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Why robots will soon be picking soft fruits and salad

Developed by engineers at the University of Cambridge, the Vegebot is the first robot that can identify and harvest iceberg lettuce — bringing hope to farmers that one of the most demanding crops for human pickers could finally be automated.

CNN BUSINESS - September 04, 2019


Massive growth tipped for plant-based food & beverages

A new report has revealed that the global plant-based food and drink alternatives market is set to reach $80.43 billion by 2024.

Food & Drink International - August 29, 2019


Virtual Power Plant Market To Be Worth $4.5bn By 2024 Says Report

The report by BIS Research explains that the market growth will be driven by the growing affinity for reducing the electricity demand, plus the rising concern for sustainable power generation

Utilities ME - August 19, 2019


Iranian company exports anti-cancer nanomedicine to Syria

An Iranian knowledge-based company has exported 3,000 vials of the anti-cancer nanomedicine, SinaDoxosome, to Syria, Mehr reported on Saturday.

Tehran Times - August 14, 2019


Rise of the machines: Surgical edition

The da Vinci is one among several surgical robots that are increasingly becoming a familiar presence in operating theatres. India’s surgical robotics market is estimated to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 20% between 2017 and 2025 to hit a net worth of $350 million, compared with a net worth of $64.9 million in 2016, according to a report by BIS Research, a technology research and advisory firm.

Hindustan Times - August 04, 2019


How The Government’s Half-Baked Drone Policy Has Grounded Startups In India

According to global market intelligence and advisory firm BIS Research, the Indian UAV market will reach $885.7 Mn by 2021, while the global market size will touch $21.47 Bn. This shows that despite the drone regulations, India’s drone startups are only expected to make a minor impact on the global stage by that year.

Inc42 - August 03, 2019


WATCH: How Flytta is proving to be a one-stop solution for all your relocation needs

Bengaluru-based startup Flytta is an Intelligent Moving Platform that aims to offer hassle-free relocation experience to professionals by providing transparency during packing and moving of the goods.

YourStory - July 30, 2019


DTCandWe: Oncology providers must understand direct-to-consumer testing’s limitations, implications

Increasing demand for health information among consumers like Donna — along with the declining cost of genotyping — have fueled an explosion in DTC testing. The global market is projected to exceed $6 billion by 2028, up from an estimated $684 million in 2017, according to a report issued in May by the market intelligence firm BIS Research.

Healio - July 25, 2019


Some of the top precision health startups funded in 2019

According to a market intelligence report put out by BIS Research earlier the year, the global precision medicine market was estimated to be $78.85 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow to over $216.75 billion by 2028.

Vator - July 19, 2019


They’re Actually Reinventing the Wheel to Keep Up With Robocars

The car industry is reinventing the wheel to prepare for autonomous vehicles.

Bloomberg - July 15, 2019


BIS Research: UAV Delivery Systems and UAV Application of Formulation & Adjuvant Technologies

The advancement of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/ Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAV/UAS) technology in a variety of industries, such as aerospace and defense, healthcare, retail, and others, is resulting in the proliferation of a number of uses across the globe, including the growing usage of UAVs/UAS in agriculture. These UAVs, in conjunction with image data analytics, are being widely used in the agriculture industry.

AgroNews - July 02, 2019


eSense-Lab squeezes additional e-juice order from VaporSpec

eSense-Lab has received an additional 10,000 bottle electronic cigarette liquid order from its North American distributor VaporSpec.

Small Caps - July 02, 2019


Workz Group to deliver 50 million eSIMs by 2024

Mobile and IoT solutions provider, Workz Group has announced a long-term partnership with the manufacturer of cellular IoT modules to deliver a projected 50 million embedded SIMs (eSIMs) by 2024.

IT News Africa - June 18, 2019


Canada: Using Blockchain For KYC/AML Compliance

According to BIS Research, a US-based market intelligence firm, using DLT in KYC/AML compliance programs could reduce an FI's administrative costs associated with KYC/AML compliance by 90 percent, generating total aggregate cost savings for all FIs of between US$6 billion to US$8 billion dollars per year.

Mondaq - June 13, 2019


Spotlight on Pressure BioSciences' PCT platform at major international science summit

Pressure BioSciences Inc (OTCQB:PBIO) said Wednesday that its Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) platform received plaudits at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) meeting in Atlanta, boosting its potential in the biopharma market.

Proactiveinvestors - June 12, 2019


Smith & Nephew To Acquire Atracsys For Surgical Optical Tech

Smith & Nephew (SNN) has agreed to acquire Atracsys Sarl for an undisclosed amount. Atracsys has developed purpose-built optical tracking camera systems for digital surgery applications.

Seeking Alpha - June 11, 2019


AI driver monitoring is pushing forward semi-autonomous vehicle adoption

The market for the connected and partially autonomous vehicles in China is expected to grow rapidly over the next two years based on the forecast provided by BIS Research

Technode - June 05, 2019


Robotics investments recap: May 2019

May 2019 was a relatively slow month for robotics transactions, but money kept flowing to certain types of technologies and applications.

The Robot Report - June 03, 2019


This startup just raised cash for its robots that help farmers monitor vineyards and crops

Enter Pollen Systems, a Bellevue, Wash.-based startup that’s using drones and robotic scouting vehicles to help farmers better understand their fields. The company recently raised $777,572, according to a regulatory filing.

GeekWire - June 03, 2019


The Top 25 Voices in Precision Medicine announced by BIS Research

The Top 25 Voices in Precision Medicine was announced today, representing an initiative by BIS Research and Insight Monk to recognize the work of thought leaders in the field of precision medicine at a global stage.

Healthcare Finance - May 22, 2019


China Surveillance Giant Hikvision Slumps on U.S. Ban Report

Hikvision has grown into a surveillance giant, selling its cameras around the world after cashing in on China’s obsession with monitoring its citizens. Its devices use artificial intelligence, enabling them to conduct facial recognition on a vast scale. That’s helped it build a dominant position in a market that BIS Research says was worth $32 billion in 2017 and will grow 16% a year by 2023.

Bloomberg - May 22, 2019


Start small, aim big

When we talk about Industry 4.0, people think that the whole company needs to be transformed. That’s not necessary. Take small steps. Change a small part of your operations first and see whether that is beneficial for you.

TheStarOnline - May 20, 2019


20 More Best Stocks to Buy That You Haven’t Heard Of

et’s meet 20 more of the best stocks to buy that are anything but household names. Some are merely small, while others operate in obscure markets. However, all of them are worth a closer look from investors aiming to back off from mainstream stocks that have gotten a bit overextended.

Kiplinger - May 20, 2019


Terra Drone India sets up drone laboratory to foster GIS innovation in India

Terra Drone India, an associate company of Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, and Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology & Research (deemed-to-be University) have co-established a drone laboratory to foster innovation in unmanned aerial platforms and geographical information systems (GIS) in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Geospatial World - May 17, 2019


Visual SLAM Dunk: How the AR Metaverse Sees Further

Allowing a non-human invention to “see” is a big step, but programming them to interpret what they see is a whole new level. This is what Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM) is bringing to the field of Augmented Reality (AR).

ECN - May 02, 2019


This Is A Rare Chance to Buy The #1 Self-Driving Car Stock For Practically Nothing

Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Mainstream Yet, but They Will Be Very Soon

Forbes - April 09, 2019


Building a More Sustainable Construction Sector

According to a report by BIS Research, the global market for sustainable construction materials is expected to grow by 11.6% through 2026, making it a $523.72 billion industry.

Thomas - April 08, 2019


Sabrewing Aircraft & Aleut Tribe Work Together to Commercialize VTOL Aircraft

Sabrewing Aircraft Company and the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (ACSPI), the Unangan (Aleut) Tribe of Native Alaskans, have signed an agreement valued at up to $43 million. It includes an order of up to 10 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, the creation for an aircraft test range, and a joint venture aircraft logistics company.

EETimes - April 01, 2019


The benefits of blockchain adoption in healthcare industries

Blockchain technology in healthcare industries has the potential to play a major role in reducing costs and change how healthcare professionals share data

Compelo - March 27, 2019


E-Cig Expectations Surge

Although the regulatory bodies in the U.S. are consistently in pursuit of devising strict regulations and heavy taxations to curb the growth of the e-cigarette market, it is expected that the trend of e-cigarettes will not be curtailed,” said Faisal Ahmad, CEO of BIS Research.

Convenience Store Decisions - March 26, 2019


What you don’t know about your health data will make you sick

You can’t opt out of a shadowy system that’s hungry to know everything about your health—and without knowing it, you may have opted-in to share even more.

Fast Company - March 22, 2019


Farmers’ sentiments can tell future crop price fluctuation’ says Chinese-based tech giant

Digital technologies -- from autonomous robots that pick fruit, subterranean farms, and streaming apps that predict future grain prices -- help transform the agriculture industry.

