Research Articles

Worldwide
31 May 2016

Flying cars: needed or possible? Part one

The arguments for flying cars are style, convenience and cost saving; the stuff of fiction for 100 years. Park a car and a plane together in your garage.
Worldwide
31 May 2016

Will conductive inks help wearables go truly wearable?

The first generation of wearable devices are constructed using mature, rigid technologies put inside a new box that can be worn. These are often bulky devices that are not truly wearable in the sense that our clothes are. This is, however, beginning to change, albeit slowly.
Worldwide
27 May 2016

Lead acid batteries: delaying the inevitable

IDTechEx finds that C category cars and above will have to be mild hybrids with 48V lithium-ion batteries if they are to meet the tough new carbon dioxide emissions.
Worldwide
25 May 2016

Plastic and flexible OLED displays market to reach $18bn by 2020

IDTechEx Research has just released new forecasts for the OLED display market.
United States, Worldwide
24 May 2016

CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview

This annual event by the delightful staff of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency Foundation CAFE took place May 19-20 at San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.
Worldwide
23 May 2016

2015 - A great year for large-sized lithium-ion batteries

Electric bus is a game changer in the battery market.
20 May 2016

Lithium-ion batteries will dominate the battery business

The brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Lithium-ion Batteries 2016-2026, finds that at around $140 billion in 2026, the lithium-ion battery business will dominate the battery business.
Worldwide
19 May 2016

Power electronics for electric vehicles

At first it seems ridiculous that IDTechEx forecasts a huge growth in the power electronics business for electric vehicles.
Worldwide
18 May 2016

Webinar Tuesday 31 May: New Powertrains Will Cause Winners and Losers

IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 31 May 2016.
Sweden
17 May 2016

Graphene nanoflake-based films developed as thermal interface material

Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a major obstacle to further technology development. It limits further miniaturisation, power, performance and reliability.
Worldwide
13 May 2016

Manned electric aircraft get investment

The unique new IDTechEx Research report Manned Electric Aircraft 2016-2031 explains how, so far, electric aircraft have largely followed electric land and water vehicles.
Worldwide, Germany
11 May 2016

IDTechEx Show! Berlin grows 27%

IDTechEx Research announced today that Europe's largest event on emerging technologies, IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin on 27-28 April, grew 27% vs. last year's event. This year's exhibition and conference featured attendees from 57 countries with 171 exhibitors and 2,300 attendees.