Research Articles

12 Jul 2018

IoT: Real Growth Despite the Smoke and Mirrors

Behind the 'smoke and mirror' marketing, LPWAN connections see 46% CAGR to 2025
Worldwide, Germany
25 Apr 2018

Fantastic Progress at Printed Electronics Europe

Europe's leading event on printed, flexible and hybrid electronics - Printed Electronics Europe, hosted by IDTechEx in Berlin on April 11-12, saw attendance from a record 63 countries with 16% growth of the exhibit floor space.
Worldwide, Europe
21 Mar 2018

Five Hot Trends with Printed and Flexible Electronics

Europe's leading event on printed and flexible electronics, Printed Electronics Europe 2018, opens its doors in less than three weeks to over 2,500 global visitors.
02 Feb 2018

Drones: large size means large market

The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
01 Nov 2017

Who Wants Printed Electronics: Drivers by Industry

This article raises the problems faced in five industries, driving the organizations involved to look at printed electronics solutions.
26 Oct 2017

Passive RFID Sensors Overtake Battery Assisted RFID Sensors

IDTechEx Research assesses that the entire RFID market will be worth $11.76 Billion in 2018, up a steady 5% from 2017. A small sub sector of that entire market, but one which will grow at a faster rate of 12% from 2017 to 2018, is the market for RFID sensors.
Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
25 Oct 2017

More Money Raised for Printed and Organic Electronics: The Rationale

Excitement is building in the printed and organic electronics sector as demand grows and investors focus in on the opportunities.
18 Oct 2017

Flexible Electronics: The Big Winner So Far in Printed Electronics

Exploring the commercialization of flexible electronics, one of the key focus points of this year's Printed Electronics USA event on November 15-16 in Santa Clara, CA.
09 Oct 2017

Swollen Apple Phones: More Trouble to Come

IDTechEx analysts have long warned that the leading lithium-ion battery manufacturers have been taking risks in their headlong redesigns to obtain higher energy and power density, lower cost per kWh and ironically better safety, for example from less-flammable and non-flammable electrolytes.
11 Sep 2017

Mobile electrics at watts to kilowatts without batteries

Battery elimination, indeed elimination of all energy storage, is moving to even higher power, from electronics to electrical engineering
02 Aug 2017

Sono Motors energy independent vehicle impresses

Sono Motors in Germany has officially launched its solar electric car Sion in Munich with first deliveries expected in 2019.
02 Aug 2017

IDTechEx Research: RFID Market to reach $11.2 Billion in 2017.

Based on the new report "RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2017-2027", IDTechEx Research finds that in 2017, the total RFID market will be worth $11.2 billion, up from $10.52 billion in 2016 and $9.95 billion in 2015.