SiC adoption is accelerating: is the industrial supply chain ready?

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – March 4, 2019: “The 2016-2018 period has been crucial for the whole SiC industry,” asserts Rémi Comyn, PhD., Patent & Technology Analyst at Knowmade, the Technology Intelligence and IP strategy consulting company. “SiC MOSFETs, commercially available for several years, are gaining the confidence of numerous customers and have clearly begun to penetrate[…]

Apple, the best positioned to bring high volume consumer microLEDs to market

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – October 10, 2018: “MicroLED displays could potentially match or exceed OLED performance in all critical attributes” comments Dr. Eric Virey, Senior Technology & Market Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole). It includes brightness, contrast, color gamut, refresh rate, viewing angle, ruggedness and durability, resolution and pixel density, lifetime, power consumption etc. Yole and its partner[…]

Radar for automotive: we are entering a new age

Extracted from: Radar Technologies for Automotive report, 2017 edition and LiDAR for Automotive & Industrial Application, 2018 edition from Yole Développement – AWR1642 77 & 79 GHz RFCMOS Radar Chipset from Texas Instruments report, 2018 edition from System Plus Consulting – LiDAR for Automotive Patent Landscape report, 2018 edition from Knowmade. SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France – September 20,[…]

Innovations, new entrants, business opportunities: the battery industry is booming

Extracted from: Status of the Battery Patents report, Knowmade, April 2018 – Li-Ion Battery Packs for Automotive & Stationary Storage Applications report, Yole Développement, April 208 – Status Of The Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Industry, Yole Développement, 2017 OUTLINES: What are the drivers and market dynamics helping the battery pack market to reach US$87.3 billion by[…]

LiDARs: many technologies, many players, lot of investments… What will be the next step?

Extracted from: LiDARs For Automotive And Industrial Applications 2018, Yole Développement, May 2018 – LiDAR For Automotive Patent Landscape, Knowmade, April 2018 OUTLINES: Will automotive change the LiDAR market? Will LiDAR reach the automotive mass-market? LiDAR: the automotive market segment is showing an impressive diversity of technologies. Autonomous driving is a huge opportunity for LiDAR.[…]

Medical imaging technologies for OCT : a dynamic and competitive industry

Extracted from: Optical Coherence Tomography Medical Imaging – Patent Landscape report, Knowmade, February 2018 OUTLINES: • Recent mergers and acquisitions have occurred in the OCT medical imaging field. How will they impact the IP landscape? • OCT’s development began 25 years ago, under MIT’s impetus. • OCT medical imaging is a competitive market. Several products[…]

MicroLED displays: the patent landscape reflects the dynamism of the sector

Extracted from: MicroLED Displays : Intellectual Property Landscape report, Yole Développement & KnowMade – January 2018 OUTLINES: Which companies own patents in microLED display? What are their major thrust areas and portfolio strength? MicroLED industry : a broad range of actors. Transfer and display structure dominate, while defect management surprisingly falls behind. A complex supply[…]