The Independent - March 18, 2019


What You Need to Know About Human-Centric Lighting

According to BIS Research, the global market for the technology is expected to hit $3.91 billion by 2024.

Buildings - March 18, 2019


Implementing human-centric lighting

The concept of human-centric lighting (HCL) has its origin in the discovery in the early 1920s that the human eye has a third type of receptor complementing cones and rods, which allow us to perceive color and light levels.

EDN Network - March 13, 2019


Sequans adapts LTE chips for satellite

Sequans works with aerospace and defense contractor Lockheed Martin to adapt LTE chips to communicate with satellite systems

RCR Wireless News - March 12, 2019



IF YOU’RE A company that makes robots, farm tools, security tech, or really anything that isn’t a self-driving car, Waymo has a lidar to sell you.

WIRED - March 06, 2019


Sixt Aims To Revolutionize Urban Mobility With Its New App

SIXT – the car rental company – has launched a new mobility app that lets you rent a car, hail a cab or access their brand new car sharing service.

WeRSM - March 05, 2019


Flying high: How commercial drones are taking flight in India through enterprise

Domestic market for commercial drones is likely to overtake the military market by 2021, as per BIS Research

Livemint - March 04, 2019


Public safety demand driving video surveillance market

The video surveillance market is and, based on BIS Research, will continue to witness wide consumer acceptance and demand in various applications — VSaaS, VCA, real-time analytics and more in the coming years.

Security Systems News - February 27, 2019


Drones steal the show, perform aerobatic maneuvers at Aero India 2019

By 2021, the Indian UAV market is expected to reach $885.7 million, while the global market size will touch $21.47 billion, according to a study by BIS Research.

Business Standard - February 21, 2019


Health orgs set to invest $7 billion in robotics in AsiaPac, IDC says

Healthcare providers' spending on robotics in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) reached $3.73 billion in 2019 and forecasted to top $7 billion by 2022, according to a report from IDC Healthcare Insights.

Healthcare IT News - February 21, 2019


Boehringer Ingelheim and IBM bring blockchain to clinical trials

Boehringer Ingelheim and IBM Canada are using blockchain technology for the first time in a clinical trial setting to test the technology’s trial management capabilities.

Outsourcing-Pharma - February 14, 2019


Johnson & Johnson to acquire Auris Health for $3.4B

Johnson & Johnson announced its intent to acquire California-based Auris Health, a developer of robotic technologies, for $3.4 billion. The purchase will allow Johnson & Johnson to have access to Auris Health’s surgical robotic scope, which is used in respiratory procedures and lung cancer detection.

AI in Healthcare - February 13, 2019


How To Birth A Billion-Dollar Industry

Having seen non-invasive prenatal testing grow from an idea to an actual product, Professor Dennis Lo shares why he thinks Asia is the best place to be for his next venture: liquid biopsies for cancer.

Asian Scientist - February 13, 2019


China's offshore wind power is developing rapidly and will surpass the UK as the world's largest market in 2021

At present, the UK is the world's largest offshore wind power market, but the country's leading throne will be won by China in 2021.

TechNews Inc. - February 12, 2019


The Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of Lidar

There are many questions surrounding lidar and how it will influence the future of autos. Auto Futures spoke with lidar experts and analysts all over the world to shed some light on the lidar ‘boom’, such as who needs it, what it is about, when it will be deployed, where it will be used, why it is used and how it will work.

Auto Futures - February 11, 2019


Blockchain And The Resistance Of Incumbents

BIS research report quoted the healthcare blockchain market to be worth $176.8 million and predicted growth to reach a value of $5.61 billion by the end of 2025. The overall digital healthcare market has been predicted to top $379 billion by 2024 and includes Telehealth, the use of AI and other technologies.

Forbes - February 03, 2019


Wireless charging is cool, but won’t replace cables anytime soon

Wireless charging is one of today’s biggest mysteries. On one hand, it’s everywhere. Most flagship phones support it

TNW - January 28, 2019


Gene-Editing Tests The Boundaries Of Science (And Ethics)

Patented in 2014, CRISPR is a gene-editing technique that uses molecular scissors to precisely snip genetic code. It’s a scientific marvel.

Forbes - January 23, 2019


Drone startups finally see high altitude growth with new regulations in place

India’s drone market, according to a report by advisory firm BIS Research, will become $885.7 million in size by 2021 even as the global market will hit $21.47-billion mark.

Financial Express - January 13, 2019


Apple Healthcare Could Be a Healthy Investment Story

Apple is currently the largest weighting in the Action Alerts portfolio apart from cash, marking a nearly 100% return from when the portfolio added that position.

TheStreet - January 09, 2019


Bioprinting a reality today

According to a BIS Research study, it is estimated that the bioprinting market will expand by 15.7 percent and is expected to grow more than $ 4.70 billion by 2025.

Diario Salud Dominicana - January 02, 2019


LG unveils exoskeleton work suit for physical labor

LG Electronics on Dec. 27 unveiled a new exoskeleton work suit that can help physical laborers by supporting their backs, enabling them to work with less effort as well as preventing injuries.

The Korea Herald - December 27, 2018


YourStory’s 100 Emerging Voices of 2018: Here are the authors to watch out for in 2019

YourStory’s 100 Emerging Voices of 2018 includes entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders, activists, healthcare workers, journalists, authors, and bloggers from across India and the world, who have contributed high-quality, insightful and engaging content for our readers.

YourStory - December 25, 2018


A Year of Evolution: Top 5 Satellite Trends in 2018

It has been a year of great change in the satellite industry. Evolving customer needs and requirements in 2018 have led to the need for fast-paced innovation from manufacturers and operators alike.

Via Satellite Magazine - December 20, 2018


Elon Musk sounds crazy, but his ideas might just work

Musk — founder and CEO of headline-grabbing companies such as Tesla, SpaceX and the Boring Company — has launched more than a few projects that sound like he fell asleep while watching a sci-fi movie.

CNET - December 12, 2018


Gene Editing Offers Promise of Personalized Health Care -- Here's How to Play It

CRISPR is a gene-editing technique that uses molecular scissors to precisely snip genetic code. With it, researchers have modified genes to help blind people see, cure sickle cell disease in some patients and speed up the development of numerous new drug treatments.

TheStreet - December 07, 2018



Robots are now the fastest-growing segment of industrial automation, expected to jump ten-fold to 34% of all industrial robot sales by 2025, according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).

IRISH TECH NEWS - December 05, 2018


Will Smith, Shaquille O’Neal Back Pricey Health-Tracking Ring by Finnish Startup

Celebrities like Will Smith and Shaquille O’Neal are among the investors who have pledged a total of $20 million to Oura Health, a Finnish startup that’s tapping into the surging wellness market with a health-tracking ring.

BloombergQuint - December 03, 2018


What could XR do for your business?

According to a recent report from the Capgemini Research Institute, 82 per cent of companies currently implementing XR say the benefits are either meeting or exceeding their expectations.

Raconteur - November 29, 2018



The DGCA, Government of India released the much-awaited National Drone Policy, 2018 version 1 (Drone Policy) on 27 August 2018. The subject matter of the regulation is ‘Requirements for Operation of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS)’.

Firstpost - November 29, 2018


Blockchain Beyond Finance: A look at technology’s implementation in food industry

Global food giants and even governments have starting experimenting with distributed ledger technology, commonly known as blockchain, to provide end-to-end traceability of food products for the end user.

TokenPost - November 26, 2018


RTI Surgical Gains From HealthPartners' Nod for SI Surgery

RTI Surgical, Inc. RTIX recently announced HealthPartners' positive coverage decision for its minimally invasive sacroiliac (SI) joint fusion surgery. Notably, this will increase access to the company's SImmetry System for HealthPartners members considering treatment of SI joint pain or dysfunction. This is likely to fortify RTI Surgical's foothold in the minimally invasive devices industry.

Nasdaq - November 23, 2018


Blockchain could solve many challenges facing the clinical trials process: Analyst

Blockchain provides real-time visibility into the entire clinical trial supply chain and has the potential to solve several of the industry’s biggest challenges.

Outsourcing-Pharma - November 20, 2018


CBCT Magazine 2018 Special Issue 4

This issue is an exclusive on INTRAORAL SCANNERS, the next big leap in digital dentistry. Conventional impression techniques are soon getting replaced by multi chromatic intraoral scanners. With an aim to create awareness and garner more information about this technology, applications, and limitations we have introduced this special issue.

CBCT Magazine - November 17, 2018


Automakers Embrace Blockchain Technology to Prepare for Future Mobility Market

The automotive blockchain market is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 65.80% starting in 2018 to reach US$1,575 million in 2026.

BusinessKorea - November 15, 2018


Universal Robots hires marooned Rethink Robotics employees

Collaborative robotics giant Universal Robots is hiring more than 20 members of now-defunct Rethink Robotics, once a competitor. The announcement also came with news that UR will merge its Boston office with Rethink's former Boston headquarters.

