Airborne Wind Energy 2019-2039
AWE is a new generation, zero emission generator - mobile, no infrastructure. In 2018 it moved from 1. Mainly engineering led projects seeking size and 2. Modest sales of hobbyist systems to something in-between that is far more promising - first sales of 30-100kW systems into key verticals. Niche marketing promises billion dollar sales. The rich and patient also have potential with giants in wind farms. Learn developer plans, technology roadmap.
Multifunctional Composites 2019-2029: Technology, Players, Market Forecasts
The key next iteration for fiber reinforced polymer composites is the concept of multifunctionality. This is the idea of making a structural part carry out additional role(s) beyond their current primary mechanical task. The market for smart composites is forecast to exceed 5 ktpa by 2029.
This includes: enhanced electrical & thermal conductivity, embedded sensors & actuators, energy storage & harvesting, data transmission, self-healing, and adaptive response (morphing) mechanisms.
Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029
A solid plastic flexible phone. A road that makes solar electricity and de-ices itself. You already adjust the window darkness in a 787 plane by touching it. This is all structural electronics, the term embracing electrics and optics too. It makes new things possible such as solar drones aloft for years and it is creating a huge smart materials business and new products. Only this report covers it all.
Fuel Cell Vehicles 2019-2029
Fuel cells (FC), particularly those based on hydrogen, have long been heralded as the solution for electric transportation. While batteries have stolen the scene in recent years, IDTechEx has identified a number of applications where FCs can offer a better solution than Li-ion batteries, especially when it comes to range and fast refuelling. We believe this market can potentially boom to reach $200B by 2029.
Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries 2019-2029
Repurposing a second-life for retired electric vehicle batteries is attracting increasing attention due to the potential value that can be extracted from it before recycling. By 2029, second-life batteries will represent around 108GWh storage capacity per year. This report includes a forecast on the future availability of second-life batteries, potential applications, existing industrial implementations, the regulatory landscape, the value chain, key technologies and business models for second-life batteries.
Barrier Films and Thin Film Encapsulation for Flexible and/or Organic Electronics 2018-2028
IDTechEx Research has been analysing the technologies and markets for barriers films and thin film encapsulation since 2010 when it was published in the first version of this report. Since that time, it has stayed extremely close to the latest research and market developments via its interview programme and company and conference visits. Each year, IDTechEx Research has updated its assessment, staying up-to-date with the latest technology and market developments.
Electric Two-wheelers 2019-2029
Petrol motorcycles have largely stagnated in the US and Europe since the financial crisis, while sales volume in India nearly topped 20 million last year, up 15 percent. With most motorcycles below 150cc in India and south-east Asia, the potential for electric two-wheelers huge. Against the backdrop of tightening regulations, government subsidies and fresh targets for 2030, we predict the electric two-wheeler market will grow to $41 billion by 2029.
Technologies for Diabetes Management 2019-2029: Technology, players and forecasts
This report covers the entire landscape for diabetes management devices, including mature, emerging and future options. The report has been researched via primary interviews with companies, physicians and diabetic individuals to characterize and predict the technology landscape for diabetes devices over the coming decade. In total, activities of 75 companies are covered throughout the report, ranging from the largest players to technology developers and startups developing the next generation of device options.
Biomedical Diagnostics at Point-of-Care 2019-2029: Technologies, Applications, Forecasts
This report focuses on the advanced techniques of biosensors biomedical diagnostics at point-of-care. The techniques include microfluidic, lab-on-a-chip, lateral flow assays, electrochemical test strip, molecular diagnostics and DNA sequencing. These techniques and devices are used to diagnose genetic disease, infectious disease, cardiometabolic, pregnancy and fertility, diabetic and cancer. We predict the market for biomedical diagnostics will reach $43 billion by 2029, mainly driven by the fast growth of molecular diagnostics in the coming years
Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029
People are moving to cities for reasons such as jobs and entertainment. Over 60% live in cities and WHO and the UN have forecasted figures up to 80% in cities by 2050. Sadly there are big negatives to this such as pollution, water rationing, global warming, social disruption and increased vulnerability to physical and cyber attack. Cities often suffer overwhelmed education and healthcare including the diabetes epidemic and there is chronic obesity from bad eating in cities. Here are the $100 billion antidotes but the smart city will go even beyond these.
Quantum Dot Materials and Technologies 2018-2028: Trends, Markets, Players
This report provides a detailed technology analysis. It considers various quantum dot compositions such as Cd-based, In-based QDs as well as the likes of emerging organic and inorganic perovskites, PbS, CuInSe, InGaN, quantum rods, and so on. It also provides a detailed benchmarking of QDs vs existing phosphor technology. Our analysis is data driven, reflecting the latest commercial and academic results. For each material, as appropriate, we assess its performance, its key remaining material challenges, its production processes, and its directions/strategies of improvement.
