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Anthony Vicari and Chloe Holzinger

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

June 12, 2019

Silicon nanocomposite materials for Li-ion battery anodes

Sila Nanotechnologies develops and manufactures silicon nanocomposite materials for Li-ion battery anodes that it claims are a drop-in replacement for conventional graphite anodes Most of its materials have a high silicon loading of about 50%; while the company could not disclose further details on ... read more.
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Cecilia Gee

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

June 12, 2019

CO₂ sequestration; produces graphite nanoplatelets and graphene oxide

Apoorv Sinha founded Carbon Upcycling Technologies (CUT) in 2014. To date, the company has raised about $1 million from National Resources Canada, National Research Council Canada, Alberta Innovates, and the Carbon XPRIZE competition. The company is a developer of a process that adsorbs CO2 ... read more.
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Cole McCollum

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

June 12, 2019

3D sensor fusion and perception platform for autonomous vehicles

Develops a sensor fusion and software perception platform for autonomous vehicles; claims differentiation in achieving higher levels of perception accuracy and reliability Core innovation is in its upsampling approach, in which additional information is extracted and inferred from frame-to-frame ... read more.
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Jerrold Wang

Digital Transformation More...

June 12, 2019

Natural language understanding based on transfer learning and knowledge base

Natural language understanding (NLU) platform that uses vector-based semantics and transfer learning to analyze text information, such as identifying words and phrases, understanding their relations, and conducting emotional analysis Uses  common-sense AI approach empowered by its proprietary ... read more.
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Miraj Mainali

Digital Transformation More...

June 12, 2019

Automation and optimization software for deep neural networks

Develops software that uses AI tools like reinforcement learning and transfer learning to automate and optimize the design of deep neural networks (DNNs) so that they can run on edge devices with limited computational resources Claims that its software is able to decrease the computational overhead ... read more.
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Jerrold Wang

Digital Transformation More...

June 12, 2019

Natural language processing-enabled online conversational platform that connects consumers in need of advice to product experts

The company was started by four co-founders with significant experience in entrepreneurship and venture capital; the company has raised a total of $55 million in investments, including the most recent $41 million Series C round in October 2017; some of the key investors include Bpifrance, Idinvest ... read more.
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Shoppertrack
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Miraj Mainali

Digital Transformation More...

June 12, 2019

Retail analytics

The company was founded by Bill Martin in 1993, who served as its CEO until its acquisition by Tyco International in 2016; later that same year, Tyco International merged with Johnson Controls; ShopperTrak now remains as a business unit of Johnson Controls. The company is a developer of retail ... read more.
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Shriram Ramanathan

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

June 11, 2019

There is no doubt that commoditization in the marketplace has accelerated. The Boston Consulting Group recently noted that markets are maturing faster and company life cycles have halved in the past two decades. While there is ample data to support this conclusion, all readers need to do to convince... read more.

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Nardev Ramanathan

Consumer IoT More...

June 11, 2019

There are probably only a few things in the world today that we can say we are certain will happen. Aging is one of them. But with all the news around aging and the somewhat negative spin put on it, it is important to first revisit the concept of aging. Aging is a natural process of life, much like ... read more.

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Metal 3D printing Segmentation for Emerging Applications

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q4 2019

This report will analyze the technical capabilities of existing metal 3D printers to: 1) define common use cases; 2) highlight further development areas; and 3) emphasize the caveats of metal 3D printing applications.

Where and how to find the Green in Green technology

Coverage Areas: Agro Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2020

Lux covers the potential for sustainability and green technologies to become an alternate source of revenue as concerns regarding environmental impact and risk continue to grow.