25 Jun 2009
Launch of IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage US Event
Speakers already confirmed include The US Navy SPAWAR, GE, Savi Technology, University of Michigan, Fisk University, Structural Graphics, MicroStrain, Axcess Technologies, The Facility, NREL and many others.
25 Jun 2009
Huge increase in printed electronics toolkit
This year has already seen a huge increase in the choice of electronic components that can be printed or are compatible with printing in that they are thin, flexible and can support further printed circuitry on top.
23 Jun 2009
RFID - a surge in orders
As forecasted by IDTechEx, there has been a surge in orders for RFID in 2009. Despite the world's largest RFID project, the $6 billion China National ID card scheme, being completed a year earlier, the global RFID market is rising 5% this year to $5.56 billion, in the face of the global financial meltdown which has caused some car production, for example, to plummet by 50%. In many applicational sectors, RFID orders are up 10%.
11 Jun 2009
IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards
The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting Awards were launched at the networking dinner at Robinson College on Wednesday 3rd June. Two awards were given out, recognising achievements in Best Technology Development and Best Application of energy harvesting in a product.
03 Jun 2009
New focus for printed electronics
In the last year, the burgeoning printed and thin film electronics industry has greatly enhanced its repertoire and changed its priorities, encompassing such things as rapid commercialisation of disposable and invisible electronics.