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NSF Hearables Challenge Winner’s Crowdfunding Campaign Funded on Day One

15 Sep

Mark Kaal, CEO of Samplified Audio has announced that the company’s Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the first product with Clementine Wear Inside, named the SnowOwl, was funded 200% on the day the campaign went live. Clementine Wear recently won the 2017 National Science Foundation’s Hearables Challenge. (more…)

New Smart Device ‘Skyroam Solis’ Combines Global 4G LTE Hotspot and Power Bank to Create the Ultimate Travel Gadget

7 Sep

Skyroam, the global WiFi provider making it easy for travelers to stay connected around the world, is announcing the launch of Skyroam Solis (, a dual 4G LTE global WiFi hotspot and power bank. Skyroam Solis is its newest and most powerful global connectivity gadget with super fast LTE speeds in over 100 countries, long-lasting battery, and mobile-charging to keep travelers connected and powered up on-the-go all day long. (more…)

A Big K.O. to Germs: Robot Enhances Hospital Safety by Killing Infection-Causing Microbes

7 Aug

Hospitals around the world are looking for new and innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens and kill multidrug resistant organisms that can cause hospital-acquired infections, or HAI. Saint Peter’s University Hospital has taken a leap into the future with the implementation of a LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ that emits waves of ultraviolet (UV) light to destroy hard-to-kill bugs in hard-to-clean places. (more…)

TrendForce Forecasts Size of Global Market for Smart Manufacturing Solutions to Top US$320 Billion by 2020; Product Development Favors Integrated Solutions

2 Aug

Industry 4.0 is a concept that has attracted a lot of attention in the global marketplace since its emergence in 2012. Following this conceptual framework, manufacturing companies in various industries have embarked on a mission to transform their operations by deploying smart technologies. (more…)

Driverless public buses to hit the streets of Singapore by 2020

12 Apr

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Singapore has been rolling out several key initiatives as a part of the nation’s Smart Mobility 2030 vision of a smart transportation network. As a result, it is seen strengthening its leadership in the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies. The government has encouraged the driverless cars to operate, and now it is keen to see autonomous public bus services hit the roads. (more…)

Opportunities: Next Emerging LED Markets

18 Feb

LEDs have become mainstream lighting applications. In recent years, market penetration rate of LED lighting has increased rapidly, and in 2016 the downtrend in prices became less noticeable. However, market growth has slowed, suggesting that global demand has become uneven.  (more…)

Taiwan’s Delta Electronics Unveils Latest Industrial Robots

5 Sep

Delta Electronics, Taiwan’s leading power management solutions provider, unveiled its latest vertical multi-joint robot and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCARA) industrial robot at the Taipei International Industrial Automation Exhibition on Sept. 1. (more…)

TrendForce Expects Sluggish Growth for Hepatitis B Drug Market with 2015~2023 CAGR at 0.4%

31 Aug

The scale of the global hepatitis B drug market was around US$2.15 billion in 2015 and is forecast to grow slowly at a CAGR of just 0.4% to US$2.2 billion in 2023, according to the latest biotechnology report from the global market research firm TrendForce. (more…)

TrendForce Reports Market for Lithium Batteries Used in IT Products Reached Equilibrium in Second Quarter

11 Aug

China’s new energy policies are driving the country’s domestic market for lithium batteries used in plug-in vehicles (xEVs). The strong demand from the xEV application has put pressure on the supply lithium batteries used in IT products. (more…)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Drops More Hints on a ‘Top Secret Masterplan’ for Future Electric Cars

13 Jul

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

And the world goes haywire because of a tweet(again!!), as Tesla CEO Elon Musk puts forth his intentions of publishing Part 2 of his ‘Top Secret Tesla Masterplan’. This means that we could soon get some inside scoop on new projects which are in the works, but not ready for unveiling. (more…)