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Barcode Printers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bar coding is an automatic identification and data collection technology commonly termed as Auto ID. Bar codes are used to label carton’s and retail items before shipment. They are found printed on the product labels or printed on the product itself (adjacent or parallel bars). Auto ID is in use since 30 years in shipping, manufacturing and warehousing companies. Furthermore, the printing market has grown invariably along with the expansion of personal computer market and the technology has gained global acceptance by providing accurate and immediate data collection. Numerous industries are utilizing bar coding technology. Following are just a few that have implemented this technology: Healthcare, Ticketing,...

Hydrographic Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Hydrographic survey is a process used to measure and describe the physical features of the navigable earth’s surface such as oceans, lakes and rivers. The equipments used in such surveys are known as hydrographic equipments. Hydrographic technology earlier consisted of hardware setup to connect with the satellites for receiving information. However, modern technology relies more on software. QINSy (Quality Integrated Navigation System) is modern software used for managing operations for a hydrographic complex, even if this complex consists of hydrographic equipments from different manufacturers. QINSy licenses have been issued to more than 700 companies worldwide in 71 countries. Key factors that may drive this...

Mobile Entertainment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The digital entertainment market has evolved into a highly dynamic industry with media, speed and publishing. The industry has changed dramatically in few decades from DVDs to laptops, wired communication to wireless networks. At present, it’s a customizable stream of news, entertainment, e-books, music and internet. Online and mobile gaming are one of the popular activities followed by social networking. Today, digital media of all type are used in mobile phones as well. Advertisement revenues are of vast importance in the industry. The continuous downloads of mobile applications, either paid or free; in the smartphone industry is a major factor driving the market. The level of competition within the market is expected to increase drastically. As the...

Aramid Fiber Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Aramid Fiber is an organic polymer which is produced by spinning solid fibers from a liquid chemical mixture. They are man-made fibers possessing high performance characteristics and are characterized by rigid polymer chains. The word “aramid” is derived from the combination of “aromatic polyamide”. The polymer is produced by chemical reaction between a carboxylic acid halide group and an amine group. The next stage includes producing the fiber by spinning the polymer. Superior properties of aramid fibers such as resistance to abrasion, fabric integrity at high temperatures, low flammability, no melting point, non conductive and resistance to organic solvents makes it suitable for application in industries including aerospace,...

Cancer Therapeutics And Biotherapeutics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer is a disease caused by uncontrolled and abnormal cell proliferation which invade or spread to other body parts and is known as malignant tumor. As per the WHO, cancer which includes breast cancer, cervical cancer, liver, stomach, prostate cancer and others is one of the well-known causes of death Biotherapy is the new approach for cancer treatment as it influences the natural tendency of the body to fight against cancerous cells without affecting healthy tissues. Increasing prevalence of cancer, rising demand for targeted drug therapy and the introduction of advanced treatment methods are some of the emerging growth factors for the biotherapeuics market. Moreover, increasing demand of personalized medicine rendering accurate and effective results is...

Fluid Management & Visualization Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fluid management involves medical intervention in promoting body fluid balance to prevent complications resulting from undesired fluid levels. Fluid systems range from standalones (include dialyzers, insufflators, suction/ evacuation & irrigation, fluid warming systems and waste management systems) to fully integrated systems, with an increasing shift towards the latter for providing overall solutions. Reusable system components and accessories are being replaced by one time use/ disposable ones to ensure patient safety. Visualization systems help in quick and improved diagnosis of critical medical conditions and include endoscopic cameras, video processors, camera heads, video converters, transmitters & receivers, light sources & cables,...

Maritime Security Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Maritime security is concerned with the protection of vessels, ports and other infrastructure related to the shipping business from intentional damage through terrorism, sabotage or subversion. Maritime security provides advanced technology to detect hazards and communicate with officials. It also renders services that help to combat potential threats. Maritime threats include environmental destruction, transactional crimes, terrorist attacks, illegal seaborne immigration and piracy threats among others. These threats not only disrupt international trade but also cause political unrest which makes maritime security imperative in such cases. Thus, maritime security is instrumental in protecting a nation’s security and maintaining a harmonious trade...

