Shoei Chemical are a Japanese firm ($ 350M income) and are a major player in producing Cu powder for the multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) business.
Quantum Materials Corporation
Formed in January 2007, a Nevada corporation under the name "Hague Corporation" went public in 2008 (symbol QTMM) as part of an agreement to secure a first round of funding from investors.
Nanophotonica is a small team of 15 or so R&D persons exclusively focused on QLED devices. They were incorporated around 2009, but work didn't really start until around 2017.
Samsung is a leader in production of QD displays.
Nanosys is the leading player in QDs. They were founded in 2001 (historical overview in next slides). It has raised some $160M over the last 15 years.
Nanoco was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, UK.
World's First Public Road Test of Vehicle Equipped with Smart Lidar
RoboSense announced the world's first public road test of a vehicle equipped with a Smart LiDAR Sensor.
Award-Winning Glove is First Affordable All-Day Wireless VR/AR Haptic
BeBop Sensors will announce the first VR haptic glove integrated and exclusively designed for Oculus Quest, Oculus Link, Oculus Rift S, Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive Cosmos, HTC Vive Pro, HTC Focus Plus, and Varjo VR headset technology.
Previously SiNode, Nanograf develop silicon-graphene composite electrodes for Li-ion batteries. They presented at the IDTechEx Show USA 2019.
Competition is Heating Up in Thermal Interface Applications
Thermal interface materials (TIM) play a crucial role in numerous sectors, from lithium-ion batteries to 5G base stations, LEDs, consumer electronics and more. Heat dissipation is often on the of the limiting factors as many industries look to increase power and reduce the size.
Urban Crop Solutions
Urban Crop Solutions is a Belgian company that builds the hardware for indoor farms, supplying food distribution companies and research institutions. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent spoke with Maarten Vandecruys, founder and managing director of Urban Crop Solutions.
Thermal interface materials in consumer electronics
This premium article reviews the use of thermal interface materials (TIM) in consumer electronic devices such as mobile phones, tablets, and laptops.
IDTechEx caught up with Dr Marc Scholz from Cambridge Mechatronics Ltd. at the IDTechEx Show. They were presenting their latest progress with SMA-based haptic actuators.
BMW Forges Ahead with E-Mobility and Secures Long-Term Battery Needs
The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL and Samsung SDI.
NOHMs is a start-up that develops ionic liquid electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. Their technology originated from research at Cornell University with company's CEO and lead researchers all Cornell alumni. They claim their material improves safety by improving thermal and high-voltage stability without impacting cycle life or power.
This profile is an updated version. IDTechEx principal analyst Franco Gonzalez interviewed NOHMs CEO Nathan Ball in 2016.
Optomec Delivers 500th Industrial 3D Printer
Optomec, Inc has delivered its 500th Industrial 3D printer. The machine is installed at a division of General Electric, which now counts more than 20 Optomec systems in use across GE business units including aviation, healthcare, power, and oil & gas.
IDTechEx spoke to Mike Harmon and Tim Tumilty, Marketing Director and VP Sales and Marketing respectively at NuCurrent. They were demonstrating their wireless charging system for an Oculus Quest headset.
IDTechEx interviewed Sophie Kyounghee Son, Project Manager at Looxid Labs at their booth at AWE EU 2019.
A lithium-ion battery that won't catch fire
A flexible lithium-ion battery designed by a team of researchers and built to operate under extreme conditions—including cutting, submersion, and simulated ballistic impact—can now add incombustible to its résumé.
Healthcare Developments at IDTechEx Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2019
Healthcare Sensor Innovations, a brand-new event hosted by IDTechEx, opened to a packed audience in Cambridge, UK, last week. The event focused on the use of wearables and sensors in enabling the point-of-care diagnostics and continuous monitoring of individuals for health and wellness.