Research Articles

21 Mar 2023

Metamaterial Lenses Target Consumer Electronics

Refractive lenses are an 800-year-old technology that has stood the test of time. Glasses, cameras, and microscopy are all applications that rely on lenses to redirect light by varying the optical path through a curved piece of glass or plastic. However, the underlying architecture of lenses may be about to change.
21 Mar 2023

Join Our Upcoming Webinar on Second-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

Thursday 6 April 2023 - What Are the Latest Market Developments? This webinar will cover: Li-ion battery circular economy and second-life EV battery value chain; Regulatory landscape overview; Introduction to technology trends, remanufacturing considerations, and market barriers; Overview of battery testing and modeling approaches; Key repurposing player activity
20 Mar 2023

Transforming Everyday Life With Electronic Skin Patches

Electronic skin patches have made remarkable progress in the field of healthcare. These wearable electronic devices feature adhesive pads designed to be worn directly on the skin, enabling convenient and non-invasive monitoring of vital signs and biomarkers.
17 Mar 2023

Can Green Hydrogen Be Cost Competitive?

The clean hydrogen market is poised for growth, driven by decarbonization efforts and concerns around energy security. A number of ambitious targets and roadmaps are being set out by different governments and regions. Clean hydrogen can refer to a number of routes for producing hydrogen, but the primary among them are green and blue hydrogen.
16 Mar 2023

IDTechEx Helps Clients Leverage Opportunities in the Energy Industry

The energy crisis, combined with the ever-pressing need to transition to net zero, is driving innovations within the energy landscape. Technology choices, material choices, and business models are shifting and evolving to meet global energy and consumer demands. IDTechEx offer a market intelligence platform covering technology innovation in the energy sector, aiming to help clients address needs and find opportunities in the complex energy landscape .
15 Mar 2023

LiDAR On Its Way Out? Camera's Market Size From 76% to 79% by 2033

Autonomous mobility is the key value proposition for many robots. Thanks to the successes of self-driving systems in commercial vehicles from companies like Tesla and John Deere. Autonomous driving has gained significant momentum across the robotics industry.
14 Mar 2023

E-Textiles: The Future of This Multimillion-Dollar Industry

A shirt that can track a person's heart rate, a shoe that can measure gait - the integration of electronic components with textiles to form e-textiles has been a significant research interest for several years.
13 Mar 2023

The Second-Life EV Battery Market to Reach US$7B by 2033

The second-life EV battery market is one of great importance for many reasons. These include adding value to future energy infrastructure, creating a circular economy for electric vehicle (EV) batteries, and providing a lower levelized cost of storage compared to new batteries.
10 Mar 2023

Embedding Electronic Functionality: Is It Worthwhile?

Integrating multiple functionalities within a single entity promises simpler, more efficient devices without compromising capability. Smartphones are a great example, with maps, diaries, phones, cameras, games consoles, and more integrated into a single, compact device.
09 Mar 2023

8-Billion Dollar Market Opportunity Enabled by Solid-State Batteries

Solid-state battery, one of the most promising next-generation battery technologies, has the potential to reshuffle the global battery supply chain, and a US$8 billion-market-size opportunity is potentially waiting for solid-state batteries, according to IDTechEX's report "Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2023-2033: Technology, Forecasts, Players".
08 Mar 2023

Upcoming Webinar - Wide Bandgap Power Electronics: The New EV Battery

Thursday 30 March 2023 - Based off the new IDTechEx report, this webinar will cover; Benchmarking of SiC versus GaN and future developments, Materials evolution for power packages and industry pain points, Market demand for SiC and opportunities for GaN, and a market outlook for EV power electronics broken down by voltage
07 Mar 2023

Fuel Cell Boats & Ships, a Methanol to the Madness

IDTechEx has published a series of articles recently covering hydrogen- and ammonia-powered fuel cell (FC) demand in shipping. One of the most common responses to this has been - what about methanol?