24 Sep 2021
Robots Roll up Stairs, Carry Carts and Race One Another
Researchers have designed a 4D-printed soft robot that self-assembles when heated and can take on challenging tasks like rolling uphill and navigating a bumpy and unpredictable landscape.
5 Aug 2021
Protean are specialists in the design, manufacturing and application of in-wheel motors. IDTechEx interviewed Protean in April 2020. In July 2021, IDTechEx carried out a new interview to see how Protean had faired and how the landscape for in-wheel motors has evolved.
2 Apr 2020
Protean are specialists in the design, manufacture and application of in-wheel motors. Their technology allows for the entire drive and brake unit to be housed inside the wheel along with associated electronics. With the technology demonstrated, the challenge is to see a greater adoption across the electric vehicle market.
27 Jan 2020
Zh-QTech is a Shenzhen-based Chinese firm providing QLMS: Quantum Dot Luminescent Micro-Spheres.
19 Jun 2019
Plug-in Hybrids Questioned
IDTechEx now believes that there may be no hybrid cars sold after 2030 other than 48V MHEV continuing for a few years due to their exceptionally low cost. Read on to find out more.