8 Sep 2020
Industrial Hydrogen Fuel Cell System
Siemens Energy, lead contractor for the construction of National Grid's Viking Link interconnector project in Lincolnshire, has installed a zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell to provide off grid power to the project's construction site for the first time.
24 Aug 2020
Electroimpact are the largest integrators of aircraft assembly lines. In 2020, they showcased their developed of a continuous fiber 3D printer. IDTechEx spoke with Cody Brown (Project Manager).
11 Aug 2020
NZ Launches World-First Long Range Wireless Power Transmission
Kiwi start-up EMROD has developed the world's first long-range, high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.
6 Aug 2020
AI Accelerates Materials Science From the Lab to Market
Nearly every sector is proposing the use of artificial intelligence. Materials science R&D is relatively late to this trend, and there are many industry-specific hurdles, but the opportunities are beginning to be realized and the potential impact is significant.
26 Jun 2020
Reversing relationships between design engineers & materials companies
On 24th July, Siemens and Citrine Informatics displayed their collaboration in bringing materials informatics and generative design together for the first time.
24 Jun 2020
Chiron Group specialize in CNC vertical milling and turning machine centers. They have announced work in laser metal deposition for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Axel Boi (Head of additive manufacturing).
17 Jun 2020
BeAM's Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology is used for repairing components, adding features to existing parts and building near net shape parts with minimal post processing.
26 May 2020
Optomec is a capital equipment manufacturer based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They offer two products: Aerosol Jet and a laser based Direct Energy Deposition (DED) system for 3D printing metals named LENS. This profile focuses on the aerosol jet printer, and its applications in printed electronics.
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.
15 May 2020
AI as a Backup to Radiologists' Eyes
Diagnosing emphysema and classifying its severity have long been more art than science.
13 May 2020
GaN Systems are leading suppliers of GaN on Si for power conversion applications. As the 5G market grows, this presents a potential new market for GaN Systems to demonstrate their GaN devices and wireless power transfer technology.
30 Apr 2020
Solar Powered Hand Sanitiser
A start-up company that has repurposed upcycled solar cells to generate ultraviolet light to disinfect people's hands has won €20 000 in a hackathon designed to share and rapidly develop ideas to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
14 Apr 2020
Uniti Electric Car
Uniti One: An affordable, three-seat, 100% electric city car for shared ownership.
24 Mar 2020
UK's First Electric Avenue
Siemens has unveiled the UK's first avenue, which is over half a mile in length, that has been fully converted to cater for electric vehicle charging, coined 'Electric Avenue, W9'.
2 Mar 2020
3D Printing Solution to Support 30-Year Digital Rail Maintenance
Having successfully implemented Stratasys' 3D printing to produce parts for the German and UK rail industries, Siemens Mobility Services has continued its investment in Stratasys technology to support the expansion of its rail maintenance operations in Russia.
25 Feb 2020
esVolta Secures $140 Million Credit Facility Battery Energy Storage
esVolta, LP has closed an approximately $140 million senior secured credit facility to finance a portfolio of its utility-scale battery energy storage projects.
19 Feb 2020
VestasStill Rules Turbine Market, But Challengers are Closing in
Developers commissioned almost 61GW of wind turbines globally in 2019, compared with 50GW in the previous year. Most of these were on land (88%) but the share of turbines installed offshore is growing, up four percentage points to 12%. Just four manufacturers accounted for more than half, or 55%, of the machines deployed: Denmark's Vestas, Spain's Siemens Gamesa, China's Goldwind, and General Electric of the US.
30 Jan 2020
Towards Fleets of Robots in the Fields
Naio Technologies SAS Dino robot is designed to make vegetable weeding on large-scale vegetable farms easier. Its main asset is that it works autonomously. The company recently closed a €14 million Series A funding round.