Research Articles

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19 Jun 2019

Touch in flexible displays: which technologies will prevail?

The technologies seeking to unseat ITO (Indium Tin Oxide) are by now themselves old, at least in the sense that they have been around for a decade and a half. They seem to have been forever in the waiting mode, anticipating the arrival of their major breakthrough. A key differentiator has long been higher flexibility and foldability over ITO. The question now is how will different technology options fare given that the paradigm shift towards flexible displays is finally upon us us despite the recent product launch delays?
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14 Jun 2019

Tesla Aircraft

Expect seven-times the air traffic in 2050 increasing greenhouse gas X4 unless something radical happens. Elon Musk has made interesting statements about electric aircraft over the years. His Tesla will survive and prosper: if Tesla investors stop investing the Chinese will snap it up. Either way, somewhere down its list of priorities will be reinventing pure electric aircraft, so what does Tesla bring to the table?
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14 Jun 2019

Remote Patient Monitoring

The latest IDTechEx Research report "Remote Patient Monitoring 2019-2029" covers trends, opportunities and outlook for the use of wearables and connected medical devices in the monitoring of patients outside of traditional clinical settings.
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13 Jun 2019

Plug-in Hybrids: More Models but No Future Says IDTechEx Research

Something strange is happening. Car manufacturers are issuing a flood of plug-in hybrid cars. The consumer is spoiled for choice with Mini, BMW, Skoda, Volvo, Porsche, Mercedes and others joining in.
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12 Jun 2019

The growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches

IDTechEx Research identifies opportunities in the growing $7.5 billion market for Electronic Skin Patches. IDTechEx Research has released a detailed update on their bestselling market research report "Electronic Skin Patches 2019-2029" Skin patches are arguably the most interesting, diverse and promising category within the entire wearable technology market.
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10 Jun 2019

Webinar Thursday 20 June 2019 - 3D Sensing & Imaging with Laser Diodes

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 20 June 2019 titled 3D Sensing & Imaging with Laser Diodes: Electronics, Automotive & Industrial.
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07 Jun 2019

Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant

Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl.
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07 Jun 2019

Electric Vehicles Reinvented: Join Our Business Insight Forums In Novi

How do you leapfrog Tesla? How do you avoid failure in the car industry when global sales decline? A whole world of new technologies and new markets awaits at the IDTechEx Business & Technology Insight Forums on "Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage" in Novi Michigan 10-12 June.
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06 Jun 2019

Graphene: the evolving application landscape

Graphene industry is entering a new phase, a phase of growth. The industry has accumulated significant experience over the past 10-12 years to bring about this phase. In this article, IDTechEx Research offer opinions about the recent past and future outlook of the graphene industry based on the report 'Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2019-2029'.
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06 Jun 2019

Hydropower Questioned by IDTechEx Research: Better Alternatives Exist

Hydropower takes years to install and it can drown vegetation creating years of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Dams have burst in three countries recently. Fortunately many better options are available or emerging. The strong trend now is to making electricity where you need it, from your solar watch to your village microgrid. Both are evidence of another trend which is the ability to move your zero-emission electricity generation.
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03 Jun 2019

Expert Analysis On Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage Technologies

Plug-in electric cars are forecast by IDTechEx to sell over 25million units per year in 2029 making up around 30% of total sales by that point. However, electrification does not stop at cars; buses, trucks, construction, mining, two-wheelers, boats, aircraft, and more are all progressing towards electric drive. This combined market shift makes the technologies enabling this transformation a key battleground with plenty to win and lose.
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31 May 2019

New Electric Vehicle Motors Grab Sales

Huge companies make traction motors for electric vehicles. After all, as the IDTechEx report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2019-2029" details, every EV has at least one traction motor and increasingly they have many, including one electric aircraft with no less than 36.