19 Feb 2024
Altos: Cheaper 4D Imaging Radar
4D imaging radar represents the next generation of radar technologies for the automotive industry. They bring a significant performance boost necessary for highly autonomous cars but also bring a significant price increase compared to conventional models. Altos radar avoids using the most costly components found in most 4D imaging radars, allowing a substantial cost reduction.
13 Feb 2024
New Episode of 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' Podcast: AR/VR
IDTechEx have released a brand new episode of the 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' podcast, 'AR and VR Headsets - Time for an Extended Reality Check?'. Host Dr Tess Skyrme and industry expert Sam Dale will be discussing the up-and-coming trends in the AR/VR landscape.
13 Feb 2024
AR Optics: Insights from IDTechEx at CES 2024
Apple's Vision Pro has recently grabbed all the headlines in the spatial computing world, following years of hype and rumors of Apple bringing a headset to market. The Vision Pro is thought to be merely the opening salvo of the tech giant's strategy, with see-through augmented reality (AR) devices expected to be the endgame.
24 Jan 2024
New Episode of 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' Podcast: 3D Printing
IDTechEx have released a brand new episode of the 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx' podcast, '3D Printing: Hobbyist Pastime or Industrial Evolution'. Host Dr Tess Skyrme and industry expert Sona Dadhania will be discussing the up-and-coming trends in the 3D printing landscape.
18 Jan 2024
How Tech Giants Could Displace Automotive OEMs
The automotive market is a huge industry, and its evolution has spawned several giant corporations with many sub-brands, many of which are household names. However, the automotive industry is arguably undergoing the greatest technological shifts it has ever seen. Electrification, autonomous driving, and a shift to software-defined vehicles.
17 Jan 2024
3D Printing: A Dynamic Industry Approaching a Crossroads
The 3D printing industry is by no means new, given the invention of the first 3D printing technologies in the 1980s; yet, in an industry with a long history of twists and turns, 2024 is looking to be the most consequential yet for additive manufacturing. This can be traced back to the shockwaves set off by COVID-19. While the pandemic initially lowered sales for many 3D printer manufacturers, it also created opportunities for additive manufacturing to showcase its unique strengths, as numerous companies looked to reshoring and strengthening their supply chain to avoid persistent disruptions amidst global shipping shortages.
16 Jan 2024
Brand New Podcast: Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx
IDTechEx have launched a new monthly podcast, 'Tomorrow's Tech by IDTechEx', bringing you up to date technology trends. In each episode our host will interview an industry expert from IDTechEx, offering insights into a range of emerging technologies.
15 Jan 2024
Alternative Leather: Next Generation Bio-based Alternatives
Until recently, there have been no serious competing materials for animal and plastic (synthetic) leather. A new generation of bio-based alternatives aims to displace these incumbent materials with plastic-free, sustainable alternatives.
9 Jan 2024
The Role of Optics in Making AR Headsets Socially Acceptable
In 2024, augmented reality headsets are now affordable enough that some average consumers received a pair last Christmas, yet they are unlikely to form the top fashion craze for the year. In 2013, Google Glass was the first commercial AR device to enter the public consciousness.
3 Jan 2024
AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation
IDTechEx's market research report, "AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge", projects that the global AI chips market for edge devices will grow to US$22 billion by 2034, with the consumer electronics industry vertical taking the largest chunk of this revenue figure, at just over 45% by this date.