Biobased Polymers 2018-2023
This report covers the tools and techniques used for the genetic engineering of microorganisms and the production of biobased polymers. Analysis showing the state of the technology, applications, case studies, market growth, drivers, restraints and production capacity trend analysis is provided. Total production capacity for synthetic biobased polymers is forecast to increase to 2.74 Mt in 2023.
Synthetic Biology 2018
This report covers the tools and techniques used for the genetic engineering of microorganisms and the main applications of biomanufacturing. Analysis showing the state of the technology, applications, case studies, market growth, drivers, restraints and investment trend analysis is provided. Investment in synthetic biology reached a record-breaking $1.7 billion in 2017 and is forecast to reach $23.8 billion in 2023.
Energy Harvesting Microwatt to Megawatt 2019-2029
Only this report interprets it all. Understand new and future technologies, players, formats. Which research and applications are dead ended? What vibrant new markets leverage flexible, structural, other new forms? Grasp why triboelectrics will prosper, how "massless energy" reduces the weight of a wearable. In the last few months, we had first big orders for solar roads, wave power, diesel genset replacement: see reasons, forecasts, many gaps in harvesting market.
IoT Low Power Wireless Networks and 5G 2019-2029: Global Forecasts, Technologies, Applications
Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) have developed in multiple ways. On one hand you have the low power, unlicensed communication technologies, some of which are highly proprietary and focussed on a particular application, versus large telecoms companies who have added low power versions as extensions of their cellular network. There are many types available with different governments and territories pushing different types.
E-Textiles 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets and Players
We are in contact with textiles for up to 98% of our lives, and they are starting to become intelligent. Part of this revolution includes the integration of electronics and textiles. Electronic textiles (e-textiles) have been in development for decades, but have begun to achieve some commercial successes in the last 20 years. Today, whilst e-textiles markets remain in relative infancy compared to their parents, many industry players are lining up to offer the next generation of smart textile products. From clothing to bandages, bed linen to industrial fabrics, new products are appearing throughout a variety of verticals as this technology area is increasingly explored.
Electronic Skin Patches 2018-2028
This report characterizes the markets, technologies and players in electronic skin patches. With coverage across 26 application areas, >85 companies, 95 different product case studies, historic market data and market forecasts to 2028, it is the most comprehensive study compiled for this emerging product area. It reveals significant opportunity, with a forecast for total annual revenues in electronic skin patches to reach over $10bn per year by 2023, and approaching $15bn per year by 2028.
Supercapacitor Materials and Technology Roadmap 2019-2039
Better active electrode materials are matched to improved electrolytes spawning many new supercapacitors and derivatives with cost reduction and virtuosity that will power large future sales from load bearing to textile versions. Now is the time to participate. Learn of opportunities from exohedrals to MXenes. Access latest interviews, presentations, expert viewpoints with forecasts and roadmaps. Assess most promising new organic and inorganic materials and performance potential in different hybrids and symmetrical EDLC with or without strong optimised pseudocapacitance.
Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense 2018-2028
Aerospace has the highest carbon footprint per tonne-km over any other mode of transportation. Regulatory demands coupled with economic and performance advantages mean that saving any weight is a constant target.
This report looks at the key lightweighting approaches for this sector and which players and technologies stand to be the main winners and losers. The predominant focus is on advanced lightweight materials and the rise of additive manufacturing.
Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans 2018-2028
The goods delivery industry is rapidly growing thanks to globalisation and e-commerce. What this implies is a net increase of emissions from diesel engines. In this report by IDTechEx, we analyse how the industry is slowly converting its powertrains of choice from fossil fuels to electricity, whether it is stored in a battery or in a hydrogen tank. The outcome will be higher market penetration rates than for electric cars.
Wave, Tidal and Hydro Power 1W-10MW 2018-2038
Forget problems of barrages and dams for water power, making electricity from water movement without dams or barrages is powering to a $66 billion market in 2038. Attention has swung to the huge opportunities for open water power created by many technological breakthroughs. Wave power companies successfully sell up to 10MW systems, their focussed marketing creating huge pipelines of potential orders. Tidal power developers have demonstrated large amounts of grid power and some now target the needs for affordable, redeployable systems that will create many billion dollar businesses.
