The Transformation of the Space Industry and the Recent Growth of Space Tourism

The space industry in the past was dominated by national space agencies across the globe. Currently, with the advent of new space players, the dynamics in the space industry have transformed. 

Topics: Travel & Leisure Transportation & Shipping Public Sector Industry Insights

The Role of Professional Learning & Development During COVID-19

PreK-12 professional learning and development played a critical role in facilitating the shift to remote learning during COVID-19.

Topics: Public Sector Education Media Industry Insights

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.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Computer Hardware & Networking Manufacturing & Construction Public Sector Industry Insights

11 Important Resources on the Security Industry

The security market is ever-evolving, as manufacturers and service providers in this industry continuously adapt to new global threats and develop products and solutions based on the latest tech innovations.

The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com, offers a broad catalog of security research, including forecasts and trend analysis covering a wide range of security technologies and services in the US and across the globe.

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The Development of Guided Missiles and Smart Weapons

The catalyst in the smart weapons market is the global pressure to reduce civilian causalities during conflict. The concept of carpet-bombing entire cities or an area increased civilian causalities. World War I resulted in around 7 million civilian deaths, and World War II resulted in around 50 million civilian deaths.

In the case of conventional bombs, the proximity to the target and the probability to neutralize the target were directly proportional to each other. This also exposed airborne assets to enemy fire, and the risk of airplanes being shot down was very high.

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What's Driving Global Growth in the Nano Satellite Market?

According to a market intelligence report from BIS Research, the global nano satellite market is expected to rise in revenue from $189.7 million in 2018 to $356.1 million in  2023, growing at a CAGR of 13.43%. This accelerated growth can be attributed to a number of factors.

Topics: Telecommunications & Wireless Public Sector Industry Insights

8 Key Military Applications for Artificial Intelligence in 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming a critical part of modern warfare. Compared with conventional systems, military systems equipped with AI are capable of handling larger volumes of data more efficiently. Additionally, AI improves self-control, self-regulation, and self-actuation of combat systems due to its inherent computing and decision-making capabilities.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Public Sector Industry Insights

5 Game-Changing Drone Applications for 2018

Markets are evolving at a faster pace than before, and constant technological innovations have become the norm. Technology plays an important role in shaping the operations of various industries, and it also impacts other crucial activities such as scientific research and public safety. One example is the rising use of drone technology, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Topics: Public Sector

Military Robots Play a Pivotal Role as a Tactical and Operational Tool for Armed Forces

Today, the nature of warfare has changed drastically, and technology plays a key role in shaping warfare tactics. The threats faced by militaries are uncertain, with populated places often being the battlefields, and enemies tactically innovative, highly networked, and intelligent. This overpowers the superiority an army may have in terms of conventional warfare capabilities. Technological advancements, however, have given countries the capability to counter enemy attacks in an efficient and effective manner. One such advancement has been in the field of military robotics.

Topics: Public Sector

A Major Growth Area in the Drone Market: Sense and Avoid Technology

According to a market research report by BIS Research, the global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sense and avoid systems market was valued $508.7 million in 2016 and is expected to witness a growth rate of 38.90%, between 2016 and 2022 to reach a market value of $3.7 billion by 2022.

Topics: Consumer Electronics Public Sector Industry Insights