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04 Dec 2020

Join the Upcoming Webinar on Agricultural Robots, Drones, and AI

Tuesday 15 December 2020 (3 sessions to choose from) - The current state of global agriculture; Key technology trends in the field of agricultural robotics; Enabling technologies in agricultural robotics; and Case study discussions of autonomous tractors and robotic fresh fruit picking.
04 Dec 2020

Robot Shuttle $18 Billion Market Attracts Diversity

Radically different robot shuttles are bringing big changes to cities.
03 Dec 2020

Thermal Management in 2020: Highlights from IDTechEx

A huge market is opening for component and material suppliers in the thermal management arena.
03 Dec 2020

Alleviating Patient Backlog After COVID: The Role of AI in Radiology

The sudden spread of COVID-19 in early 2020 has considerably exacerbated the existing issue of growing patient backlogs. Image recognition artificial intelligence (AI) represents a potential solution to this problem.
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02 Dec 2020

The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2020

Not a single country or industry has been unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact will be felt for years to come. Despite this, there have still been some notable industrial activity and commercial progression within materials science. IDTechEx provides a round-up and highlights some of these key developments.
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02 Dec 2020

Graphene Market: Orders Arrive, Consolidation Awaits

Following decades of development, 2021 and 2022 are set to be notable years for the graphene industry, as it finally approaches an inflection point. Some in the graphene sector are now seeing their labors bear fruit in the form of commercial success - but that is not the case for everyone.
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02 Dec 2020

Singapore Approves Cultured Meat: Major Step Forward for the Industry?

Singapore has become the first country on Earth to approve cultured meat for commercial sale. On December 2nd, the Singapore Food Agency said that the cultured chicken produced by San Francisco-based start-up Eat Just met the safety standards for use in nuggets, opening the door for a commercial launch in the country.
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02 Dec 2020

Join the Upcoming Webinar - Electrifying Fluoropolymer Opportunities

Wednesday 9 December 2020 (3 sessions to choose from) - New applications and formulations power this market to over $14 billion in 2041. Find out more in the IDTechEx webinar, "Electrifying Fluoropolymer Opportunities".
02 Dec 2020

New Study Finds 3D Lidar Market at Tipping Point

A comprehensive study and market assessment of 3D lidar, with a focus on the automotive sector, reveals that while the market for lidar has expanded, the next few years will prove crucial for all involved.
30 Nov 2020

Smart Cities - 2020 Highlights by IDTechEx

The focus of smart cities has changed. In 2020, smart cities have been pivoting reinvented hardware and associated systems.
30 Nov 2020

Virtual Reality: The Most Disruptive Technology of the Next Decade

Virtual reality has already had a major impact in a range of different industries. IDTechEx predicts in its recent market research report that this technology will grow to $8Bn by 2030.
30 Nov 2020

Supercapacitor Technology for Green Energy

Supercapacitors (ultracapacitors) are the only capacitors using an electrochemical double layer (EDL) to give one thousand times more storage for a given weight or volume.