Wearable Technology 2018-2028: Markets, Players, Forecasts
Compiled after three years of dedicated and ongoing research by expert analysts, this report details IDTechEx's coverage of the wearable technology ecosystem. The report looks at the industry from many different perspectives, with detailed discussion framing core primary research and market forecasting.
Redox Flow Batteries 2018-2028: Markets, Trends, Applications
The redox flow battery (RFB) technology, despite higher upfront costs, has a shorter payback time thanks to a good capacity retention even after many thousands of cycles.
RFBs retain most of their initial value thanks to the possibility to recycle their core components.
Lithium-ion batteries will suffer a setback from the emergence of utility-grade RFBs, which will ease the pressure on the lithium resources needed for electric mobility applications.
Environmental Gas Sensors 2018-2028
In this report, IDTechEx focus on chemical gas sensors based on techniques of pellistor, infrared, metal oxide semiconductor (MOS), electrochemical and optical particle monitor (OPM). We predict the market for gas sensor will grow fast in the coming years and reach $3.1 billion by 2028. The large increases in sales will be primarily to the mobile device and air purifier industries, followed by wearable devices, smart home and smart city.
Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2018-2028
This report offers a detailed analysis of the technological and commercial progress as well prospects of graphene, carbon nanotubes and non-graphene 2D materials.
This grouping of material technologies makes sense because graphene and CNTs, despite their morphological differences, have much in common; whilst non-graphene 2D materials promise to offer complementary properties.
Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028: Electronic Shading and Semi-Transparent PV
Smart Glass is electrically active glass mainly for use in automotive, architectural and avionic windows, with demand growing to $1.1 billion in ten years. It is typically for electronic shading in place of physical blinds, or a semi-transparent PV window to generate electricity locally. As the only comprehensive report covering the technologies and markets, it will assist all in the value chain including building and vehicle designers, sellers and users.
48V Mild Hybrid Vehicles 2018-2028
Volume 48V mild hybrids rushed onto the market in 2017 and a flood is promised around 2020 from subcompacts to Ferrari and delivery trucks. Then it pivots from diesel replacement to HEV killer. This report uniquely explains technology breakthroughs and market forces driving new USPs. Learn which manufacturers and regions are the focus, market forecasts with/ without pure electric modes to 2028: when, after that, the demand collapses and why.
Advanced Wound Care Technologies 2018 - 2028
The market for advanced wound care technologies is forecast to exceed $20 billion by the year 2028, driven mainly by the increase in demand by aging populations and the increasing prevalence of diabetes worldwide. With this increasing burden on healthcare systems around the world, advanced wound care products will focus on improving the wound care patient pathway and increasing the cost effectiveness of treatments.
Electric Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles in Mining 2018-2028
This report provides an analysis of key market players, equipment models and technology preferences of electric vehicles in mining, examining leading battery, motor and charger manufacturers. Evaluating questions such as which Li ion battery chemistries and manufacturers will dominate the industrial vehicles market? With which charging solutions? Will fast charging or slow charging prevail and to what power rating 50kW, 150kW, 300kW? The report also provides scope on trends in types of industrial vehicle motors (ASM, PSM, SRM) and case studies on the operational and duty cycle performance of electric mining equipment.
Haptics 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets and Players
This report is the most comprehensive overview of the markets, players and technologies in the haptics space. Whilst OEMs shift between ERM motors and LRAs in the mass market, many new haptics technologies have been developed and begin to find their niches. Whilst the total market climbs beyond $3 billion by 2028, the report finds that the emerging sector will increasingly shine through, generating $600m of new revenue annually by 2028.
Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2018-2028
Stretchable electronics is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of components. This traditionally academic area is beginning to move beyond the lab into early commercial markets. This report provides you with everything you need to know, with coverage of the entire value chain from materials and components through to emerging products, concluding that the market for stretchable electronic materials and components will be almost $800m by 2028.
3D Bioprinting 2018 - 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts
This report covers the technologies used in 3D bioprinting and the main applications of 3D bioprinted tissue, with focus given to the future application of regenerative medicine. The benefits of 3D bioprinting technology, current drivers, trends, and challenges are discussed in this report. 3D bioprinting is estimated to become a $1.9 billion market by the year 2028.
Digital Health 2018: Trends, Opportunities and Outlook
With investment in digital health reaching $4.7B in 2017, understanding how this complex field will impact the healthcare industry is paramount. This report acts as a primer to the digital health space, providing a detailed overview of the ecosystem, including digiceuticals/digital therapeutics, telehealth/telemedicine, remote patient monitoring and mHealth. Changes in regulations and reimbursement, as well as entry by tech giants and threatened big pharma mean that digital health should gain substantial market traction in 2018.
