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Laser Processing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

In modern times, lasers have become an integral part of the society, providing immense opportunities for innovation in the ever widening range of material and manufacturing applications. Laser, an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation, is monochromatic and convergent beam of electromagnetic radiations that has wavelength ranging from ultraviolet to infrared. Laser can deliver a precise spot size with high focused power on any kind of medium. As a result, laser has wide applications such as 3D holography, spectrography, forming, joining machining, cutting, welding, marking, engraving, rapid prototyping, precise sculpting, manufacturing, contactless imprinting, coating/surface engineering, shaping and sizing objects. ...

Global Smart Lighting Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Smart lighting has been a breakthrough in lighting industry, that makes use of control system which intelligently control light, based on parameters such as temperature, movement, occupancy, amount of natural light etc.Lighting consumes a high energy cost thus Industries, government departments are focusing on reducing the energy utilization by substituting the traditional lighting systems with efficient and advance lighting control systems. Automated lighting control not only provides with economical and flexible lighting but also monitors the tasks carried out by the users. Therefore the demand for smart lighting system is growing exponentially.A new concept such as wireless networking is emerging and is being adopted vigorously. The application for smart...

Wireless Charging Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Electromagnetic field is used to transfer the energy between the objects in wireless charging (or inductive charging). This is usually done with the help of a charging station. In electromagnetic field, the energy is transmitted by coupling of inductive electrical devices, and then this energy is used to run devices or charging of battery. Wireless charging materials have a large range of flexibilities industrial compatibilities. The wireless charging market can be segmented on the basis of end-use into automotive, radios, medical, digital computers, industrial battery and power tools. Promoted with the help of rising availability of partial resolution and products, the global market for wireless changing material is...

Microcontroller Market Analysis By Product (4/8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit), By Application (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Industrial) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

June 2014

Industry Insights A microcontroller (MCU) is a ubiquitous semiconductor IC, present in numerous embedded applications. A typical MCU chip comprises a processer, core, memory and programmable input/output peripherals. Microcontrollers are smaller and cheaper than microprocessors, which makes it economical to control many devices and processes digitally. They are used primarily in devices that require a considerable degree of control exerted by the user. The rapidly growing automotive industry is expected to be a key driver for the market over the forecast period. Additionally, high degree of competition in the industry has resulted in price cuts, which is...

LED Drivers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

An LED driver is a device which manages and controls the flow of current for an LED light. Its primary function is to accept a certain voltage as input and produce a particular amount of output voltage. The drivers are categorized as per the types of combinations of the LED lights that they form, such as series, parallel and series/parallel. Additionally, drivers can be categorized according to their topologies (buck, boost, buck/boost), inductor-based or charge pump and AC to DC convertor or DC to DC convertor. These are used for lighting or display. LED drivers regulate power supply with a constant amount supplied to the LED irrespective of its changing temperatures. The power of a LED should be kept constant as the temperature changes (increase or...

3D NAND Flash Memory Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

3D NAND Flash is a type of flash memory which involves stacking memory cells on top of each other to provide a higher capacity/volume ratio in a smaller physical space. It maximizes electrical efficiency by shortening the interconnect length between cells. Samsung’s 3D V-NAND was the first ever manufactured 3D NAND flash memory chip. The vertically stacked cell layers make use of charge trap flash (CTF) technology which enables it to offer memory of upto 128 GB on a chip. It has twice the write performance, twice the scalability and ten times the reliability of 2D, or planar NAND, which consequently improves the performance and stability of laptops, smart phones and tablets. 3D NAND chips are also used in Solid State Drives (SSDs) as they possess the...

