31 May 2021
"Autonomous cars will be here in 2 years" has been a standard sentence from the industry for the past 5 years or so. Now there is good reason to expect autonomous ride-hailing services to hit our roads within 3 years. So, what has happened in the last year in the world of autonomy to give this confidence boost?
28 May 2021
Can Direct Air Capture Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change
Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change, however, capturing CO2 from point sources not be enough to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. A potential solution is direct air capture (DAC) technology. Does DAC justify the excitement or is it doomed to fail?
25 May 2021
Urgent Need for New Stationary Storage
Starved of lithium-ion batteries and pumped storage sites, the stationary energy storage business is urgently looking for alternatives. See them in the new IDTechEx report, "Stationary Energy Storage Without Batteries: Grid, Microgrid, UPS, Trackside 2021-2041".
24 May 2021
What Micro-LED Displays Mean to the Display Business
What disruptions can Micro-LED displays bring to us, and will the future displays require Micro-LED technology? What are their potential applications and what are the hypes and realities? These are the questions addressed in the new IDTechEx report "Micro-LED Displays 2021-2031: Technology, Commercialization, Opportunity, Market and Players".
24 May 2021
IDTechEx Interview with Road Ramblings: Electric Vehicles
IDTechEx spoke to Chris Goodsell from Australian radio show 'Road Ramblings' about the latest electric vehicles news.
21 May 2021
Fixed-Wing or Rotary: Which is Better?
Drone companies typically fall into one of two categories: Fixed-wing or Rotary drones. These drones typically also have different use cases.
20 May 2021
Which Country Will be The Next to Approve Cultured Meat?
In December 2020, Singapore made headlines by becoming the first country in the world to approve a cultured meat product for commercial sale. The regulatory approval and subsequent commercial release of a cultured meat product caused a surge of excitement around the world, with many wondering where the next region to approve cultured meat for sale will be.
19 May 2021
Join the Webinar on Stationary Energy Storage Without Batteries
Thursday 3 June 2021 - This webinar uniquely gives an appraisal of stationary storage for electricity supply beyond batteries and pumped hydro. See some of the results of IDTechEx prioritising all the options within gravity storage of many types, air, hydrogen, thermal and supercapacitors and their variants for example.
18 May 2021
Thursday 27 May 2021 - In this webinar Dr Matthew Dyson, a Technology Analyst at IDTechEx specializing in printed/flexible electronics, will discuss a wide range of emerging applications for printed/flexible electronics technologies within the automotive sector, along with a forecast adoption timeline.
17 May 2021
Spine-tingling: Haptic Technologies and Exoskeletons
Many common haptic applications only target a particular area, for example, smartphones affecting the hands and fingers, but haptic exoskeletons expand their effects to a full-body experience, with potential use in industries from gaming to the medical field.
14 May 2021
Thursday 20 May 2021 - This webinar will take from IDTechEx's latest research on Thermal Interface Materials to address these emerging markets in EV and 5G and discuss how the TIM properties and demands will change with them. The webinar will also cover developments in TIMs for data centers, LEDs and consumer electronics with industry use-cases.
14 May 2021
Graphene for 6G Communications
6G Communications needs graphene - making, manipulating and using the beams all potentially benefit from graphene.