16 April 2014
The start-up ECOmove has developed a technology making it possible to manufacture an ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre-chassis, without using special equipment. The first unit has already been shipped to...
22 Jul 2009 | East Asia
While some involved in OLEDs and OTFTs are moving out of the business of printed and potentially printed electronics, work on inorganic materials and compounds is increasing. It is at least half of the effort on the topic as a whole - and will contin...
9 Nov 2007 |
There are a number of companies involved in using printing, or printing like processes to manufacture batteries and photovoltaics. NanoSolar has announced the building of large scale plants in both the US and Europe to produce photovoltaic cells usin...
5 Sep 2007 |
A new energy storage device that is only slightly bigger than the size of a postage stamp has been developed by scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The nanoengineered battery is lightweight, ultra thin, completely flexible, and likely t...
14 Sep 2009 | Worldwide
Plug in hybrid electric cars are now prioritised by most major car manufacturers. Pure electric on-road cars are prioritised by Nissan and a host of vibrant start up companies. They have one thing in common. The cleverest, most expensive part of thei...
1 Jul 2008 | United Kingdom
In a recent meeting in London, that was presenting the new electronics to those outside the industry, one speaker was waxing eloquent about "Organic Electronics" when someone at the back said, "Wait a minute - you mean like organic veg...
13 Nov 2008 | United States
Electronic circuits that are wholly or substantially printed are a commercial success today. Companies such as T-ink, E Ink, Toppan Forms, Soligie, GSI, Electroluminate, Schreiner, Delphi, Avery Dennison and Power Paper are selling printed electronic...
16 Jun 2010
The electric vehicle business is over $33 billion today at ex factory prices but cars are less than half of that. As the market nearly quintuples over the next ten years, cars will rise to nearly 55% of the business but the devil is in the detail. La...
23 Nov 2009 | United States
Electronics and electrics are becoming ubiquitous, the devices appearing on and in higher and higher volume products including e-labels and e-packaging. This calls for different forms of battery, capacitor and other energy storage because priorities ...
7 Dec 2007 |
IDTechEx staged its annual conference on Active RFID and Real Time Locating Systems RTLS in Dallas USA 5-6 December. Delegates at over 240 and exhibitors at 20 were again sharply up, reflecting this prosperous and innovative industry. Here we look at...
Analysis of over 140 Lithium-based Rechargeable Battery Manufacturers: Chemistry, Strategy, Success
Wireless Power Transmission for Consumer Electronics and Electric Vehicles 2014-2024
Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors: Supercapacitors 2014-2024
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Electric UAVs 2014-2024
Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024
Flexible carbon nanotubes made more reliable and efficient
Developing materials and electronics that dissolve when triggered