Total S.A.

Total S.A.

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Total is one of the largest integrated oil and gas companies in the world, with activities in more than 130 countries. The Group is also a first rank player in chemicals. Its 97,000 employees put their expertise to work in every part of the industry - exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining and marketing, new energies, trading, and chemicals. Total is working to help satisfy the global demand for energy, both today and tomorrow.
Total is striving to diversify its supply to help meet growing energy demand in the long term. The Group holds a 66% stake in SunPower, a world leader in solar energy. Additionally, Total is actively engaged in a number of renewable research and development projects, such as solar and biomass.
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20 Mar 2023

Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches have made remarkable progress in the field of healthcare. These wearable electronic devices feature adhesive pads designed to be worn directly on the skin, enabling convenient and non-invasive monitoring of vital signs and biomarkers.
17 Mar 2023

Wabtec: Battery-Electric Trains

Wabtec is a leading developer of battery electric locomotives in the US market.
17 Mar 2023

Saft: Specialty Battery Packs

Saft is a worldwide battery company founded in France in 1918 and acquired by Total Energies in 2016. Saft makes specialty high performance battery cells and packs for military applications, motor sports, marine, rail and has a long history in batteries for space applications.
15 Mar 2023

LiDAR On Its Way Out? Camera's Market Size From 76% to 79% by 2033

Autonomous mobility is the key value proposition for many robots. Thanks to the successes of self-driving systems in commercial vehicles from companies like Tesla and John Deere. Autonomous driving has gained significant momentum across the robotics industry.
15 Mar 2023

RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2023-2033

Forecasts taken from IDTechEx report "RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2023-2033"
14 Mar 2023

Ford Motor Company (2023)

In 2022, Ford significantly increased its battery electric vehicle (BEV) production and sales to become the second largest maker of all-electric vehicles in the US.
13 Mar 2023

The Second-Life EV Battery Market to Reach US$7B by 2033

The second-life EV battery market is one of great importance for many reasons. These include adding value to future energy infrastructure, creating a circular economy for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, and providing a lower levelized cost of storage compared to new batteries.
2 Mar 2023

Major News in the Progression of Graphene Batteries

Using graphene to improve the performance of energy storage devices has been a key focus ever since the 2D material was isolated. As soon as the first commercial graphene manufacturers were established, there has been a steady stream of announcements related to batteries, but perhaps none are as significant as the 2023 news of Evonik entering the field with their investment in SuperC.
1 Mar 2023


Zebra is a manufacturer with capabilities in enterprise mobile computing, data capture, and thermal printing. Zebra produces TempTime, a chemical indicator label for temperature sensitive goods.
28 Feb 2023


Diabeloop is a French medtech company, founded in 2015 with headquarters in Grenoble. The company provides the DBLG1 system, an algorithm to manage hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery for people with diabetes (PWD).
27 Feb 2023

Aris Renewable Energy

Aris Renewable Energy are a US-based company commercialising solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), primarily for the residential market.
27 Feb 2023

Energy Storage: A Global Enabler for World Energy Transition

The energy crisis and decarbonization requirements speed up the process of finding alternative solutions, and energy storage plays an important role in applications such as electric vehicle applications and renewable energy.
24 Feb 2023

New Way Air Bearings

New Way Air Bearings is an established company that produces air bearings that enable non-contact support and direction of both rigid and flexible substrates, along with other applications. IDTechEx caught up with founder and CTO Drew Devitt.
24 Feb 2023

Sony (CES 2023)

Sony announced the replacement for its aging but very successful PlayStation VR (PSVR) at CES 2022; CES 2023 saw the chance to demo the VR2, which is only compatible with the relatively hard-to-find PlayStation 5 (PS5).
23 Feb 2023

Nanocarbons in 2022: Small Sized but With a Growing Commercial Impact

The field of nanocarbons is not new and it has certainly been the victim of too much hype and false dawns, but things have changed. Across 2022 and into the decade ahead, CNTs and graphene will enter different phases of their industrial expansion.
22 Feb 2023


Lumus is an Israeli company which designs optical engines for AR and other head mounted display (HMD) devices. These optical engines are composed of a display and reflective (also known as geometric) waveguide combiner — Lumus' key expertise is in the design of these waveguides, which can expand the exit pupil in two dimensions. Although largely fabless, it has its own smaller production line for R&D and specialized orders.
22 Feb 2023

Advent Technologies: High Temperature PEM Fuel Cells

Advent Technologies is a maker of high temperature PEM fuel cells using a licensed membrane technology from Los Alamos which can run off low purity hydrogen via an integrated methanol reformer today and potentially an ammonia cracker in the future. IDTechEx caught up with the company's CTO and Marine Technology Director to discuss the most exciting applications emerging.
21 Feb 2023

HID Global

HID Global is a leading US supplier of secure identity products. HID Global is a group brand of Assa Abloy, a Swedish door and access control giant. IDTechEx interviewed Richard Aufreiter, VP Product Marketing at IDT, and Marcus Holgersson, Strategy & Business Development Director at IDT at HID Global, in February 2023.
20 Feb 2023

Electric Vehicle Markets & Technologies on the Road to 2023

It has been another momentous year for electric vehicle markets and technologies, with major policy developments, sales growth, and landmark models set to enter the market.
16 Feb 2023

Sustainable Polymer Industry Reacts to Increased Market Drivers

A key requirement for every company in the polymer value chain is to develop and deliver a sustainability roadmap. The market drivers are becoming more significant, and industry activity is responding accordingly.