At the IDTechEx Show Europe 2017 in Berlin, Russian start-up Comberry showcased its all-solid-state supercapacitor. Technology analyst Lorenzo Grande interviewed the minds behind this project.
Sunpartner Wysips display technologies are crystal layers for displays that receive solar energy and charge your device. Versions for both reflective and non reflective exist. Filmed at the I-Zone startups and New Tech Demos area at the SID Display Week.
VTree is Creating Smart Cities building a solar future based on three powerful concepts: solar energy, internet and great design. Focused on solar powered, Smart Street Furniture, VTREE has bases in Sao Paulo, Bucharest and Lisbon and was born of online collaboration within this triangle. Their flagship product, the Fractal VTREE aims to activate brands and public initiatives through a tree-shaped solar powered meeting point with wi-fi, charging station for scooters and mobile phones and touch screen interaction. The tree is also capable of tracking human behaviour within a 250m radius of any network point, produce heatmaps and other data analysis whilst allows clients to engage with users in real time in many different ways. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show!
Adaptive City Mobility is the development of a complete, emission-free mobility concept for cities. Ten cooperating technology ventures are constructing a small electric light-weight vehicle of the vehicle category L7E and developing it for series production. Combined with an innovative software, hardware and battery exchange system it depicts an extensive solution for the urban mobility of the future, E Ink displays are used on the back for advertisement.
Filmed at the IDTechEx Show!
Solar Team Eindhoven creates an energy efficient 4-seater family car to make solar cars sexy and user friendly. The World Solar Challenge encourages teams to push the limits of technology, where the Solar Team Eindhoven won the Cruiser Class at Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia where the car covered 3,000 kilometers all the way from Darwin to Adelaide carrying two occupants at an average speed of 76 km/h. It is the ultimate challenge for solar-powered vehicles. Solar Team Eindhoven contributes to a clean world. Their passion is to develop a solar car that is ready for the market of tomorrow. Imagine a world where cars no longer need fossil fuels, where cars are energy positive. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show!
Kolon Industries presents their flexible organic photovoltiacs for energy harvesting, their flexible OPV with claimed 3-5 years life is great in its apparel and should be everywhere. This has 50% transparency and a bending radius of only 10mm, a low cost roll to roll printing process resulting in "Payback less than 0.2 years", focusing on the four major business divisions, industrial materials, chemical, films/electronic materials, and fashion, the company is aiming to be a leader in each industry by providing this flexible solar power. Kolon Industries with its Flexible Solar Panel won the Best In Show award at IDTechEx Show in Berlin 2017. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show!
TEGnology develops and commercializes new materials to be used in thermo electric generation, the material is cheaper and more heat-resistant than other materials on the market has developed costing less than 5% of the competition and is manufacturable in industrial quantities. With an ROI of less than two years, their two new materials exploit waste heat energy recovery very efficiently, useful for markets such as automotive, maritime, bio-fuel, Combined Heat & Power and the Sensor Industry. TEGnology replaces batteries, requires no maintenance, it's Made in Denmark, it is Low cost and available, uses commonly available materials, no tellurium or lead enables Self-powered wireless IOT sensor for temperature, pressure, vibration and more, it's high temperature energy harvesting for industry. Filmed at the IDTechEx show.
8Power presents the Track100, a 100% self-powered Energy Harvesting LoraWan LPWA GPS Tracker for creating Sensor Networks that run on vibrations and solar. These can be installed all over the place, never having to go back to change the batteries nor recharging the devices to power the Sensor Network IoT. 8Power Ltd received the Best Technical Development within Energy Harvesting Award at the IDTechEx Show. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show.
Jointop makes a unique foldable solar panel. These foldable solar panels are easy to carry and can provide electricity wherever it is need. These solar panels include an electric generator. The primary market for the product is camping for powering outdoor electronics. The prices range from $700 and upwards.
Star Micronics (HQ located in Japan) has developed the Vibration Harvesting Technology and started the marketing of Vibration Harvester Engine and Beacon as a new business. The products will be activated with vibrations as the human walking motion and support the applications of IoT sensor solutions and Industry 4.0 like Smart Factory. Filmed at the IDTechEx Show! USA 2016 in Santa Clara California.