Research Articles

Worldwide
28 Mar 2014

Half of li-ion battery business will be for hybrid and electric cars

Hybrid and pure electric cars will be much more than half of the value of this market by the end of the decade. About 70% of the relatively small number of manufacturers of these have committed to only three suppliers over the next three years. However, everything about Li-ion is changing.
Europe, Germany
26 Mar 2014

What do you need to know about printed, organic, flexible electronics?

What do you need to know about printed, organic and flexible electronics to drive your business in this field?
Worldwide
26 Mar 2014

The multi-billion dollar future of e-textiles

The brand new IDTechEx Research report E-Textiles: Electronic Textiles 2014-2024 External Link has a particular focus on the narrow definition of those entirely reliant on e-fibers for electronic, electro-optic and electrical functionality.
Worldwide
25 Mar 2014

RFID market grows 15% in one year - to $8.9 billion in 2014

New research conducted by IDTechEx finds that the RFID market - including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID - will grow from $7.77 billion in 2013 to $8.9 billion in 2014.
Worldwide
24 Mar 2014

World's first flexible multi-functional timer available at PE Europe

World's first flexible multi-functional timer to be distributed at Printed Electronics Europe.
Worldwide
20 Mar 2014

New generation GaN and SiC semiconductors will be designed into EVs

SiC devices will be widely designed into electric vehicles from 2014 and GaN from 2018. With manufacturers currently designing vehicles to be launched onto the market in 2018, it is predicted that by this date GaN semiconductors will attain price parity with silicon devices. This will make the technology attractive as a replacement for silicon for use in the power electronics in both pure electric and hybrid vehicles.
Germany, Worldwide
20 Mar 2014

Key speakers will discuss their energy harvesting needs

Delegates from 23 countries will converge in Berlin on 1-2 April at Energy Harvesting & Storage - Europe's leading event on the topic. The event features end users across multiple verticals presenting and attending to discuss their key energy harvesting needs.
Europe
19 Mar 2014

Europe at the heart of innovations in printed electronic sensors

As the next Printed Electronics Europe event is now less than 2 weeks away, it is opportune to take a closer look at the successes of the printed electronics industry in Europe. One of the areas where Europe is making a huge impact is in printed sensors.
Worldwide
19 Mar 2014

3D printing landscape and opportunities

According to research by IDTechEx in the report "3D Printing 2014-2025: Technologies, Markets, Players", the market for 3D printing equipment, materials and software will grow from about $1.5 billion this year to $4 billion in 2025.
Worldwide
17 Mar 2014

Webinar 20th March: Market intelligence services for the PE industry

This will be an overview of the market intelligence services offered by IDTechEx and will include a demonstration of the IDTechEx Market Intelligence Portal.
Worldwide
17 Mar 2014

90% of heavy industrial EVs using regenerative braking by 2024

Energy harvesting is increasingly used in the tiniest electronic components right up to multiple KW lift and swingarm braking on huge construction vehicles where 1.5 KW thermoelectric harvesting is planned next. However, electrodynamics and photovoltaics are most popular so far, increasingly in combination, and application in vehicles is of increasing importance.
Germany, Worldwide
14 Mar 2014

What you will learn at Supercapacitors Europe 2014

IDTechEx's Supercapacitor Europe 2014 conference is bringing the best of supercapacitor developments in the region and internationally to Berlin on 1-2 April.