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IDTechEx provides custom consulting, research and advisory services to help develop your business in these key topics. IDTechEx gives strictly independent marketing, technical and business advice and services in three forms - consulting, research and events, covering: • Printed, organic and flexible electronics • RFID and wireless sensors • Electric vehicles...

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IDTechEx provides custom consulting, research and advisory services to help develop your business in these key topics. IDTechEx gives strictly independent marketing, technical and business advice and services in three forms - consulting, research and events, covering:

Printed, organic and flexible electronics
RFID and wireless sensors
Electric vehicles
Energy Harvesting and Storage
Photovoltaics
Smart Packaging

Our work includes technology and market benchmarking, analysis of companies, due diligence, in-company masterclasses and global research. IDTechEx consultants travel extensively, visiting many conferences, universities and companies to learn and interpret the latest information for you.

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  • OLED Display Forecast 2015-2025: the Rise of Plastic and Flexible Displays

    Jan 2015

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    253 Pages

    LED displays are thinner, lighter, and offer better color performances compared to backlit liquid crystal displays (LCD). OLED displays are already mass produced for mobile phones and OLEDs will continue gaining market share against LCD technology.    The next evolution is plastic and flexible displays. IDTechEx expects the first flagship phone with a flexible display to...

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  • Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2015-2025

    Jan 2015

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    319 Pages

    This report provides the most comprehensive view of the topic, giving detailed ten year forecasts by device type. The market is analyzed by territory, printed vs non printed, rigid vs flexible, inorganic vs organic, cost of materials vs process cost and much more. Activities of over 1,000 leading companies are given, as is assessment of the winners and losers to come. Impartial...

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  • Wearable Technology Materials 2015-2025

    Dec 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    189 Pages

    This report concerns a new market for wearable electronics that awaits those prepared to make formulations and intermediate materials for the new 2D and 3D electronic printing, in-mold electronics and other processes. These and similar processes discussed in the report are being adopted over the coming decade because wearable electronics is changing its form radically, the better to comply...

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  • 3D Printing 2015-2025:Technologies, Markets, Players

    Dec 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    138 Pages

    This 138 slide report (PDF) covers the current and future status, opportunities and market forecasts of 3D printing. It contains many illustrative and analytical figures and tables plus company profiles from across the globe. Upon request the original PowerPoint can be included free of charge as part of the report purchase. 3D Printing 3D printing has received much...

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  • Photovoltaic Manufacturer Shipments: Capacity, Price & Revenues 2013-2014

    Dec 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Power

    120 Pages

    By Paula Mints, Founder and Chief Market Research Analyst, SPV Market Research    Analysis of quantitative capacity, production, shipments, inventory, and module price data for the supply side of the terrestrial photovoltaic industry. The 120 page report, published annually for over twenty years, provides trend analysis overtime as well as insights into price and regional...

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  • Energy Harvesting/ Regeneration for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2015-2025

    Dec 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    229 Pages

    The electric vehicle industry - land, water and air - is rapidly rising to become a huge market of over $533 billion by 2025. Some run entirely on harvested energy as with solar lake boats. Others recycle energy as with regenerative braking of cars, buses and military vehicles harvesting kinetic energy. Others use different forms of harvesting either to charge the traction batteries or to...

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  • Printing Equipment for Printed Electronics 2015-2025

    Dec 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    223 Pages

    This unique report addresses the applications and technologies of printing, curing and key integration equipment that is enabling printed electronics. The report assesses the performance of each printing and curing technology type, providing for each: Assessment of capability and suitability to printing different types of materials  Analysis of existing uses of the...

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  • Conductive Ink Markets 2015-2025: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

    Nov 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    265 Pages

    The conductive ink and paste business is a large market that will generate $2.2 billion in 2015 in revenue at the ink/paste level. This market however is segmented, consisting of many emerging and mature markets. Overall, the market will experience 2.7% CAGR over the coming decade, although growth will be unevenly spread with several target markets experiencing rapid growth while others...

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  • 3D Printing Materials 2015-2025: Status, Opportunities, Market Forecasts

    Nov 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    132 Pages

    This 132 slide report (PDF) covers the current and future status, opportunities and market forecasts of 3D printing materials. It contains many illustrative and analytical figures and tables plus profiles of 16 companies, from across the globe, who supply a wide variety of materials for 3D printing. Interviews with 8 industrial end-users describe their experiences with 3D printing and give...

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  • Industrial and Commercial Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles 2015-2025

    Nov 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    234 Pages

    Those selling components for electric vehicles and those wishing to make the vehicles themselves must seek where the majority of the money is spent and will be spent. That must lead them to industrial and commercial electric vehicles because today these represent 60% of the value of the electric vehicle market. Indeed, this sector is set to grow 4.2 times in the next decade. Industrial and...

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  • Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2015-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    149 Pages

    We are in the decade of the hybrid electric vehicle despite the fact that most off road and underwater vehicles are pure electric. That includes most forklifts, golf cars and mobility vehicles for the disabled plus Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and personal submarines. Indeed, most electric aircraft are pure electric as well. The reason is that these are mainly small as are electric...

