31 Jul 2020
Smart Glasses: The New Smartphone?
This article discusses the future impact of the standalone AR market. Will SmartGlasses be a short-lived trend, or become as common place as the smartphone?
30 Jul 2020
AI in Medical Imaging Diagnostics: Benchmarking 60+ Companies
Deep learning has revolutionized image recognition and analysis, making unprecedented performance leaps between 2010-2014. These rapid advancements enabled the development of automated, accurate, accessible, and cost-effective medical diagnostics.
20 Jul 2020
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today
By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.
16 Jul 2020
Hololight offer products for AR headsets for CAD design and engineering. IDTechex talked to Chief Marketing Officer Luis Bollinger
6 Jul 2020
Markforged are notable players in composite 3D printing (notably with continuous carbon fiber) and Metal 3D printing.
17 Jun 2020
What Happened to Magic Leap?
Magic Leap laid off 1000 employees in April 2020, and has switched to a enterprise market rather than a consumer market. Why?
15 Jun 2020
Wearables: 5 Key Conclusions From IDTechEx's Latest Research
2019 saw the largest single year growth rate for wearable technology product revenue since 2015
22 May 2020
Arenko Provides National Grid Upward and Downward Reserve Flexibility
Arenko Group is pleased to be supporting National Grid by exclusively trialling a new upward and downward reserve flexibility service from its 41MW Bloxwich battery asset in a first of its kind trial for batteries.
22 May 2020
Mixed Reality in a Time of COVID-19
Recently the versatility of mixed and augmented reality products has come to the forefront of the news, with an Imperial led project at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Doctors have been wearing the Microsoft Hololens headsets whilst working on the front lines of the COVID pandemic, to aid them in their care for their patients.
14 May 2020
Training in the Age of Social Distancing. AR/VR/MR the Answer?
In the age of social distancing, training and maintenance of many complicated tasks and services has come to a standstill. However, there are technological solutions to this problem.
2 Apr 2020
BMW Uses Blockchain to Drive Supply Chain Transparency
The BMW Group is using innovative digital technologies to optimise its processes. A good example of this is Blockchain, a technology that enables tamper-proof data sharing, with potential applications throughout the entire automotive value chain.
1 Apr 2020
What immersive experiences can benefit from VR?
Flight simulation is one industry which can benefit from the introduction of VR for training. This premium article discusses the various ways VR can be used for training simulations.
27 Mar 2020
Waveguides in AR and MR devices
Waveguides are an important part of augmented reality or mixed reality device. This premium article introduces waveguides, based on data from the IDTechEx Report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030".
31 Jan 2020
First True Smart Contact Lens
Mojo Vision is building the world's first true smart contact lens, called the Mojo Lens. Mojo Lens is a contact lens with a built-in display that gives people the useful and timely information they want without forcing them to look down at a screen or losing focus on the people and the world around them.
23 Jan 2020
Microsoft Announces it will be Carbon Negative by 2030
Microsoft Corp announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.
15 Jan 2020
2AI - Applied Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
2AI pursues research on fundamental advances in AI for the development of technically innovative solutions. IDTechEx spoke to members of 2AI involved in the development of LaserNAVI, a collaborative robot for patient-specific laser treatment of vascular lesions.
14 Jan 2020
Designer Integrates 3D Printing and Future Fabrics for Bespoke Fashion
Kitty Yeung is a physicist, artist, maker, fashion designer and musician based in Silicon Valley, California. She currently manages the Bay Area Microsoft Garage, a program that drives a culture of innovation at Microsoft.
13 Jan 2020
Bell Reveals the City of the Future
Bell Textron Inc reveals a vivid look into the future of the smart city ecosystem. The Bell Nexus air taxi and the Autonomous Pod Transport will coexist to move people, products and information across connected cities.
3 Jan 2020
Award-Winning Glove is First Affordable All-Day Wireless VR/AR Haptic
BeBop Sensors will announce the first VR haptic glove integrated and exclusively designed for Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, Oculus Rift S, Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive Cosmos, HTC Vive Pro, HTC Focus Plus, and Varjo VR headset technology.