9 Jul 2020
ASSA ABLOY Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors
The Zigbee Alliance announced ASSA ABLOY Group has joined the Alliance's Board of Directors.
28 May 2020
Philips Launches Wearable for Early Patient Deterioration, COVID 19
The Philips Biosensor is designed to address a new approach to vital signs measurements, supporting surveillance of higher acuity patients moving from intensive care units into lower acuity general care areas of a hospital. The lightweight, disposable biosensor is a 5-day, single-use wearable patch which can be integrated with a scalable hub to monitor multiple patients across multiple rooms.
21 May 2020
dpiX is both a manufacturer of x-ray image detectors and a foundry for (primarily) backplanes. It has a Gen 4.5 line spanning 239,000 sq ft, which is the largest outside Asia. It has recently extended its capability to make flexible image sensors using amorphous silicon on flexible polyimide substrates.
30 Apr 2020
NXP Semiconductors produce various semiconductor components across several markets. 5G will be a key enabling technology for them going forward.
16 Apr 2020
Quantib's software is able to detect abnormalities that radiologists can't see with the naked eye. The company makes all the information captured in medical images available to radiologists, so they can detect diseases before symptoms start showing. The AI algorithms developed by Quantib help to identify specific brain disorders months before radiologists could perceive them using conventional methods.
16 Apr 2020
Courage + Khazaka Electronic
IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Courage + Khazaka Managing Director Georg Khazaka on 5 November 2019. Courage + Khazaka offer a comprehensive range of skin analysis devices for both scientific and cosmetic industries.
28 Feb 2020
Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh visited OLEDWorks in Aachen, North Germany, to meet with Dr Wolfgang Goergen, Managing Director of the OLEDWorks GmbH.
OLEDWorks is the last man standing in the field of OLED lighting production.
4 Feb 2020
Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) is a major producer of LED and other lighting for professionals, consumers and IoT technology. With €6.4 billion in sales in 2018 and 29,000 employees, it claims to be the world's largest lighting company. The company was spun out from Koninklijke Philips in 2016. This profile discusses Signify and its relevance to the vertical farming industry.
31 Jan 2020
First True Smart Contact Lens
Mojo Vision is building the world's first true smart contact lens, called the Mojo Lens. Mojo Lens is a contact lens with a built-in display that gives people the useful and timely information they want without forcing them to look down at a screen or losing focus on the people and the world around them.
28 Jan 2020
IDTechEx met with Peter Kurstjens and Oliver Glenz, CEO and BD Director (respectively) of Aito.
24 Jan 2020
Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
23 Jan 2020
The company is claimed to have production capability of more than 150 ton per year (QD concentrated solutions).
2 Jan 2020
Infinite Acres is a joint venture between American vertical farming company 80 Acres, Dutch horticultural automation company Priva and British online retailer Ocado. Building on the expertise of all three companies, Infinite Acres will work to develop turnkey systems for vertical farming. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst spoke with Infinite Acres CEO Tish Livingston.
16 Dec 2019
80 Acres is an American company aiming to bring its wealth of experience in the agriculture and food supply industry to the nascent vertical farming industry. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst spoke with 80 Acres co-founders Mike Zelkind and Tisha Livingston, alongside VP of Marketing Rebecca Haders.
21 Nov 2019
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program
The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
7 Oct 2019
TNO Holst Centre
IDTechEx spoke to Mary Sona, Business Development Manager at Holst Centre.
4 Oct 2019
Healthcare Developments at IDTechEx Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2019
Healthcare Sensor Innovations, a brand-new event hosted by IDTechEx, opened to a packed audience in Cambridge, UK, last week. The event focused on the use of wearables and sensors in enabling the point-of-care diagnostics and continuous monitoring of individuals for health and wellness.
24 Sep 2019
Healthcare Meets Electronics: Event Assesses the Opportunities
Registrations for the inaugural Healthcare Sensors Innovation event in Cambridge on 25-26 September is exceeding all expectations and nears venue capacity. The event is successfully bringing together the linchpins of the healthcare industry with the electronics industry to explore the opportunity in two specific areas: point of care diagnostics and continuous monitoring.
13 Sep 2019
Phillips also exhibited a range of products at ESC Congress 2019, most of which were imaging equipment or software.
10 Sep 2019
The future of wearables is medical (Part 1)
IDTechEx's most recent report on the industry includes historic data and 10 year market forecasts for 48 different wearable technology product types, of which 20 are types of wearable medical device. These include more traditional medical products such as hearing aids, cardiac devices (e.g. Holter monitors or event monitors) and insulin pumps, but also newer devices such as continuous glucose monitors (CGM) for diabetics, other new electronic skin patches, and other emerging wearable medical device prospects. These products increased their combined annual revenue by $10bn a year in the period from 2010 to 2019, and make up around a third of all of the wearable device revenue in 2019.