28 Sep 2022
Three Biggest Hurdles Faced by Roboshuttles
Roboshuttles like those from EasyMile and Navya are a new and exciting mobility solution that have grown in interest during the past decade. However, in the past few years, IDTechEx has observed a slump in roboshuttle sales and a reduction in the number of active roboshuttle companies.
12 Sep 2022
Lightmatter are at the forefront of silicon photonics design, with their Envise AI accelerator and Passage waveguide interconnect platform looking to disrupt the semiconductor chip industry. IDTechEx spoke with Ritesh Jain, VP of System Engineering, and Steve Klinger, VP of Product.
12 Sep 2022
Dexcom is a US-based biotech company, founded in 1999 by Scott Glenn, John Burd, Lauren Otsuki, Ellen Preston, and Bret Megargel. The company is one of the market leaders in the continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) industry.
7 Sep 2022
How Can Hardware Help AR Become Socially Acceptable?
Before Google Glass first hit public testing in 2013, the word "glasshole" had already been coined. Referring to someone who uses an augmented reality (AR) headset inconsiderately, this term eloquently expresses the difficulty in achieving social acceptability.
5 Sep 2022
8 Rivers is a United States-based company developing sustainable infrastructure-scale solutions in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) to help organizations decarbonize. In May 2022, IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Hydra Rodrigues spoke to Adam Goff, Senior Vice-President of Strategy at 8 Rivers.
1 Sep 2022
Torc: An Autonomous Technology Company in Roboshuttles and Trucks
Torc has a history in robotics and autonomous technology development. It has worked on autonomous roboshuttles and autonomous trucks.
30 Aug 2022
Autonomous Trucks Will Deliver in the Heavy-Duty Vehicles Market
The new IDTechEx report, "Heavy-Duty Autonomous Vehicles 2023-2043: Trucks, Buses & Roboshuttles", has found significant activity in the autonomous heavy-duty and commercial vehicle space.
23 Aug 2022
Partnered to provide a wearable device and app as part of a clinical study looking into the effectiveness of VNS Therapy in patients with difficult-to-treat depression.
17 Aug 2022
EasyMile: Roboshuttle Leader
EasyMile is a French-based roboshuttle company that was founded in 2014. It has been one of the leaders in the roboshuttle space, but these vehicles still aren't catching on and trial deployments are not converting to fleet orders.
15 Aug 2022
Another Step on the Path to Widespread MaaS
The automotive industry and many robotics start-ups have been promising that autonomous cars are just a couple of years away for many years now. It feels like this "just a couple of years" has been perpetually kicked down the road, with only incremental gains each time. However, Cruise, the robotaxi arm of General Motors, has recently been given approval to start charging passengers in San Francisco. So, is this an enormous leap forward for robotaxis, or just another incremental gain?
15 Aug 2022
Manna Drone Delivery: Fully Autonomous Drone Delivery in Europe
Manna Drone Delivery was founded in 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. It has an office in San Francisco, USA. The company raised US$25 million in funding in 2021. Manna provides fully autonomous drone delivery services, focused on low-value but high-frequency categories, such as takeaway food, coffee, and groceries.
12 Aug 2022
Waymo: Autonomous Trucking
Waymo is one of the key players and leaders in both autonomous trucking and robotaxis. It has backing from Alphabet (parent company of Google). Waymo is running daily commercial trips (with a safety driver) for potential partners and expanding its fleet and operations ready for full autonomous missions.
10 Aug 2022
Orpyx has developed a smart insole technology designed to aid diabetics with peripheral neuropathy and prevent ulcers and reduce demand for surgical interventions. Tess Skyrme, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, interviewed the VP of Marketing, Karen Smith.