Research Articles

Worldwide
26 Sep 2013

Electromagnetic induction in energy harvesting applications

According to recent IDTechEx research on the topic of electrodynamic energy harvesting, almost 20 million devices will be sold in 2024 that will not be bicycle generators. Instead, they will be wireless switches, energy harvesters enabling wireless sensing in transport, industrial and building automation, devices that put the common alternator to work in market segments that there was previously no use for it.
Worldwide
25 Sep 2013

Surprises at Printed Electronics USA

Ten years ago IDTechEx hosted the first Printed Electronics USA event attended by around 150 people. Presenters covered early results of R&D projects with new materials. On Nov 20-21 2013, IDTechEx will host the tenth annual event on the topic in Santa Clara, CA, which features more than 150 exhibitors and 2000 attendees.
Worldwide
20 Sep 2013

Near Field Communication (NFC) 2014-2024

IDTechEx first published a detailed report on NFC five years ago. In this article we share some of the findings in the new IDTechEx report, "Near Field Communication (NFC) 2014-2024".
Italy
20 Sep 2013

Estrima Birò MicroEV Quadricycle removable battery

IDTechEx considers the fact that electric bicycle batteries can be removed for charging to be a huge benefit to those wishing to prevent theft and those parking where no charging is possible or where the vehicle may be vandalised during charging. Now that considerable benefit has come to microEVs.
Worldwide
18 Sep 2013

Free Webinar - OLED Lighting

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar 'Market Opportunities and Technology Developments for OLED Lighting' on Tuesday 24 September and we would be delighted if you could join us.
Worldwide
18 Sep 2013

Transparent Conductive Films (TCF) 2014-2024

This article introduces some of the research and content of the new IDTechEx report "Transparent Conductive Films (TCF) 2014-2024: Forecasts, Technologies, Players."
Japan
16 Sep 2013

Thermoelectric energy harvesting in Japan

The Japanese are working very hard on thermoelectric energy harvesting from tiny forms for use on hot running electronics components the 1.5 kW versions for use on furnace flues etc.
Japan
16 Sep 2013

Intense study of Printed Electronics in Japan

IDTechEx has just completed an intense study of Printed Electronics in Japan involving 35 visits to companies and institutions there and interviews and lectures at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Asia event there.
Worldwide
05 Sep 2013

Free Webinar - Energy Harvesting

Thermoelectric, Piezoelectrics and Other Generators