20 May 2022
Optomec Announces Delivery of 600th Industrial Printer
Optomec announced another important milestone in its continued growth, with the delivery of its 600th industrial 3D printer. The company has now installed more than 250 of its proprietary LENS Systems for 3D Printed Metal and over 350 of its patented Aerosol Jet Systems, with the majority of its recent machines being used for high ROI production applications.
16 May 2022
Raising the Bar for Wearable Fitness
Smartwatches have soared in popularity in recent years, with their motion and heart rate sensors tracking the activity of millions worldwide. However, not all activity can be monitored using step counts - limiting the appeal of existing wearable technology to many gym-goers and amateur athletes.
12 May 2022
Valencell is one of the market leaders in providing PPG technology for wearable sensors/biometrics. Tess interviewed Dr LeBoeuf (President and Co-founder) about Valencell's development of cuffless blood pressure, hearables, and the shift in the wearable sector from fitness to health.
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.
4 Apr 2022
Ybrain are a South Korea-based company focused on brain healthcare. They're aiming to commercialise technology to build a mental healthcare platform and want to provide accessible, effective treatment to treat brain disorders.
28 Mar 2022
Ola Electric Makes Multi Million Dollar Investment in StoreDot
StoreDot has secured a multi-million-dollar investment from Ola Electric. Ola Electric is planning to incorporate and manufacture StoreDot's fast charging battery technologies for future vehicles in India.
18 Feb 2022
Scentroid develop and sell air pollution and air monitoring equipment, including fixed devices and drone mounted solutions, for environmental and industrial applications.
4 Feb 2022
Deep Optics is an Israeli company which designs flat, dynamic liquid crystal lenses for human vision-related applications. Its first product is adaptive diopter sunglasses for the correction of presbyopia, released under its consumer-facing brand 32°N. Future target uses of this technology include augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets, where the lenses could adjust for prescriptions and solve the vergence-accommodation conflict.
4 Feb 2022
Optomec Receives $1.25 Million Order for Metal Additive Repair System
Optomec announced the receipt of a $1.25 Million order for a production Metal Additive Manufacturing machine for the maintenance of industrial gas turbine components. The long-time customer, a Fortune 500 energy equipment supplier, will install the machine in one of its service facilities in the Middle East region.
2 Feb 2022
Samsung (semiconductor foundry business)
This profile provides an overview of Samsung's semiconductor foundry business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
2 Feb 2022
Intel (semiconductor foundry business)
This profile provides an overview of Intel semiconductor business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
2 Feb 2022
This profile provides an overview of TSMC semiconductor foundry business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
24 Jan 2022
Optomec 60% Growth in Additive Electronics and Metal System Orders
Optomec Inc announced a sharp increase in bookings during fiscal year 2021, including nearly 60% growth in new orders for its proprietary Aerosol Jet and LENS industrial printers. The steep rise in recent sales puts business activity well ahead of pre-pandemic levels, where Optomec had already experienced 50% growth in 2019, and takes the total installed base to nearly 600 machines across more than 250 customers.
14 Jan 2022
Optomec's $2 Million Order for 6 Production 3D Electronics Printer
Optomec Inc announced that one of its existing production customers recently purchased another six Aerosol Jet 3D Electronics Printers, bringing its total count to 20 systems. The $2+ million in orders is part of a production ramp plan that will grow to more than 30 systems over the next 12 months.
6 Jan 2022
Optinvent designs and produces geometric/reflective optical waveguides, which are unique due to their construction from monolithic injection molded plastic elements. Their chief use is in augmented reality glasses, but they are also used in avionics applications. The upcoming generation can expand images in 2D. The company also used to produce smart glasses with their waveguides but has pivoted towards being a pure waveguide design house.
15 Dec 2021
4 Challenges That 5G Open RAN Advocates Must Solve
As of mid-2021, 5G is a reality in at least 78 nations. 5G is now being used in consumer sectors such as 5G smartphones, 5G broadband (fixed wireless access), and augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) games.
2 Dec 2021
SungEel HiTech is a South Korean Li-ion battery recycler, founded in 2000.
30 Nov 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021
With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.