25 Jan 2023
Promising Innovations in Emerging Image Sensors
The new IDTechEx report, "Emerging Image Sensor Technologies 2023-2033: Applications and Markets", explores a diverse range of image sensing technologies capable of resolutions and wavelength detection far beyond what is currently attainable.
24 Jan 2023
Deploying Materials Informatics: Is SaaS a One-Size-Fits-All Approach?
The materials industry is sometimes described as conservative, but digital transformation is well underway in the sector. Materials informatics - the application of data-centric approaches, including machine learning, to materials R&D - has the potential to be the most impactful arm of this process.
17 Jan 2023
VividQ and Dispelix: Pairing Holographic Displays with Waveguides
Holographic display technology firm VividQ discussed the development of a combined waveguide combiner and 3D holographic display system for AR headsets in conjunction with waveguide development firm Dispelix.
9 Jan 2023
Prima Additive are a group company of Italian machinery company Prima Industrie which produce metal powder bed fusion and direct energy deposition printers. IDTechEx spoke with Applications Engineer Lorenzo Abrusci.
21 Nov 2022
International Hellenic University
International Hellenic University has recently developed an integrated autonomous robot for grape (ARG) harvesting.
16 Nov 2022
Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd. (CML) develops technology and IP around shape memory alloy actuators. Their primary use is optical image stabilization for mobile phones, but applications range more widely from AR/VR headset components to haptic feedback.
10 Nov 2022
Partnered in 2022 with the aim of expanding the markets of Elliptic Labs' AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform to laptops and PCs using the AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 Series processors.
2 Nov 2022
Canatu, a provider of carbon nanotubes and sensing applications that utilize them, announced a €18 million funding round led by 3M ventures.
26 Oct 2022
The Surgical Company
The Surgical Company makes Sensium, a wireless patient monitoring system with electronic skin patches.
20 Oct 2022
Octopus Energy Enters Italian Generation Market Through Partnership
Octopus Energy Generation enters Italy's green power market by investing in renewables developer Nexta in a move to help the country wean itself off gas and lower future energy bills.
18 Oct 2022
Walking Robot Design Could Revolutionise How We Build Things in Space
Researchers have designed a state-of-the-art walking robot that could revolutionize large construction projects in space. They tested the feasibility of the robot for the in-space assembly of a 25m Large Aperture Space Telescope.
13 Oct 2022
PragmatIC is a UK-based company developing flexible integrated circuits on polymer substrates. It has received a total of ~US$150 million in funding and is focused on scaling up its technology, which is already commercially available at a low cost.
13 Oct 2022
LifeSignals designs chips for wearable sensors and electronic skin patches for patient vital sign monitoring.
6 Oct 2022
Are Cobots Safe to Work Side by Side with Humans?
Human-centric manufacturing puts a high requirement for safety in production because machines work closely with human operators.
4 Oct 2022
Downing LLP First Finnish Wind Farm Investment Completes Construction
Investment manager Downing LLP is pleased to announce the acquisition and entry into operations of a 30MW onshore wind farm in Finland as it expands its focus on sustainable investing.
22 Sep 2022
Join the Upcoming IDTechEx Webinar on Collaborative Robots (Cobots)
Thursday 13 October 2022 - The Key Driver for the New Industrial Transition? In this webinar, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Yulin Wang will talk about the critical enabling technologies used in collaborative robots, explain several key applications, and analyze how the market size will change in the next two decades.
21 Sep 2022
Sensing Pressure Using Paper
Several industrial, automotive, and healthcare applications rely on accurate and precise measurement of pressure. Flexible and wearable pressure sensors are typically fabricated using petroleum-based polymers. The solid waste generated from using such non-biodegradable plastics is harmful for the environment. To avoid this issue, researchers have now fabricated pressure sensors that use paper as the medium.
20 Sep 2022
DigiLens is a major innovator in holographic diffractive waveguides that has attracted interest from major investors including Samsung.
20 Sep 2022
Lenovo: The ThinkReality A3
Lenovo showcased its ThinkReality A3 headset at Laval Virtual 2022. Released in 2021, these are marketed as a lightweight AR headset or smart glasses, as opposed to an MR device.
16 Sep 2022
EU and EIB Enhance Support for Green, Sustainable Moldova
Greater energy efficiency will be achieved by improving the insulation of buildings, installing more energy-efficient lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, integrating renewable energy sources and introducing efficient energy management practices. Refurbishments financed with this investment will reduce energy consumption, utility bills, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from renovated buildings.