Research Articles

28 Nov 2022

IDTechEx Discusses Three Applications for Electronic Skin Patches

The world of healthcare is undergoing significant change. The stress test of the pandemic, a growing global population, and increasing chronic disease prevalence is pushing care to be more efficient and robust.
25 Nov 2022

Beyond the Smartwatch: Three Wearable Technology Trends to Watch

As the smartwatch market matures, the capabilities of alternative wearables continue to expand. In the coming years, alternative form factors could begin tempting consumers away. Not only could these devices provide more value - they also have the potential to access new biometrics.
25 Nov 2022

Investments in Low Carbon Hydrogen Spark Hope for Fuel Cell Vehicles

The race to decarbonize on-road vehicles is undoubtedly being led by battery-electric powertrains. However, the superior energy density of fuel cell systems, when compared to today's Li-ion battery systems, means that they can deliver a greater range for the same system weight.
23 Nov 2022

A New Dawn for CCUS After Five Decades of Ups and Downs

The world is on a quest for solutions to decarbonize its economy. More than 70 countries and over 1,200 companies have set a net-zero target, according to the United Nations. To limit warming to less than 2°C, emissions of hundreds of gigatonnes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) would need to be prevented and removed from the atmosphere.
23 Nov 2022

Can Agricultural Robots Reverse Water Shortages and Climate Change?

As an important natural resource, water plays an irreplaceable role in people's daily life. Nowadays, water consumption in many regions is under "high stress". Many countries are already experiencing water scarcity, and it is expected that more countries will face a reduced availability of surface water resources by 2050.
22 Nov 2022

Growth in Emerging Printed Electronics Applications Drives Growth

IDTechEx's newly released report "Conductive Ink Markets 2023-2033" comprehensively explores this crucial material technology that underpins both photovoltaics and the emerging field of printed electronics.
22 Nov 2022

What Does 2023 Hold for Printed/Flexible Electronics?

With applications ranging from energy harvesting to sensing, and applicability to sectors being as varied as healthcare and automotive, printed/flexible electronics are set to change our expectations of what electronics can provide and where they can be utilized.
21 Nov 2022

Materials Informatics: Digital Transformation Comes to Materials R&D

Materials informatics (MI) involves using data-centric approaches, including AI and machine learning, to assist scientists and engineers in materials R&D.
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21 Nov 2022

Join Our Free-to-Attend Webinar - The State of the Li-ion Industry

Monday 28 November 2022 - This webinar will provide: An introduction to Li-ion technologies and innovation; Overview of the current state of the Li-ion market; Discussion of impact of material price volatility; Provide an update on key investments into the value chain; and Key drivers and challenges for the industry
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18 Nov 2022

Join the IDTechEx Electric Vehicles 2022 EOY Round-up Webinar

Wednesday 30 November 2022 - This webinar will summarise the major EV market events of 2022 alongside the underlying technology and materials developments which will underpin future growth.
18 Nov 2022

Electric Vehicle Markets & Technologies on the Road to 2023

It has been another momentous year for electric vehicle markets and technologies, with major policy developments, sales growth, and landmark models set to enter the market.
17 Nov 2022

What Is the Status of 5G and What Can We Expect From 6G in the Future?

Adding a new spectrum is key to each new generation of telecommunications. The two new frequency bands in 5G are sub-6 GHz (3.5 - 7 GHz) and mmWave (24 - 71 GHz).