6 Feb 2024
US-based CarbonCapture is targeting large-scale direct air capture through Project Bison, aiming to capture 20 megatonnes of carbon dioxide per annum by 2030.
25 Jan 2024
LetinAR is a South Korean developer of optical systems for augmented reality glasses. Its PinMR™ optical combiners are fabricated from plastic, offering cost and durability advantages. They are now finding their way into commercial devices. IDTechEx caught up with LetinAR at CES 2024.
3 Jan 2024
FEHRMANN MaterialsX is the digital materials R&D-focused arm of the FEHRMANN Tech Group, a Hamburg-based aluminum alloy specialist. Its MaterialsX software suite couples large language models with machine learning models and simulation for material behavior, and experimental verification to speed up alloy development by orders of magnitude.
18 Dec 2023
OTI Lumionics is Canadian developer of advanced materials and fine chemicals for the electronics industry, using simulations performed using a quantum-inspired computational approach to decrease experimental workloads. Its first product is a material that assists in the manufacture of transparent cathodes for OLED displays.
1 Dec 2023
Future Technologies, Materials, and Markets for Thermal Management
The battery deservedly takes the major focus when it comes to technology development in EVs. But an EV's powertrain has to act holistically to operate with optimal performance and interact with the passenger cabin's conditioning system. This means that the thermal management of the motors, power electronics, and how this all interacts is just as important as the battery.
27 Nov 2023
Meta: Professional Use of VR and Quest for Business
Meta presented its vision for Quest for Business platform at AWE EU 2023, giving deeper insight into its assessment of the potential for virtual/mixed reality (VR/MR) in professional settings.
21 Nov 2023
Optiark is a Chinese designer and manufacturer of single-layer diffractive waveguides and associated optical engines for augmented reality (AR). IDTechEx met Optiark at AWE EU 2023.
20 Nov 2023
A Tale of Two Realities: Mapping Spatial Computing's Next Decade
Spatial computing promises to transform the way we interact with our devices as computing goes truly 3D, with early signs of change already underway. While Apple's upcoming Vision Pro is bringing new excitement to this space, gaming-focused VR (Virtual Reality) headsets from companies including Meta, Sony, and Pico have sold millions of units, and AR (Augmented Reality) glasses from Vuzix, Microsoft, and more have found a valuable place in industry.