3 Nov 2021
World First Hydrogen Powered Ambulance Prototype Displayed
Visitors to COP26 in Glasgow are viewing the world's first hydrogen fuelled ambulance, created by ULEMCo, the UK hydrogen fuel pioneer, and their partners. Interest is strong in the working prototype vehicle, which incorporates a hydrogen fuel cell in the powertrain, can be refuelled quickly and is capable of up to a 300-mile range.
14 Oct 2021
Facemask Could Help Reduce Mental Distress
eScent has completed its first concept project to develop a re-usable, enhanced FFP3 facemask which offers "personalised protection assurance" via a patented self-administered scent delivery system to help reduce mental distress.
10 Aug 2021
FibriCheck is a Belgian startup that has developed an software-based solution for the detection of atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed FibriCheck Project Manager Felicia Vaz on 5 Aug 2021.
28 Jun 2021
PST Sensors offer thin film printed and flexible temperature sensors based on nanostructured silicon inks. IDTechEx caught up with directors Dr. David Britton and Dr. Margit Harting to find out about the latest developments, with a particular focus on emerging applications.
26 Apr 2021
'QuickFitting' QTSS™ Quantum Material flexible pressure sensing strips
A multi-disciplinary team is driving environmental and societal change by developing novel affordable and simple to manufacture QuickFitting textile multi-point pressure sensing strips for real-time monitoring in the medical and healthcare sector for potential use in areas such as prosthetic fit and bandage compression therapy for leg ulcers.
8 Mar 2021
Copptech is Chilean start up developing a copper- and zinc-based antimicrobial. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Lauren Young, VP of Product Development, and Barbara Silberberg, Communications Manager, on 5 Mar 2021.
12 Feb 2021
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Ambulance for London This Year
The project, named ZERRO for Zero Emission Rapid Response Operations ambulance, is funded by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles and aims to deliver a prototype zero emission ambulance for the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust by autumn this year.
21 Dec 2020
Wideblue Shining a Light on Early Diagnosis of Sepsis
Wideblue, a Scottish-based medical device development specialist, is working alongside customer Anasyst and the Teesside University to develop a low-cost optical cavity absorption system which could potentially speed up the diagnosis of sepsis by a significant factor.
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.
30 Nov 2020
Virtual Reality: The Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade
Virtual reality has already had a major impact in a range of different industries. IDTechEx predicts in its recent market research report that this technology will grow to $8Bn by 2030.
26 Nov 2020
Ingenious Invests in Electric Vehicle Charging Firm
Ingenious today announces that its Infrastructure Ventures EIS Service has invested £750,000 in award-winning electric vehicle charging company, Elmtronics, a leading independent provider of charging points.
26 Oct 2020
New Projects to Explore use of Drones for Medical Delivery
There are over 2.5 million movements of medical supplies, samples and other items between hospitals and medical centres annually in the UK, with the majority of movements being undertaken by commissioned couriers on the country's road network.
20 Oct 2020
Another Four Car Charging Networks Join Octopus Energy Network
Octopus Energy announces that four electric vehicle charging firms have joined its Electric Juice Network in a bid to simplify on-street charging.
7 Oct 2020
Versius at Frimley Health to Give More Patients Keyhole Surgery
CMR Surgical Ltd announced the introduction of Versius, a next-generation surgical robot at Frimley Health. Frimley Health is a well-established surgical robotics centre and has become the first hospital in the UK to use Versius in Urology, as well as in Colorectal surgery, expanding the number of patients receiving the benefits of robotic assisted minimal access surgery.
23 Sep 2020
Manchester Hospital Uses Versius for First Robotic Keyhole Surgery
Versius is portable, modular, and designed to be easily moved between operating theatres. Once in an operating theatre, it takes an average of 15 minutes to set up the system. This allows it to be used frequently, with one Versius robot capable of performing hundreds of operations each year.
28 Aug 2020
The AR/MR/VR Optics & Displays Market Will Grow to Over $28bn by 2030
The new IDTechEx report, "Optics and Displays in AR, VR, and MR 2020-2030: Technologies, Players and Markets", covers the complete range of optics and display technologies which are used in spatial reality products.
20 Aug 2020
Augmenting Healthcare with Augmented Reality
Augmented reality and mixed reality are being used more and more in hospitals by doctors and healthcare professionals to provide them with a hands-free working environment, greater flexibility with overlaying information and processing information from its camera.
17 Aug 2020
AI Could Speed up and Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis
Artificial intelligence could help to diagnose Alzheimer's faster and improve patient prognosis, a new study has revealed.
6 Aug 2020
Optellum was founded in 2016 in the UK. It has raised $1.3M of funding and has 25 employees as of Q2 2020.