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Microsoft is simplifying IoT so every business can digitally transform through IoT solutions that are more accessible and easier to implement. Microsoft has the most comprehensive IoT portfolio with a wide range of IoT offerings to meet organizations where they are on their IoT journey, including everything businesses need to get started — ranging from operating systems for their devices, cloud services to control them, advanced analytics to gain insights, and business applications to enable intelligent action.
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2021
4 Nov 2021

Around-the-Clock Renewable Energy for Microsoft Data Centres

AES Corporation has signed a 15-year agreement with Microsoft to support the company in achieving its 100/100/0 by 2030 goal. Microsoft will use the around-the-clock renewable energy provided through this agreement to power its data centers located in Virginia. The structure of the agreement utilizes both existing renewable projects under a long-term contract to Microsoft, while also adding additional renewable resources in the region.
3 Nov 2021

PragmatIC Semiconductor Appointment to Board of Directors

PragmatIC Semiconductor announces that Birger Steen has joined its Board of Directors. Birger is Board Chair of multiple technology businesses including Internet of Things pioneer and global Bluetooth LE market leader Nordic Semiconductor ASA, business network innovator Pagero AB, and German care technology leader myneva GmbH.
21 Sep 2021

Charm Industrial

Charm Industrial is a San Francisco-based carbon tech converting waste biomass into "bio-oil", then injecting it underground for atmospheric carbon dioxide removal.
13 Sep 2021

SpaceCows: Using AI to Tackle Feral Herds in Australia

Unmanaged feral cattle and buffaloes have a huge impact on biodiversity including land degradation, overgrazing of native vegetation, erosion and destruction to rivers and wetlands. CSIRO and Microsoft are working on the digital twin project, dubbed SpaceCows, as part of the collaborative satellite herd-tracking program.
20 Jul 2021

Cruise

16 Jul 2021

Markforged Announces Listing on New York Stock Exchange

Markforged Inc has completed its previously announced merger with one, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by A-star and founded and led by technology industry veteran Kevin Hartz. The combined company, named Markforged Holding Corporation, is expected to commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange beginning on July 15, 2021 under the ticker symbol "MKFG" for Markforged common stock and "MKFG.WS" for Markforged warrants.
25 May 2021

New Possibilities for 3D-Printing Human Tissue, Vocal Chord Repair

There is no replacement for the vocal cords when damage is severe or permanent. Now, a team of materials scientists has developed a soft material with promise of new treatments in the future. Their novel soft material, called an elastomer, is very stretchable and 10,000 times softer than a conventional rubber, matching the mechanical properties of vocal cords. The elastomer can be 3D printed for use in health care.
19 May 2021

Volocopter Unveils New Urban Air Motility Aircraft

Volocopter has unveiled its newest aircraft, VoloConnect. This electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft is designed to connect suburbs to cities and complements the company's existing family of aircraft for the intra-city mission. VoloConnect's distinctive hybrid lift and push design is expected to achieve certification within the next 5 years.
18 May 2021

Stoicheia

Stoicheia has developed a process to accelerate materials discovery by rapidly generating unprecedentedly large high-quality nano-materials datasets to train proprietary AI algorithms. IDTechEx spoke with Prof. Chad Mirkin (Founder), Dr Andrey Ivankin (Founder & CTO), and Andrew Mirkin (Director of Business Development).
11 May 2021

Virtual Reality in the Workplace

The development of Virtual Reality (VR) is not only changing the way that we interact with digital content, but also the way we interact with each other.
27 Apr 2021

OTI Lumionics

15 Apr 2021

Machine Learning at Speed

Inserting lightweight optimization code in high-speed network devices has enabled researchers to increase the speed of machine learning on parallelized computing systems five-fold.
1 Apr 2021

Microsoft Wins Contract to Supply US Army with Headsets

The United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding.
26 Jan 2021

Digital Health at CES 2021

CES is the world's largest and most influential technology event. Held annually in the first week of January in Las Vegas, USA, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced CES 2021 onto an online platform. This IDTechEx premium article addresses some of the key themes and trends discussed during the digital health conference sessions at CES 2021.
21 Jan 2021

Cruise and GM Team up with Microsoft on Self-Driving Vehicles

Cruise and General Motors announced they have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. The companies will bring together their software and hardware engineering excellence, cloud computing capabilities, manufacturing know-how and partner ecosystem to transform transportation.
19 Jan 2021

6G Communications Market, Devices, Materials 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr James Edmondson
2020
16 Dec 2020

AI Shows Promise to Generate Faster, More Accurate Weather Forecasts

Today's weather forecasts come from some of the most powerful computers on Earth. The huge machines churn through millions of calculations to solve equations to predict temperature, wind, rainfall and other weather events. A forecast's combined need for speed and accuracy taxes even the most modern computers.
10 Dec 2020

AR VR Technology: The Defining Technology of 2020-2030

Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. IDTechEx predicts that this technology will grow to over $30bn by 2030. This article aims to explain the growth in demand behind this exciting technology.
10 Dec 2020

Haptics 2021-2031: Technologies, Market & Players

IDTechEx Report: James Hayward
8 Dec 2020

Smart Cities Emerging Materials Markets 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Alex Holland, Dr Michael Dent and Dr Richard Collins