15 Dec 2020
Xidas has developed a proprietary micro-engineering method that relies on bonding patterned sheets of different materials to make micro-mechanical and micro-electronic devices. These include sensors, energy harvesters and miniaturized medical devices. The company primarily targets industrial IoT as an application space.
27 Aug 2020
Bare Conductive has developed 'dynamically functional surfaces' based on a printed, touch/proximity/water sensitive surface based on a pattern of carbon ink that works via a capacitive mechanism. It is targeting a wide range of applications, particularly in smart buildings, that include leak detection and wall/furniture integrated switches.
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.
25 Jun 2020
IDTechEx interviewed Ofer Elaykim and Tali Chen, CEO and CMO respectively of DSP Group. In this profile we give an overview of the company as well as details about their more recent focus on hearables and the related acquisition of SoundChip.
4 May 2020
Component Carrier Now Replacing Flexible PCBs
Flexible circuit boards offer numerous advantages. However, the mechanical fixation of these circuit boards is highly complex. HARTING has developed a new solution based on 3D-MID technology that is capable of replacing flexible circuit boards. Thanks to component carriers, cost savings of up to two-thirds can be achieved.
17 Feb 2020
High power thermoelectric energy harvesting starts to look good
In energy harvesting in general, there is 100 times the market potential in high power rather than low power. In this article IDTechEx explores this opportunity.
4 Dec 2019
CAP-XX Acquires Murata's Supercapacitor Production Lines
CAP-XX announced it will acquire CAP-XX licensee Murata's supercapacitor production lines, relocate them from Japan to a new factory in Sydney to arrive in stages between March and June 2020, and begin producing Murata's three supercapacitor product families in Q3 2020. Murata will also assist in introducing CAP-XX to its customers.
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.
11 Apr 2018
CAP-XX develops industry's first 3 Volt thin prismatic supercapacitors
IDTechEx Emerging Technologies Conference - April 11, 2018 - a leader in supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, today announced it is developing the industry's first 3V thin, prismatic supercapacitors.
4 Jan 2018
CAP-XX Thinline Supercapacitors Power Vibration Alerts
CAP-XX announced that Spire has incorporated CAP-XX Thinline supercapacitors into the new Spire Health Tag to provide the peak power needed for delivering real-time wellness vibration alerts to consumers. -