Research Articles

23 Sep 2020

Plugged-in: Huge Demand for Electric Vehicle Charging

IDTechEx estimates the global plug-in electric vehicle (BEV + PHEV) population reached 8.1 million units (including light commercial vehicles) by the end of 2019, supported by roughly five million charging outlets. There will be over 111 million plug-in EVs in-use globally by 2031: a massive driver for the wide-spread deployment of charging infrastructure.
22 Sep 2020

Flexible Electronics in Wearable Cardiac Monitoring Technologies

IDTechEx forecasts that flexible electronics in cardiac monitoring, deployed in electronic skin patches and electronic textiles, will be a $2 billion market in the year 2030.
21 Sep 2020

Anatomy of the New Supercapacitor Industry

Surprises abound in the new IDTechEx Research report, "Supercapacitor Markets, Technology Roadmap, Opportunities 2021-2041"
Worldwide
21 Sep 2020

Join the Webinar on Innovative Energy Storage Technologies

Wednesday 30 September - An overview of the electricity grid, and the potential of stationary energy storage; explanation and classification of Gravitational Energy Storage technologies; overview of the Compressed Air Energy Storage systems; and much more.
17 Sep 2020

Five companies at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution

IDTechEx explore five companies at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution, based on analysis from the recent report, Plant-based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030.
Worldwide
17 Sep 2020

Join the Webinar Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in EVs

Thursday 24 September - Electric vehicle growth and expansion; introduction to key trends in EV power electronics and the link to die attach technology; technology evolution of die and substrate attach paste; and power modules in EVs.
16 Sep 2020

Down to the Wire for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Metal powders are the most common feedstock used in metal additive manufacturing.
Worldwide
15 Sep 2020

Sub-6 GHz & mmWave 5G: Opportunities for Thermal Management Materials

Join the webinar 23rd September - Introduction to changes in telecommunications infrastructure; choice of semiconductor technology for sub-6 GHz and mmWave 5G; case studies of sub-6 GHz and mmWave antenna and more.
15 Sep 2020

AI in Medical Diagnostics: Key Strategies for Faster Clinical Uptake

This IDTechEx article assesses the technological status of image recognition AI in medical diagnostics today, detailing its current capabilities and value proposition. The article also identifies key technological issues currently limiting the uptake of image recognition AI and discusses opportunities for improvement.
14 Sep 2020

3D Printed Electronics for Agile, On-demand Manufacturing

3D printed electronics, here explored in detail, is an emerging technology that enables a new manufacturing paradigm.
Worldwide
14 Sep 2020

Webinar: Predicting the Impact of COVID-19 on the 3D Printing Industry

Tuesday 29 September - The pandemic is wreaking havoc with industries worldwide for many different reasons. This webinar explains how we have assessed the current and likely impact of the pandemic on the 3D printing industry, both the technologies employed and the materials consumed.
11 Sep 2020

The Importance of Li-ion Recycling and What Will Drive It?

Despite the impact of Covid-19, substantial volumes of Li-ion batteries will soon be reaching their end-of-life. IDTechEx highlight the importance of Li-ion recycling and discuss what will drive growth in the market.