9 Nov 2022
GKN Hydrogen is a developer of modular hydrogen storage systems based on metal hydrides. It offers standalone storage as well as integrated production, storage, and electricity generation systems.
20 Sep 2022
DigiLens is a major innovator in holographic diffractive waveguides that has attracted interest from major investors including Samsung.
12 Aug 2022
Precision Micro is a UK-based photochemical etching company. IDTechEx spoke with Rachael O'Connor (Sales Manager) with respect to metal bipolar plates for fuel cells.
12 Aug 2022
Waymo: Autonomous Trucking
Waymo is one of the key players and leaders in both autonomous trucking and robotaxis. It has backing from Alphabet (parent company of Google). Waymo is running daily commercial trips (with a safety driver) for potential partners and expanding its fleet and operations ready for full autonomous missions.
1 Aug 2022
Nuro: Curbside Delivery Robots
Nuro makes zero-occupant autonomous delivery vehicles. It has commercial partnerships with Kroger and 7-Eleven and is completing autonomous grocery deliveries to customers today. Nuro was one of the first companies to receive permission to operate a commercial autonomous service in the US and is pushing policy makers to continue making progress for the autonomous vehicle industry.
29 Jun 2022
Evonik 3D Printing
Evonik is a German specialty chemicals company founded in 2007. One of its divisions manufactures and sells materials for 3D printing, which will be the focus of this profile. IDTechEx spoke to Benjamin Willy, Global Marketing Manager Photopolymers — High Performance Polymers, at Evonik 3D Printing.
7 Jun 2022
VividQ is a Cambridge, UK-based firm which focuses on developing IP for computer-generated holography, both for software and optical engine hardware. Its method of generating holograms is efficient on common GPUs and its display solutions may be constructed from off-the-shelf hardware. The key use cases it targets are AR wearables and automotive HUDs.
6 Jun 2022
Zendar: High Performance, Cheap Automotive Radar
Zendar is a start-up working on improving automotive radar. Zendar believes that current automotive radar is limited by the weak computational processing power embedded in the sensor. They suggest a move to a central processing unit with more computational power which can handle multiple radar front-ends at one time. This would be a similar architecture to Tesla in the way it handles its camera information.
30 May 2022
Fusion Processing is an engineering consultancy working with autonomous technologies to improve vehicle and road safety. Fusion Processing has been involved in several trials around the UK and has accumulated more than 1.8 million kilometres of service so far.