29 Jan 2024
The Age of Artificial Intelligence: AI Chips to 2034
Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world as we know it; from the success of DeepMind over Go world champion Lee Sedol in 2016 to the robust predictive abilities of OpenAI's ChatGPT, the complexity of AI training algorithms is growing at a startlingly fast pace, where the amount of compute necessary to run newly-developed training algorithms appears to be doubling roughly every four months.
16 Jan 2024
The US$1.6 Trillion Future of the Automotive Tech Opportunity
Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, connected and software-defined vehicles, and in-cabin monitoring are all megatrends reshaping the automotive industry. Together, these technologies combine to form a US$1.6 trillion opportunity by 2034, nearly a 10-fold increase compared to 2023.
15 Jan 2024
Kitepower has recently released its airborne wind energy (AWE) generator, which offers an emissions free off-grid electricity generator combined with a battery. This has several promising uses, including off-grid electric vehicle (EV) charging. IDTechEx spoke to CEO Johannes Peschel to find out more and gain insight into their technologies.
9 Jan 2024
The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable
In 2024, augmented reality headsets are now affordable enough that some average consumers received a pair last Christmas, yet they are unlikely to form the top fashion craze for the year. In 2013, Google Glass was the first commercial AR device to enter the public consciousness.
3 Jan 2024
AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation
IDTechEx's market research report, "AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge", projects that the global AI chips market for edge devices will grow to US$22 billion by 2034, with the consumer electronics industry vertical taking the largest chunk of this revenue figure, at just over 45% by this date.
13 Dec 2023
Automotive Megatrends Drive 4.8% CAGR in Copper Demand until 2034
Copper is a key mineral for the automotive industry, used ubiquitously across the wiring harnesses market. Its demand is set to grow due to electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle megatrends. IDTechEx's brand new report "Copper Demand for Cars 2024-2034: Trends, Utilization, Forecasts" finds the automotive copper demand will reach 5MT (1MT = 1 billion kilograms) of annual demand in 2034.
27 Nov 2023
TSMC (Advanced Semiconductor Packaging)
In the world of advanced semiconductor packaging, where innovation and competition drive the industry forward, various packaging technologies and strategies are shaping the future. Previously, IDTechEx had the opportunity to engage in a conversation about advanced semiconductor packaging with Dr. Cheng-Lin Huang, TSMC Advanced Packaging Department Manager. This dialogue provided valuable insights into the technology and the dynamic landscape of this industry. For further details, please refer below.
27 Nov 2023
National Diagnostic Products
National Diagnostic Products is an Australian medtech company with over 30 years experience in designing and manufacturing blood glucose testing products.
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.