Non-Toxic Materials for Electronics/ Electrics: Large Emerging Markets 2018-2028
Poisonous materials are arriving in many electronic and electrical devices and structures. Mostly, there is no listing of them, assessment of risks, description of alternatives. For the first time this report looks at the toxicity and likely prevalence of the burgeoning number of materials and devices of concern, making recommendations concerning better legal constraints. It reveals many little known alternatives that are safer in manufacture, use, abuse and disposal.
3D Printing 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis
This report covers the technologies used and the main applications in 3D printing of polymers, metals and ceramics, with an assessment of commercially available printers and materials. Analysis showing the state of the market, market growth drivers and restraints, and forecast printer and materials revenue is provided. The market for 3D printing equipment, materials, software and services is estimated to be worth $22 billion by the year 2028.
New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
Robots are becoming uncaged, mobile, collaborative and increasingly intelligent and dexterous, moving beyond their traditional strongholds to bring automation to previously inaccessible tasks. In this report, we provide a global, comprehensive, and detailed assessment of the robotics and drones technologies and markets.
3D Printing Materials 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis
This report covers the materials used in 3D printing including polymers, metals and ceramics, and their main applications. Analysis showing the state of the market, market growth drivers and restraints, and forecast printer and materials revenue is provided. The market for 3D printing materials is estimated to be worth $16 billion by the year 2028.
Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2018-2028: Applications, Markets, Players
Thermoelectric generators are devices which convert temperature differences into electrical energy. The principle phenomenon that underpins thermoelectric energy generation is known as the Seebeck effect: the conversion of a temperature differential into electricity at the junction of two materials.
Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles 2018-2028
Traction motors are becoming more complex and proliferating as profitable key enabling technology leading to $480 billion demand. This unique report gives clear roadmaps, forecasts and analysis as we progress from "the battery is the vehicle" to "the power electronics and drives are the vehicle". Full coverage on-road, off-road, water, air.
Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028: Forecasts, Technologies, Players
This report provides the most comprehensive and authoritative view of the 2370 tpa conductive inks and paste market, giving detailed ten-year market forecasts segmented by application and material type. The market forecasts are given in tonnage and value at the ink level.
Lightweight Metals 2018-2028: Forecasts, Developments, Players
The pressing need for solutions that provide the same functional capacity but at a lighter weight is apparent across numerous industries. Lightweight metals provide the most advanced solution to this challenge.
IDTechEx have analysed the complete supply chain for aluminium, magnesium, metal matrix composites (MMC), and metal foams. Each one stands at different levels of market maturity, but all possess underlying advancements in technological innovations and contain a wealth of opportunities.
Agricultural Robots and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Markets and Players
This report is focused on agricultural robots and drones. It analyses how robotic market and technology developments will change the business of agriculture, enabling ultra-precision and/or autonomous farming and helping address key global challenges.
It develops a detailed roadmap of how robotic technology will enter into different aspects of agriculture, how it will change the way farming is done and transform its value chain, how it becomes the future of agrochemicals business and how it will modify the way we design agricultural machinery.
Triboelectric Energy Harvesting (TENG) 2018-2028
Invented only a few years ago, triboelectric energy harvesting potentially serves most power levels and formats. Particularly it addresses the trend to smart green materials replacing components-in-a-box. An independent commercialisation roadmap is needed with device, materials opportunities and impediments prioritised. This is it. Exponential growth from making new things possible? If investors and industry get behind triboelectrics, sales including integrated devices could be rapidly passing one billion dollars in ten years.
Desalination: Off Grid Zero Emission 2018-2028
Sea levels rise: freshwater sources dry up. Time for desalination without global warming or local poisonous gases and off grid meaning more affordable, secure, widely deployed. Off grid zero emission desalination will leap to $35 billion in 2028 including Saudi Arabia gradually spending $500bn on it. This 180 page report full of detailed new infograms analyses such desalination and its future technology roadmap, forecasting a fast growing $35 billion market in 2028. It reveals cost reduction and versatility promised by new zero emission off grid electricity technology and salt removal.
Manned Electric Aircraft 2018-2028
Hybrid or pure electric aircraft are cleaner and quieter, meeting new regulations, flying more of the day and night from more places and transitioning from a small business activity to a $7bn market in 10 years served by the giants. This report of over 150 detailed infographics, forecasts and analysis gives technology roadmaps, newly achievable missions, contenders' plans, sales projections and planned models based on global research in 2017.
