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Cole McCollum

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

April 16, 2019

As we described in a recent report, many of today's applications of AI involve supervised pattern recognition capabilities like image classification or speech recognition. Moving beyond these capabilities to more complex human tasks requires higher levels of reasoning and planning to not just ... read more.

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Xiao Zhong

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

April 16, 2019

Last month, Lux co-organized the Materials Informatics for Industry conference with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Hierarchical Materials Design (CHiMaD) at Northwestern University. NIST is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is the lead ... read more.

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Alex Herceg

Digital Transformation

April 16, 2019

Lux Research recently attended the Open Mobility Conference in Brussels, co-organized by the TravelSpirit Foundation and MaaS Alliance. The event sought to bring together transport authorities, operators, technology providers, and infrastructure developers. The program explored the key themes of ... read more.

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Shriram Ramanathan

Digital Transformation More...

April 16, 2019

One of the largest global defense and space companies is a leading satellite operator and a supplier of satellite imagery for commercial and military applications to governments and large businesses. Satellite imagery by itself provides limited value. Moreover, with multiple satellite operators, ... read more.

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Harini Venkataraman

Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health More...

April 16, 2019

Danish company Chr. Hansen (Lux Take: Positive) is a key player in the agrifood ecosystem, with more than 600 products in its portfolio across three segments. The company develops food additives in line with consumer demand for clean-label, "natural" ingredients as well as gut microbiome-benefiting ... read more.

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Vladimir Roznyatovskiy

Digital Transformation More...

April 16, 2019

Develops vision systems and applications through a breakthrough computational holographic technology

The company was founded by Hakan Urey and Orkun Oguz, who have extensive experiences in research and business. To date, the company has raised approximately $10 million. Among its investors, we highlight Intel Capital. The company is a developer of computational holography display technology for AR... read more.
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Jessica Hernandez

Future Grid More...

April 16, 2019

Residential smart hot water tank

Mixergy spun out from the University of Oxford, where co-founders Pete Armstrong and Ren Kang were working on their Ph.D.s around smart hot water tanks and power systems; the company has received cash from Climate-KIC, Oxford Science Innovation, IP Group, and Innovate UK, the total amount of funding... read more.
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Thomas Hayes

Digital Transformation More...

April 16, 2019

Predictive modelling for use cases within the food, cosmetic, and chemical industries

Provides data analysis solutions, typically in the form of an interactive tool that generates predictive models, for the food, cosmetic, and chemical industries (note: for the purpose of this profile, we will be focusing on Creme Global's solutions for the food industry, which addressuse cases ... read more.
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Harini Venkataraman

Emerging Ecosystems in Agrifood and Health More...

April 16, 2019

The company was founded by Riana Lynn, who has a background in biology and was previously associated with supply chain data management startup FoodTrace. The company makes “better-for-you” snack products made from plant-based ingredients. It also develops an ingredient portal journeyfoods.io, which ... read more.
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Asia's Future City

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Asia's rising urbanization presents numerous opportunities for bleeding edge technology deployment. However, at the same time, lack of traditional infrastructure and a variety of problems from traffic congestion and pollution, will only be amplified as droves of people migrate into cities. While most nations plan to address the immediate needs, several have futuristic aspirations for developing digital societies in a future city. In this report, we analyze the key technologies that will address the demands of Asia's future city as well as highlight the key innovators developing them domestically. 

Connected Car: How Connectivity Will Enable Digital Services in The Vehicle

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The connected car technology space is broad and complex and due to this complexity identifying opportunities can be challenging. This report will look at connectivity and the digital services it enables in the car.

Net Zero Energy Buildings and their impact on the grid

Coverage Areas: Future Grid More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Net zero energy buildings (NZEBs) are designed to generate as much energy as they consume and be as energy-efficient as possible. The increased availability of a variety of distributed energy resources in commercial and residential buildings is supporting the growth in deployments of NZEBs. This report looks to quantify the market for NZEBs, analyze the impact that these buildings have on the power grid, and provide a forecast of the future of energy in the built environment.

Genomics in agriculture

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Big data in agriculture was initially synonymous with "precision agriculture," however the rise of genomics and other informatics tools are fundamentally changing the roles DNA and data play in agriculture. (This report will be the first of a "Genomics in X" series, building on the "Power of DNA" report/webinar)

Electronic Materials Innovations

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Materials innovation is driving the next wave of electronic devices, from flexible displays to ubiquitous sensors. We will survey the electronic materials innovation landscape to understand what materials will enable these devices, and when the materials will be ready for market.

The Market Size for Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Consumer IoT More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

The growth of connected smart home appliances have expanded from lighting controls to thermostats, door locks, and even coffee makers. With the large influx of new products, how is the smart home market segmented, and where do opportunities lie?

Southeast Asia's Energy Startup Ecosystem

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

Under a drastically different economic and technology backdrop, Southeast Asia's energy startup ecosystem has spawned with accessibility, affordability, and reliability as the top priorities in energy. This report will take a look at the region's energy startup ecosystem and identify the key players leading the cause and the unique sets of challenges they face. As the future global center of energy demand, it remains critical to understand the region to find key opportunities to enter the market with a higher success rate.

Bio-based Intermediate Chemicals Market Growth

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will assess growth projections of intermediate chemicals given different oil-price environments.

Plastic Recycling Technologies Cost Assessment

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report will model the cost of various plastic recycling technologies in order to assess and compare their respective value propositions.

The Status of Non-metal and Non-polymer 3D Printing

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q3 2019

This report aims to define the 3D printing technology landscape for non-metal and non-polymer materials. It answers the following questions: Who are the key players developing other materials in the 3D printing space? What are their technological readiness levels? What does the technology development roadmap look like?