Europeans are increasingly sceptical about robots
24th January 2019 Market Research, Research
It seems that Europeans are relatively positive about robots as long as they have a more or less theoretical concept in mind, but are increasingly critically when the robot is specified and personal interactions appear imminent – robots were evaluated more negatively in 2017 than five years before. This has been extracted from a survey of 80,396 citizens across 27 ...
OLED display market worth $25.5bn, says IDTechEx
5th September 2018 Market Research, News
The OLED industry is estimated to have sales worth $25.5bn this year, says IDTechEx Research. This could rise to $30.72bn in 2019, according to the report “Global OLED Display Forecasts and Technologies 2019-2029”. The report estimates that OLEDs used in mobile devices dominate the OLED industry, comprising of 88% of the market revenue in 2018. “These are predominately supplied by ...
ASIC asserts rights to ML chip market
21st August 2018 Business, FPGA / PLD, Internet of Things, Market Research, News, Programmable Logic and Asic
According to a report published by Allied Market Research, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) will dominate the machine learning (ML) chip market. The Machine Learning Chip Market report forecasts the global ML chip market will be worth $37.8 billion in 2025, demonstrating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40.8% between 2018 and 2025. The report considers chips by type ...
UK adults becoming happier about robots
21st June 2018 Market Research, News
Robots may be beginning to enter the psyche of the UK population.
Self-driving cars need to be four times safer, and preferably 100x
31st May 2018 Automotive Electronics, Market Research, Research
Self-driving cars must reduce traffic fatalities by at least 75% to stay on the roads
Solar facades need to last longer
11th May 2018 Market Research
Longer life with good transparency will need to be achieved if solar facades are to become common on buildings, according to a report by market research company IDTechEx. ‘Smart glass and windows 2018-2028: Electronic shading and semi-transparent PV‘ identifies gigawatt hour potential from glass building cladding and windows that include photovoltaic layers, but identifies multiple factors holding back deployment. Thinned crystalline ...
The Five Laws of Robotics – House of Lords looks at the future of AI
16th April 2018 Career Advice, Information Technology, Market Research
Five ethical principles at the heart of artificial intelligence development and use will be the best way for the UK to benefit from AI, concludes a report by the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. According to the report, ‘AI in the UK: Ready, Willing and Able?’, done ethically, the UK is in a strong position to be a world ...
LED lighting drives boom in vertical farms in China
20th February 2018 Market Research, News, World Region - Asia
LED lighting is having a major impact on the way plants are grown commercially in greenhouses. As a result the horticultural lighting market reached almost $3.8bn in 2017, according to market data from Yole Développement. But changes to the horticultural LED lighting market indicate that greenhouse applications may only be the tip of the iceberg. Emerging applications, including urban farming, ...
5G set to adopt GaN, but military protectionism may hit supply
8th February 2018 Market Research, News
Gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology looks like being a key element of future wireless infrastructure deployments including 5G. GaN is used in RF power devices that boost the power levels for wireless transceivers. By the end of 2017, the total RF GaN market was just $380m, but according to a new report by Yole Développement, the penetration rate in various ...
Juniper, Cisco, Huawei and Nokia lead Ethernet router market
11th January 2018 Information Technology, Market Research, News
The leading router and carrier Ethernet switch (CES) manufacturers continue to be Juniper Cisco, Huawei and Nokia, according the latest service provider survey from IHS Markit. For providing next-generation routing technologies, Cisco topped the ranking for 100GE, followed by Juniper and Nokia. “Juniper, Cisco, Huawei and Nokia form the top tier of service provider router and CES manufacturers,” said Heidi ...