Invasive and Non-Invasive Neural Interfaces: Forecasts and Applications 2018-2028
Neural interfaces have garnered increasing attention allowing us to gain insight on the brain, improve treatments, and interact in greater depth with the world around us. EEG probes currently dominate this space, a traditional, low-cost technology; they account for more than $1B a year in revenue. The invasive probes market, however, is expected to rise in the coming decade as more innovative technologies and treatments are on the horizon.
Micro EVs, e-Bikes, e Scooters, e Motorbikes, Mobility for Disabled 2018-2028
Small manned electric vehicles - e-bikes to car-like micro EVs - are closely related and often sell in the largest numbers. The rag bag of names obscures the fact that they are closely related and add up to a very large market. Although car-like micro EVs are usually lower in cost than regular cars, together with two wheel EVs, they will reach over $41 billion in 2028 on IDTechEx analysis. Eight sub-categories are forecasted by numbers and value from 2018-2028.
Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038
IDTechEx is first to reveal huge investment potential and market opportunity for Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: they never take on fuel or plug in. They are mobile zero emission microgrids with much in common with static microgrids. Best sectors for adoption of EIEVs are forecasted. Infograms and tables clarify the emerging technologies for the necessary extreme energy harvesting and powertrain efficiency that will make it happen. Players, trials, plans, enablers are analysed from latest global information. Technology and product launch roadmaps are presented.
Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028
Roads and their surroundings will generate huge amounts of electricity powering automatic de-icing, snow removal, electric vehicle charging, interactive lighting, structural health monitoring and more. The result will be enhanced safety, speed, saving, air and water quality and a $100 billion new business. This report scopes the technologies, players and opportunities, forecasting ten years and road-mapping 20 years ahead.
Off Grid Electric Vehicle Charging: Zero Emission 2018-2038
Off grid electric vehicle charging stations will be a nearly $7 billion business in 2028 and there will be 100,000 energy independent electric vehicles made that year that are their own charging stations. Then all this zero emission adoption will grow really rapidly. This report covers it all from market drivers to forecasts and technology appraisal and roadmaps.
Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets 2018-2028
Supercapacitors, also termed as ultracapacitors and EDLC, are an alternative energy storage technology to batteries, capable of delivering short bursts of energy for high-power applications. This report from IDTechEx provides end users with all the tools to navigate the subject and understand both the underlying technology and business opportunities, thanks to IDTechEx's signature 10-year market forecasts.
Self-Powering Smart Cities 2018-2028
Cities are moving from dirty backup electricity to using expensive rusting insecure national grid only as backup then achieving energy independence using electricity sun, wind, and water. Learn the whole picture to 2050 including 10MW solar car parks and chargers, solar windows and roads, converting road and path movement, airborne wind energy and more all closely appraised, compared, forecasted in lucid new infograms, roadmaps and forecasts by PhD level analysts.
Advanced Li-ion & Beyond Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028
Advanced Li-ion battery technologies are being developed all the time, but only a few make it to the mass production stage. This report analyses all main cathode (LCO, NMC, LFP, NCA) and anode (graphite, LTO, silicon, lithium metal) chemistries and benchmarks their potential against other existing or future battery technologies, such as lithium sulphur, lithium air, supercapacitors, redox flow batteries, sodium ion batteries, and zinc batteries.
Tissue Engineering 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts
The market for engineered living tissue is forecasted to exceed $4.8 billion by the year 2028. This report covers the many technologies through which they can be manufactured, including 3D bioprinting and 3D printing. Additionally, this report covers the key opportunities for engineered tissues, of which the regenerative medicine market is discussed in detail. The innovations in tissue engineering today will undoubtedly change the nature of healthcare of the future.
Ten Forecasts for the Automotive Sector
Developments in the automotive sector in the latter part of the 2010s have been nothing short of staggering, and so fast paced that even those that have been following the sector for many years admit not having witnessed such radical shifts in decades: A $1.7 trillion market with many facets and complex value chains, mobility is undergoing three paradigm-shifting transformations, all in the same decade: connectivity, autonomy, and electrification.
3D Printing Software 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis
This report covers the technologies used and the main applications of 3D printing software, with an assessment of open source and commercial computer aided engineering and manufacture software used for additive manufacture. Market analysis demonstrates that the rapidly expanding 3D printing software market will be worth $966 million by 2028.
Distributed Generation: Minigrid Microgrid Zero Emission 2018-2038
Zero emission minigrids and the like will mainly rely on solar and wind power including many new forms but other technologies are shown to be increasingly relevant. This report reveals how the market is much larger than commonly portrayed, from replacing 800GW of diesel gensets to empowering islands and developing countries and even people cutting loose from national grids and vehicles and ships becoming minigrids.