D-Dimer Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

D-dimer is a protein fragment which has two cross linked D fragment of protein called fibrin. It is a fibrin degradation product (FDP) which is found in human blood sample after the blood clot is degraded by fibrinolysis. They are present in blood plasma only when blood coagulation system has been activated due to presence of disseminated intravascular coagulation or thrombosis. D-dimers are responsible for activation of the haemostatic system. Driving factors for the growth of this market are increasing occurrence of various pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases which can cause various life threatening issues due to blood clot formation in the pulmonary and arterial pathway. Increasing incidence of pulmonary embolisms and heart strokes and rising demand...

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

Bitcoin is a form of digital currency which allows performing transactions without the need for a central bank. Bitcoins can be used to purchase goods and services from vendors who accept them as a mode of payment. Bitcoins may be transacted with other bitcoins with the help of peer-to-peer technology carried out by the network. Since they are open source, their design and control is open for all. Traditional currencies are managed by the central bank, while bitcoins are not regulated by any authority; instead, they are maintained by an online community. Since bitcoin is not a country-specific currency, international payments can be carried out more economically and efficiently. Bitcoins can be transferred among people using mobile apps on smartphones or...

Home Insecticides Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Insecticides are known to be widely used to control, deter or kill insects in agriculture and related field activity. These insect destroying agents can be synthetic as well as organic in nature or a combination of both. Their home segment counterparts also acquire a prominent market share with growing demand to eliminate insect presence in households. Various insects such as mosquitoes, flies, bugs, termites, ants, etc. are found to create inconvenience and severe health related problems for humans. Some categories of spiders, ants and wasps are dangerous enough to pose life threats. However, humans have gained knowledge to develop ways to tackle the outspread of these insects. Increased awareness of leading a safe, healthy and risk free has prompted the...

Small Animal Imaging (In-Vivo) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Small animal imaging in vivo market is an innovative research method for obtaining high-resolution visualization of animal models. This technique is gaining high significance worldwide with its usage in drug development. Small animal imaging techniques are widely used as it helps in reducing time and capital wastage on non promising molecules by early detection of potential molecules. Small animal imaging technology and system helps in the improvement of animal models by enabling longitudinal studies, which enables real time observation of the progression of the disease. In animal models this technology proves to be excellent tool in assessment of functional, physiological and anatomical parameters at molecular and cellular levels. Magnetic resonance...

Agriculture Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growth of global farming practices around the world on account of growing food demand is expected to remain a primary factor driving the demand for agricultural equipment. Agriculture equipment includes machineries which are used in operation of a farm or an agriculture area. Some of the major agricultural equipment used worldwide include tractors, harvesters, mowers, irrigation equipment, livestock systems and implements among some others. Agricultural equipment are used for commercial production of food, fuel crops, fiber and livestock. In addition, they find wide usage for immediate post-harvest processing in cotton gins, packing-house equipment. The world demand for agriculture equipment market is expected to grow over the next six years on account of...

Medical Nonwoven Disposables Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Medical nonwoven disposables are essential products in the healthcare industry. They impart hygiene benefits better than woven fabrics. Woven fabrics used in clinics and hospitals are prone to hospital acquired infections or HAIs, surgical site infection or SSIs and other infections such as hepatitis and AIDS. Medical nonwoven are utilized to a greater extent that are designed to provide barrier between patient and physician and also barriers between patients. These disposables avoid transmission of infections to some level. Increasing healthcare awareness across the world is creating an additional opportunity for the growth of the medical nonwoven disposables market. These health trends typically increase surgical procedures which in turn increases the...