ZDNet - November 13, 2018


Why You Should Think Twice About Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the latest craze among the CIO crowd because, well, robots! Who doesn’t love robots?

Forbes - November 06, 2018


Intel Owned Mobileye & VW to Launch an Autonomous Taxi Service in Israel

Automaker Volkswagen and Intel’s Mobileye are planning to launch Israel’s first ever ride-hailing service using a fleet of self-driving cars. The service is scheduled to begin early next year and roll out in phases reaching full commercialization in 2022.

FutureCar - October 29, 2018


Chinese state corporation will launch a tokenized carsharing reward system

GoFun, a carshine company under the control of the Chinese state-owned conglomerate Shouqi, plans to launch a tokens reward system for customers.

ForkLog - October 25, 2018


No takers for a desi drone

India is one of the fastest-growing markets for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — aka drones —and one of the top UAV importers for defence and security purposes.

The Telegraph - October 22, 2018


Hyundai Motor Group Poised to Enter Robotics Business

Hyundai Motor Group is actively developing wearable industrial robots to be used at its plants, while at the same time stepping up efforts to jump into the robotic business by developing commercial robots.

BusinessKorea - October 22, 2018


7 ASX pot-stocks leveraged to buzzing Canadian market

According to a report by BIS Research, the global recreational and medicinal vapor market was estimated at US$11.43 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow over US$86.43 billion by 2025. - October 19, 2018


The big data disruption: How big data analytics can impact health care

In health care, big data is being used to predict epidemics, improve care, prevent unnecessary diseases and deaths, motivate patient fitness and lower costs.

Crain's Detroit Business - October 15, 2018


Future Farm Technologies Inc (CNSX:FFT) Has Partnered With Tilray Alumni for Its Next Development Phase

Reports by BIS Research put the augmented reality market where Nextech operates at a $3.48 billion valuation- as of 2017 – and is estimated to rise to $198.17 billion by 2025. Moreover, the cannabis sector is also expected to rise to over $54 billion in sales by the same year.

Insider Financial - October 12, 2018


Revenues, launches and capacity set to mushroom HTS on back of relentless connectivity demand over next five years

The market value generated from HTS satellite launches in 2018 is expected to be US$5.57bn and is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 23.40% to reach US$15.94bn by 2023, according to BIS.

SatelliteFinance - October 10, 2018


Warburg Pincus Invests In Chinese Assisted Reproduction Company Jinxin Fertility

With the government ending its one-child policy and encouraging married couples to have more children, the market in China for fertility services will reach US$1.5 billion in 2022, more than double the US$670 million it generated in 2016, according to BIS Research.

China Money Network - October 09, 2018


A Slow-Roll Revolution? Graphene Research Yields New Biosensors, UAV “Skins”, and Molecular Filters

Graphene has been considered a "material of the future" for decades, seemingly always a few years away from its heyday. Continuing research efforts across several industries, however, continue to yield promising results, including innovations such as graphene biosensors, UAVs with graphene "skin", and nanoscale filters.

All About Circuits - October 09, 2018


CytoDyn Merger Does More Than Expand Into Metastatic Cancer

According to BIS Research, the Global Metastatic cancer treatment market was estimated at $54.11 billion in 2017 and estimated to be $98.24 billion by 2025. The numbers are staggering, and investors have yet to realize that 1% penetration of this market represents at least $500 million in revenues.

Seeking Alpha - October 01, 2018


University spin-out raises cash for tech to help robots avoid crashes

Nearly all autonomous vehicles or robots, from driverless cars to robot vacuums, use SLAM technology in some way, and a huge variety of different systems are being developed by big and small technology companies.

The Telegraph - September 28, 2018


Robotics company raises $5m to bring spatial AI algorithms to market

SLAMcore, a UK company developing spatial artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for robots and drones, says it has raised $5million in funding led by global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners. The hope is this will help bring spatial AI algorithms to market.

New Electronics - September 28, 2018


Everything that you wanted to know about flying drones in India, explained

From traffic surveillance and patrolling, the supply of medicines and food during natural disasters and emergencies, to just shooting a wedding, the potential of this industry cannot be underestimated.

CNBC-TV18 - September 27, 2018


Chinese Women Are Driving a Global Fertility Industry Boom

For companies in the business of helping women conceive, China is a booming market. Chinese women are fueling a “fertility tourism” industry stretching from Southeast Asia to southern California offering in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing and other services that are often unavailable or unreliable at home.

Bloomberg - September 17, 2018


Our View: E-cigs: Crackdown on e-cigarettes is well justified

According to a market report by BIS Research, the e-cigarette and t-vapor market was estimated at more than $11 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow over $86 billion by 2025.

Mankato Free Press - September 17, 2018


Tobacco Stocks Spike Higher as FDA Cracks Down on E-Cigs

BIS Research estimated in March that the “global e-cigarette and T-vapor market” would rise from $11.43 billion in 2016 to over $86.43 billion by 2025, a spectacular compounded annual growth rate of 23.25 percent.

Breitbart News - September 13, 2018


Techman showcasing collaborative robots at IMTS 2018

The US-China trade war may motivate US-based manufacturers to move production bases from China back to the US and therefore demand for industrial automation in the US may see significant growth.

DIGITIMES, Inc. - September 11, 2018


Car Retail Startup to Launch Blockchain Marketplace With Live Vehicle History Data

An automotive company based in London, United Kingdom, has developed a car-sales portal that is powered by blockchain technology. It features an exchange and marketplace that provides a detailed history of cars as well as data on trading and insurance risks associated with certain countries and cities.

Cointelegraph - September 10, 2018


India: Flying Drones In India Legal From 1 December 2018! Indian Aviation Ministry Unveils The National Drone Policy, 2018

The Drone Policy is a big step taken by GOI towards regulating drones in India. It shows GOI's commitment to use of artificial intelligence for technological and economic growth. Drones are commonly used in sectors such as e-commerce, agriculture, mining, power and infrastructure, defence and military, asset maintenance, insurance, film shooting, photography, etc.

Mondaq - September 09, 2018


Harnessing automation requires preparation for work disruption

The market value for collaborative industrial robots in the automotive industry is projected to increase from US$23.56 million in 2015 to $470 million by 2021, according to the BIS Research Analysis.

INQUIRER.NET - September 09, 2018


Making a mark through mixed reality

Employing AR and MR technology in marketing is increasingly helping brands to build long-term customer relationships, boost product/service sales and add to their overall experience.

Financial Express - September 07, 2018



Augmented reality not only works to generate a pleasant and effective experience for the consumer - but in marketing - also to grow a brand like Pokémon GO. Thus, strategists have in this aspect a tool that they can take advantage of as an advantage for their brand.

Merca2.0 - September 02, 2018


Here’s What Drone Flyers Have to Say About the New Regulations

The Indian drone fraternity is pleased that finally they can operate within a government approved ecosystem. Having said that, companies are wary that the regulations don’t make it easy for people to indulge in leisurely or recreational drone flying.

The Quint - August 29, 2018



A new, luminescent 3D printer material has been created in experiments at the University of Miami and, according to results, it could be used to make sunglasses or other devices that protect us from damaging rays of UV light.

3D Printing Industry - August 29, 2018


UR and Techman showcasing collaborative robotic solutions at TAIROS 2018

Many UR's clients in Asia Pacific lack enough understanding of collaborative robots and face challenges from insufficient safety regulations for using them, said UR's North East Asia general manager Tsuyoshi Yamane.

DIGITIMES, Inc. - August 29, 2018


Global precision agriculture market to hit 10.55 bln USD by 2025

With the rapid development of ICT farming since the past decade, precision agriculture technology-based solutions are allowing farmers to optimize the use of resources such as seed, water, fertilizer and pesticides, a BIS Research study said.

Xinhua - August 22, 2018


Will evolving e-cigarette policies help or hinder vape stocks?

The vaping industry is experiencing exponential growth and Big Tobacco has made its entry, but the future of vaping could still go up in smoke and the issue remains highly controversial. We have a look at the current picture and how the top vape stocks are shaping up.

IG - August 22, 2018


Global Automotive Blockchain Revving Up?

According to reports, the blockchain platform, which was known as Lianrong, had been designed by the bank, and the receivables had been offered to a pool of investors. The settlement was done peer-to-peer and focused on invoices, which had been paid for at a discount, as is commonly seen in transactions involving accounts receivables.

PYMNTS - August 22, 2018


Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Natural Cycles boasts more than 900,000 users, and such fast growth underscores risks for regulators and concerns among health professionals as they grapple with the rapidly emerging market for mobile and digital health applications.

Outlook Magazine - August 17, 2018


How India is employing drone tech — from fields and films to rail and mining

In March this year, a report by BIS Research that provides market intelligence for emerging technologies estimated that the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) industry in India would reach $885.7 million (Rs 6,257 crore approximately) by 2021.

