$123 Billion Next-Generation Display Materials Market Primed for Growth

The thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal displays (TFT-LCDs) market expanded alongside the growth in the television and smartphones segment and acquired the most significant market share in the global display materials market.

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Expert Analysis on the Semiconductor Chip Shortage and Its Impact on Carmakers

The semiconductor chip shortage is all over the media in recent days, and the headlines are not exactly reassuring.

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What Is Big Science, and Why Are So Many Companies Investing in It?

They say bigger is better, right? When it comes to paychecks, road signs and (in our humble opinion) bathrooms, the maxim rings true. But what about science? Big science—a term coined in the 1960s by physicist Alvin Weinberg to describe large-scale scientific projects intended to solve the world's biggest issues—offers the scientific community and society at large many benefits.

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Advancements in Supercapacitor Technology to Drive Market Growth

The global supercapacitor/ultracapacitor market is expected to grow from $1.2 billion in 2018 to $4.6 billion in 2023 at an annual growth rate of 30.0%, according to a report by The Business Research Company.

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Optical Modulators Poised for Explosive Market Growth

Major tech companies have experienced rapid innovation over the past decade — and a unique technology known as an optical modulator will enable continued innovation in the future by supporting the capacity of mega data centers, which power a host of digital activities such as online commerce, streaming video, social networking, and cloud services.

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Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) Technology for Robotics, UAVs, AR, and Cars

According to a market research report by BIS Research, the Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technology market was estimated at $50 million in 2017 and is estimated to reach $8.23 billion by 2027.

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Global Airborne LiDAR Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2025

According to a new report by BIS Research, the global airborne LiDAR system market recorded a revenue of $732.4 million in 2016 and is expected to reach $1.5 billion by 2021.

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Top Advanced Materials & Technologies in the Electronics Industry

The electronics industry is extremely dynamic as technologies, materials, and business models are continuously restructured to meet evolving consumer demand. The demand for miniaturized (i.e., smaller, lighter, and thinner electronics products), improved connectivity and computing power, faster data speeds, and most importantly, sustainability, is encouraging innovations in this industry.

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Global Markets Growing Strongly for Surface-Mount Radio-Frequency (RF) Electronics Technology

Check any trade magazines such as Microwaves & RF or Microwave Journal, and it rapidly becomes clear that most manufacturers of RF modules offer their products in connectorized form. In this context, connectorized means metal or plastic containers that have standard coaxial connectors screwed into place for the signal lines. But this somewhat old-fashioned approach is steadily coming to an end — or at least toward merely a trickle.

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5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2016

Advancements in technology have allowed manufacturers to develop and sell devices with the abilities to do just about anything. In 2015, we were introduced to the iWatch, a hoverboard, and 3D printers in our homes, but what’s in store for 2016? Follow along in this blog to learn about five technology trends that will drive the consumer electronics market in the coming year.

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