Hosted by IDTechEx
Truly Global Daily News
Interpreted by Experts
HomeEventsReportsAdvertiseTVCareersAbout UsSign-up or LoginIDTechExTwitterFacebookLinkedInGoogle+YoutubeRSSForward To Friend
4 million pound robotics boost for offshore windfarms

4 million pound robotics boost for offshore windfarms

Feb 8, 2017 United Kingdom
A collaboration has received funding to deliver a human-robotics hybrid solution for the maintenance and operation of offshore windfarms.
Are you a start-up company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad Initiative

Are you a start-up company? Explore the IDTechEx Launchpad Initiative

Feb 7, 2017
The IDTechEx Launchpad initiative is open to early-stage start-ups, universities, newly spun-out companies, research labs and government labs who can demonstrate a working prototype or product that highlights new advances in any of the related event topics of: 3D printing, electric vehicles, energy harvesting, energy storage, graphene, internet of things, printed electronics, sensors, or wearable technology.
Stomach acid provides long-term power for ingestible devices

Stomach acid provides long-term power for ingestible devices

Feb 7, 2017 United States
A research team has developed a set of ingestible devices that draw energy from fluids in the stomach and the small intestine, and can provide power for nearly a week.
The world's first heat-driven transistor

The world's first heat-driven transistor

Feb 6, 2017 Sweden
Scientists have created a thermoelectric organic transistor. A temperature rise of a single degree is sufficient to cause a detectable current modulation in the transistor.
Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Research pinpoints promise of polycrystalline perovskites

Feb 6, 2017 United States
A team of scientists determined that surface recombination limits the performance of polycrystalline perovskite solar cells.
Summer heat for the winter

Summer heat for the winter

Feb 3, 2017 Switzerland
Can thermal solar energy be stored until wintertime? Yes, this is possible, using a cheap material like sodium lye. Within a European research consortium scientists and their colleagues have spent four years studying this question by pitting three different techniques against each other.
Money doesn't grow on trees, but electricity might

Money doesn't grow on trees, but electricity might

Feb 2, 2017 United States
Scientists have built a device that mimics the branches and leaves of a cottonwood tree and generates electricity when its artificial leaves sway in the wind.
Industrial electric vehicles: Rapid change, $350 billion market

Industrial electric vehicles: Rapid change, $350 billion market

Feb 2, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx finds that the construction, agriculture and mining part alone will be an $81 billion market in 2027 with considerable opportunities for consolidation of players and technological breakthroughs with major market disruption and creation.
Equipping insects for special service

Equipping insects for special service

Feb 1, 2017 2 United States
The smallest aerial drones mimic insects in many ways, but none can match the efficiency and maneuverability of the dragonfly. Now, engineers are creating a new kind of hybrid drone by combining miniaturized navigation, synthetic biology and neurotechnology to guide dragonfly insects.
Fuel cell on-road vehicles will never be mainstream

Fuel cell on-road vehicles will never be mainstream

Feb 1, 2017 Worldwide
A prediction by analysts IDTechEx is turning out to be true.The window of opportunity is closing for fuel cell on-road vehicles to become mainstream.
Conductive inks in 2017: The next big things

Conductive inks in 2017: The next big things

Feb 1, 2017 2
In this article, we will briefly outline the progress in multiple emerging sectors whilst also identifying the latest trendy nascent application areas.
Smart city fixtures

Smart city fixtures

Jan 31, 2017 United States
The benches contain an embedded charging station powered by a mini solar panel, with two USB ports for plugging in mobile devices. They also connect to wireless networks.
China tackling the lead scandals: further turn of the screw

China tackling the lead scandals: further turn of the screw

Jan 31, 2017
In 2017, China has moved further against lead acid batteries and the horrific injuries and deaths they cause in China at the smelting and disposal stages.
Chemists make major strides in organic semiconductors

Chemists make major strides in organic semiconductors

Jan 31, 2017 United States
Chemists have created new materials that pave the way for the development of inexpensive solar cells.