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Mike Rolfes

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November 15, 2018

Process automation using 3D vision and deep learning

Develops a product suite, known as "Fluid Vision," that utilizes 3D vision and deep learning to automate repetitive high-throughput enterprise processes, such as product inspection and 3D scanning Primary differentiation from other inspection systems and machine vision-based systems is in its use of... read more.
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Cole McCollum

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

November 14, 2018

Advances in AI provide powerful methods to analyze and derive insights from sensor data, unlocking new sensor capabilities and applications. While this trend is already readily apparent in a domain like computer vision for analyzing image sensor data, other sensor types such as mechanical, acoustic... read more.

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Sara Olson

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness

November 14, 2018

Microbiome-focused company developing therapeutics and diagnostics based on human-microbe interactions

The company was founded in 2012 to commercialize a microbial discovery platform developed by INRA in France. To date, the company has raised approximately $75 million across four large fundraising rounds, including venture capital investors as well as a number of strategic investors. Among its ... read more.
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Lewie Roberts

Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

November 14, 2018

Simulation software for autonomous vehicle testing and training

CEO Dan Atmonson and chairman Amiad Solomon founded Cognata in 2016; the company raised an $18.5 million Series B in October 2018 with lead investor Scale Venture Partners and strategic investor Airbus; the company has raised a total funding of $23.5 million to date. The company develops simulation ... read more.
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Ekobenz
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Runeel Daliah

Alternative Fuels More...

November 13, 2018

Catalytic conversion of ethanol to gasoline

The company was founded by Stanislaw Jablonski in 2006 and is based in Poland; EkoBenz develops an ethanol-to-gasoline technology using its proprietary catalyst platform. EkoBenz's technology is a two-stage process; according to its patent, the company first dehydrates ethanol into ethylene and ... read more.
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Equispheres
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Anthony Vicari

Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

November 13, 2018

Metal powders for 3D printing and metal spray coatings

Produces highly spherical metal powders for additive manufacturing with a process that enables a tighter size distribution than competing commercial offerings Powders combine low oxygen content, low fine particle content, and high smoothness Claims powders enable increased safety, throughput, ... read more.
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Tracy Woo

Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

November 13, 2018

Holographic AR platform for intraprocedural clinical use

CEO Jim Howard, CTO Jonathan Silva, CMO Jennifer Silva, and lead developer Michael Southworth founded SentiAR in 2017; the platform is based on Jonathan's research at Washington University, which secured the initial $500,000 in grants to build the first prototype on the Microsoft HoloLens platform ... read more.
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Telehealth for transgender patients

QueerDoc uses an off-the-shelf telemedicine platform called Doxy.me to provide medical care to members of the transgender community on the West Coast of the U.S. Gender-specific care is provided through secure teleconferencing services, typically video conferencing for initial consultations and then... read more.
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Wearable respiration sensing device for stress management and disease detection

Wearable device measures respiration and provides both haptic feedback and text message notifications when periods of tension (stress) are detected as a reminder to control breathing as a way to relieve stress Uses combined force and movement sensors to detect respiration through torso expansion ... read more.
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Eagle telemedicine
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Danielle Bradnan

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November 13, 2018

Telemedicine services provider offering remote staffing for hospitals

The company was founded by physicians in 2008, and the current CEO is Talbot McCormick. The company makes a privacy regulation-compliant synchronous telehealth platform and offers staffing solutions through that platform to hospitals. The company claims differentiation in the specialties of its ... read more.
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Measuring the Impact and Opportunity of 5G in Physical Industries

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: February 2019

This report will take a deeper look at 5G technology and its potential impact on physical industries like manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, energy, and agriculture. It will cover both operational impacts on these industries, as well as potential business opportunities for developers.

The State of Your Innovation in 2019

Coverage Areas: Accelerating Materials Innovation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

What keeps innovation executives up at night? Tapping into our proprietary data around the world's innovation executive peer group, we analyzed more than 100,000 recent technology-related searches run on our platform, 10,000 questions asked of our analysts, and 1,000 key innovation initiatives of leading companies (all aggregated and anonymized, of course). The results paint an accurate and insightful look into the state of the world’s actual innovation treads going into 2019: What technologies are attracting the most interest, what strategic questions are proving hard to answer, what start-ups are attracting the most attention, and more.

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

Coverage Areas: Autonomous Systems 2.0 More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The connected car technology space is broad and complex. Because of this complexity, identifying opportunities can be challenging. This report will look at connectivity and how it will enable digital services in the car.

Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Emerging Solutions

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The rise of AI has left a wake of misinformation, confusion, and overpromises. This report,a follow-on to the first report we published two years back, will look to sort through the hype, establish clear definitions for terms such as AI, categorize different available techniques, and highlight emerging technologies along with the challenges of implementing AI solutions.

Quantum Sensors

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

Quantum sensors offer improvements in sensitivity and precision compared to their classical sensing counterparts. In this report, we will discuss the current capabilities and development opportunities in materials and designs.

Water Infrastructure in the Developing World

Coverage Areas: Owning the Energy Transition More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

The main opportunity for innovation in water infrastructure exists in developing countries, because they are not hampered by difficult-to-replace legacy infrastructure. This report looks into the developments and describes what technologies are actually being deployed, and why.

Innovating innovation using digital technologies

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

While data collection and analysis offers the ability to transform all parts of the value chain in manufacturing, applying this to innovate new products represents a unique opportunity. It is not capex-intensive, not that disruptive to ongoing operations, and can significantly decrease time and cost involved in product development in the manufacturing sector. This report will identify how clients in the manufacturing sector can enhance their innovation efforts through the use of advanced data analytics and other digital technologies. We will also explore how digitalization of innovation will impact the underlying core innovation processes itself.

Digitizing the fight against diabetes: From therapy to prevention

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

In this report we approach the digital management of diabetes by looking at the complete health spectrum from healthy to severely diseased individuals and highlight unmet needs and opportunities that digital health developers should take advantage of. We also highlight how these strategies should consider underlying differences, from molecular to cultural, when addressing different markets and regions.

The Market Size for Smart Home

Coverage Areas: Consumer Choices in Food, Health, and Wellness More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 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?

Ubiquitous Sensing

Coverage Areas: Digital Transformation More...

Planned Publication Date: Q1 2019

As commoditized sensors become cheaper and offer improved performance they can now be more readily incorporated into new applications and devices that were previously not feasible. These always-on sensors in consumer and industrial environments will allow for continuous monitoring, all while being transparent and not interfering with individuals daily activities.

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