Multi Layer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

Multi-layer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCC) are a type of ceramic capacitors which consist of alternate layers of metal and ceramic to make a multi-layer chip. The ceramic layer acts as a dielectric. A number of ceramic capacitors are stacked together in parallel and contact is made via terminal surfaces. They possess low impedance values at high operating frequencies, as a result of which they are widely used in electronic devices for the crucial function of noise suppression. Some of the key application areas include mobile phones, tablets, telecommunications, data processing, consumer electronics, video cameras, PCs, notebooks, hard disks, DVDs, game PCs, general electronic circuits, etc.  Increasing demand for MLCCs...

FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Data Processing, Industrial, Military And Aerospace, Telecom) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

May 2014

Industry Insights Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) is a programmable semiconductor device or integrated circuit (IC). The device could be reprogrammed as per desired application or functionality requirement as against Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) that are function-specific. FPGAs offer numerous advantages such as easy debugging, rapid prototyping, low cost and lower the risk of product obsolescence. Rise in demand for customizable integrated circuits serves as a key driver to the FPGA market. High demand for power efficient and high performance IC designs is expected to favorably impact market growth. Furthermore, advancement in the...

System-in-Package (SiP) Die Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Market demand for high performance, small size, low power and low cost cannot be met through conventional packaging and interconnect technology. Conventional technology is unable to address limitations such as density; bandwidth and signal integrity and thermal management posed by interconnect technology. System in Package (SiP) technology helps to address these limitations effectively to a certain extent System in package is a technology that encompasses integrated circuits (IC) or semiconductor dies with different functionalities in a single package or a system that provides multiple functions associated to the system. It comprises of Optical components, MEMS and other packages or devices. Sip has evolved highly from...

Industrial Robotics Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Chemical, Rubber And Plastics, Communication, Consumer, Electrical/Electronics, Food, Heavy Machinery, Medical) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

December 2013

Industry Insights Industrial robots as defined by ISO 8373 are “automatically controlled, reprogrammable, multipurpose, manipulator programmable in three or more axes, which may be either fixed in place or mobile for use in industrial automation applications”. The reprogrammable nature of industrial robots allows for change in their motions or functions without any physical alterations. Since these industrial robots are multipurpose, they are capable of adapting to different applications with some physical alteration. With the economic recession a number of manufacturing companies experienced stagnation in growth. This coupled with the high...

Led Chips Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

LED chips are used in numerous industries and a large number of applications. They are used for illumination purposes, and the resultant bulbs are more power efficient as compared to conventional incandescent bulbs. LED chip based bulbs also help reduce electricity bills, thus saving costs in the long run. This is expected to contribute to market growth in an increasingly energy conscious environment. Growing investment by companies such as Cree, and research and development activities, as well as initiatives by governments in Taiwan and China to replace traditional lighting by LED lamps is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. However, high product cost in comparison to incandescent lamps and cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFLs) are...

Service Robotics Market Analysis By Application (Professional, Personal) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

April 2013

Industry Insights The need to combat rising labor costs in developed nations and growing instances of assisted living are expected to give impetus to the global service robotics market. Since they help perform tasks that would otherwise be deemed risky or difficult, service robots are expected to witness growing demand. In addition, everyday mundane tasks can be easily handled with high degree of accuracy by these computer-controlled devices. However, service robotics are in close proximity to humans; therefore, ensuring complete security and safety is of the utmost importance. An increasing number of companies have been developing and honing automation techniques in order to gain market share. Major components...

Chip on Board (COB) Light Emitting Diode (LED) Market Analysis By Application (Automotive, Backlighting, Illumination) And Segment Forecasts To 2020

February 2013

Industry Insights Chip on board (COB) is a technology of LED packaging wherein the uncoated semiconductor elements are directly mounted on a substrate or PCB with the help of a conductive or non-conductive adhesive and then wire bonded for electrical connectivity. This form of packaging design offers greater flexibility and provides better light distribution capacity. COB LEDs save considerable amount of energy, have a long life span, greater reliability, better thermal management, high quality and most importantly, they require less space. COB LEDs produce better color mixing and lighting effect and thus enhance consumer experience. They are also suitable...