30 Apr 2020
Fighting The COVID-19 Fire With Molecular Diagnostics Innovations
The need for universal and massive testing across the population has led to a race for technology innovations for COVID-19 diagnostics.
28 Apr 2020
Webinar 7 May - Where Is the Future of COVID-19 Diagnostics?
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 7 May 2020. Where Is the Future of COVID-19 Diagnostics? will be presented by IDTechEx Technology Analyst, Dr Luyun Jiang.
22 Apr 2020
Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Trends, Opportunities and Challlenges
While flexible electronics have been around for years, either as flexible PCBs or genuinely printed electronics, there has always been a trade-off between flexibility and capability. A new report from IDTechEx discusses the innovation trends, opportunities and challenges in the FHE market.
21 Apr 2020
Digital Water Networks 2020-2030
Forecasts taken from IDTechEx report "Digital Water Networks 2020-2030"
20 Apr 2020
COVID-19 Diagnostics: Technologies, Players and Trends
The need for universal and massive testing across the population has led to a race for technology innovations for COVID-19 diagnostics. The new IDTechEx report, "COVID-19 Diagnostics", surveys the technology landscape, with an in-depth analysis of the technology innovations that are enabling quick access to COVID-19 diagnosis in response to the global pandemic.
20 Mar 2020
Can Vertical Farming Revolutionise Global Agriculture?
Vertical farming is the practice of growing plants indoors under fully controlled environmental conditions in many stacked layers, using artificial lighting instead of relying on the sun. By tuning the growing environment to the exact needs of the plant and using soil-free growing techniques, vertical farming can achieve yields hundreds of times higher than conventional agriculture, 365 days a year and without requiring pesticides.
19 Mar 2020
Wiliot are developing a battery-free sensor/ID tag that is capable of transmitting Bluetooth signals. It harvests its energy ambient EM radiation via a printed antennae and a bare chip. Due to its combination of capability, simplicity and cloud integration this could be the technology that finally makes the 'Internet of Things' a reality...
12 Mar 2020
Integrated Device Printed Directly Onto Label
CPI's Printable Electronics Centre is a design, development and prototyping facility. We provide support in bringing new printable electronics products and processes to market quickly by offering facilities and expertise that help reduce our clients' level of R&D risk and capital investment. Taking advantage of our state of the art deposition, patterning and printing equipment leads to faster, more efficient development and production enabling clients to enter new markets quickly and with minimal risk. CPI can accelerate new product development by providing access to proven performance conducting, semiconductor, resistive materials and inks.
12 Mar 2020
Avery Dennison are a major supplier of labels, RFID tags, along with industrial/healthcare mateirals. They have recently invested in flexible IC company PragmatIC, battery-free Bluetooth company Williot and developing RFID temperature sensors. This profile focuses on their RFID plans.
06 Mar 2020
Chemical Smart Packaging Technologies
In general, perishable foods such as milk, salads, fruit, vegetables, bread, and chilled foods including meat and fish, have a shelf-life that is determined by the onset of biochemical processes (enzymatic/oxidation) or microbial decay.