artificial intelligence assisted knitting
Researchers have come up with a new approach to streamline the knitting process: a new system and design tool for automating knitted garments.
New smart shoes from Nike
Nike has found its most advanced fit solution to date: Nike Adapt, a platform that creates a truly custom fit by combining an advanced power-lacing system, an app and continually updated firmware.
HP, Deloitte alliance to establish industrial-scale 3D printing
HP Inc and Deloitte Consulting LLP announced a first-of-its-kind alliance to help accelerate the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry.
Flex - Fashion and Apparel division
IDTechEx interviewed the Director of Fashion and Apparel at Flex, who leads a team developing manufacturing capabilities to serve future wearable technology products.
HP delivers production-ready 3D printing system
HP Inc has unveiled the world's first production-ready commercial 3D printing system, marking the next major step in its journey to bring disruptive manufacturing solutions to market.
HP finally launch Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solutions
Today HP has started taking orders for its new production-ready commercial 3D printing system. Multijet Fusion is being positioned as a truly industrial technology and poised to take a share of the $12 trillion global manufacturing market.
Nike introduces self lacing sneakers
The potential of adaptive lacing for the athlete is huge as it would provide tailored-to-the-moment custom fit.
Are e-textiles on the cusp of rapid growth?
Whilst the majority of wearable technology products sold today still fit with the components-in-a-box design, 2015 has been a record year for investment in smart clothing and e-textile products.
Wearable technology in 2015 - how far have we come?
As the hype around wearable technology fades, IDTechEx technology analyst James Hayward looks at where the industry is now.
Wearable Technology Europe: Event report
Last week saw IDTechEx host Wearable Technology Europe in Berlin's Estrel Conference center. The event has a unique format, co-locating with synergic industries including printed electronics, energy harvesting/storage and the Internet of Things to produce an ecosystem to catalyse innovation and commercial progress. We look forward to returning to the Estrel, Berlin on 28-19 April, 2016 for our annual European event.
Lessons from the predicted death of Google Glass
Analysts IDTechEx got it right.