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  • Electric Vehicles for Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2015-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    111 Pages

    Electric vehicles for construction, mining and agriculture will be a $50 billion market in 2025. Komatsu, John Deere, Caterpillar, and others manufacture the big vehicles - mainly hybrid - while other manufacturers offer smaller, pure-electric versions. Pure electric is a legal requirement indoors. Outdoors, fuel saving and better performance attracts. Cranes and man lifters have many...

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  • Electric Vehicle Forecasts, Trends and Opportunities 2015-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    197 Pages

    This master report summarising and forecasting every sector of the EV industry remains unique. It adds new sectors as they become substantial, the latest being car-like microEVs homologated as quadricycles in Europe. In the last year it has become a more closely integrated market - pure electric and hybrid whether on land, water or airborne. For example, Nissan has launched hybrid cars...

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  • Apparel RFID 2013-2023

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Apparel

    284 Pages

    The RFID tagging of apparel is now the largest and fastest growing application of RFID in retailing, the retail supply chain and associated industries. About 100 organizations are tagging apparel in trials and rollouts. Just two - taken together - will buy 500 million tags yearly. According to new IDTechEx analysis, the systems and tag business concerned with apparel RFID will grow at...

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  • E-Textiles: Electronic Textiles 2014-2024

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Textiles

    147 Pages

    For about 70% of our time we are in contact with textiles and they are starting to become intelligent. This report is about the ultimate form of that - e-textiles based on inherently electronically or electrically-active woven e-fibers. These disruptive technologies will have an exponentially increasing market but with a slow start because they are so challenging. E-textiles vary from apparel...

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  • Supercapacitor / Ultracapacitor Interviews, Strategies, Road Map 2014 - 2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    248 Pages

    Traditionally, rechargeable batteries have been used as energy dense products and the other devices based on capacitors have been used as power dense products. There are more-power-dense versions of the favourite rechargeable batteries - lithium-ion with 70% or so of the rechargeable battery market in 2023. Unfortunately, power dense rechargeable batteries surrender a lot of energy...

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  • Future Technology for Hybrid and Pure Electric Cars 2015-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Machines

    124 Pages

    E-cars are oversupplied and changing in all respects but in this frenzy of birth and death the future is being created with hybrid cars rapidly gaining market share now and sale of pure electric cars likely to take off in the second half of the coming decade as certain technical and cost challenges are resolved. Toyota and Tesla have hugely benefitted from correct market positioning but now...

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  • Printing Equipment for Printed Electronics 2014-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    203 Pages

    The unique report addresses the applications and technologies of printing, curing and key integration equipment that is enabling printed electronics. The report assesses the performance of each printing and curing technology type, providing for each:   Assessment of capability and suitability to printing different types of materials  Analysis of existing uses of...

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  • Functional Materials for Supercapacitors-Ultracapacitors-EDLC 2015-2025

    Oct 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Materials

    185 Pages

    This report explains the materials and performance achievements and objectives of the 80 manufacturers of supercapacitors and supercabatteries. It reveals, in easily accessed form, the performance, formulation and morphology of the key materials used and planned for the future. It concerns materials work both by the device manufacturers and by the many third party developers and suppliers...

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  • Stretchable Electronics and Electrics 2015 - 2025

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    0 Pages

    Introduction  Stretchable electronics concerns electrical and electronic circuits and combinations of these that are elastically or inelastically stretchable by more than a few percent while retaining function. For that, they tend to be laminar and usually thin. No definitions of electronics and electrical sectors are fully watertight but it is convenient to consider...

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  • Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2015 - 2025

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    214 Pages

    Thin, flexible and printed batteries have commercially existed for more than ten years. Traditionally, the micro-power thin and printed batteries were used in skin patches, RFID tags and smart cards. Today however the composition of the target market has drastically changed with greatest interest from wearable devices, consumer electronics and Internet of Things. This change in...

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  • Thin Film Encapsulation for Flexible Electronics 2015-2025: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    107 Pages

    A large opportunity lies in the development of devices in a flexible form factor that can operate without deterioration in performance, allowing them to be more robust, lightweight and versatile in their use. In order for flexible displays and photovoltaics to be commercially successful, they must be robust enough to survive for the necessary time and conditions required of the device....

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  • Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Semiconductors

    96 Pages

    Structural electronics (SE) is one of the most important technological developments of this century. It forms a key part of the dream, formulated decades ago, of computing disappearing into the fabric of society. It also addresses, in a particularly elegant manner, the dream of Edison in 1880 that electricity should be made where it is needed. SE is often biomimetic - it usefully imitates...

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  • Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting 2014-2024: Devices, Applications, Opportunities

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    Power

    91 Pages

    Thermoelectric generators are devices which convert temperature differences into electrical energy. The principle phenomenon that underpins thermoelectric energy generation is known as the Seebeck effect: the conversion of a temperature differential into electricity at the junction of two materials.   Although thermoelectric phenomena have been used for heating and cooling...

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  • Wearable Technology 2014-2024: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

    Sep 2014

    By IDTechEx

    ICT

    237 Pages

    Wearable technology mainly concerns devices and apparel/textiles. Glasses, jewellery, headgear, belts, armwear, wristwear, legwear, footwear, skin patches, exoskeletons and e-textiles are involved and the device business is already large. As the wearable electronics business powers from over $14 billion in 2014 to over $70 billion in 2024, the dominant sector will remain the healthcare sector...

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