6 Oct 2020
RadarGlass - From Vehicle Headlight to Radar Transceiver
As a result of modern Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, the use of radar technology has become indispensable for the automotive sector. A wide range of systems for adaptive speed control, lane-change support, collision avoidance, and pedestrian and cyclist detection has paved the way for autonomous driving.
30 Sep 2020
3D Printed Solid State Batteries
This could be a game changer for the development of solid-state batteries. An automated 3D printing production process could save up to 70% of the traditional Capex used to produce solid-state batteries. Solid-state batteries are also safer as they do not use flammable liquid electrolytes that are also more harmful to the environment.
10 Sep 2020
Robots to Clear the Sea Bed of Plastic
86 million metric tons of plastics end up in the oceans every year, with devastating consequences for marine life, nature and, ultimately, for us humans. The vast floating patches of plastic carpeting the water's surface, some as large as entire countries, are only the tip of the iceberg. Around 90 percent of this garbage ends up on the seabed.
27 Aug 2020
Wood Based Biopaste for 3D Printing
A viscous biopaste that is easy to process, solidifies quickly and is suitable for producing even complex structures using the 3D printing process has been developed. The wood-based biodegradable synthetic could potentially be used in lightweight construction, amongst other things.
12 Aug 2020
New Solar Energy Optics
Finnish technology company ICS has developed a unique technology platform and a film solution providing a 5-10% increase in energy output for conventional solar modules - and even higher gains for more advanced applications.
20 Jul 2020
Mobile Robot Cleaner Takes Production Hygiene to a Higher Level
Production lines and hygiene zones have to be spotlessly clean. And absolute cleanliness is critical wherever food is processed and medical instruments are handled. Now researchers have come up with a mobile cleaning device that sanitizes equipment and production spaces standards in a reproducible way.
6 Jul 2020
TRUMPF develops additive manufacturing solutions for metal parts. The company has developed systems utilising two different laser technologies: laser metal fusion (LMF) and laser metal deposition (LMD).
26 Jun 2020
Ynvisible Expands Its Printed Electrochromics Offering
Ynvisible Interactive Inc has entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement with RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. The license agreement covers RISE's intellectual property rights for printed electrochromic displays and related inks.
9 Jun 2020
Thermal Management for EV/HEV 2020
Thermal Management for EC/HEV 2020 was presented online on 02 Jun 2020. The event included talks from three companies in the electric vehicle industry.