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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.
Wearable technologies give a boost to the adoption of medtech
In the recent analysis, Healthcare Innovations in Emerging Economies, Frost & Sullivan found that medtech markets are among the most competitive in the world and are dominated by large multinational companies (MNCs), offering a wide range of products and solutions for the most commonly occurring diseases.
Embedded instrumentation expected to reach $110.3m by 2023
As growth opportunities for providers now offer flexible, versatile, cloud-enabled, and connected test solutions, these can easily be upgraded, and for these reasons Frost & Sullivan believe the embedded market will grow and grow. The embedded instrumentation market is witnessing double-digit growth due to increased demand from the automotive and telecommunication industries and the miniaturisation and complexities of electronic devices.
Demand for industrial automation and IIoT fuels
The latest analysis of the pneumatic valves and actuators market from Frost & Sullivan found that Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) adoption is expected to increase significantly due to rising energy costs and end-user demand for lower product costs, improved operational efficiency, and increased machine up-time.
Adoption of IIoT-based smart bearings spurs market
There is a clear and steady growth that is visible in the European bearings market. Factors stimulating growth include the adoption of sophisticated bearings with improved performance and demand for bearings with longer service life, higher efficiency, and lower maintenance requirements.
What's in store for sensors?
A new era of connectivity in the digital age is being brought by the Internet of Things, as it connects critical business sectors through a network of secure data flow, analytics, and management. It’s also bringing numerous opportunities for sensor participants through security technologies required for remote services and enhanced accessibility of devices.
Growth of home automation market fuelled by connectivity
Unambiguous business models, frequent innovations on IoT, cloud services, Big Data platforms, rise of connected devices, and dependency on technology are some of the drivers propelling double-digit growth in the European home automation market. Products and services associated with home automation and smart and connected homes have changed the consumer’s perception of technological innovation.
Research material developments drive growth of FE industry
The Flexible Electronics (FE) industry is currently in a growth phase. Keen research and development activities, coupled with advanced material development, are propelling the creation of diverse enabled technologies.
Autonomous vehicles mean huge opportunities for sensor developers
The need for vehicle and occupant safety in automobiles is growing hand-in-hand with the popularity of autonomous vehicles and as such, the market as a whole is being opened up to advanced automotive sensor technologies.
Bandwidth-heavy applications create growth opportunities
Governments and industry stakeholders are keenly following developments in the microelectronics industry, as these technologies could potentially disrupt and bolster the Internet of Things (IoT) Mega Trend. Microelectronics will support eco-friendliness, Innovating to Zero, smart and connected homes, cloud computing and miniaturisation trends, and influence the technological progress of a wide range of industries.
Developers focus on sustainability to stay relevant in the market
The demand for efficient and sustainable energy is intensifying with the global rise in standards of living, digitalisation and economic growth. Technological advances in management platforms, automation and control solutions, building energy management solutions, tight oil extraction, and microgrids are changing traditional paradigms in the energy sector, making it smarter and more environmentally friendly.
Innovation drives growth in diverse industries
Robotic exoskeletons are rapidly breaking out of the realm of sci-fi, finding application across varied industries, including healthcare, military, sports, robotics, construction, logistics, warehouse and industrial automation. Their exceptional ability to rehabilitate patients with physical or neurological disorders, or enhance the wearer’s physical strength, efficiency, performance capability and functionality, is encouraging research ins...
DC power suppliers focus on growth in emerging nations
With the rising deployment of mobile broadband (MBB) and fixed broadband (FBB) networks all over the world, direct current (DC) power system manufacturers are experiencing a period of sustained growth. The increased implementation of long-term evolution (LTE) infrastructure in Asia-Pacific and Europe, and the need for basic telecom infrastructure in Africa are generating a host of opportunities for DC power system suppliers in the telecom in...
Surging demand from Data Centres energises European diesel market
As low economic growth is expected to keep the diesel generator set (genset) market subdued until 2020, several factors are sustaining market potential, including the growth of data centres, rising infrastructure investments, low diesel prices due to falling oil prices, and capacity market auctions in the United Kingdom.
Report finds digital solutions crucial to IIoT growth
Due to the need for capital efficiency, asset efficiency and resource efficiency, tectonic shifts are underway across process and discrete industries. These trends are nurturing the growth of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0. The convergence of algorithms, cloud, data, devices and networks drive a creative destruction and expansion of traditional business models. Further, the directional shift from CAPEX ◇ OPEX ...
The rise of renewable energy continues
With prices for both solar and wind continuing to decline, renewable investment keeps booming at the expense of traditional power generation. Lower project costs and continued regulatory support for renewable energy in key markets will see global renewable power investment reach $243.1bn in 2017, with solar photovoltaic (PV) the fastest growing segment, followed by wind power – by 2020 non-hydro renewables will account for 65% of global pow...
Solar PV is fastest growing renewable energy segment
There are many driving market opportunities in the power industry including increased decentralisation, the need to decarbonise electricity generation, and digitisation to boost operational efficiency. Continued regulatory support for renewable energy in key markets will see global power investment reach $443.5bn in 2017. Solar photovoltaic (PV) will be the fastest growing segment, followed by wind power, accounting for 37.5% and 21% of global in...
Global alternator market is fuelled by new technologies
A rising demand for energy efficiency and security, technology advancements, and power demand-supply gap is driving the global alternator market. Growing industrialisation in the Asia-Pacific region, the shift toward renewable power generation, and investment in distributed energy will drive market revenues to $5.19bn by 2020. In a highly fragmented market dominated by relabels, alternator suppliers must look to integrate with power generati...
WhatsApp and the fight against terror - what lies ahead?
Alexander Michael, Director of Consulting, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan explains his thoughts on WhatsApp and the fight against terror.
Turbomolecular pumps attract investments from the semiconductor segment
A strong IoT wave is sweeping through the sensors and automation technologies market, opening up opportunities for turbomolecular pumps in the semiconductor processes segment. The escalating demand for sensors is propelling this market all over the world, but especially in Asia-Pacific, where mobile density is intensifying. While the top five companies share 78.2 percent of the global market, it is crucial for players to stay abreast of the mega ...