Danielle Bradnan

Consumer IoT More...

November 21, 2019

Introduction A successful pain management strategy requires a multimodal approach, addressing the physical causes of pain as well as the mental and social elements of pain. In a previous insight, we described the different digital technologies available to treat pain. There are a few approaches to ... read more.

Analyst Insight

Venkatesh Konanur

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

November 21, 2019

Vertical cavity laser-based flash lidar

Offers a solid-state flash lidar system with object tracking software for autonomous vehicles in both automotive and nonautomotive applications  Claims that compared to other flash lidar systems, it has developed a proprietary vertical cavity laser system that is a 100× smaller that a traditional ... read more.
Company Profile

Drishti Masand

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 20, 2019

Develops water-based barrier coatings for fiber cups and packaging to replace plastic linings

The company was founded by Paperex Colombier, a converter and trader of paper and board products, in 1995; it is now part of the broader Colombier Group. The company makes a water-based coating dispersion technology for fiber cups and packaging to replace plastic linings; the composition of the ... read more.
Company Snapshot

Chloe Holzinger

Energy Storage More...

November 20, 2019

Organosilicon compounds for Li-ion battery electrolytes

Silatronix develops organosilicon compounds for use as an electrolyte co-solvent in Li-ion batteries Although the company only recommends using low concentrations of its compound in electrolyte solutions (1% to 5%), it is not an electrolyte additive: Unlike a typical additive, it does not degrade or... read more.
Company Profile

Tim Grejtak

Energy Storage More...

November 20, 2019

Mechanical and hydrometallurgical recovery of Li-ion battery materials

Develops two processes: a pre-processing step that shreds battery modules to recover metal current collectors, liquid electrolyte, and electrode "black mass," and a hydrometallurgical recycling process that recovers lithium, cobalt, nickel, and other metals from upstream "black mass" Commercializing... read more.
Company Profile

Danielle Bradnan

Digital Health and Wellness More...

November 20, 2019

Symptom assessment tool to support patients seeking doctors

The company was started by Andrew Gardner in 2016. The company makes an app that allows for the scheduling of appointments with physicians and triage of patients through chatbots and questionnaires. Looking at applications and markets, the company is targeting NHS healthcare providers with high-... read more.
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Chad Goldberg

The Future of Mobility

November 20, 2019

The advent of shared mobility solutions has significantly influenced car ownership and urban mobility, specifically in city centers that also offer impressive public transportation networks and burgeoning micromobility options. Additionally, the gig and sharing economy have opened the door for ... read more.

Analyst Insight

Chad Goldberg

The Future of Mobility

November 20, 2019

Remote diagnostic tool that scans and diagnoses vehicle electronics systems at OEM standards

AsTech's remote diagnostic device allows technicians to scan, diagnose, recalibrate, and help in the repair of damaged vehicle electronic components by connecting to OEM scan tools over the internet The company has IP that covers remote, bidirectional communication between a vehicle's computer and a... read more.
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Christopher Robinson

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 19, 2019

The introduction of autonomous driving is one of the largest forces of change in the automotive industry today. While the short-term opportunities lie in advanced driver assist systems (ADAS), which still require a human driver to supervise the system, longer-term Level 4 autonomous vehicles, which ... read more.

Analyst Insight

The Future of the Composites Industry

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2020

The composites industry is growing rapidly with the development of new technologies and market applications, but still remains very small compared to other incumbent materials like steel or aluminum. This report will take a holistic view on the state of the composites industry — encompassing both glass and carbon fiber alike — identifying key drivers and challenges and discuss strategies to grow the overall industry pie rather than simply competing over current markets.

Materials & Manufacturing in an Age of Mass Customization

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation

Planned Publication Date: Q2 2020

In the age of mass customization, brand owners are looking for tech-driven ways to provide more personalized experiences to consumers. This evolving landscape will have lasting implications on how products are being manufactured and the materials being used to manufacture them. This report gives our take on technologies being developed to provide more custom products to consumers and how materials producers can position themselves to avoid the risk of getting left behind.