Electric Vehicles 2018-2038: Forecasts, Analysis and Opportunities
This facts-based report destroys EV myths, quantifies new vehicle and component markets emerging. Learn opportunities and profound changes in society resulting from peak car and peak internal combustion soon. Industrial and commercial versions grab share. Plug-in pure EVs lead to the end game of energy independent electric vehicles, often autonomous, by land water and air. Fuel cells and old hybrids lose to plug-in. Identify winners, losers, where, why and how.
Ten Forecasts on Digital Transformation
Digital transformation is the application of digital technology to fundamentally impact all aspects of our society. As it pertains to an enterprise, digital transformation is the reinvention of a business or organization through the use of digital technology in order to improve the way it performs and serves its clients.
Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2018-2028
Over 11 million range extenders will be made in 2028, range extenders are the additional power source that distinguishes hybrid cars from pure electric. Add to that significant money spent on the same devices in buses, military vehicles, boats and so on and a major new market emerges. This unique report is about range extenders for all these purposes - their evolving technology and market size.
Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028
Li-ion batteries have become quintessential for consumer electronics; within the next five years we will also see them increasingly deployed in electric vehicles. In this report, IDTechEx brings you on a journey around the world's gigafactories and emerging battery materials, with technology comparisons and market forecasts up to 2028. Over 140 Li-ion battery manufacturers are listed and compared, and key insights are collected from the main industry trade shows worldwide.
RFID Sensors 2018-2028: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities
The general RFID market has seen substantial growth over the last few years, with successful public offerings and rapid growth in terms of the number of RFID tags sold. Vendors are now exploring allied technologies with RFID sensors at the forefront of this. This has been enabled thanks to new chipsets, at both HF(NFC) and UHF (RAIN) which are dedicated to support sensor platforms and therefore make RFID sensors simpler to make and lower cost in addition to the increasing maturity and wider scale adoption of RFID reader infrastructure. Additionally, new technologies from printed sensors and flexible batteries to bio sensing films meet unmet needs and provide differentiation.
Wearable Sensors 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets & Players
Sensors continue to drive the core value proposition behind many wearable devices. This report covers 21 key types of wearable sensor (including IMUs, OHRM, depth & imaging, chemical sensors, temperature sensors, microphones, GPS and more) describing the technology behind them, their implementation in wearable devices, the key trends in each industry and details of over 115 key players in the industry. The market will reach over $5bn for sensor hardware alone in 2028.
Battery Elimination in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028
Millions of devices that had batteries are now redesigned to avoid them, unlocking new business. This new 300+ page report reveals latest ways of eliminating batteries to permit mass deployment of IOT, electric vehicles with "perpetual" speed and almost unlimited life and much more. See relevance and technology for applications from sensors to the energy grid and ships.
Neuroprosthetics 2018-2028: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
Neuroprosthetics is a growing field that has the potential to re-engineer a patient's lost sense of sight, sound, and even touch. Projected to reach $18 billion by 2028, this report details the emerging technologies and steps that are being taken by multiple companies working to bring these innovative devices from the bench to the bedside.
Mobile Robots and Drones in Material Handling and Logistics 2018-2038
This report is focused on all aspects of mobile robotics in material handling and logistics. In particular, we consider the following: automated guided vehicles and carts (AGVs/AGCs); autonomous mobile vehicles and carts/units; mobile picking robots; last mile delivery ground robots (driods) and drones; and autonomous trucks and light delivery vans (level 4 and level 5 automation). We provide technology roadmaps and twenty-year market forecasts in unit numbers and revenue.
3D Printing Metals 2018-2028
This report covers the technologies used and the main applications in 3D printing of metals, with an assessment of commercially available printers and materials. Analysis showing the state of the market, market growth drivers and restraints, and forecast printer and materials revenue is provided. 3D printing of metals is estimated to become a $12 billion market by the year 2028.
RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2017-2027
This report provides key data and analysis based on extensive research including interviews with RFID adopters and solution providers in the various applicational RFID markets, giving an unprecedented level of insight into the total RFID industry and what is really happening.
Last Mile Electric Vehicles 2018-2028
Last mile delivery is expensive, slow or dangerous whether package or person. 1.7 million US truckers' shipment revenues were $726bn (2015), more than google, Amazon and Walmart combined. Turning trucks regularly crunch cyclists to death. This report appraises all options for last mile delivery of people and things, from drones to sidewalk and planned taxi/bus robots and new manually driven EVs. Electric vehicles best leverage autonomy. See forecasts and statistics.
