NEWS AND UPDATES

    • 3D Mobile Sensing Technology

      Mobile 3D sensing (VCSEL Technology)

      15 Feb 2019

      VCSEL technology encourages progress in biometric solutions such as mobile 3D sensing, according to Bianka Schnabel. Most of the key technologies behind advancements in mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and wearables, are based on the ubiquitous use of light. This does not only include visible light such as display lighting or flash applications. Gesture recognition, iris scann...

    • 3D Mobile Sensing Technology

      Europe: JBT releases dryer for spiral freezers

      14 Feb 2019

      JBT Corporation launches the LVS QuickDry that dries industrial spiral freezers after cleaning fast. It makes use of a patented system of condensation cycles to quickly and efficiently remove all droplets of water from spiral freezers. Unlike most traditional drying systems, which rely on fans and can take an average of two-and-a-half hours to achieve results, drying using the new system take...

    • Protein Extraction

      Europe: To extract protein from grass for human consumption, Researchers working on It.

      13 Feb 2019

      In a project headed by DTU Food, companies and researchers are working together to find a commercial way in that they collect the grass and extract protein from it and this protein tastes delicious. Nowadays, the grass is only served to ruminants, but in upcoming days, grass protein will also be part of the human diet, if the people behind the research project InnoGrass will get their way and ...

    • Electric Vehicle Charging Unit

      WiTricity acquires Qualcomm's Electric Vehicle charging unit

      12 Feb 2019

      WiTricity is a wireless power transfer company which is acquiring tech giant Qualcomm Inc.'s electric vehicle charging unit, improving the startup's wireless EV charging capabilities. WiTricity announced on Monday that the acquisition of Qualcomm Halo includes certain technology platform and intellectual property assets, including over 1,500 patents and patent applications for wireless ...

    • Americas: Plant-based foods on the rise, report

      07 Feb 2019

      Eight in 10 people, US survey respondents have changed their or their family’s diet to try to be healthier, with over 39% of them have increased their consumption of fruit and vegetables in order to be healthy, according to the Innova Market Insights’ 2018 Consumer Lifestyles Survey. The Plant Kingdom is one of Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends for 2019. Companies and brands ...

    • Paperboard Packaging

      Paperboard packaging found to be greener than plastic, study

      07 Feb 2019

      The study shows paperboard is more environment-friendly than that of dangerous plastic only packaging, leads to reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99%. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this single choice can make the biggest climate impact during a product manager or designer’s entire professional career, according to study findings by IVL Swedish Envir...

    • US Market

      Algaia and Gelymar to enter US market

      06 Feb 2019

      Algaia and Gelymar have decided to use a joint commercialization network in the US. They will market their food, personal care products in the North American region through AIDP Inc., Algaia’s current US distributor. This contract for North America will spot Gelymar and Algaia as leading manufacturers of sustainable algae extracts for food, nutraceuticals and personal care products, propo...

    • High Operating Temperature Thermal Sensor Array Market

      High operating temperature thermal sensor array market

      06 Feb 2019

      The Semiconductor manufacturing company Melexis has unveiled a new version of its far-infrared (FIR) thermal sensor array. The device has a lower thermal noise compared to the current MLX90640, a high refresh rate of 64 Hz and an elevated operational temperature up to 125 °C. This latest advance sensing technology allows for simplified integration of temperature measurement into application...

    • Vegan Faux Leather Market

      The Vegan Faux leather market trend

      05 Feb 2019

      Companies are focusing on creating a vegan alternative to leather. Rapid growth in the popularity of vegan food - from hamburgers to sausage rolls and chicken alternatives - has shaken up the food industry, he believes his firm can help do the same to the $200bn (£153bn) leather industry. Items that qualify as vegan or faux leather can be produced from materials as varied as cork, barkclo...

    • Static Electricity and Triboelectric Market

      Static electricity and triboelectric effect could charge our electronics (Market research, Analysis, trend, news updates, forecast, and market growth)

      05 Feb 2019

      Static electricity is one of the most common, yet poorly understood, forms of power generation. Because of low voltage electric generation, the Static electricity was ignored by globe but now time changed and scientists are focusing on it and doing research. A new study suggests the cause of this hair-raising phenomenon is tiny structural changes that occur at the surface of materials when...