11 Sep 2020
Chasm Advanced Materials
Chasm is a materials company that has invented and manufactures a category of advanced materials known as carbon nanotubes hybrids (CNT Hybrids). CNTs are combined with other materials creating a hybrid to improve the performance properties of the material alone. They are best known for their transparent, flexible conductive inks/films, but also find applications for their CNTs in battery electrodes, tires and other emerging applications.
1 Apr 2020
Triton and Titomic to Collaborate
Titomic Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Triton Systems Inc to implement Titomic's Kinetic Fusion capabilities for validation through R&D projects with the US Department of Defense.
27 Mar 2020
ESS Inc has developed a hybrid iron flow battery that can be significantly competitive with vanadium-based ones, with an electrolyte that is one order of magnitude cheaper.
27 Mar 2020
UPS Flight Forward and Wingcopter to Develop Versatile New Drone Fleet
UPS Flight Forward will collaborate with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop the next generation of package delivery drones for a variety of use cases in the United States and internationally.
26 Mar 2020
Ford Helping to 3D Print Respirators, Ventilators
Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.
25 Mar 2020
The Meat Industry is Unsustainable
Meat is big business. The global industry is worth over $2 trillion and JBS, the world's largest meat company, makes over $50 billion in annual revenue. This article from Dr Michael Dent discusses the sustainability problems in the meat industry and what can be done?
7 Feb 2020
American Semiconductor Inc
American Semiconductor is a company based in Idaho, USA that has developed a process for thinning silicon chips and packaging them within a polymer. This enables flexible, durable silicon ICs, offering processing capability with a flexible form factor.
3 Dec 2019
Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
Ralph Lauren Corp announced a series of pledges related to sustainability, including a commitment to power all of its globally owned and operated offices, distribution centers and stores with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and join RE100, a group of the world's most influential businesses committed to the use of renewable power.
7 Oct 2019
FAA's first full approval for drone airline
UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc has received the US government's first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.
2 Oct 2019
Relativity Space raises $140M to launch 3D printed rocket.
Relativity Space, the company building the world's first autonomous rocket factory and launch services for satellites, has raised $140 million in funding.
12 Jun 2019
World's first all-in-one hydrogen refueler
Angstrom Advanced Inc.developed the world's first all-in-one hydrogen refueler, which filled an international technological gap.
23 May 2019
Deployment of grid-scale flow batteries in Africa
Power Africa works with African governments and coordinates the efforts of 12 U.S. government agencies, 18 bilateral and multilateral partners, and nearly 150 private companies to remove barriers that impede energy development in sub-Saharan Africa. It was launched in 2013 with the goal of increasing access and availability of electric power throughout sub-Saharan Africa - where two out of three residents lack this basic service.
23 May 2019
Get ready for the 5G revolution
EXTENDED VERSION - Nations and industry are preparing for the opportunities 5G investment will bring, says Dr Luyun Jiang, IDTechEx technology analyst on 5G.
As featured in the 5G Report by Raconteur distributed in 'The Times'
5 Apr 2019
Smart wrist-worn device monitors atrial fibrillation
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation - a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death.
17 Jan 2019
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal
Optomec Partners with Phillips Federal to Bring Metal Additive Manufacturing Repair Solutions to U.S. Government Agencies: Optomec announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Phillips Federal. The agreement will enable Phillips Federal to resell the Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping systems to US government facilities.
30 Aug 2018
Nuance Communications is a multinational computer software technology company providing speech and imaging applications and solutions. The most important speech technology of Nuance is speech recognition (SR). Besides, the company is specialised in speech synthesis, voice recognition, etc. In the global speech market, more than 80% of speech recognition systems used to be based on Nuance SR engine.
27 Aug 2018
Water bottles and other recycled 3D printing materials
Soldiers on the battlefield or at remote bases often have to wait weeks for vital replacement parts. Now scientists report they have found a way to fabricate many of these parts within hours under combat conditions using water bottles, cardboard and other recyclable materials.
21 Aug 2018
Intel advances the safe integration of drones into US airspace
Intel is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and other industry participants to foster innovation and to shape the global standards and practices for unmanned aircraft systems, with safety being the first priority.
11 Jun 2018
NP Photonics, Inc.
NP Photonics are a fiber laser manufacturer. IDTechEx first had a discussion with NP Photonics at SPIE Photonics West 2018 in January 2018; this was followed by a full interview in March 2018. The company specializes in fiber lasers for a variety of sensing applications.
2 Feb 2018
Drones: large size means large market
The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.