25 Nov 2022
Beyond the Smartwatch: Three Wearable Technology Trends to Watch
As the smartwatch market matures, the capabilities of alternative wearables continue to expand. In the coming years, alternative form factors could begin tempting consumers away. Not only could these devices provide more value - they also have the potential to access new biometrics.
11 Nov 2022
Three Predictions for 2023 in Augmented and Virtual Reality
2022 was a turbulent year for Extended Reality (XR). The popularization of the metaverse concept raised massive interest in Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) devices as the gateway to this future vision of the internet, with excitement gathering over an expected revolution in how we communicate.
10 Nov 2022
Innovation within Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing
IDTechEx's latest report, "Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing 2023-2033", explores how the environmental impact of manufacturing printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuits (ICs) can be reduced through innovative materials choices and processing methods. This includes implementing low-temperature processing, eliminating superfluous wasteful steps, recycling and re-using materials where possible, and adopting novel approaches where the long-term potential is foreseen.
7 Nov 2022
Imec is a well-known Belgian research institute founded in 1984. It works on state-of-the-art semiconductor and electronics manufacturing. This profile explores the virtual fab being developed by imec's Sustainable Semiconductors and Technology programme.
2 Nov 2022
Trends in Point of Care Diagnostics and Continuous Monitoring
IDTechEx Reflects on Trends in 2022.
For the past decade, the healthcare industry has looked towards decentralization as a means of relieving the pressure placed on healthcare systems.
19 Oct 2022
Impact of Newly Added US Sanctions on the Chinese Semiconductor Sector
Two of the nine new rules stand out, given the scale of both the short-term and long-term impact that they will cause. IDTechEx assesses the impact of these changes.
13 Oct 2022
Self-Powered, Edible Sensor Shows if Frozen Food was Previously Thawed
Researchers have designed a food-grade device from edible materials, including table salt, red cabbage and beeswax that provides a color readout when frozen food has warmed above a specific temperature, which is tunable from -58 F to 32 F.
7 Oct 2022
Apple Seems Bullish on AR - Yet Not on the Metaverse. Why?
On September 30th 2022, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke to Dutch news outlet Bright about the future of augmented reality (AR) and the metaverse. On AR, Cook was bullish, stating that it "won't be that long" until we look at life without AR as we now look back to a life before the internet or smartphone.
22 Sep 2022
Metalenz is a market leader in the metamaterial lens (metalens) market and provides flat lenses for depth sensing and facial recognition systems. IDTechEx spoke with Metalenz CEO Rob Devlin on 6th September, 2022.
20 Sep 2022
Elephantech is a Japanese company founded in 2014. It is developing a novel additive manufacturing method of making flexible printed circuit boards with an emphasis on both scalability and sustainability.
6 Sep 2022
Wearable Display: A Big Screen in Your Pocket
These glasses are not just about fun and games. As hybrid work has become the new norm, professionals are looking to get more done on their mobile devices, but working on private business-critical documents on a PC in public spaces creates risk. Using the Lenovo Glasses T1, workers have a private workspace to prevent shoulder surfing.