22 Jan 2021
RenAM 500Q Multiplies by 4 the Number of Lasers Used During Printing
The digital innovation center, IAM 3D HUB, has just incorporated Renishaw's latest metal 3D printing model, the RenAM 500Q, into its facilities. In this way, the Hub replaces the previous models, AM 250 and AM 400, with the latter, which has four 500 W high-power lasers that allow more precise build rates and up to 4 times faster than in previous systems.
15 Dec 2020
3D Printing 2020: A Challenging Year But Fascinating Times Ahead
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the 3D printing sector and its end users (such as printing bureaus), new directions of travel have nonetheless emerged. Some opportunities have even been directly prompted by the pandemic.
24 Nov 2020
Despite COVID the 3D Printing Market Will Be Worth $45bn in 2030
IDTechEx predicts that despite COVID the 3D printing market will be worth $45bn in 2030. But how will COVID impact the 3D printing industry? What are the key drivers and restraints of market growth?
6 Nov 2020
University of Surrey/NovaCentrix
The University of Surrey, NovaCentrix and other organizations are collaborating to develop 'next generation paper'. This takes the form of a book that includes electronic functionality, enabling additional content that corresponds to each page to appear on a reader's phone or TV.
2 Nov 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?
Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
7 Oct 2020
Quick-Med Technologies is a company that develops advanced antimicrobial technologies. IDTechEx analyst Nadia Tsao interviewed Quick-Med CEO Dr Bernd Liesenfeld on 2 Oct 2020.
22 Sep 2020
SigmaSense, a US company that has developed an innovative read-out mechanism for capacitive touch sensors that has a much higher signal-to-noise ratio. They announced in September 2020 that they have raised $22m in a Series A round from a range of strategic partners including Corning and Eink.
18 Sep 2020
Scania Launches Range of Electric Trucks
Scania launches its range of electric trucks. The high-performance plug-in hybrid and fully electric trucks initially focus on urban applications, including distribution to retailers.