16 Mar 2022
MWC 2022: Trends in futuristic applications and network infrastructure
The MWC event in Barcelona earlier this month gathered more than 60,000 mobile experts from all around the world. From digital applications to network infrastructure, IDTechEx was there to cover major developments in the industry! Here are some of the key trends we observed at MWC2022 Barcelona.
22 Feb 2022
Biden's Critical and Emerging Technologies: Areas To Watch
In February 2022, the White House issued an updated list of critical and emerging technologies that the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), and National Security Council (NSC) have identified as being important for US national security. Numerous technology areas have been featured, including advanced manufacturing, hypersonics, biotechnologies, and artificial intelligence. Of these, IDTechEx has highlighted which areas to watch and why exactly the White House has shortlisted them as critical technologies.
14 Jan 2022
Kura is developing optical engines (waveguide + displays) for AR/VR headsets. These utilize, a new type of geometric waveguides, about which the company makes impressive claims.
13 Dec 2021
Agora: Enabling Real-Time Connections in XR
Agora, with dual HQs in Santa Clara and Shanghai, describes itself as providing "real-time engagement as a service" - in a nutshell, it enables low-latency communication across a range of platforms through video, voice, and other modes. IDTechEx spoke to Hermes Frangoudis, Developer Relations and Education Manager at Agora, around the company's operations in the extended reality (XR) space.
30 Nov 2021
Lessons From a Decade in Wearables
Having covered this industry for the past decade, IDTechEx has developed an extensive database of historic and current market data. In this article IDTechEx will do something that is relatively unusual for a market research company to do: publicly compare old forecasts with what actually happened.
25 May 2021
Von Roll: High Thermal Conductivity Potting Resins
Von Roll are specialists in electrical insulation. In a recent webinar hosted by C-Therm (20/05/21), they showcased their new high thermal conductivity resins for applications in various industries including electric vehicle motors.
16 Mar 2021
Worktop Integrated with Wireless Charging Technology
Wharf Worktops has mastered a pioneering technique to seamlessly integrate wireless charging technology beneath the surface of its worktops.
10 Dec 2020
AR VR Technology: The Defining Technology of 2020-2030
Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. IDTechEx predicts that this technology will grow to over $30bn by 2030. This article aims to explain the growth in demand behind this exciting technology.
10 Nov 2020
Immersion are the most prominent patentholder within the haptics space. They were founded in 1993, went public in 1999, and maintain a critical position as a technology licensing player in haptics today. This profile provides a comprehensive overview of their history and their position in 2020.
10 Oct 2020
AAC Technologies are a leading manufacturer of electromagnetic haptic actuators such as ERM motors and LRAs.
21 Aug 2020
How the Steam Headset Survey Reflects the Changing VR Landscape
The Steam Headset Survey is a survey taken every month by Valve, who collects information from Steam users to identify trends behind the hardware and software of the users. The changing survey results can show underlying trends of VR technology.
For more information please see the relevant reports: "Augmented and Virtual Reality 2020-2030" and " Optics and Displays in AR,VR and MR 2020-2030"
20 Jul 2020
Augmented and Virtual Reality: Technology of the Future, Today
By 2030, IDTechEx predicts the augmented, virtual and mixed reality market to be over $30Bn. With COVID limiting physical interaction, virtual communication and interaction will be the normal for many years to come.