19 Feb 2021
6G Communications Trillion Dollar Opportunity
Phone systems change every ten years. 5G communications is now rolling out worldwide. It is time to plan 6G communications for 2030! Although little is decided - not even the frequency - much can be said about the extremely ambitious 6G objectives and challenges. This article gives the IDTechEx appraisal of 6G communications 2021-2041.
5 Feb 2021
Why is Tesla's Inverter Innovative?
IDTechEx takes a look at Tesla's SiC inverter, and why it is ahead of the curve.
5 Feb 2021
With sensors, the systems and software are a bigger business than the sensors themselves. For example, your body has primitive sensors such as eyes and fingers, but it processes the data in combination, so the whole is greater than the parts. Call it "sensor fusion", something increasingly seen in the automotive, healthcare, and robotic industries.
1 Feb 2021
Unico Power is an EVSE and energy management service provider based out of Alberta, Canada. IDTechEx caught up with CEO and co-founder Glen Gordon for an update.
1 Feb 2021
Tesla in India: Boost in a Country with Low Appetite for Electric Cars
Tesla has plans to enter a new market: India. This story has unfolded only one way so far. Tesla decides to enter a new market and quickly becomes the top-selling EV maker by leveraging its powerful brand and class-leading technology at a competitive price. But will it be so easy in India?
1 Feb 2021
Biden's EV Revolution: A Boon for Electric Trucks and the Tesla Semi
The electric truck market in the US is primed for huge growth. Having largely lagged behind China and Europe in electric commercial vehicle deployment, the transition to zero-emission vehicles in this sector now seems set to begin in earnest.
26 Jan 2021
Queensland Government Deal with Tesla Powerwall Home Solar Batteries
Economic Development Queensland has signed a landmark deal to use Powerwall by Tesla installed together with solar on 80 homes being developed in the Brisbane suburb of Oxley.
22 Jan 2021
EV Battery Cell and Pack Materials, a $52 Billion Market by 2031
The lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles (EVs) present very different material demands at the cell- and pack-level compared with the internal-combustion engine (ICE) vehicles they replace.
20 Jan 2021
World's First Robotic Kitchen Launched
The world's first robotic kitchen features a dexterous robot integrated into a luxury kitchen, that prepares freshly-cooked meals at the touch of a button.
18 Jan 2021
At CES 2021, Sono Motors provided an update on Sion - 'the first affordable Solar Electric Vehicle'. In this article, IDTechEx discusses the company's remarkable progress since they last spoke at the IDTechEx Show! three years ago.
11 Jan 2021
Energy Storage Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today
IDTechEx currently have a number of energy storage related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights, solid-state batteries, li-ion recycling, stationary energy storage, hydrogen economy and redox flow batteries.
8 Jan 2021
Electric Vehicle Related Webinars Available to Watch On-Demand Today
IDTechEx currently have a number of electric vehicle related webinars available to watch on-demand. These include presentations on 2020 highlights; electric cars; electric boats and ships; thermal management; autonomous driving; and EV charging.
6 Jan 2021
Amazon Zoox is a Mistake
This article analyzes the recently revealed robotaxi from Amazon-owned Zoox.
17 Dec 2020
XOS Trucks (formally Thor Trucks) delivered and launched its first prototype pure electric class 8 semi-truck in December 2017, called the ET-One.
17 Dec 2020
Vehicle Batteries: Abandon Pack, Module or Both?
There is a race to 1000km battery-electric vehicles (BEV) and beyond.
11 Dec 2020
The Window of Opportunity for Plug-in Hybrids is Closing
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) are an interim product. IDTechEx explains why PHEV potential is now limited.
10 Dec 2020
IDTechEx Assesses 5 Significant Electric Vehicle Opportunities in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused 2020 to become the pivotal year as the automotive industry goes through a once in a hundred-year transformation.
4 Dec 2020
Brain Controlled Computers are Becoming a Reality, but Hurdles Remain
Imagine controlling your computer just by thinking. It sounds far-out, but real advances are happening on these so-called brain-computer interfaces. More researchers and companies are moving into the area. Yet major challenges remain, from user training to the reality of invasive brain implant procedures.
3 Dec 2020
Thermal Management in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx
A huge market is opening for component and material suppliers in the thermal management arena.
2 Dec 2020
Form Energy is an American company, which developed an aqueous-air battery. The battery chemistry has not been publicly disclosed.
The company concluded a Series C funding in November 2020 of US$76, among the the investors Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy Ventures, totalising more than $120m in two years.