Electronics Market Data News

Wireless charging of vehicles needs standards

High power wireless charging seems to be the flavour of the month. A recent report from analysts at IDTechEx interestingly outlines the impact it could have on the market for electric buses. Dr Peter Harrop of IDTechEx writes: “Wireless charging removes hassle and personnel issues such as holding a heavy…

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Europe's distributors see benefit of weak euro

Europe’s semiconductor distributors continue to see strong sales despite wider economic concerns in the Euro Zone. However, much of the growth in sales revenues is coming from a euro/dollar swing which saw a 20% fall in the value of the euro meaning sellers benefited from price increases. According…

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Jaguar Land Rover calls a taxi with Uber

Jaguar Land Rover owner, Tata has invested in internet technology company Uber. The investment by the India-based manufacturing conglomerate is the latest example of the car industry identifying the potential new business in internet-connected vehicles. Connected vehicles will create a new business opportunity proving the internet-based mobile…

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Internet security cameras in demand in India

The market for internet-based video surveillance systems in India is one to watch, according to market researcher, 6Wresearch. The growing demand for security cameras connected to the internet in India will mean the internet protocol (IP) video surveillance could be worth $1.4bn by 2021. Amongst all IP surveillance…

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More robots in the home - market survey

Do we really want robots in our homes to do the washing and make the coffee? Or is the relentless on-rush of robotics a high tech myth? Online purchasing specialist, Idealo has carried out a user survey to find out if we really want machines helping us out around…

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Graphene market set for major growth in 2018

IDTechEx Research has estimated that the graphene market will reach nearly $200m at the material year. Revenues are currently dominated by sales of small-volume but high-priced research samples, but as commercial supply chains develop it is estimated that sales and price falls will accelerate from 2018-2020. The…

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IT sector is good health as TV personalities raise profile

Demand for new IT systems and services in the UK is creating strong business growth in software development, IT services and hardware sales, according to market analysis from Creditsafe. As a result in 2014, the number of companies in the UK technology category grew from 136,775 to 146,279…

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Connected vehicles will be first big IoT market

Connected vehicles are likely to be the first big IoT market to take off. According to market analyst Juniper Research, the market for in-vehicle telematics will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally…

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