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.
13 Apr 2020
Level 4 Autonomous Van E-Flex from Karma Automotive
Karma's new L4 E-Flex Van achieves 320 trillion operations per second of deep learning. The Karma L4 van is the latest in a series of platform development projects featuring the Karma E-Flex Platform.
30 Mar 2020
Dissecting the Robotic Surgery Market
In its recently published report "Innovations in Robotic Surgery 2020-2030", IDTechEx forecasts that the robotic surgery market will reach over $12 billion by 2030. The report breaks down the market landscape and emerging technologies in the field of robotic surgery.
24 Mar 2020
Sunray Scientific has developed a magnetic anisotropic conductive elastomer (ACE), which enables much enhanced vertical conductivity using magnetic fields rather than pressure.
23 Mar 2020
Total to Build Largest Battery-based Energy Storage Project in France
With a storage capacity of 25 megawatt hours and output of 25 MW of power, the new lithium-ion energy storage system will be the largest in France. It will be used to provide fast reserve services to support the stability of the French power grid. It is part of government policy to support the development of electrical capacity through capacity mechanisms.
12 Mar 2020
Event summary: Flex 2020
IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Matthew Dyson attended Flex 2020. The Conference is organised by Semi, the industry organisation for electronics manufacturing. Their main event is SEMICON, with Flex a much smaller conference focussing on flexible/printed electronics.
28 Feb 2020
Medrobotics was demonstrating its Flex Robotic System, a surgical robot that navigates through complex anatomy with HD 3D visualisation capabilities.
19 Feb 2020
OBEX: Protective Surf Hood
Even during activities, like surfing, where people desire to escape to nature, embedded technology can be a life-saving companion. OBEX is designed to enhance the experience of surfing and not detract from it in any way: elevating human potential.
7 Feb 2020
American Semiconductor Inc
American Semiconductor is a company based in Idaho, USA that has developed a process for thinning silicon chips and packaging them within a polymer. This enables flexible, durable silicon ICs, offering processing capability with a flexible form factor.
30 Jan 2020
While MAS and Flex have a joint venture relating to e-textiles, there is less emphasis on that now but collaboration is still ongoing but Flex is increasingly repositioning away from consumer electronics, according to the person we interviewed. They also mentioned that Flex had moved off fashion tech, with the team that had been co-located with MAS in San Francisco moving to Flex's Milpitas site.
6 Jan 2020
The key technology for Fluidigm are proprietary CyTOF® and microfluidics technologies for mass cytometry and microfluidic systems (such as PCR or library prepare system for NGS, and Integrated Fluidic Circuits).
3 Jan 2020
Illumina dominants the DNA sequencing market at the moment. It shares 67% of the current market.
27 Nov 2019
IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2019 Award Winners
At the 16th IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA conference and exhibition held in Santa Clara on November 20-21, three organizations were honored for their great achievements in developing and commercializing printed electronics technologies.