Tag Archives: IDTechEx

Sensors in the water and wastewater industries: A $2bn market by 2030

In the next decade, digital water technologies will be the next big innovation. With an industry predicted to be over $2Bn in 2030, this is a wide-reaching opportunity for many and a market which has a global impact. In order to create an efficient and optimised system, water and wastewater networks must …

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Automotive Lidar Market: IDTechEx research on the battlefield of a hundred technology suppliers

Analysts at the technology consulting firm IDTechEx are tracking more than one hundred companies that develop 3D lidar modules. The tally was at 107 and counting by November 2019, and most companies position their business as automotive Tier 2 suppliers. The lidar market is very dynamic and some players are making excellent progress towards launching automotive grade products. The Valeo Scala product by Valeo, a French automotive Tier 1 supplier, is alreadyused in the Audi A8 production vehicle. This is a …

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How close are we to autonomous cars?

In the past decade, progress continues in the development and deployment of autonomous driving technologies, as we see market leaders like Google’s Waymo have achieved the milestones in on-road testing of their self-driving fleets, and companies like Tesla announced ambitious plans to commercialise robotaxi services in geo-fenced areas by 2020. Meanwhile, we have also seen GM delaying its …

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Healthcare sensors: Piezoelectrics the new gymnasts, finds IDTechEx report

Healthcare electronics is rapidly deploying for wellness, electroceuticals, intrusive medical procedures and more, powered by new technologies. Much of it is trending to diagnostics and treatment on the move and removing the need for the patient to perform procedures on time. Instruments become wearables including electronic skin patches and implants.  …

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Powering the flexible world

From 2019 we will come to a world with flexible electronics and batteries to power these devices have attracted tremendous attentions. These devices may require batteries with special mechanical properties or form factors. For more details about thin, flexible and printed batteries, please refer to IDTechEx’s report Flexible, Printed and Thin …

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Fibre laser sensing trends

Fibre lasers have a large share of the laser material processing market but are typically limited to aerospace and defence applications in the sensing market segment. That is set to change within the next decade as emerging applications of fibre laser technologies include automotive LiDAR, multi-species gas sensing and structural health …

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