Composites 2017-2027: Innovations, Opportunities, Market Forecasts
Composite parts consist of fibres embedded in a matrix to give superior properties in comparison to their individual elements. The industry appears well-established, but beneath the surface, there are significant innovations at every step of the supply chain. This provides both improved and nascent materials and opportunities in both expanding and emerging applications. IDTechEx forecast this market to exceed $9bn by 2027 just for synthetic fibres in composite parts.
Electric Buses 2018-2038
Over the next decade, bus technology will focus on pure electric and hybrid with pure electric winning and autonomous versions increasingly important. This report explains how and why in the context of some small players out-performing, the Chinese going global using huge economy of scale and electric school buses and new bus-taxis becoming significant. Bus technology changes radically: conventional powertrains, components, structures vanish. See detailed forecasts by type and region.
Perovskite Photovoltaics 2018-2028
This report gives a detailed introduction on the status of perovskite solar cells both in the technology perspective and business aspect. Technology benchmarking and market analysis are performed to analyse the potential of perovskite solar cells in a number of applications such as utility, BIPV, smart window, outdoor furniture, etc. By 2028 the market is expected to reach over $500 million.
Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2017-2027: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
This new IDTechEx report is focused on how the market for AR and VR headsets is going to evolve in the next decade, based on the exciting research and developments efforts of recent years along with the high visibility some projects and collaborations have enjoyed. The amount of visibility this space is experiencing is exciting developers of a range of allied technologies into fast-tracking/focusing their efforts, as well as creating devices and components designed specifically to serve this emerging industry: microdisplays, optical engines and haptic feedback components are some of the main components that are seeing significant growth alongside the growth in interest in augmented and virtual reality.
OLED Lighting Opportunities 2017-2027: Forecasts, Technologies, Players
OLED lighting is an emerging solid-state lighting technology. It potentially provides a route into the large and growing global lighting market. It however faces a critical differentiation challenge vis-à-vis incumbents such as inorganic LED lighting. IDTechEx has assessed the technology and markets for OLED technology in the lighting sector. We find that the market will be slow to take off until 2019/2020 but will reach 2.5 billion USD in 2027.
Wireless Charging 2017-2027: Phones, Cars etc.
Wireless charging for electrics and electronics at a few millimetres and vehicles at a few centimetres is practical and increasingly affordable. Charging low power devices at several meters is becoming feasible and affordable potentially giving a better route to wide deployment. This 140+ page report replete with new forecasts, roadmaps and infographics is essential reading for those involved not least because new standards, opportunities and players are coming center stage.
High Power Energy Harvesting: Off-Grid 10W-1MW 2017-2027
This unique report reflects the new reality that energy harvesting - creation of off-grid electricity where it is needed, using ambient energy - is now widely deployable up to 100kW and beyond. This is resulting in dramatic new capabilities such as the rapidly growing number of land, water and air vehicles that operate entirely on sunshine and electricity becoming affordable and feasible in remote parts of Africa. It will result in the electric vehicle that has longer range than the vehicles it replaces.
Sensors for Robotics: Technologies, Markets and Forecasts 2017-2027
The development and deployment of smarter robots that can see, feel, and make decisions based on sensory feedback is expected to have massive societal impact in the next decade, as such systems will target many more market segments than current robotic systems address. In this report, we evaluate the market for sensing systems in robots, including 2D & 3D vision and force sensing, that is expected to reach over $16.1 billion in the next decade. Autonomous vehicles, industrial and collaborative robots are only some of the types of robots that will proliferate and impact all aspects of everyday life, a proliferation made possible only because of the development of the relevant enabling sensing systems highlighted in this report.
Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2017-2027
This report provides the most comprehensive view of the topic, giving detailed ten year forecasts by component type, territory and materials. The market is analyzed by territory, printed/non printed, rigid/flexible, inorganic/organic, cost of materials/process cost and more. It addresses the big picture - all OLED displays and other relevant displays plus OLED lighting, thin film photovoltaics, sensors, TFTs, batteries and enabling materials. The report builds on ten years of analysis on the topic with refined up-to-date forecast data.
Electric Boats and Ships 2017-2027
This deeply researched new report covers pure electric and hybrid craft of all sizes and uses giving the many reasons why they are arriving. It has over 250 pages packed with new case studies, infograms, forecasts and roadmaps with a commercial rather than academic bias for investors, parts makers, suppliers, users and others. A business of over $20 billion is forming.
