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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The Global Trucking Industry and the Role of Artificial Intelligence

In its US Freight Transportation Forecast publication, the American Trucking Association (ATA) has estimated that freight transport in the US will grow to 20.73 billion tons by 2028, a growth of 36.6% from that of 2017 numbers (15.18 billion tons).

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The Growing Prevalence of Sports Analytics in 2018

Sports analytics change everything related to professional athletics: recruiting, play, coaching, and marketing. The ability to see change at a granular level gives more control to those managing players and teams.

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Agricultural Robots Are Coming to a Farm Near You

Actually, farming robots are already here. But the upcoming generation of robotic systems is capable of creating changes that will reverberate throughout the world. We are about to experience a “perfect storm,” as agricultural robots draw on artificial intelligence, big data, ubiquitous low-cost sensors, and autonomy to help deliver on a vision of Precision Agriculture that will both benefit us all and fracture business models and employment. 

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The Future of Connected Farming, AgriTech, and the Internet of Things

The world is moving beyond standalone networks, systems, and devices into a new era in which virtually everything of value is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to this concept of connectivity in which real-world “things” (electronics, equipment, appliances, and other assets) communicate with each other and also with computing resources for purposes of monitoring, recording, and controlling things.

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The Global Fingerprint Sensors Market to Near $13 Billion by 2023

The global fingerprint sensors market is expected to hit $12.82 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 15.7%, according to a new market research report by BIS Research titled Global Fingerprint Sensors Market, Analysis, and Forecast 2017-2023. The massive proliferation of smartphones on a global scale, the increasing adoption of biometrics by various governments and law enforcement agencies, and the provision of second or third level security with the fingerprint authentication devices are driving the tremendous growth of the market.

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The Rapid Rise of Retail Cloud Computing

Cloud computing allows end-users to utilize a network of remote servers hosted over the internet to store, manage, and process data instead of relying on a local server or system. With the emergence of cloud-based technologies, the retail industry has undergone tremendous transformation.

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New Augmented Reality Apps Change the Way People Use Smartphones

Augmented reality is getting a huge market thrust from Apple and Google after its initial success with Pokemon GO. Google and Apple are using augmented reality (AR) in their new devices and have embedded AR into current online software.

Augmented reality markets are positioned to further modify consumer thinking and consumer behavior, create new user experiences, and generate thousands of opportunities for businesses to reach potential customers in a more immediate manner than is now possible.   

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Artificial Intelligence in Cars: What to Expect from 2017 to 2021

Self-driving cars represent the next generation of personal vehicles. Self-driving cars with artificial intelligence are starting to be used in 2017 and will gain more use in 2018.

By 2021, all the new personal vehicles being sold will have autonomous capability, which has the potential to increase performance and safety dramatically. 

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The Convergence of 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, and Internet of Things

There is an ongoing convergence of four key technologies that are poised to transform the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ecosystem. Those technologies are Fifth Generation (5G) cellular, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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