Research Articles

Worldwide
29 Sep 2017

Excellent first energy independent vehicle event

The world's first conference on energy independent electric vehicles took place at the Technical University of Delft 27-28 September. It was well timed because many major new versions are about to hit the market addressing major global challenges.
Worldwide
29 Sep 2017

Deep learning: no escape even for agrochemicals

New robotics is already quietly transforming many aspects of agriculture, and the agrochemicals business is no exception. Here, intelligent and autonomous robots can enable ultraprecision agriculture, potentially changing the nature of the agrochemicals business.
Worldwide, North America (USA + Canada)
26 Sep 2017

Sensors are the stars of the IDTechEx Show!

Sensors conference features the latest technologies for Healthcare, Wearables, IoT, and Mobile devices.
26 Sep 2017

Wearable sensors reach their first billion-dollar year

IDTechEx predict that 2017 will be the first billion dollar year for wearable sensors, with growth coming in three waves.
Worldwide
25 Sep 2017

Connecting Healthcare: An IDTechEx Infographic

Connected healthcare is a transformative socio-technological model for healthcare management and delivery that leverages a range of technology innovations available today in order to provide optimized, flexible, targeted healthcare services.
22 Sep 2017

Mobile electrics at watts to kilowatts without batteries

Battery elimination, indeed elimination of all energy storage, is moving to even higher power, from electronics to electrical engineering.
Worldwide
21 Sep 2017

Three aspirations for long distance EVs

All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range. This is because most people want only one car so it must be capable of the long distance trip however rare. That must be achieved despite the inadequacy of charging points in number, speed and compatibility of interface and payment means.
Worldwide
20 Sep 2017

Webinar Tuesday 3 October - RAIN RFID: Market Size, Opportunities

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 3 October 2017 titled RAIN RFID: Market Size, Opportunities and Outlook.
19 Sep 2017

Conductive inks: never ceasing to adapt

Cast your mind back a few years and you will find a conductive ink business that appeared very mature and slow moving. Then everything began to change...
18 Sep 2017

New Zealand leads world in zero emission renewable grid electricity

New Zealand leads the world in zero emission renewable grid electricity now at 85%. With a nice balance between geothermal, hydroelectric, unusually continuous wind power and some solar, the country has less intermittency of green power than most.
Worldwide
15 Sep 2017

Energy independent electric vehicles: amazing new developments

As the world's first conference on Energy Independent Electric Vehicles approaches on September 27-28 in the Technical University of Delft Netherlands, key players, all of whom are speaking at the event, have been announcing some remarkable new developments.
Japan, New Zealand
14 Sep 2017

Renewables and EVs: Japan and New Zealand compared

No, not what you thought. Japan has very dirty power generation with renewables stuck at around 10% for two decades then rising last year to approach 15%. New Zealand has now powered up from 80 to 85% renewables feeding its grid - around the figures of Iceland and Norway.