The company is claimed to have production capability of more than 150 ton per year (QD concentrated solutions).
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.
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.
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.
TNO Holst Centre
IDTechEx spoke to Mary Sona, Business Development Manager at Holst Centre.
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.
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.
Phillips also exhibited a range of products at ESC Congress 2019, most of which were imaging equipment or software.
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.
Infineon Technologies are developing a MEMS lidar module.
FedEx unveils autonomous delivery robot
FedEx announced the FedEx SameDay Bot — an autonomous delivery device designed to help retailers make same-day and last-mile deliveries to their customers.