Additive Manufacturing and NI/TI Metal Bolster Cooling Technology
Scientists have developed a novel elastocaloric cooling material, comprised of a nickel-titanium alloy and sculpted using additive technology, that is highly efficient, eco-friendly and easily scaled-up for commercial use.
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.
Encouraging The Broader Adoption of Additive Manufacturing
GE Additive has entered into a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The agreement focuses on processes, materials and software to drive industrialization and encourage the broader adoption of additive manufacturing technology.
New IDTechEx Research Report: Radars 2020-2030
Radars evolve towards 4D imaging with improved resolution and object detection AIs, surpassing $15Bn as forecast by IDTechEx Research in their latest report on the topic, covering ADAS and autonomous driving, 4D imaging radars, semiconductor technology, low insertion loss materials, advanced packaging, deep learning, object detection/ classification/ tracking.
IDTechEx spoke to Mr Shoon Han, President & Owner of APM Korea. The company produces reflective blood sensor technologies and body temperature sensors.
Silicon's energy-harvesting power
A collaboration has designed a better way for electronics to convert waste heat into reusable energy. The collaborative project demonstrated that silicon's ability to harvest energy from heat can be greatly increased while remaining mass-producible.
'Hot spots' increase efficiency of solar desalination
Researchers showed they could boost the efficiency of their solar-powered desalination system by more than 50% simply by adding inexpensive plastic lenses to concentrate sunlight into "hot spots."
Smart and flexible energy supply platform for wearable electronics
The aim of the project is the creation of an autonomous energy-supply platform. Based on the results of the project it will be possible to use a wearable without caring about recharging over its entire lifetime.
IDTechEx interviewed John Carrol from Vivomi at their booth at CES 2019. Vivomi have developed an electronic skin patch for measuring heart rate and other related metrics.
Faraday Motor Co.
Faraday Motor, or Fara, is an electric motorcycle manufacturer based in Taiwan. IDTechEx Technology Analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Faraday Motor's CEO Mr Ming-Shyong Hsu on 29 Aug 2018.
Engineering developments for energy harvesting devices
Lorandt Fölkel, Technology Ambassador for Würth Elektronik eiSos
describes the products on display at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018.