12 Sep 2022
Mercedes-Benz Vans and Rivian to Partner on Electric Van Production
Mercedes‑Benz Vans and Rivian, announced a partnership to cooperate on the production of electric vans.
5 Sep 2022
Amazon and iRobot Sign an Agreement for Amazon to Acquire iRobot
Amazon and iRobot have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot. iRobot has a history of making customers' lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. iRobot has continued to innovate with every product generation, solving hard problems to help give customers valuable time back in their day.
1 Jun 2022
Made-in-Arizona Superhuman Exoskeleton
Arizona-based innovators announced they are developing a new exoskeleton that will make workplaces safer for millions of workers in many industries. The wearable exoskeleton technology called PhenEx will help workers squat and lift heavy loads promoting overall worker health.
30 Mar 2022
Solar Plus Storage Microgrid for Remote Amazon Village
Previously, the village only had access to electricity for 4 hours a day, but withl a solar energy supply and storage system the quality of life for the 750 inhabitants of Vila Restauração in the Amazon has improved considerably, having transitioned from a mere 4 hours of electricity a day to an uninterrupted supply.
30 Mar 2022
Velo3D Flow 3.0 to Support Print Preparation for Larger Parts
Velo3D Inc announced the release of its Flow 3.0 print preparation software. The new version supports larger models of parts that are able to be manufactured on the company's Sapphire XC (Extra Capacity) printer, which can produce parts that are up to 400% larger than the Sapphire printer.
29 Mar 2022
Amazon Unveils First Fully Electric Heavy Goods Vehicles in UK Fleet
Amazon is launching five electric Heavy Goods Vehicles in its delivery fleet for the first time in the UK. The 37-tonne fully-electric vehicles are now operating from Amazon's fulfilment centres in Tilbury and Milton Keynes, transporting customer packages with zero tailpipe emissions and using battery power.
22 Mar 2022
Braskem Expands Additive Manufacturing Portfolio
Braskem announces today the expansion of its 3D printing product portfolio to include polyethylene and glass fiber reinforced polypropylene filaments. Braskem's PE and glass fiber reinforced PP filaments are easier to print, have less warpage, minimal shrinkage, and better interlayer adhesion than other comparable products on the market.
17 Mar 2022
E Ink Joins The Climate Pledge, Commitment to Net Zero Carbon By 2040
E Ink announced they have joined the Climate Pledge, co-founded by Amazon to commit to becoming net-zero carbon by 2040, and are the first display company to join. In December 2021, E Ink announced their pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040. E Ink plans to be RE 10 by the end of 2022, and would be the first display company to achieve RE 10.
16 Mar 2022
ENOT AI-Driven Optimization Tech to Make Deep Neural Networks Faster
ENOT releases AI-driven optimization technology for deep neural networks for AI developers and edge AI companies.
15 Mar 2022
Spexor (Grow Platform/Bosch)
Spexor was formed within Bosch's start up incubator 'grow platform' and have developed a portable security device which measures intrusion, indoor air quality, fire gases, temperature, humidity, as well as showing the outdoor air quality and pollen level.
17 Feb 2022
Amazon Drone Project Layoffs?
In 2021, it was reported that over 100 employees at Amazon Prime Air, Amazon's drone delivery program, had lost their jobs and dozens of other roles were moving to other projects. This was not exciting news and made some people reflect on the feasibility of drone delivery in the near future.
10 Feb 2022
IDTechEx interviewed Head of Vitality Programme Tom Davis in November 2021 to find out more about Vitality's adoption of wearables, and what future role the technology could have within the industry.