11 May 2022
AI Goggles Will Guide Medics in Emergencies
A research team will develop an artificial intelligence tool, Medical Assistance, Guidance, Instruction and Correction, or MAGIC, to assist combat field medics in 50 medical skills applied during common procedures.
1 Mar 2022
Raymor Industries is a small but longstanding company that specialises in the plasma torch process for the production of various nanomaterials. IDTechEx caught up with Dr Norma Mendoza and Jefford Humes.
11 Feb 2022
Soft Robot Morphs From a Ground to Air Vehicle Using Liquid Metal
Imagine a small autonomous vehicle that could drive over land, stop, and flatten itself into a quadcopter. The rotors start spinning, and the vehicle flies away. Looking at it more closely, what do you think you would see? What mechanisms have caused it to morph from a land vehicle into a flying quadcopter?
10 Feb 2022
Autonomous Black Hawk Helicopter Makes First Flight Without Crew
ALIAS is a flexible, extensible automation architecture for existing manned aircraft that enables safe reduced crew operations, which facilitates the addition of high levels of automation into existing aircraft. It also provides a platform for integrating additional automation or autonomy capabilities tailored for specific missions.
4 Feb 2022
AI Headset Helps Military Pilots Perform Expected and Unexpected Tasks
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Perceptually-enabled Task Guidance program to develop a prototype artificial intelligence assistant. The prototype will be embedded in an augmented reality headset to help rotary pilots perform expected and unexpected tasks.
25 Jan 2022
Alertgy is a US-based biotech startup currently developing the Alertgy NICGM, a noninvasive CGM device in the form of a wristband. IDTechEx analyst Brendan Beh spoke with Alertgy CEO, Marc Rippen, on 18 January 2022.
24 Nov 2021
Nano-OPS, a spin-out from Northeastern University, have developed an innovative method of producing additive electronics. This involves the assembly of nanomaterials to produce features as small as 20 nm, enabling the production of devices with transistors, inverters, MEMS and more.
9 Sep 2021
MIXCOMM is a business located in the United States that offers mmWave RF solutions (including beamforming ICs and antenna modules) for 5G and Satcom. On July 26th, 2021, IDTechEx spoke with MIXCOMM's CEO Mike Noonen and VP of Business Development Jay Martin.
2 Sep 2021
Bionic Arm Restores Natural Behaviours in Upper Limb Amputations
Researchers have engineered a first-of-its-kind bionic arm for patients with upper-limb amputations that allows wearers to think, behave and function like a person without an amputation, according to new findings.
25 Aug 2021
Tiny Robot Earns World Record
The creator hopes his robots can someday be used to solve tricky engineering problems by emulating talented creatures like squid or mice that can seamlessly squeeze themselves like liquid into tight places. Biology, particularly insects, still surpass their robotic counterparts in almost every aspect, but he hopes to develop robots in the next decade that are significantly better at mimicking natural systems.
2 Aug 2021
Bipedal Robot Learns to Run and Completes 5 Kilometres
Cassie the robot has made history by traversing 5 kilometers, completing the route in just over 53 minutes.