Research Articles

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.
26 Apr 2017

Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May is Europe's most important event for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
19 Apr 2017

Printing Technologies find their Place in Printed Electronics

Trends and progress with printing techniques for Printed Electronics.
13 Mar 2017

Graphene Highlights from MWC

IDTechEx recently attended the Mobile World Congress and visited the graphene flagship booth, which consisted of a number of graphene companies highlighting their latest work. Here are some of the highlights.