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Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here

Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here

May 29, 2017 United States
A lightweight, comfortable jacket that can generate the power to light up a jogger at night may sound futuristic, but materials scientists could make one today.
Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

Printed, flexible and rechargeable battery can power wearable sensors

May 26, 2017 United States
Nanoengineers have developed the first printed battery that is flexible, stretchable and rechargeable. The zinc batteries could be used to power everything from wearable sensors to solar cells and other kinds of electronics.
Webinar Tuesday 6 June - Redox Flow Batteries for Stationary Storage

Webinar Tuesday 6 June - Redox Flow Batteries for Stationary Storage

May 25, 2017
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 6 June.
Using your gait to power and secure devices

Using your gait to power and secure devices

May 25, 2017 Australia
Researchers have developed new technology which uses the way a person walks, their gait, to power wearable devices. The technology also has the potential to be used as a new authentication method, which could replace passwords, pins or fingerprints.
Compelling evidence of ferroelasticity in perovskites

Compelling evidence of ferroelasticity in perovskites

May 25, 2017 United States
Crystalline materials known as perovskites could become the next superstars of solar cells.
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A report from the IDTechEx Show!

A report from the IDTechEx Show!

May 24, 2017
May 10th-11th saw the 2017 European-leg of the IDTechEx Show! In this article IDTechEx analysts share some of the most interesting innovations on offer at the show.
Butterfly wings inspire new solar technologies

Butterfly wings inspire new solar technologies

May 24, 2017 Australia
Engineers have invented tiny structures inspired by butterfly wings that open the door to new solar cell technologies and other applications requiring precise manipulation of light.
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LG Solar presents a new high-performance module series

LG Solar presents a new high-performance module series

May 24, 2017 United States
The new module spearheads LG's new product portfolio, producing an output of up to 365 watts to maximise light absorption and increase efficiency.
Graphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteries

Graphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteries

May 23, 2017 United States
Scientists have created a rechargeable lithium metal battery with three times the capacity of commercial lithium-ion batteries by resolving something that has long stumped researchers: the dendrite problem.
How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker

May 23, 2017 United States
A paper-thin, flexible device created not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well.
Self-healing tech charges up performance

Self-healing tech charges up performance

May 22, 2017 United States
Researchers have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries to make them more reliable and last longer.
Report from the IDTechEx Show! Berlin, Germany 2017

Report from the IDTechEx Show! Berlin, Germany 2017

May 19, 2017
Strong positive feedback and growth at Europe's most important event on emerging technologies
Hand-held thermoelectric generator wins top award

Hand-held thermoelectric generator wins top award

May 19, 2017 United States
The Spark is a hand-held thermoelectric generator that converts excess heat from any cook stove or fire into useable electricity.