ThePrint - August 17, 2018


Apple's Road to $2 Trillion Will Be Paved With AR, Apple Cars: Analyst

Soon after passing $1 trillion in market capitalization, some Apple investors are already looking ahead to $2 trillion. According to one Apple (AAPL - Get Report) analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo of Hong Kong-based TF International Securities, it won't be the iPhone, iWatch or even stock buybacks that will push Apple in that direction.

TheStreet - August 16, 2018


Blockchain: The Future for Research Data Integrity?

Smith would like to see his custom-built blockchain model or one like it, applied to clinical research, "where the temptation is very great to alter your results," he said. And he's not alone.

MedPage Today - August 12, 2018


A Bundle Of Contradictions: The Online Privacy Landscape

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California’s similar law, Facebook’s ongoing costs and stock price plunge in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal — all point to a new, stricter attitude about keeping online data private.

PYMNTS - August 10, 2018


What you need to know about blockchain and healthcare today

Health IT needs require a sweeping and complex solution that may only be found in blockchain. Healthcare CTO Roger Smith offers his take on the promise of blockchain.

SearchHealthIT - August 09, 2018


Vaping industry, consumers likely to get caught in crossfire of Trump's trade war with China

If the Trump administration’s second round of 25 percent tariffs on Chinese imports takes effect, buyers may take a hit in the wallet if they want to keep taking hits on their Juuls. Neither side is showing any signs of yielding in the larger trade war.

The Washington Times - August 05, 2018


Thus, ICT transforms agriculture: smart farming to conquer the market

So the study predicts that the impact of smart farming on the agricultural economy is destined to become increasingly strong, going quickly even to small businesses, not only in the most advanced economies but also in emerging markets.

Agrifood.Tech - August 01, 2018


Mount Sinai launches the first centre for biomedical blockchain research

The use of blockchain in healthcare is set to accelerate as providers seek to deliver efficient healthcare services, turning towards technological advances, harnessing data analytics and advanced IT solutions in the process.

Healthcare Global - July 27, 2018


Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

The next round of duties proposed by US President Donald Trump -- 25% on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China.

Bloomberg - July 20, 2018


Is Green Aviation Really Coming?

While Eviation intends to market the remote-piloted Orca, it is also using the drone as a one-third-scale demonstrator for the Alice—the nine-passenger crewed electric commuter airplane the Tel Aviv-based firm says will fly next year

Air & Space Magazine - July 18, 2018


Blockchain Update: Q2 2018 in Review

Much like the first quarter of the year, Q2 2018 posed some challenges in the blockchain and cryptocurrency spaces. That being said, the growth the overarching industry has seen is second-to-none and is indicative that it is here to stay for the long run.

Investing News - July 16, 2018


Analysts Predict a Golden Age for Cubesats… If they Can Get Launched

If predictions from recent analyst reports are correct, CubeSat builders are about to enter a five-year period of intense growth as the commercial space industry transitions to small-satellite-centric business models in order to meet demand for new applications and increased access to space.

Via Satellite Magazine - July 11, 2018


Job postings for robotics grew by nearly 200% in India in 3 years: Study

Job postings for the robotics sector in India grew by 191 per cent between May 2015 and May 2018 while the number job seekers in the segment went up by 186 per cent during the same period, says a study by job site Indeed on Thursday. he rising interest among job seekers for jobs in robotics as seen in the past year by far outstrips the growth witnessed by the sector in the previous years, the study said.

The Economic Times - July 05, 2018


Cloudera partners with MetiStream to launch Ember, an analytics platform for health care providers

Machine learning and analytics provider Cloudera is teaming up with health care analytics company MetiStream to launch a new health-focused, machine learning-powered medical records solution for hospital systems and outpatient clinics.

VentureBeat - July 02, 2018


VTOL market expected to grow six-fold by 2028

Defence missions, faster travel, runway-less platforms and rising demand for UAVs in the agricultural sector are seen as some of the biggest drivers for the fixed-wing VTOL market.

VTOL Investor - July 02, 2018


MTBC to Integrate Blockchain with Electronic Health Records

On Wednesday (June 27), the company announced it has released a blockchain technology fused with its EHR platform in order to safely store patient medical records history as well as provide patients with complete control over who has access to their data.

Investing News - June 27, 2018


Global fixed-wing VTOL primed for six-fold growth over coming decade

The global fixed-wing VTOL is bracing for a boom that will see its market value grow six-fold over the next ten years, according to a new industry report. The global fixed-wing VTOL manned aircraft market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 19.5% during the forecast period 2018-2028.

Commercial Drone Professional - June 26, 2018


US Patent & Trademark Office approves Walmart’s blockchain health patent

With the use of health wearables, a biometric scanner and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, health information will be able to be seamlessly shared with medical professionals, providing up-to-date, accurate information, particularly for those with long-term health conditions or those who take more than one prescription.

Healthcare Global - June 25, 2018


India is ready to ditch passwords for biometrics, and entrepreneurs are ready for the challenge

Despite the lingering concerns about privacy and consequent judicial scrutiny over the almost daily breach of Aadhaar data, biometric authentication technology will soon replace the ancient password-based security system.

SME Futures - June 21, 2018


7 companies to consider when looking to invest in robotics

The global surgical robotics market is expected to reach $12.6 billion by 2025, according to a BIS Research report. Here are seven companies to consider when looking to invest in robotics…

Becker's Healthcare - June 19, 2018


Electric vehicles push copper demand

Demand for copper is expected to grow with demand for electric vehicles. The metal is a highly ranked conductor of electricity, used in energy generators, motors, renewable energy systems as well as in Lithium-Ion batteries that are used in EVs.

AutoServiceWorld - June 19, 2018


Investing in Surgical Robotic Companies

While surgeons are still present, robotic surgical procedures help the surgeon to control small instruments attached to a robot and guide minimally invasive surgeries. Robotics can also make smaller incisions than the surgeons and offer videos and lights for on-screen help.

Investing News - June 18, 2018


Big Data Toronto Conference: Blockchain is “Exhilarating”

At the Big Data Toronto conference, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Center from June 12 to 13, even panel discussions about blockchain were present, further exemplifying the impact this new technology is having in the industry itself and in others, like health care.

Investing News - June 14, 2018


Europe Pushing to Keep Pace With US and Asia in AI Race

The European Commission last month outlined a plan to help European Union countries catch up to the US and Asia when it comes to artificial intelligence innovation and investment.

Healthcare Analytics News - June 09, 2018


Meet Piyush Gupta, the EV battery-swapping man

The EV idea was sowed in 2015 with the launch Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) under the National Electric Mobility Mission (NEMM). If India switches to an entirely electric fleet, it can help reduce 1 gigatonne of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, and save India $330 billion by cutting oil imports.

CNBC-TV18 - June 07, 2018


Saviour or Frankenstein?

Unmanned aerial vehicles can provide services in numerous civil applications, such as agriculture, weather monitoring, crime prevention among others. However, there is a dark side to them. Sans accountability, drones can be used to spy on targeted individuals, transport banned substances and pose a threat to life and property.

The New Indian Express - May 29, 2018


EU's $24bn AI investment signals healthcare's big data boom

The European Union is set to invest $24bn into artificial intelligence (AI) by 2020, seeking to catch up with Asia and the United States, which each currently invest more than three times that of Europe.

Healthcare Global - May 26, 2018


Universal Robots expands national network

UNIVERSAL Robots (UR), a collaborative robotics company, is strengthening its partner network in Malaysia. The four new partners, industrial technology integrators, will provide SMEs and enterprises with robot automation solutions.

Digital News Asia - May 24, 2018


Intermountain lab expands precision medicine with pharmacogenomics RxMatch service

Intermountain Precision Genomics Core Laboratory announced today it is expanding RxMatch. The pharmacogenomics service – the study of how genes affect a patient’s response to medication – will be made available to all Intermountain Healthcare providers.

Healthcare IT News - May 14, 2018


Clover Health leverages precision prescribing in new in-home primary care program

Clover Health has launched an in-home primary care program using YouScript's drug-gene testing to reduce the adverse effects of medications among its Medicare Advantage members.

Healthcare Finance - May 14, 2018



There are several living examples of hospitals that are already running a blockchain-based healthcare system and reaping a wide range of benefits. The EHR systems face problems in the interoperability, security, and accessibility areas. To providers’ relief, this ground-breaking technology provides a reasonable solution.

Analytics Insight - May 09, 2018


Blockchain in the Healthcare Industry

The use of the technology itself, however, is being explored across a wide range of global supply chains — including the healthcare industry. Blockchain is defined as a digital ledger in which transactions made are recorded chronologically and publicly.

Investing News - April 30, 2018


Budget FY 2018-19: Govt slashes customs duty to 25 percent on import of electric cars

The government announced customs duty on electric vehicles import will be decreased to 25 percent from the existing 50 percent in addition to exemption from regulatory duty of 15 percent. Withdrawal of 16 percent customs duty on charging stations for electric vehicles was also announced by finance minister.

