12 May 2022
Could Graphene by the Answer to the Semiconductor Shortage?
Semiconductors, which date back to the 19th century, are used everywhere in electronic devices, from automobile systems and air conditioners to laser treatment in cutting-edge medical systems. The continuing global shortage in semiconductors impacts how high-tech products are made around the world — the automotive industry alone is expected to lose $210 billion in revenue, with major players like BMW, Volkswagen and Ford already reporting the effects.
8 Oct 2021
SteadySense is a wearable skin patch industry company with core hardware in temperature monitoring. Their current focus is on temperature-based ovulation monitoring in the fertility technology sector. IDTechEx analysts James Hayward and Andy Ko interviewed SteadySense CEO and founder Werner Koele in 30 Sep 2021.
12 Aug 2019
Electric Vehicle Research at Advanced Materials Osaka July 2019
Here we give the abstracts relevant to electric vehicles from BIT Advanced Materials Conference Osaka Japan July 2019. The organisers failed to provide slides but we have photographs of some of these if you are interested. The selected abstracts are divided into energy storage, wide bandgap semiconductors, energy harvesting and other.
31 Oct 2018
Bringing blockchain into the car
The goal of the collaboration is to test possible applications and develop suitable ones to market maturity. A first demonstrator shows how access rights, e.g. for car sharing, can be granted decentrally with a smartphone app.
24 May 2017
Infineon starts volume production of first full-SiC-module
Higher efficiency, increased power density, smaller footprints and reduced system costs: these are the main advantages of transistors based on silicon carbide.
13 Feb 2017
Infineon says US could block planned acquisition of Wolfspeed
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has blocked Infineon's planned acquisition of Wolfspeed saying it may pose security risks, which remain unspecified so far.
19 Sep 2016
Payment ring powered by contactless security chip
Whether at the beach, on the daily jog, or at the gym: from now on, everyone can carry money discreetly on the body.
2 Sep 2015
Interactive Wear AG
Interactive Wear AG span out of Infineon Technologies AG in 2005, inheriting their patent portfolio around the integration of electronic components into textiles. Over the last decade they have completed over 100 commercial projects with leading brands across the apparel, technical textile and automotive industries, amongst others.
24 Sep 2012
Scientists research safe battery technology for electric vehicles
Over the next three years, 15 partners from German science and the automotive and supply industry will research how the safety of lithium ion batteries can be further improved for electric and hybrid vehicles.