Green Data Center Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

In the present scenario, a number of data centers in IT organizations are tackling with issues such as increase power consumption, cooling and space. With the rising cost of electricity, regulations by government, standardizations and the corporate social responsibility of companies, there is an undying need of energy-efficient green data centers in the industry. A green data center facility is designed to optimize the performance of every component for maximum energy efficiency and reduce the environmental impact. Various advance computing technologies and services are being implemented to optimize computing environments and further lower the cost of operations associated with enterprise computing. For lowering the computing costs, data center facilities...

Machine Health Monitoring Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Machine health monitoring systems provide data about the machine’s health and operating conditions. They assist service technicians to maintain the machines, provide tools that help operators to manage machines better and help managers to schedule the service and maintenance of the machine. These systems are particularly used in manufacturing industries to improve the production efficiency. Machine health monitoring systems are equipped with software for data analysis that helps to predict failures, determine source of failure and provides useful information for future developments. The global machine health monitoring market is expected to grow moderately over the next six years. The transition from preventive...

Oil & Gas Risk Management Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Oil and gas market is a complex market and risk management is the most important issues facing it. The market is prone towards a lot of uncertainties and is hence affected by both element risks (operation, construction, financial and revenue generation). Global risks (political, environmental, commercial and legal). These risks encountered both downstream and upstream  need to be adequately addressed as to ensure commercial viability of a particular oil and gas project. The oil and gas business or oil and gas risk management is mainly capital in nature and it operates with a large asset base and in highly risky environments, this is a driver for need of such companies so as to manage their catastrophic risk...

Bio-Photonics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-photonics is amalgamation of biologyand photonics. Photons are central entity in information technology electrons in electronics. Bio-photonics includes the development and application of optical methodology such as imaging, to study tissues and cells. Its major benefit is that it preserves the examined cells. It refers to absorption,detection, emission, reflection,modification and creation of radiation from organisms, tissues, cellsand biomaterials.Bio-photonics is used to detect biological functions at cellular and sub-cellular levels. The key applications of bio-photonics include life-science, environmental science, agriculture and medicine. It is being increasingly used in food science sector to ensure food safety, where it is being used to...

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. ...

Pressure Sensitive Tapes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Pressure sensitive tapes, also known as adhesive tapes are adhesive tapes which require only application pressure for bonding, without any need of special purpose solvent, heat or any other activist.  It is generally used for various applications in home, office, industry, institutions etc. Increasing manufacturing activities, need of carton packaging along with requirements for good packaging is expected to boost the market growth over the forecast period. Developing food and beverages market is also expected to fuel the market growth over next six years owing to largest consumption of corrugated carton packaging in this industry. Various technological advancements in manufacturing processes and materials used for pressure sensitive tapes are also...

Unified Threat Management (UTM) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Securing the networks against potential threats has now become a major challenge for the IT department in any organization. As the task of securing networks is increasing exponentially, network administrators are forced to integrate new components and technologies. Unified Threat Management (UTM) is a converged platform of point security products. It is the primary network gateway defense solution for organizations and is well-suited for small and midsize businesses. UTM is the evolution of the traditional firewall into a security product that is capable of performing multiple security functions within one single appliance: gateway anti-spam, network intrusion prevention and gateway antivirus, network firewalling, load balancing, data leak prevention,...

Web Conferencing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Web conferencing provides real time communication to several users (or computers) connected over internet. The users connected over web conferencing can see similar screens on their respective browsers. It helps in events such as conference or meeting to be shared with remote users at the same time. Mainly TCP/IP connections are used over internet technology. It is a multicast and a real time communication from a single location to multiple locations. Data streams of videos, text based or voice chat are provided with the help of this technique and various seminars, demonstration, presentation and meetings can be conducted with users at remote location. Other undue advantages of the technology is it also committed to provide online education and direct...

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

Lighting is a very important part of an automobile. Technological advancements in this field have brought many changes in automotive lighting market. Lighting system of an automobile consist of lighting and signaling devices integrated with various parts of the vehicle. These include sides, rear, top and front. The basic purpose of lighting is to provide the driver with visibility under darkness, during bad weather conditions further it intimates the driver about the presence of vehicle, pedestrians and motorists on the road. Apart from safety feature lighting adds to aesthetics of the car. Global lighting market can be segmented on the basis of position, vehicle type and technology. The lighting position includes side,...

