IDTechEx Analyzes Meta’s VR Optics Future

by Artem Alekseenko

Virtual Reality (VR) hecadsets are edging toward becoming commonplace. However, social acceptability is still some way off and the user experience is not entirely comfortable. Essential to solving these problems are the lenses that …

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Making the Metaverse: Hardware Hurdles, Discussed by IDTechEx

by Artem Alekseenko

Are you fed up with Zoom? Do you want online interactions to feel more… interactive? The metaverse promises a step-change in how society communicates but, without the hardware technology, will ultimately remain a pipe …

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Low-cost Flexible Displays Poised for Growth, Finds IDTechEx

by Artem Alekseenko

As increasing numbers of devices gain electronic functionality, many new applications will require some sort of display. This growth in functional, wirelessly connected devices is an exciting technological transition that could radically reshape how …

Tags:EPD (Electrophoretic)| Flexible Displays| IdTechEx

 Mixed Reality in a Time of COVID-19

by Artem Alekseenko

Recently the versatility of mixed and augmented reality products has come to the forefront of the news, with an Imperial led project at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Doctors have been wearing the …

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Ubiquitous Displays Enabled by Micro-LEDs

by Artem Alekseenko

MicroLED, believed by many as the next generation display technology, has been pursued by players from LED, display, OEM, materials and so on. Differentiated from LCD and OLED, microLED is considered to be the …

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AR, VR, MR, What Can Be Improved?

by Artem Alekseenko

In the coming decade, there will be many technological advances, which will hopefully overcome some of the limitations faced by AR, VR and MR products currently. IDTechEx’s most recent report on “Augmented, Mixed and …

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IDTechEx Research on Virtual Reality: To Be or Not to Be

by Artem Alekseenko

XR is a term which has become more prominent in the last few years. It encapsulates virtual, augmented, and mixed reality topics. The definition of each of these has become saturated in the past …

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Conductive Ink-base Films make Progress

by Bob Raikes

IDTechEx Research has put out the latest version of its forecast for ITO alternatives and has forecast that the market will reach $250 million by 2026. Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx summarised the …

Tags:IdTechEx| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 23 - Issue 40

ITO Challenged in New Applications

by Tom Allen

IDTechEx has examined the transparent conductive film (TCF) market in a new research report (, specifically covering ITO alternatives, and believes that the end of the downturn may be in sight. The TCF industry …

Tags:Film materials| IdTechEx| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Metal Mesh| Mobile Display Monitor| Silver Nanowire| Vol 23 - Issue 24

OLEDs Will Approach $60 Billion Within the Decade

by Tom Allen

IDTechEx has predicted that the OLED display market will reach a value of almost $16 billion this year, growing to $57 billion in 2026. The market for plastic and flexible AMOLED displays will reach …

Tags:IdTechEx| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Vol 23 - Issue 20

Augmented Reality Faces Challenges, Says Zervos

by Tom Allen

Harry Zervos, principal analyst with IDTechEx, presented a talk about eyewear. Virtual reality is already popular, he said, and augmented reality is growing in two stages. For now, it is tied to smartphones; the …

Tags:Eyewear| IdTechEx| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Printed Electronics Conference 2016 (Berlin)| Vol 23 - Issue 18