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30 Aug 2019

New IDTechEx report finds wearables accelerate healing chronic wounds

Though the human body has a tremendous capability to heal itself, wound healing can stall and create chronic non-healing wounds due to a variety of reasons such as ischemia, bacterial contamination, and chronic inflammation. IDTechEx Research have published a comprehensive report, "Advanced Wound Care Technologies 2020-2030", explaining why the incidence of chronic wounds is set to rise drastically in the next 10 years, and how electronic devices and other emerging technologies can address this upcoming challenge.
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30 Aug 2019

Webinar Thurs 12 September 2019 - Value from Second-life EV Batteries

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 12 September 2019 titled Extracting Value from Second-life Electric Vehicle Batteries.
28 Aug 2019

Quantum dots: changing and expanding application landscape

Quantum dots (QD) are a success story in displays. The current incumbent mode of integration is film type (enhancement film). The value chain for this is well-established. The technology can be integrated in large displays (TVs) from 27" to 98". This article provides a brief look at multiple key applications.
27 Aug 2019

Haptics 2020-2030: Technologies, Markets and Players

Forecasts from IDTechEx Report "Haptics 2020-2030: Technologies, Markets and Players"
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26 Aug 2019

Wearables now worth over $50bn per year as growth quietly continues

IDTechEx's latest report on the topic has found that wearable technology products will be worth over $50bn in 2019. In fact, the total market size has doubled in size since 2014, placing wearables as one of the most consistently successful markets around consumer electronics in the last 5 years. However, in 2019 headlines have been less frequent, investment has become more focused, and generally the hype around wearables has all but faded. IDTechEx's most comprehensive study of wearable technology looks at how this sector has evolved over the last few years, and how things will change in the coming decade.
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23 Aug 2019

In-Mold Electronics: challenges in every step?

Our report, In-Mold Electronics 2019-2029: Technology, Market Forecasts, Players, suggests that in-mold electronics can become a market larger than $750m by 2028. The market take-off will however occur only around 2023 or 2024, if not later. This is despite the fact that the technology has been in the making for many years. Indeed, first near-success in the automotive sector came as early as 2013/2014.
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23 Aug 2019

Here Come 48V Full Hybrid Electric Vehicles

The new Hyundai Tucson switches off the engine when coasting or braking at under 30kph. This is a bridge to the 48V full hybrids that IDTechEx foresaw some time ago. IDTechEx correctly predicted that they would come sooner rather than later and not just as cars - thus the title of the new IDTechEx report embracing it all, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030".
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16 Aug 2019

IDTechEx: advanced wound care market to exceed $22 billion by 2030

IDTechEx, a market intelligence company focusing on emerging technologies, have released a new report titled "Advanced Wound Care Technologies 2020-2030". In the report, IDTechEx forecasts the market for advanced wound care technologies to exceed $22 billion by the year 2030.
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16 Aug 2019

Material players set for big gains/losses in EV $1,000+ bn revolution

The electric vehicle market is growing very quickly. IDTechEx forecast that the total market will exceed $1,000bn value within the next 5-years across all categories: land, sea, and air. This huge growth is resulting in a large amount of turbulence within the supply chain. In particular, the material considerations are different to traditional internal combustion engines and provide a significant opportunity or threat - depending on your viewpoint.
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16 Aug 2019

New biobased polymers coming to market in 2019

Biobased polymers are gaining increased prominence in the minds of consumers, as increased awareness of climate change and plastic pollution continues to grow. However, the range of biobased alternatives to the main plastics we encounter in our daily lives continues to limit its potential adoption. Key to accelerating the switch from petrochemical to biobased plastics is going to be a larger diversity of materials, including commodity polyolefins such as polypropylene and polyethylene. IDTechEx looks at the key manufacturers of biobased polymers and production methods and capacities, in their report, "Biobased Polymers 2018-2023: A Technology and Market Perspective".
15 Aug 2019

3D Printing Materials 2019-2029

Forecasts from IDTechEx report "3D Printing Materials 2019-2029"
15 Aug 2019

3D Printing of Metals 2019-2029

Forecasts from IDTechEx report "3D Printing of Metals 2019-2029".