Research Articles

Worldwide, Germany
31 Jan 2014

Toyota launches fuel cell car in the US

The supercapacitor industry closed last year (2013) with a continued double-digit growth. According to Maxwell Technologies' executives, China has been the main source of growth. New announcements confirm what IDTechEx has stated in recent years: the supercapacitor and the battery industry are the same.
27 Jan 2014

Mobile phone indoor positioning systems create $10bn market

This article shares some of the research in the IDTechEx Research report IDTechEx report "Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) 2014-2024".
Worldwide
24 Jan 2014

IDTechEx research shows rapid growth in the electric aircraft industry

IDTechEx research shows the electric aircraft industry is now growing rapidly with the military and industrial/commercial sectors increasing share to 67% and 27% of the 2024 value market.
Worldwide
22 Jan 2014

Transparent conductive film - a complex yet booming market landscape

Transparent conductive sheets (on glass or other substrates) are used in a variety of applications including touch screens, displays, lighting, photovoltaics, etc.
Worldwide
17 Jan 2014

New shapes, materials and applications predicted for supercapacitors

One way that supercapacitors are developing faster than batteries is in the choice of format, from transfer printable ones for mobile phones to load-bearing structural components and smart skin for vehicles.
Worldwide
15 Jan 2014

IDTechEx Webinar: Smart Glass- incremental or disruptive technologies?

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 23rd January.
Worldwide
14 Jan 2014

Hardware is key for future mobile phones

In this article we share some of the findings in the new IDTechEx report "Future Mobile Phone/Cell Phone Technology and Functions 2014-2024".
Worldwide
08 Jan 2014

Consumer 3D printing: the beginning of the end?

Late in 2013, as its acquisition of consumer 3D printer company Makerbot was complete, 3D printer giant Stratasys Ltd filed a patent infringement lawsuit against desktop 3D printer company Afina, or more precisely, its parent company Microboards Technology Inc.