22 Sep 2022
Metalenz is a market leader in the metamaterial lens (metalens) market and provides flat lenses for depth sensing and facial recognition systems. IDTechEx spoke with Metalenz CEO Rob Devlin on 6th September, 2022.
20 Sep 2022
Elephantech is a Japanese company founded in 2014. It is developing a novel additive manufacturing method of making flexible printed circuit boards with an emphasis on both scalability and sustainability.
6 Sep 2022
Wearable Display: A Big Screen in Your Pocket
These glasses are not just about fun and games. As hybrid work has become the new norm, professionals are looking to get more done on their mobile devices, but working on private business-critical documents on a PC in public spaces creates risk. Using the Lenovo Glasses T1, workers have a private workspace to prevent shoulder surfing.
25 Aug 2022
Cardiomo Care is a platform and skin patch for continuous ECG monitoring.
22 Jul 2022
Webinar - Haptics Market: Embracing the Next Wave of Rapid Growth
Thursday 4 August 2022 - Clarifying the definition and types of haptics; Use cases of haptics in different industries; Haptic technology benchmarking; Analysis of the current market landscape; Key market challenges in the short-term future; Key long-term market drivers; and Some key takeaways from IDTechEx forecasts
22 Jul 2022
Wearables May One Day Help Predict Dementia
Wearable movement-tracking devices may someday be useful in providing early warnings of cognitive decline among older adults, suggest new findings.
11 Jul 2022
The Biggest Opportunities for the Future of Haptics
IDTechEx has released its latest report on haptics, projecting that the industry's annual revenue will grow to over US$5 billion by 2027 and will continue to increase through to 2033. Where should the industry be focusing to drive this growth?
24 Jun 2022
Analyzing Meta's VR Optics Future
Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are edging toward becoming commonplace. However, social acceptability is still some way off and the user experience is not entirely comfortable. Essential to solving these problems are the lenses that magnify and focus headsets' displays.
22 Jun 2022
Meta (VR Optics)
On June 20th 2022, Meta's Reality Labs showed off a range of its VR headset prototypes publicly for the first time, outlining its future path with VR optics and displays. This article covers its optics efforts.
13 Jun 2022
Nano-Sensor Detects Pesticides on Fruit in Minutes
Researchers have developed a tiny sensor for detecting pesticides on fruit in just a few minutes. The technique uses flame-sprayed nanoparticles made from silver to increase the signal of chemicals. While still at an early stage, the researchers hope these nano-sensors could help uncover food pesticides before consumption.
30 May 2022
How Extended Reality Optics Can Unlock the Metaverse
In 2022, hype around extended reality (XR) devices and the metaverse is at an all-time high, but hardware hurdles continue to hold back headset development.
19 May 2022
Imec and Partners Target Net-Zero Emissions for Chip Manufacturing
imec announces that its Sustainable Semiconductor Technologies and Systems research program succeeded in bringing together stakeholders of the semiconductor value chain, from large system companies such as Apple and Microsoft, to suppliers, including ASM, Kurita, SCREEN and Tokyo Electron.
16 May 2022
Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness
Smartwatches have soared in popularity in recent years, with their motion and heart rate sensors tracking the activity of millions worldwide. However, not all activity can be monitored using step counts - limiting the appeal of existing wearable technology to many gym-goers and amateur athletes.
16 May 2022
Whoop is a wearable fitness company offering a subscription for athletes to use biometrics and companion software to optimize their Whoop strain, recovery, and sleep. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed Senior Electrical Engineer Amy Lawson about the history of the company and their latest product release, Whoop 4.0.
27 Apr 2022
Electronics Grow on Trees Thanks to Nanocellulose Paper Semiconductors
Semiconducting nanomaterials with 3D network structures have high surface areas and lots of pores that make them excellent for applications involving adsorbing, separating, and sensing. However, simultaneously controlling the electrical properties and creating useful micro- and macro-scale structures, while achieving excellent functionality and end-use versatility, remains challenging.
1 Apr 2022
Hyperganic is a start-up developing AI-driven generative design software for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with CEO Lin Kayser.