Airbus, Altran and Microsoft will present the latest tech developments at the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin

An image of a person using tech at a conference to illustrate the IDTechEx show!
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IDTechEx has announced that Airbus, Altran and Microsoft will be opening the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin with two cornerstone presentations that will cover exciting technological developments.

The IDTechEx Show! will take place at the Estrel Convention Center in Berlin, Germany on 10 – 11 April. It is a global event for product innovators and technology scouts.

The event will feature over 200 exhibitors and 2500 expected attendees from over 60 countries. 250 speakers across 8 concurrent conference tracks will cover:

  • 3D printing;
  • Electric vehicles;
  • Energy storage;
  • Graphene;
  • IoT;
  • Printed electronics;
  • Sensors; and
  • Wearables.

According to IDTechEx, the IDTechEx Show!:”Brings together 8 key disruptive technologies and their customers at one venue. Industry analysts from IDTechEx have invited global speakers from many end-user organisations in addition to technology developers discussing their latest breakthroughs allowing you to gain actionable business insights and meet potential customers and partners. Speakers include Diageo, Google, Panasonic, Sony, Siemens, Beko, Bosch, Samsung and many more. ”

Airbus and Altran

Airbus/Altran award winning printed electronics information panel cabin interior

The first presentation will be conducted by Airbus and Altran together.  Airbus has revenues of approximately € 60 billion, from aeronautics, space and related services. Airbus and Altran are exploring the use of printed electronics in aircrafts, from light weighting to improved human-machine interfaces.

Their presentation at IDTechEx will cover the progress in printed electronics to reduce the number of discrete parts.

The printed electronics information panel cabin interior pictured is award winning and displays passenger related safety and comfort information. You can see this information panel on display at the IDTechEx Show! Exhibition.


Dr Kitty Yeung from Microsoft, the global software organisation, will present on “Demands And Opportunities In The Tech-Fashion Industry.”

Dr Yeung will discuss innovations in sensors, wearables, IoT and other technologies with creative design, and the talk will cover gaps in the ecosystem and how technologies can help transform the traditional garment industry, including functional electronics in garments using open-source hardware.

For full details of the IDTechEx Show! held on 10 – 11 April in Berlin please see

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