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China blacklist creates supply chain confusion
The United States Department of Commerce’s decision to blacklist 28 Chinese public safety organisations and commercial entities hit at some of China’s most dominant vendors within the security industry. By Danielle vanZandt, Industry Analyst - Security, Aerospace, Defense, & Security, Frost & Sullivan
Next-gen robotic combat vehicles to ignite fresh growth prospects
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, ‘US Military Combat Vehicle Market, Forecast to 2024’, has revealed that the US Army is significantly investing in enhancing its ageing combat vehicle (CV) fleet while also developing next-generation vehicles that will operate un-manned, collect intelligence, and follow an optionally manned vehicle leader.
Eco-friendly oilfield chemicals bring increased application
Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis of the global oilfield chemical market reveals that the development of innovative, advanced oilfield chemicals that have superior performance characteristics and are eco-friendly have paved the way for increased application use, premium prices, and market growth.
Transforming India into a Defence Export Powerhouse
As a nation seeking to achieve self-reliance across defence segments by 2025, India presents a complex case of procurement and industry. For the past few years, policy and action were oriented toward increasing indigenous defence industrial capabilities through foreign original equipment manufacturer (OEM) linkages.
Adoption of machine learning will ignite fresh growth prospects
Research and development (R&D) in the defence industry is undergoing a paradigm shift. Previously, R&D was driven by military investment, but it is now driven by civilian investment. This affects how technologies are developed, with dual-use technologies becoming more prevalent on the battlefield and existing technologies combined in novel ways to achieve the desired capabilities.
The future of automotive body-in-white inspection
The automotive industry is preparing for Industry 4.0 rollouts by making large-scale changes to all of their processes, from design and engineering to production and aftermarket. The method of dimensional inspection, on the other hand, is still largely traditional, especially in the body-in-white (BIW) phase.
Android OS expected to disrupt the automotive market
According to analytics company, Frost & Sullivan, Google's Android automotive OS and Linux are likely to challenge the incumbent QNX, with major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Audi, Volkswagen, and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance opting for Android in their next-generation vehicles.
IoT will open opportunities for machine vision vendors
Machine vision technology has been in the market for years. However, in advancements in technology and with the evolution of smart factory, the past decade has seen a drastic revolution in machine vision equipment. The $7.45bn global machine vision equipment market is expected to almost double by 2022 to touch $13.62bn, as industries intensify their demand for quality inspection.
Big data technology to create cyber security solutions
As cyber crime becomes more sophisticated and even a method of warfare, technologies such as machine learning, Big Data, and blockchain will become prominent. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up numerous points of vulnerabilities, compelling cyber security companies, especially startups, to develop innovative solutions to protect enterprises from emerging threats.
Wireless gas detectors gain an edge with IoT technologies
The rising interconnectivity among devices in industries is opening up the market for wireless gas sensors. These sensors can be installed in smartphones and are designed to support Bluetooth, WiFi, near-field communication, and other wireless connections. Their portability, low power requirements, and high-performance potential make them well suited for Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
IIoT fuels huge growth opportunities for intelligent pumps
Increased customer demand to derive maximum output from legacy equipment is driving pump manufacturers to integrate enhanced technological features into existing pumps. They started off integrating Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and controllers with the aim of conserving energy, monitoring performance, controlling the speed, and measuring a few vital parameters, but these benefits are beginning to prove insufficien...
The rise of Industrial IoT drives and predictive inspection models
Rebounding from a two-year slump, the non-destructive test (NDT) inspection services market is undergoing an overall transformation. The convergence of various technologies such as Big Data, predictive analytics, digital twin, cloud computing, and smart factories is enhancing growth opportunities in the market, giving rise to several new business models.
IIoT technologies creates opportunities in industrial cybersecurity
High penetration of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology in critical infrastructure and the manufacturing sector has resulted in a growing number of potential cyber-attack surfaces. According to a recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, cyber-attacks within the energy and utilities industries alone cost an average of $13.2m per year.
Growth in electronic test and measurement industry spurred on
Autonomous driving, 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), data centres, power applications, and new high-speed digital standards are the growth engines of the electronic test and measurement (T&M) equipment market for the next five years.
Dual-use commercial tech creates significant growth opportunities
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, US DoD Cybersecurity Market, Forecast to 2023, reveals that intense attacks from adversaries and non-state actors are compelling Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity spend for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based cybersecurity tools and systems and the development of quantum computing and artificial intelligence technologies. Defense cybersecurity industry consolidation is expected to increase w...
IIoT demands set to boost global T&M market
With Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industry 4.0 transforming manufacturing and operations ecosystems across the aerospace & defence (A&D) industry, electronic test equipment (ETE) suppliers have begun to evolve their technologies to keep pace.
Internet of Medical Things spurs home healthcare industry growth
The perceptible shift from reactive healthcare to proactive patient care is a direct result of the technological advances in sensor technologies and Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). Intelligent sensors are hastening the creation of a fully connected ecosystem, opening up the possibility of remote or home healthcare becoming a mainstream healthcare model.
PD pump providers switch to solution-based business models
Traditional product-based selling is giving way to solution-based selling as the European Positive Displacement (PD) Pumps Market experiences a surge in partnerships among Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as well as Automation and IT sectors. This Business model allows Pump manufacturers to position themselves as One-stop solution providers and meet the rising consumer demand for smart services.
Creating growth opportunities for material manufacturers
In the recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Material Technologies Shaping the Future of Electric Vehicles (EV), the material technologies used in EVs is discussed by analysing recent global and regional trends. It found that electric vehicle manufacturers are looking at materials as a lever of growth for EV adoption.
MRO distributors best positioned to tap IIoT growth opportunities
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) assisted machinery are proving highly valuable tools for plant owners keen to reduce operational expenditure (OPEX) in a volatile economic environment. Changing competitive landscapes and customer preferences, the emergence of advanced digital technologies, and the threat of price wars are compelling manufacturers to enhance their asset lifecycle to remain viable.