Company Profile | Jan 18

Magnetic3D

Glasses-free 3D disiplays

Electronic User Interfaces

Analyst Insight | Jan 18

PTC Vuforia’s path after LiveWorx 2016

Electronic User Interfaces, Industrial Internet of Things

Company Profile | Jan 18

EAS GmbH

Specialty Li-ion cell and pack manufacturer

Energy Storage

Company Profile | Jan 18

Prieto Battery

Copper antimonide 3D anodes for Li-ion batteries and solid-state batteries

Energy Storage

Company Profile | Jan 18

Occipital

Occipital is a software and hardware startup that develops depth-sensing technology for 3D scanning, indoor mapping, and mixed reality applications

Electronic User Interfaces, Sensors

State of the Market Report | Jan 18

Looking Back on 2016 – The Year of the Smart Home

Investors poured $300 million into smart home startups in 2016, with no particular pattern or sophistication, and acquisitions did not keep pace with the strong investment . It was a busy year for partnerships as well, with telcos and insurers forging partnerships with smart home hardware startups, following a similar path of utilities years ago. At the same time, smart home platforms continued to grow their number of partners and enabled capabilities; it is still too early to call a winner, as Samsung’s SmartThings triple-digit growth proves platforms are still anyone’s game. In collaboration with Argus Insights, we analyzed consumer sentiment data in order to isolate what devices are resonating most with consumers, and why. We then compared consumers’ views to our own methodology for evaluating value within the smart home, and took a deep dive into the smart thermostat (the only “killer app” of the smart home that we identified in 2015), to understand its rise in consumer delight and buzz volume. All of this analysis points to energy as an established and maturing segment in the smart home, with security entering the “emerging” state. Well-being, a category which was particularly interesting a year ago, is still largely in development but companies need to actively engage in this area to avoid missing the wave.

Digital Transformation, Intelligent Buildings, Sensors

Company Profile | Jan 17

Algorithmia

Algorithm marketplace

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Industrial Big Data and Analytics

Publication Date: Jan 23

Ynsect

Agro Innovation, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals, Food and Nutrition | Develops process using mealworms to produce protein meal for the animal feed industry

Publication Date: Jan 23

Ida-Ore

Agro Innovation | Mining zeolite to produce agricultural soil amendments and animal feed additives

Publication Date: Jan 23

PlantCare

Agro Innovation, Digital Transformation, Sensors | Soil moisture sensors and smart irrigation controllers for agriculture

Publication Date: Jan 24

Osaro

Autonomous Systems 2.0, Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Develops artificial intelligence software based on deep reinforcement learning

Publication Date: Jan 24

Clean Energy Systems Inc.

Alternative Fuels, Exploration and Production | Oxy combustion technology for clean power generation from natural gas, syngas, and biomass

Publication Date: Jan 24

Sunfire

Alternative Fuels, Distributed Generation, Energy Storage | Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) for combined heat and power, and reverse solid oxide cell for energy storage

Publication Date: Jan 24

Opus 12

Alternative Fuels, Bio-based Materials and Chemicals | Develops transition metal catalysts for carbon dioxide conversion to C1 and C2 products

Publication Date: Jan 24

Netra Inc

Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Develops computer vision software

Publication Date: Jan 24

Spira Inc.

Food and Nutrition | Microalgae producer providing live Spirulina beverages

Publication Date: Jan 24

Artificial Solutions

Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Develops a natural language processing (NLP) platform that clients can integrate into their own offerings

Publication Date: Jan 24

Beyond Verbal

Industrial Big Data and Analytics | Offers emotional analytics based on vocal intonations using natural language processing (NLP) technology

Publication Date: Jan 24

Smashburger

Food and Nutrition | Fast food restaurant chain using a proprietary smashing process to produce burgers

Publication Date: Jan 24

Jollibee Foods Corporation

Food and Nutrition

Publication Date: Jan 26

Clean Membranes

Water | Modified ultrafiltration membranes with fouling-resistant properties

Publication Date: Jan 26

Architectural Applications

Advanced Materials, Digital Transformation, Intelligent Buildings, Sustainable Building Materials | Building wall-integrated ventilation air preconditioner

Publication Date: Jan 26

Crystal IS

Water

Publication Date: Jan 26

CitiLogics

Digital Transformation, Water

Publication Date: Jan 26

ArcStone

Industrial Big Data and Analytics, Industrial Internet of Things | Platform to digitize manufacturing operations

Publication Date: Jan 27

Cosinuss

Digital Health and Wellness, Wearable Electronics | In-ear fitness tracker

Publication Date: Jan 27

NeuroMetrix

Wearable Electronics

Publication Date: Feb 1

Lumus

Electronic User Interfaces, Wearable Electronics | Technology company that develops light-guide optical element technology for personal displays to view video and data contents.

Publication Date: Feb 7

Fieldwire

http://www.fieldwire.com/

Publication Date: Feb 7

Climeworks

Alternative Fuels | Captures carbon dioxide directly from ambient air

Publication Date: Feb 9

Rorus Inc.

Water

Publication Date: Feb 9

Argonide

Water

Publication Date: Feb 9

Saltworks Technologies

Water

Interview Date: Sep 1

HolCo, Inc.

Nanotechnology | Technical validation of software

Publication Date: Feb 1

Dongguan Baode Biological Engineering

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