16 Sep 2020
Down to the Wire for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Metal powders are the most common feedstock used in metal additive manufacturing.
6 Aug 2020
Gamma Alloys are producers of metal matrix composites (MMC); they have recently pivoted to focus their attention on additive manufacturing. IDTechEx caught up with Mark Sommer (CEO).
21 Jul 2020
High Performing Hybrid Solar Energy Converter
Researchers are part of a team of scientists who have developed a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost.
6 Jul 2020
Norsk Titanium primarily provide 3D printed titanium parts to Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs in the aerospace industry.
6 Jul 2020
GE Additive is a business unit of multinational conglomerate GE founded in 2016 following the acquisition of two 3D printing equipment manufacturers, Arcam AB and Concept Laser, as well as Arcam AB's subsidiary organisations, metal powder manufacturer AP&C (Advanced Powders & Coatings).
2 Jul 2020
Emerging Photovoltaics: Materials Opportunity in New $38Bn Market
The new IDTechEx report, "Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics 2020-2040", is based on interviews by multi-lingual, PhD level IDTechEx analysts across the world and 20 years tracking the research and applications. They predict $38 billion dollars in 2040 without colliding with the silicon-in-glass "power station" business. There will be many opportunities for premium pricing of its new specialist materials.
17 Jun 2020
Highlights from Dassault Systèmes' 2020 Industry Analyst Meeting. Dassault Systèmes hosted a virtual two-day event to share their company strategy, progress, and successes.
14 May 2020
Training in the Age of Social Distancing. AR/VR/MR the Answer?
In the age of social distancing, training and maintenance of many complicated tasks and services has come to a standstill. However, there are technological solutions to this problem.
7 May 2020
Citrine Informatics provide a materials informatics platform. IDTechEx spoke with Greg Mulholland (CEO and co-founder).
7 May 2020
Boeing Rolls out First Loyal Wingman Unamnned Aircraft
The aircraft, which uses artificial intelligence to extend the capabilities of manned and unmanned platforms, is the first to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years. It is Boeing's largest investment in an unmanned aircraft outside of the United States.
22 Apr 2020
Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Trends, Opportunities and Challlenges
While flexible electronics have been around for years, either as flexible PCBs or genuinely printed electronics, there has always been a trade-off between flexibility and capability. A new report from IDTechEx discusses the innovation trends, opportunities and challenges in the FHE market.
20 Apr 2020
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a research university located near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This profile focuses on the work of Prof. Shamim's group, which is based on printed circuits, antennae and their applications.
17 Apr 2020
IDTechEx interviewed CEO of Intellegens, Ben Pellegrini.
The work of Intellegens was outlined in a full profile from January 2019. The company has progressed until March 2020, most notably with projects and upcoming product launches.
1 Apr 2020
What immersive experiences can benefit from VR?
Flight simulation is one industry which can benefit from the introduction of VR for training. This premium article discusses the various ways VR can be used for training simulations.
31 Mar 2020
Hexcel are major composite players in the aerospace sector. Claiming to be the largest in sales and capacity for aerospace composites. They attributed 68% of their 2019 sales to this sector and see a strong future with Airbus and Boeing having a backlog of composite rich planes.
31 Mar 2020
2020 status and outlook for the carbon fiber market
This premium article summarises the status of the PAN-based carbon fiber players. It provides a market overview for the capacity and impact of announced expansions. It highlights the main and upcoming players as well as notable acquisitions, partnerships and cost trends.
9 Mar 2020
At Flex2020 Boeing presented a multi-modal sensor utilizing flexible hybrid electronics.