Profit Pakistan Today - April 28, 2018


Will 'cobots' become the workers' new best friends?

Japan's Fanuc and Yaskawa Electric, two of the world's largest robot manufacturers, didn't see the shift coming. Now they are trying to catch up. "We didn't expect large manufacturers would want to use such robots, because those robots can lift only a light weight and have limited capabilities," Kazuo Hariki, an executive director at Fanuc, told AFP.

The national - April 25, 2018


Blockchain can pave the way for a more value-based healthcare system, report suggests

Blockchain technology is being touted as the panacea for all of healthcare's information system interoperability and security-related challenges. Blockchain can play a critical role in overcoming the shortcomings and challenges associated with legal systems.

Healthcare Global - April 25, 2018


Blockchain Investments: Investors need a better strategy now

Blockchain technology will have a major impact on the global economy, the big tech market researchers agree on. Many investors are rightly interested in the topic. But developing a profitable strategy around Blockchain stocks is not easy.

Borse-Express - April 24, 2018


Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots

A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container.

Reuters - April 20, 2018


Key stats you need to know about today: April 20, 2018

A lot has been written about how blockchain’s distributed ledger could change financial transactions and digital advertising. But the technology could also make a significant impact in the healthcare industry.

eMarketer - April 20, 2018


News Analysis: Why Researchers are Creating New Algorithms for Robot-Human Interaction

Current artificial intelligence, and, by extension, how robots interact with humans, is based on unsuitable algorithms, claim some researchers. Collaborating with humans puts robots in dynamic and unknown situations that they not programmed for.

RBR - April 12, 2018


Consumers Should Be Wary of Health-Care Wearables

Companies like Fitbit, Apple, and AliveCor have become leaders in the wearable space, creating products that can do everything from count steps and monitor heart rates to perform electrocardiograms.

BNA - April 12, 2018


Plunging Cost, Wider Use of Technology Help Drive NGS Growth

Whatever the figure, there’s no doubt that the NGS market is expanding, driven by advancements in platform technology, increasing applications of sequencing, growth in partnerships and collaborations, increasing adoption of NGS among research laboratories and academic institutes, and the decline in the cost of sequencing.

GEN - April 09, 2018


Ushering In An Age Of Smart Transport: An Overview Of Electric Vehicles And Why They Are Crucial For India

In India, the automobile industry is one of the key sectors driving economic growth. More than 25 Mn vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers and two-wheelers were produced in FY17, reporting a jump of 5.41% from the previous fiscal.

Inc 42 - April 07, 2018


Cognitive Robotic Process Automation – Current Applications and Future Possibilities

With the advent of automation, there’s been a boom of new jobs across various industries creating a paradigm shift in the standard of living of inhabitants and the society, in general. Today, the modern product design and manufacturing processes increasingly depend on robots in the workforce.

Techmergence - April 06, 2018


Precision medicine Market to grow at a CAGR of 12.60% by 2022 According to new Market research

Precision medicine is becoming one of the most modernized trends in the healthcare industry showing an incredible growth in the recent years. The market growth is gaining speed as large number of government initiatives and research & development programs have been launched in the recent years.

Industry Today - April 04, 2018


Upgrading The Industry In The Information Age

Aerial drones, holographic lenses, robots and devices that dramatically alter the view of the universe are no longer the tools of tomorrow. They are in use today, and their applications are rapidly emerging across a wide array of industry operations. Tech-savvy businesses and digital flexibility are no longer limited to Silicon Valley.

E&P Hart Energy - April 02, 2018


How BIS Research is helping Fortune 500 companies stay on top of technology trends

The idea of BIS Research came as an opportunity to develop a pattern, proxy, and a scientific methodology to evaluate the technologies that are being worked upon in the lab or are in the early phase of commercialisation, and have great potential to disrupt the emerging technological space.

Your Story - March 29, 2018


Vaping Not Out of Flavor

A few years ago, it seemed as if new flavors, from fruity to dessert to tropical, were being introduced every week. Nowadays, the preferred vaping product is the more diminutive pod mod.

CSD - March 28, 2018


India fastest growing market for UAVs; to touch $886 mn by 2021

India is one of the fastest-growing markets for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and one of the top UAV importers for military purposes worldwide, says a report. According to global market intelligence and advisory firm BIS Research, by 2021, the Indian UAV market will reach USD 885.7 million, while the global market size will touch USD 21.47 billion.

moneycontrol - March 26, 2018


India fastest growing market for unmanned aerial vehicles

"For India, we project consistent growth in both military and commercial applications, great market potential, and growing adoption. The market for commercial end-users in India will supersede the military market in the country by 2021, and the cumulative market in India will hit USD 885.7 million by 2021," said Rahul Papney, Lead Analyst, BIS Research.

Economic Times - March 26, 2018


Wright Medical Expands Product Index for Advanced Diagnosis

Wright Medical Group N.V. (WMGI) recently highlighted its latest innovations at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) 2018 Scientific Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The featured products include the INVISION Total Ankle Revision System and ORTHOLOC 3Di Ankle Fracture Low Profile System.

Nasdaq - March 26, 2018


White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will push ahead with a plan to reduce nicotine in cigarettes. This week, the FDA said it also wants to take a closer look at menthol and other flavors that entice young people to try smoking.

Los Angeles Times - March 23, 2018


Strong growth of commercial drone sector to drive four-fold spike in UAV camera market

The value of the drone camera market has been predicted to see a four-fold increase as a result of increasing industry demand, a new industry report has claimed. According to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research, the global drone camera market was $5.45 (£3.85) billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $19.25 (£13.6) billion by 2021.

Commercial Drone Professional - March 22, 2018


Global electric vehicles battery market to reach $93.94 billion by 2026

The demand for electric cars is increasing rapidly, with global stock numbers reaching two million in 2016. The expected growth in the market for EV batteries is attributed to the increasing collaborations between the key component manufacturers and rising number of OEMs.

Intelligent Transport - March 22, 2018


Micro-irrigation: North Block stymied Rs 5,000-crore fund for a year

Irrigation projects are central to the Narendra Modi government’s avowed objective to double farmers’ income by 2022. Around 55% of the cultivable farm land in the country are still not irrigated. Drip irrigation started in India during 1970s. Studies have shown that drip irrigation cuts down the overall water use by 40-70% and raises crop yield by up to 200% for many crops.

Financial Express - March 21, 2018


City of Atlanta and Mobility Insight Announces the Implementation of an Intelligent Mobility Management System

The City of Atlanta and Mobility Insight ("Mobi") have announced Atlanta as the first US city to implement Mobi 's machine learning cloud analytics system and its IoT sensor network for mobility management. Mobi is providing the city of Atlanta with real time traffic analytics, network performance indexes, and event scorecards as part of its Intelligent Mobility Management System.

Menafn - March 21, 2018


Drones traffic management systems market

The UTM system is a technology used to operate and manage drones flying below 500 feet. To date, the market is still in its early stages, with majority of the trends being in the development and testing stages of the technology. BIS Research forecasts a working architecture for UTM systems to be ready by 2019-2020. However, full adoption is likely to be witnessed before 2025.

Metering & Smart Energy - March 20, 2018


Orthopedic Device Market Gains Momentum: 3 Stocks in Focus

" At some point in every person's life, you will need an assisted medical device … as you age and you have a hip replacement or a knee replacement or a pacemaker." In the current context, nothing appears to be more apt than this remark made by Aimee Mullins (an American athlete).

Nasdaq - March 19, 2018


Orthopedic Device Market Gains Momentum: 3 Stocks in Focus

“At some point in every person's life, you will need an assisted medical device … as you age and you have a hip replacement or a knee replacement or a pacemaker.” In the current context, nothing appears to be more apt than this remark made by Aimee Mullins (an American athlete). Considering the growing prominence of the orthopedics industry, it seems that the ''prosthetic generation is indeed all around us!''

Zacks - March 19, 2018


With backing from, this son-of-soil founder kickstarts agritech startup Fasal

Fasal, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered IoT platform, removes the guesswork and manual methods of most farmers today who are working in isolation to make critical crop related decisions by providing them with data and analytics to grow better.

Your story - March 16, 2018


Blockchain Technology For Insurance Companies In Malta

The rising interest in Blockchain technology by various participants within the insurance industry is mainly being driven by the increasing need to recognise the inefficiencies in the current technology and processes together with the increasing mistrust of policyholders.

Mondaq - March 14, 2018


Global Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Market Analysis: Focus on Ecosystem Players, Therapeutic Applications, and Geography – Estimation & Forecast 2016-2022 – Biotechnology, Genomics, Healthcare Industries

Rapid advancement and innovation of new healthcare technologies such as next generation sequencing, High Throughput Screening (HTS), and Digital Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) are developing a strong base for the growth of Pharmacogenomics (PGx) market. The completion of first human genome project in 1990s has created a platform for the development of further enhanced Pharmacogenomics solutions.

Satprnews - March 12, 2018


A Bright Future Awaits Prospective Robotics Engineers

The future of engineering lies in our youth. If we want that future to be a successful one, these engineers of tomorrow need to learn how to navigate new technology fields. One such tech wave is the evolution of robotics. As the labor force continues to give the manufacturing industry headaches, robots will become the number one automated labor source.

MachineDesign - March 08, 2018


Universal Robots push for more automation in PH manufacturing via cobots

The company is the global leader in cobots with a global market share of 58 percent (BIS Research) and has sold more cobots than all its competitors combined. The company has been widening its distribution channels in multiple markets; currently it has over 400 distributors in more than 55 countries worldwide. Globally, UR generated USD170 million in revenue in 2017, a 72 per cent increase from 2016.

Malaya Business Insight - March 07, 2018


E-Cigarette/T-Vapor Market Smokes Out $86.43 Billion By 2025

Just when you thought it was safe to breathe, a market report by BIS Research, titled "Global E-cigarette and T-vapor Market - Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2025", indicates that the e-cigarette and t-vapor market was estimated at $11.43 billion in 2016 and is expected to grow over $86.43 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 23.25% from 2017 to 2025.

sensors | Online - March 06, 2018


Are robots making their mark in operation theatres?

The ubiquitous robots have come to the operation theatre too. They have become important in making surgeries minimally invasive, keeping hospitalisation of the patient at the minimum and making post-operative care much easier. Many doctors opine that surgical robots are inevitable for better medical care in certain cases and lowering the risks associated with many types of surgery.

Economic Times - March 03, 2018


Indian conglomerates: Getting India EV-ready

Even as governments push to replace polluting internal combustion engines with cleaner EVs, the major impediment to their adoption is ‘range anxiety’—the fear that an electric vehicle will run out of power before it reaches its destination or a charging point.

Forbes - February 12, 2018


Battery-ing down barriers: why electric vehicles are the future of transport in India and the world

Switching to an entirely electric fleet can help reduce 1 gigatonne of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030, and save India $330 billion by cutting oil imports.

Yourstory - February 11, 2018


Clinical decision support systems market in India valued at US$ 206.1 million: BIS research report

The rate of medication errors and the harms they cause, both in terms of increasing healthcare costs and preventable fatalities, are expected to drive this growth. The adoption of CDSS systems is, for the 2018-2025 period, projected to be limited to Tier I cities, and hospitals like AIIMS, Apollo Hospitals, and Max Health.

Bio Voice - February 08, 2018


Protecting your payments, silently

According to a report by BIS Research, titled Global Anti-Money Laundering Software Market - Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2023, the global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) software market was estimated to be $690.1 million in 2016 and is expected to grow over $1.42 billion by 2023. The growth in the AML software market is driven primarily by the strong advocacy and adoption of digital payments and account management.

Khaleej Times - February 05, 2018


Singapore firms give China couples' baby-making efforts a push

The National Health and Family Planning Commission said 2016's rule change, meant to arrest China's dwindling birth rate, has freed up 90 million more women to have a second child. Of these, more than half are over the age of 40.

Straitstimes - February 04, 2018


India's Surgical Robotics Market To Touch $350 Mn By 2025

The global surgical robotics market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 12 % during the forecast period 2017-2025, and expected to grow over $12.60 billion by 2025. As per the volume data, the surgical system is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 10% during the forecast period, 2017-2025.

CXOtoday - January 31, 2018


Study: UAV market to reach $21.47 billion by 2021

The demand for UAVs is swiftly increasing among different end-users across the globe, driven by such factors as a rise in demand across both commercial and noncommercial end-users, consumer-centric technological developments, and a decline in prices.

Military Embedded Systems - January 30, 2018


Virtual doctor. How Artificial Intelligence Will Work in Medicine

According to international studies, the use of artificial intelligence in medicine can increase the gross profit of companies in the healthcare industry. In 2016, the share of the European AI market was estimated at $ 270 million with an expected annual growth of more than 35%.

Forbes - January 29, 2018


Automation boom: India's surgical robotics market to grow 5 times by 2025

With automation swiftly picking up as a trend across sectors, India’s surgical robotics market is estimated to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent between 2017 and 2025 to hit the size of $350 million, compared with $64.9 million in 2016.

Business Standard - January 27, 2018


Western Digital targets security and surveillance systems integrators

For the Middle East, video surveillance is one of the largest areas of growth within both the homeland and commercial security markets. Khwaja Saifuddin, senior sales director, Western Digital India, Middle East and Africa, said the new evolving security and surveillance trends will see a rise in smart storage solutions in the region.

ITP. Net - January 25, 2018


Indian Surgical Robotics Market To Grow At 20% By 2025

With the advent of technologically advanced surgical robotic systems, the global market is expected to grow substantially to help healthcare professionals confront the surgeries of people with gynaecological, urological, orthopaedics, neurological, and orthopaedic disorders.

M2M Cafe - January 24, 2018


Indian market for surgical robots to grow 20%: Report

With a rise in chronic diseases amid an ever-increasing elderly population, the market for surgical robotics in India is anticipated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, a report by global market intelligence firm BIS Research said on Tuesday.

Business Standard - January 23, 2018



With a rise in chronic diseases amid an ever-increasing elderly population, the market for surgical robotics in India is anticipated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20 per cent, a report by global market intelligence firm BIS Research said on Tuesday.

The Pioneer - January 23, 2018


Western Digital Showcases Surveillance System Designed Hard Drives at Intersec 2018

For the Middle East region specifically, video surveillance is one of the largest areas of growth within both the homeland and commercial security markets. New evolving security and surveillance trends will see a rise in smart storage solutions.

Menafn - January 21, 2018


Blockchain Technology: From Davos to Daily Life, Its Impact is Here

Headlines frequently herald how blockchain technology will revolutionize financial services markets, but blockchain will also have a transformative impact on everything from the food industry to healthcare. While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now.

Linux Foundation - January 19, 2018


7 Common Applications for Cobots

In 2017, collaborative robots (cobots) began to overtake the robotic market. According to BIS Research, by 2021, the collaborative-robot market is expected to grow to approximately $2 billion and 150,000 units. Several industries are looking towards cobots as a way of introducing the new automation future.

Machine Design - January 18, 2018


'Suspicious transaction reports up due to demonetisation, tax surveillance'

It estimates that this number will hit 1,046,283 in FY 2018, adding greater emphasis for the need to enhance compliance with established anti-money laundering norms in the country. According to the study, the global anti-money laundering software market is expected to reach a size off $1.4 billion by 2023.

Economic Times - January 15, 2018


Blockchain Outlook 2018: More Industries to Adapt, Regulations Begin

While 2017 was without a doubt a big year for the blockchain industry, last year was only just the beginning for the sector. With more than 60 percent of banks already backing blockchain, moving into 2018 it’s expected that more industries will make the shift towards using blockchain technologies, with the healthcare industry at the top of that list.

Investing News - January 07, 2018


Taking on the GCC’s cyber criminals

There is rarely a quiet moment in the unceasing world of cybersecurity. And that is putting it remarkably mildly. Take, for example Saudi Arabia. At the very end of October, King Salman issued a decree to set up the National Cyber Security Authority in a bid to enhance the kingdom’s existing cybersecurity efforts and protects its “vital interest, national security and sensitive infrastructure”.

Gulfbusiness - January 07, 2018


Blockchain Trends 2017: Initial Coin Offerings Dominate

Dubbed the Internet 2.0, blockchain has become much more than the technology behind cryptocurrencies. Putting it simply, 2017 undoubtedly was the year that set the wheels in motion for blockchain transforming not just the technology sector but its impact and use in other industries moving moving forward.

Investing News - January 03, 2018


Anika Therapeutics Receives FDA Nod for Bone Repair Therapy

Anika Therapeutics Inc . ANIK recently obtained 510(k) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its latest hyaluronic acid (HA) technology-based Bone Repair treatment. This marks the commercial debut of the company's regenerative portfolio in the United States and is an important milestone for Anika.

Nasdaq - January 03, 2018


Manoj Madhusudanan appointed Innovation, Growth Advisor at BIS Research

Global market intelligence, research, and advisory company BIS Research announced that it has roped in Manoj Madhusudanan on as its Innovation and Growth Advisor, to work on key strategic elements to help the firm reach the next orbit of growth - both in terms of capabilities and market reputation.

ANI - January 03, 2018


How sensors can help protect trees

A pilot, project involving an internet of things (IoT) solution that uses sensors on the trees to monitor and analyse their well-being, is being run by Bengaluru-based Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST), which falls under the central government’s ministry of environment, forest and climate change in association with Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.

livemint - December 29, 2017


Worried about disruptive technology’s impact upon your company? Following the market carefully is the best solution

Some companies like Apple and Google, however, drove themselves to the pinnacle of the technology sector and created some of the most valuable brands in the world. Either this was done through strategic product development (the iPod and iPhone) or acquisition (Google’s acquisition of Android and Motorola).. Essentially, the difference between riding the wave of tech disruption and getting washed out by it is making the right strategic decisions about new technologies at the right time.

varindia - December 28, 2017


How Complex Matrices, Spotting Technology Trends and Market Forecasts Direct Businesses to Success

The growing adoption of data analytics by global organisations is a telling indicator of how important information is to the success of business in the future. Technology-focused market intelligence is key for businesses to identify the data and trends relevant to them.

Entrepreneur - December 27, 2017


Satellite maker Clyde Space acquired by Swedish rival

Miniature satellite maker Clyde Space is being bought by a Swedish space tech company in a deal worth £26m. Clyde Space's customers have included Nasa, Spire, UK Space Agency and US Air Force.

BBC - December 22, 2017


How Blockchain is Changing the Financial Technology Industry

Fintech has been on fire in 2017. On the cryptocurrency side, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and many more have skyrocketed in price. Gains have been so impressive that even gold mining companies have been switching over to blockchain, in an effort to hop aboard the money-train.

Investing News - December 19, 2017


China Expected to Lead Soaring Global Demand for Electric Vehicles

The demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing rapidly, with the global stock numbers crossing the 1 million mark in 2015 and then 2 million in 2016. A new market research report by BIS Research shows that the global market for EVs is estimated to grow in volume at a compound annual growth rate of 28.3% from 2017 to 2026.

24/7 Wallst - December 15, 2017


A marriage of vaporizers, technology, and cannabis

Conservative estimates put vaporizer sales as a $2.5 billion market, and Namaste expects its revenue to hit C$25 million by Aug 2018 and those revenues to increase 35 per cent each year through 2020.

BNN - December 13, 2017


Zynga’s Prospects in the Mobile Gaming Industry

Zynga recently spent $100.0 million to acquire the mobile card game business of Turkey-based digital games publisher Peak Games. It remains to be seen how this investment would impact Zynga’s mobile business going forward, as the mobile games market is extremely competitive.

Market Realist - December 13, 2017


Future-proofing population health: Embrace predictive analytics, social determinants and patient-generated data now

The need to simultaneously reduce healthcare costs and deliver optimal care are driving the expansion of population health management initiatives among hospitals today. What can hospitals do now to prepare for the future of population health management?

Healthcare IT News - December 01, 2017


China suffers ageing population nearly 40 years after introduction of one-child policy

Pollution has also had a role to play in Chinese men’s plunging sperm counts, which have fallen continuously since the 1970s. According to the report The Effect of Urbanisation on China’s Fertility, published by the Population Research and Policy Review in 2012, urbanisation was responsible for around 22 percent of the decrease in China’s total fertility between 1982 and 2008, and was especially instrumental from 2001 onwards.

Word Finance - November 20, 2017


A Power Shift In Big Tobacco

Philip Morris International, Altria Group, and British American Tobacco face an increasing threat from e-cigarettes and vaporizer brands. These devices and e-liquid makers are escalating in popularity at a far greater rate than conventional tobacco products in youth markets. As popularity spreads and education about smokeless tobacco products continues, these products will increasingly eat into big tobacco’s smokeables market share.

Seeking Alpha - November 17, 2017


La cobotique, l'avenir de la collaboration Hommes-robots ?

The cobotic vision, a contraction of the words "robot" and "collaborative", seeks to reintegrate human intervention into a production process, a guarantee of quality for the consumer. Cumbersome, easy to program, versatile and economical, cobots are becoming more and more popular with companies.

JDN - November 14, 2017


Micro C Imaging Takes its Handheld X-ray Solution Global with Appointment of Dr. Youssra Marjoua

Of special interest to Micro C are the opportunities to bring X-ray capabilities, for the first time, to developing countries and rural locations served by medical professionals who are expanding national public health programs and increasing international medical mission work.

Daily Telescope - November 13, 2017


Remind Me Again – Is Tin Recyclable

Dem-Con’s carton-sorting robot is the second installation of the AMP Cortex. The first, at Alpine Waste & Recycling in Denver, was launched earlier this year. Through AI, the robots learn as they go and become better over time at identifying and sorting cartons. Everything the robots learn can then be shared with future systems.

Minnesota Business - November 11, 2017


Robo-Vision! Turning Robots into Cobots

Industrial robots have been the dominant technology for decades, and companies may choose to maintain their legacy equipment rather than upgrading to a cobot. Veo Robotics looks to help ease the decision-making struggle by working on machine-vision technology that will turn any robot into a cobot.

MachineDesign - November 08, 2017


Global AI health care market to hit $28 billion by 2025: BIS research

The artificial intelligence market in the space will grow at a CAGR of 45.1 percent, driven not only by assistant-level applications, but also by the insatiable thirst for data from the trend to evidence-based medicine, and the need to keep costs down by applying best practices derived from information analysis.

DotMed - October 20, 2017


Global sustainable construction market to top $523 billion by 2026

The demand for sustainable materials is on a continuous rise and is expected to grow in the next 10 years as the sustainable materials are successfully replacing the conventional materials and are being preferred in today's construction industry.

Proud GreenBuilding - October 20, 2017


Is Artificial Intelligence Ready To Overhaul Healthcare Sector

Numerous companies have invested in the application of artificial intelligence in healthcare. IBM’s Watson is being used for oncology and cancer treatment in the hospitals. IBM is also working with CVS Health for chronic disease treatment using the artificial intelligence.

CXO Today - October 19, 2017


Cobots Are Now Reaching for Welding Tools

The next logical step for cobots is to start tackling the tasks handled by industrial robots. This involves heavy assembly and more delicate tasks like welding. Welding is especially in demand at the moment, as many skilled workers are retiring and not being replaced.

MachineDesign - October 19, 2017


Commercial use of small satellites is the new space race

The number of small satellite launches has culminated in a peak in 2017. These increases have put additional pressure on the production capacity of the component manufacturers, which are already seeing a marked increase in demand from the automotive and defence sectors.

Electronics Weekly - October 18, 2017


Meskwaki Inc. hopes to hit jackpot with vape liquid, distribution business

E-cigarettes that use e-juice have become more common in recent years as consumers view the electronic devices as a healthier alternative to traditional smoking, despite warnings from the U.S. surgeon general that e-cigarettes pose health risks, especially for young people.

The Gazette - October 13, 2017


The Coming of Age of Smallsats

Imagine flocks of small satellites (smallsats), hundreds in number, orbiting around Earth right now… satellites that are the size of a youngster’s play action figures.

Satnews - October 03, 2017


Zimmer Biomet: A Leading Medtech Player Facing Short-Term Issues

Zimmer Biomet, an orthopedic company which designs, manufactures, and markets implants is considered a cheap stock facing supply and manufacturing issues. The orthopedic industry is doing relatively well, thus Zimmer's issues are company-specific.

Seeking Alpha - September 29, 2017


Parsing Zynga’s Mobile Metrics

The mobile gaming market presents a massive revenue opportunity for video game developers such as Zynga, Electronic Arts (EA), Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), and Glu Mobile (GLUU).

Market Realist - September 27, 2017


Rise of the Exoskeleton: The Future May See Wearable Technology for the Masses

Most notable are the achievements of exoskeleton technology in the medical field. As reported by Robotics Trends, Ekso Bionics’ GT exoskeleton is the first exoskeleton to be cleared by the Food and Drug Administration for clinical trials.

Bawd Rate - September 27, 2017


The finance revolution passes from the blockchain

Blockchain technology will reduce transaction costs and infrastructure by at least 50% for financial companies. This could mean over 40 billion a year less in infrastructure, IT , operations, and staff costs.

Metalli Rari - September 25, 2017


LiDAR Market Continues To Percolate

BIS Research estimates the automotive LiDAR market was worth $65 million last year. It will show double-digit compound annual growth over the next decade, according to the firm.



Regional LED Emergency Lighting 2022- Research Report

The global LED emergency lighting market is expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period. The constant changes in the industry has led  to the analysts at BIS Research to add a detailed chapter on the market dynamics.

SATPRNEWS - September 11, 2017


From Safety to Savings, Blockchain Technology Will Disrupt the Food Scene

According to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research, titled ‘Blockchain Technology in Financial Services Market – Analysis and Forecast: 2017 to 2026?, cost savings of $30 to $40 billion per year will be achieved in trade finance.

The Spoon - September 05, 2017


Rethink IoT News ATW 175: Around The Web Roundup

The global IoT in Oil and Gas market is expected to hit $30.57bn in 2026, growing at a CAGR of 24.65%, according to BIS Research

ReTHINK Research - September 04, 2017


Global IoT in oil and gas forecast to grow rapidly, reach US$30.57 billion by 2026

The global market for the Internet of Things (IoT) in oil and gas is expected to reach to US$30.57 billion by 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.65 per cent during the forecast period from 2017 to 2026, according to a new market intelligence report by BIS Research.

JWN Energy - August 31, 2017


Blockchain: A Game Changer for Fintech Services

Recently, BIS research came up with a study which outlines the immense cost savings that blockchain could bring to financial services businesses. Per year costs savings are estimated to be around $6-8 billion in KYC/AML, $30-40 billion in trade finance, and $50-60 billion in capital markets.

Read IT Quick - August 16, 2017


Bitcoin Nears $4,500, is $5,000 Next?

“The sudden price surge in Bitcoin coincided with the confirmation of BIP 91’ adoption, as the currency rose to new highs above the $3000 mark within days, surpassing previous levels of resistance,” says Shazlie Khan, research analyst at BIS Research.

Investing News - August 16, 2017


Global next generation implants market to hit $3.9B in 2023

According to a market research report by BIS Research, in 2016, the orthopedic segment dominated the conventional implant market, accounting for $34.74 billion. The global conventional medical implants market will likely reach $106.9 billion by 2023.

Becker’s Spine Review - August 16, 2017



A significant drop in sperm count is noted from 100 million in the early 1970’s to 20 million in 2012 as per a senior fellow Global Health at the Council on foreign relations. So the only viable option is to go for assisted reproductive techniques. As per BIS research, China’s IVF market alone is expected to reach $1.5 billion in 2022 from $670 million in 2016.

Dr Prem - July 26, 2017


Chinese couples seeking help to have babies

China's market for IVF alone was worth US$670 million last year and is expected to surge to US$1.5 billion in 2022, said BIS Research. Average sperm count (number of sperm per millilitre) dropped from 100 million in the early 1970s to as low as 20 million in 2012 in China, said Mr Huang Yanzhong, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations.

STRAITSTIMES - July 23, 2017


BIS Research - The Small Launch Vehicle Market Analysis Published

BIS Research has analyzed the global small launch vehicle market and is reporting this market segment generated $166.3 million during 2016 in terms of revenue, which is anticipated to reach $11.37 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 52.57 percent, in their new Global Small Launch Vehicle Market - Analysis and Forecast (2017-2026).

Satnews - July 20, 2017


How Blockchain is Changing the Financial Technology Industry

A recent market intelligence report done by BIS Research, called “Blockchain Technology in Financial Services Market: Analysis and Forecast: 2017 to 2026” released in July 2017 showcases just how far blockchain technology has come–but more specifically where it’s heading–namely in the financial services industry.

Investing News - July 19, 2017


Applying blockchain technology could slash US$40 billion in costs for financial services: BIS Research

Blockchain technology entered into mainstream financial services in June, with IBM building blockchain for seven of Europe’s biggest banks in the area of trade finance, notes the BIS Research statement.

Canadian Underwriter - July 18, 2017


Research Report Details Blockchain Revolution for Financial Services

A new market intelligence report by BIS Research, titled ‘Blockchain Technology in Financial Services Market – Analysis and Forecast: 2017 to 2026’, has reached the conclusion that the application of blockchain could lead to a per-year cost savings of $6-8 billion in KYC/AML, $30-40 billion in trade finance, and $50-60 billion in capital markets.

Allcoinsnews - July 18, 2017


Blockchain application could lead to per-year cost savings $50-60 Bln in capital markets: BIS Research

The blockchain technology could save the financial institutions over $40 billion per year in infrastructure, IT, operational, third party fee, and administrative personnel costs”, Shazlie Khan, an Analyst at BIS Research, said.

Econotimes - July 17, 2017


Blockchain Poised to Deliver Big Savings to Financial Services Firms

Blockchain, the distributed database technology that help make digital currencies like Bitcoin possible, is more than an enabler of futuristic payment options. Over the next several years, it will help financial services firms slash costs by billions of dollars, according to a new report from BIS Research.

Datamation - July 17, 2017


China's Sperm Count Problem Has Created a Billion-Dollar Market

A paradox has emerged in China: As the country finally relaxes its one-child policy, factors like lower sperm counts, later pregnancies and other health barriers are making it harder for many to get pregnant. As a result, businesses from China to Australia, and even California are lining up to help -- and profit from -- the growing market of hopeful prospective parents.

Bloomberg - July 13, 2017


Global 3D printing plastic and photopolymer market to reach A$2.37 billion by 2023

A BIS Research report forecasts the global 3D printing plastic and photopolymer material market is estimated to reach $1.86 billion (A$2.37 billion) by 2023 at a CAGR of 21.5 per cent from 2017 to 2023.

Manufacturers' Monthly - June 30, 2017


App economy will be worth $6.3T by 2021

Earlier this month, BIS Research predicted the global mobile gaming market will generate $58.71 billion in revenue by 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9.4 per cent.

Mobile World Live - June 29, 2017


Smart, Interactive Surveillance To Become Necessity Than Luxury

In a candid interaction with CXO Today, Kiran Nayak, Co-founder, PiOctave Solutions, talks about the potentials in the smart and interactive surveillance space and how the market is evolving in India.

CXO Today - June 12, 2017


Mobile gaming market to be worth $59B by 2023

BIS Research predicted the global mobile gaming market will generate $58.71 billion in revenue by 2023, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4 per cent from 2017 to 2023.

Mobile World Live - June 08, 2017


Global vaping market to reach $47 Billion by 2025

The latest vape market report illustrates that while the e-cigarette market was predicted to be worth $8 billion by 2015, it is expected to continue expanding at an annual growth rate of 19.34% for the forecast period.

Vaping post - April 25, 2017


Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

Shops patronized by pot smokers have a long tradition of labeling their pipes and vaporizers “for tobacco use only.” But startups developing smoking and vaping gear are basically asking customers to put their weed in it.

Tech Crunch - March 23, 2017


E-Cig Retailers Watching RRPs

There is a buzz growing around the potential market response to reduced-risk products (RRPs).

Convenience Store Decisions - March 21, 2017


Apple Getting Into The Vaporizer Business?

A patent filed by Apple was recently made public, but it's not what you'd expect. The patent is for a complex vaporizer device, although they don't specify the substances meant to be vaporized.

Seeking Alpha - January 30, 2017


Investors are lining up to join the vapour products market

With e-cigarettes having gained much traction in South Africa and across the globe, entrepreneurs have also begun to invest in a market expected to grow exponentially in the next decade.

IOL - January 30, 2017



For manufacturers that have yet to bring a robot into their production areas, the prospect of doing so can be daunting. To make it less intimidating, robot manufacturers are taking a step back from their large, industrial robot focus and catering to a need for smaller, self-contained robots that can work side-by-side with people. They’re called collaborative robots, or cobots, and manufacturers are likely to see an influx of them from robot manufacturers in the coming years.

Welding Productivity - January 11, 2017


European, Asian Robotics Expect Safer Cobots to Lift Industry

As collaborative robots get more and more attention, various governments have started defining long-term strategies. For example, Germany introduced its “High-Tech Strategy 2020” for Industry 4.0 back in 2006, but some Mediterranean countries haven’t even started planning.

Robotiq - December 09, 2016


Entrepreneurs to share success stories at IdeaKon ’16

IdeaKon is a speaker series cum networking event aimed at promoting the spirit of entrepreneurship among the youth and motivating them to take the road less travelled.

The Pioneer - November 03, 2016


Is This Phillip Morris International's New $1 Billion Opportunity?

The global tobacco giant is betting that products like its new iQOS electronic cigarette will be what fuel the next phase of expansion.

The Motely Fool - October 06, 2016


Boom in the Augmented and Virtual Reality Markets Anticipated

The Augmented and Virtual Reality markets have long been specialized industries, but that is expected to change by 2022.

Product Design & Development - September 29, 2016


IIM Shillong organises EmergE 2016 to promote entrepreneurial spirit

EmergE, the flagship entrepreneurship summit of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Shillong, is one of the most premier annual events in the northeast.

Financial Express - September 23, 2016


Como Audio crowdfunds its way to success with new hi-fi speakers

The estimated $10 billion global market for wireless audio devices is as popular as it's ever been — a fact an upstart audio company discovered after it set out to raise $50,000 for two new products but got more than five times the amount.

CNBC - July 30, 2016


E-cig packaging: Where there’s (no) smoke, there’s fire

E-cigarettes, like the tobacco products that preceded them, have their share of critics. But no one can deny the packaging opportunity currently bubbling up in the e-cig market.

Packaging Digest - May 02, 2016


North American video surveillance market poised for rapid expansion

With the technology becoming ever more sophisticated, video surveillance systems are on the verge of becoming an indispensible component of security systems worldwide. In the coming years, the growth of the North American market is expected to reflect that reality.

Security Systems News - July 15, 2014

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