14 Feb 2020
Imec: In-cabin monitoring and gesture recognition using 145GHz radar. Imec presented an interesting radar.
13 Feb 2020
Highlights from AutoSens 2019:camera, radar, and data management (2/2)
IDTechEx attended AutoSens 2019 in Brussels. The event took place at the car museum in Brussels. This event is focused on all future vehicle perception technologies including lidar, radar, and camera. It focuses on the hardware side as well as on the software and data processing side.
4 Feb 2020
Protective Clothing with Built-in Sensors for Firefighters
The new protective sensing suit, that was developed within the framework of the Flemish I-CART project, was successfully tested at high temperatures. It should significantly reduce the number of injuries to firefighters.
15 Nov 2019
FlexIC Foundry Enables Custom Flexible Integrated Circuit Design
PragmatIC has developed a unique, patented semiconductor device platform that provides the opportunity to invent entirely new applications for electronics: As well as being ultra-low cost, it is also ultra-thin and flexible, and can be easily combined with other thin film electronic components to create novel solutions.
7 Oct 2019
TNO Holst Centre
IDTechEx spoke to Mary Sona, Business Development Manager at Holst Centre.
10 Sep 2019
Next-generation yield-simulation software for solar parks
Imec and EnergyVille, together with PVcase, present their partnership to develop a commercial software solution that allows to easily design and accurately predict the energy yield of state-of-the-art photovoltaic power plants.
21 Jun 2019
Imec doubles energy density of its solid-state batteries
Imec and partner EnergyVille, announces a solid-state Li-metal battery cell with an unsurpassed energy density of 400 Wh/liter at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours). Imec also announced that they have started to upscale the materials and processes in a pilot line for fabrication of solid-state pouch cells at the EnergyVille Campus in Genk (Belgium) and is set-up in collaboration with the University of Hasselt.
29 May 2019
A Solid Future: New Opportunities enabled by Solid State Batteries
Solid state batteries have been considered as the avenue to the next generation energy storage solutions. According to IDTechEx's research "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players" www.idtechex.com/solid.
11 Apr 2019
IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe 2019 Award Winners
At the 15th IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe conference and exhibition in Berlin on April 10-11, four companies were honoured for their great achievements in developing and commercialising printed electronics technologies.
10 Apr 2019
Record of 23.2 percent with bifacial n-PERT solar cells
imec and partner in EnergyVille, announces that its n-PERT (Passivated Emitter and Rear Totally diffused) solar cells developed with Jolywood have reached a certified front-side conversion efficiency of 23.2 percent.
21 Mar 2019
Novel nanomaterial promises improvements in batteries and more
imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy, and digital technologies and KU Leuven, both partners in EnergyVille, present a novel nanomesh material that could mean a breakthrough in a variety of sustainable-application sectors.
21 Mar 2019
Milestone for next-gen solid-state batteries to power EVs
Imec and partner in EnergyVille, has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state Li-ion battery achieving an energy density of 200 Wh/liter at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours).