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ROS On The Rise

As robots become more commonplace in commercial and industrial settings, companies are searching for ways to optimize how robots behave and interact with one another.

It’s no wonder, then, that our data shows an explosion in the adoption of the Robot Operating System. In fact, according to our new Open-Source Robotics Projects report, nearly 55 ...

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Government IDs Are Getting Smarter

Across the globe, people are traveling more than ever before. In fact, the number of international travelers has increased every year since 2009.

With this trend expected to continue, both travelers and governments are looking for ways to make the process of traveling internationally more efficient, cost-effective, and, most importantly, secure – a combination that ...

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10 Innovative New Companies Reshaping Wireless Connectivity

When you think about the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Wireless Connectivity space, there are some time-tested and well-known companies that come to mind. However, a new crop of players is changing the landscape, pushing the boundaries of innovation in an effort to address critical challenges that the wireless industry is facing today.

These innovations are taking ...

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Get Ready For Connected ... Cattle?

When discussing the Internet of Things, most people think of connected factories, or smart homes, or even smart cities. However, another, somewhat unlikely industry is starting to embrace the potential of the IoT – agriculture.

That’s why, by 2024, more than 2 million farms and 36 million cattle will be connected, according to our new ...

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Utilities Are Getting More Connected — And More Vulnerable

For decades, the utility industry operated in an analog world. Energy and water grids were originally managed offline, and later in air-gapped and highly siloed systems.

This lack of digitization meant that there was no ability to communicate information from equipment-to-equipment, system-to-system, or plant-to-plant. However, it also meant that there was no information to intercept ...

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Ad Tech Spend Adding Up Quickly

As people continue to consume content in new formats, and on new platforms, advertisers are seeking out new ways to connect. As a result, digital ad spend is accounting for larger portions of marketing budgets, which is great news for advertising technology (ad tech) companies.

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An Exciting Future For Exoskeletons

When it comes to the robotics market, automation-enabling devices like cobots and 5G robots tend to garner a lion’s share of the attention.

However, there is one technology that has flown under the radar yet is poised to make just as big of an impact – exoskeletons.

By 2028, global Exoskeleton revenues will reach $5 ...

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Industry 4.0 Spurs $4.1 Billion Investment In Plant Simulation Software

Industry 4.0 is rapidly transforming the industrial and manufacturing industry, with companies large and small investing in technologies like 5G, additive, artificial intelligence, and others.

These investments are adding up quickly, forcing manufacturers to rethink the ways that they deploy new technologies. That’s why we’re seeing plant simulation software gaining in popularity and traction. In fact, we project that revenues in this space will reach $4.1 billion by 2030.

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Augmented Reality Is Poised To Enhance Efficiency In Warehouses

With international trade activity picking up and more companies entering the e-commerce space, the demand for warehousing facilities has been on a steady rise. However, warehouses of today face a very unique, and mounting, set of challenges.

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Combating Dangerous Air Quality With Technology

Every year, 7 million people around the globe die as a result of poor air quality, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). That’s more than 5 times the amount that die in traffic accidents (1.3 million).

Fortunately, cities around the world are taking notice, and in response they’re making significant investments to combat dangerous air quality levels. In fact, the number of public air sensor stations – which measure air quality – is expected to increase from 8,000 in 2019 to around 31,000 in 2024 as cities look to build a dense network of monitoring stations.

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