Aerogels 2017-2027: Technologies, Markets and Players
Aerogel products are a class of highly porous lightweight materials made up of an interconnected nanostructural network. Major players are finding more nascent applications and new entries are progressing out of semi-commercial prototypes and into a full market launch. The market is predicted to reach $1.04bn by 2027 and a more diverse and profitable market to be on the cusp of emerging.
Industrial and Commercial Electric Vehicles on Land 2017-2027
Those selling components for electric vehicles and those wishing to make the vehicles themselves must seek where the majority of the money is spent and will be spent. That must lead them to industrial and commercial electric vehicles because today these represent 60% of the value of the electric vehicle market. Indeed, this sector is set to grow 4.5 times in the next decade. Industrial and commercial electric vehicles include heavy industrial vehicles, the term referring to heavy lifting, as with forklifts.
Printed and Flexible Sensors 2017-2027: Technologies, Players, Forecasts
Sensors that are printed on flexible substrates represent a growing market. Although the biggest segment — blood glucose test strips — is currently shrinking, the next generation of printed sensors will enable other applications, from human machine interfaces to environmental sensing. IDTechEx predicts the market for fully printed sensors will reach $7.6 billion by 2027.
Force Sensing in User Interfaces 2017-2027
In the mobile age, touch has become the dominant user interface technology. However, as the technology saturates, force sensing is being added to literally add an additional dimension to this interface. This report covers the transition from touch to force that has begun in high end consumer electronics and will spread to other sectors in the coming years.
Internet of Things (IoT) 2017-2027
Researched in late 2016 with ongoing updates, this unique report on the Internet of Things IoT has over 140 data filled pages including over 150 images. It is intended to assist investors, participants and intending participants in the value chain including developers and academics, interested government officials and users seeking the truth based on new investigation. The focus is on identifying genuine capabilities and needs from a commercial point of view.
Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2017-2027: Technology, Markets, Forecasts
This report covers the solid-state electrolyte industry with a focus on winning chemistries, manufacturing challenges, and market applications. A full analysis of the eight inorganic solid electrolytes is given, together with a technology and manufacturing readiness analysis for 16 different companies. A study of lithium metal as a strategic resource is also presented.
Wearable Technology for Animals 2017-2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts
This report concerns the needs, technology and markets for wearable electronics for animals, from pets to livestock and wild animals. We include the back-up equipment and systems and devices that are ingested to rest in a stomach of an animal. We also include devices implanted under the skin. There are currently about 300 manufacturers of such things in the world, the highest percentage in China, making very basic product at lowest price, followed by the USA then other countries we identify, the latter including the primary innovators.
Batteries for Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Utility Applications 2016-2026
This report focuses on battery energy storage applied in residential, commercial & industrial and utility-scale applications. It covers benefits/values provided by battery storage systems, cost analysis, economic evaluation, available and future business models, go-to-market strategies, market status analysis globally, 10 year market forecasts segmented by country and application and key company profiles. The market value for residential, commercial & industrial and utility-scale battery systems will reach $6 billion in 2026.
Electrically Conductive Adhesives 2016-2026
Electrically Conductive Adhesives (also known as conductive epoxies) are used to form interconnects in a broad range of products and industries. Trends such as increasing numbers of LEDs and sensors, curved and flexible displays in more products, in-mould electronics, and thin film photovoltaics are placing more stringent requirements on ECAs and driving a $3.3 billion market by 2026.
Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2016-2026: Technologies, Markets, Players
Thin, printed and/or flexible battery (or batteries with novel form factors) are back on the agenda thanks to the rise of Internet of Things, wearables and environmental sensors. These applications require new features and battery designs that traditional battery technologies simply cannot provide. This has opened the door to innovation and added a new dimension to the global competition between battery suppliers. IDTechEx predicts that this market will grow to become a $471m industry in 2026 from a small market base today.
Smart Packaging Comes To Market: Brand Enhancement with Electronics 2014-2024
This report reveals the global demand for electronic smart packaging devices is currently at a tipping point and will grow rapidly to over $1.45 billion within 10 years. The electronic packaging (e-packaging) market will remain primarily in consumer packaged goods CPG reaching 14.5 billion units that have electronic functionality within a decade.
Functional Materials for Future Electronics: Metals, Inorganic & Organic Compounds, Graphene, CNT
We identify 37 families of new and rapidly-evolving electronic and electric device, spanning nano to very large devices. Most chemical and material companies wish to de-risk their investment by finding common formulations across this new business that has a potential of over $50 billion for them. Indeed, the biggest markets for new and reinvented electrical and electronic devices may get commoditised first or collapse suddenly, leaving the materials suppliers high and dry. Read this report to avoid such a fate.