Research Articles

28 Dec 2018

Strong and lightweight polymer aerogels

A polymer aerogel combines the benefits of an aerogel with the conveniences of a plastic (i.e., polymer).
22 Dec 2018

Tools for printing electronics in 3D Space

NEO Tech AMT GmbH is one of the leading companies developing systems for 3D Printed Electronics (3D PE). The company installed the first 5 axis 3D PE system in 2010. Rapid advances lead to the first commercial installation for mass production for printed 3D circuits in mobile communications devices in 2015.
21 Dec 2018

The Future of 3D Sensing and Perception

Quanergy is a leading provider of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions.
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21 Dec 2018

Electric motorcycles: the search for new markets

Zero Motorcycles have exhibited at the past two IDTechEx events, and typically showcase their sporty S and off-road DS models, as well as their impressive 45kW electric motors (designed from scratch in California and produced at a factory in China). This year, at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara California, things were markedly different.
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21 Dec 2018

The silent transition to electric and hybrid vessels

The brand new IDTechEx report 'Electric and Hybrid Boats and Ships 2019 - 2029' expects investment to accelerate after 2020. Since the early 2010s, sales of pure electric and hybrid vessels have grown steadily, mainly driven by the need to reduce local pollution of NOx, SOx and particulate matter in a handful of emission control areas (ECA) that are local to coastlines.
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19 Dec 2018

The coming of age of 3D bioprinting?

Though activities in 3D bioprinting have been growing in leaps and bounds since 2015, the activity we have seen in 2018 has been truly remarkable for this fledgling field. Finally, governments, academic institutions and companies alike are beginning to understand the value that 3D bioprinting can bring and are working hard together to bring disruptive change through building tissues from scratch.
19 Dec 2018

The Most Significant Material Science News of 2018

Advancements in material science and material processing will always play a central role in any technological progression. IDTechEx has been providing leading market analysis on a broad range of advanced materials and their technology analysts have given their pick of the key news stories from 2018.
19 Dec 2018

Carestream discusses their multilayer coating capabilities

As the result of a heritage that includes 3M and Kodak, Carestream applies more than 100 years of coating leadership to deliver innovation in roll-to-roll coating.
18 Dec 2018

Electric Buses: 10 Seconds at Depot, No Charging On Journey?

Cities are increasingly crowded: real estate is in short supply. Servicing buses needs to be as infrequent as possible and that means having the simplest powertrain, which is the pure electric vehicle.
18 Dec 2018

Beat-to-beat, non-invasive, wearable blood pressure monitoring

David Pearce and Steve Schaefer discuss ViCardio, the new beat-to-beat, non-invasive, wearable blood pressure monitor with Principal Analyst James Hayward at the IDTechEx Show in Santa Clara, CA.
17 Dec 2018

Making Sense of Opposite Views on Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fuel cell vehicles are being trialled in mines, on farms, in construction, on roads, as boats, as trains.
14 Dec 2018

The role of technology in human health and performance

Former Olympian, world renowned sport scientist and Physical Activity Expert. Greg is the preeminent authority on Exercise Physiology and Sports and Exercise Performance in the UK.