Near-Field Communication (NFC) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Near-field communication (NFC) allows contactless short range communication medium between two devices helping in transmitting and receiving information or data. Handset manufacturers are including NFC service in devices for improving efficiency of the handset by faster communication. When two NFC enabled derives are brought at proximity, they establishes a radio connection with each other by which they transfer data or communicate with each other. Potential applications include payment, booking data exchange and contactless transaction. Its attractive and enhanced technology has resulted in implementation of this feature in many devices. The most important aspect of this technology is its additional use such as payment system and providing authentication...

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...

Biometrics System Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biometrics can be referred to identification of special traits and characteristics of human body such as finger prints, face, voice, signature, iris, palm, DNA etc. Biometrics identifiers are human characteristics which are distinctive and measurable for an individual. These are used to label or identify a person. Biometrics system is used typically for identification and access control. Biometrics uses personal features that are inseparable from a person, thus increasing security. Increased concern of securities has increased the use of biometrics system in organisations. Threats to national security have also helped to fuel tis market. Increasing terrorist activities and thefts related to crucial data have forced the...

Ceramic Ware Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ceramic ware includes products made of ceramic. Ceramic products mostly include kitchen appliances including dinner sets, cups, jars and bathroom fittings such wash basin and cistern etc. Ceramics are nonmetallic, inorganic, crystalline and amorphous in nature and are produced by the action of heat which is then followed by cooling process. Growth of major end use industries such as construction/infrastructure mainly in Asian countries such as India and China is expected to remain a key driving factor for the market. In addition, growing consumer awareness towards hygiene coupled with government initiatives for developing hygienic infrastructure is also expected to drive the market over the next six years. However, high technological cost coupled with...

Connected Car Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Connected cars are communication system equipped and usually provide wireless LAN and internet access to the user with devices both on the inside and outside the cars. Additional advantages are provided by the integration of this special technology with the car. Connectivity cars can be categorized on the basis of: connectivity (LTE, 3G, wifi, HSPA, etc.); form factor (embedded, tethered and integrated); products & services (oem, after service, screen, telematic display unit, etc.); application (navigation, telematics and infotainment) and geography (trends in North America, Europe, APAC and ROW).  It encompasses all innovative technologically services and functions based on networking vehicle, passengers,...

Earphone And Headphone Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing demand for portable music system such as tablet, walkman, smart phones is expected to remain a key driving factor for the market. The global market for headphone is expected to experience significant growth over the next couple of years. Since the last few years, technological advancements in headphone has led to minimize the overall weight of headphones. In addition, noise cancelling is another feature which has been added in headphones equipped with latest technologies. Companies such as Sony, Sennheiser, Beats, Philips, Panasonic, are some of the leading market participants operating in the global market. These companies are continuously involved in conducting R&D activities in order to improve their market share. In addition to sell their...

Global Flat Glass Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Silica, calcium oxide and sodium oxide constitute a non-crystalline, brittle material called glass. Sheets of this basic material formed are called flat glass. Depending on its manufacturing process, flat glass is available as sheet glass, rolled glass or float glass. Further processing of flat glass makes available different glass types such as toughened glass, annealed glass, laminated glass, mirrored glass, coated glass, extra-clear glass and patterned glass. These glass types possess varying qualities and specifications to match application requirements emerging from automotive, construction, interior furnishing and other sectors. Flat glass goes into many end products major demand arising from construction and...

Musical Instruments Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Origin of music and musical instruments dates back to the pre-historic times. They have evolved at every step since those times. Music is a flourishing profession now and making musical instruments to cater to their needs is a lucrative business. As music is greatly influenced by culture, the materials used for making the instruments have also been varying accordingly. Following the commercialization of musical instruments market, the cultural concept has been merged to deliver application based standardized products. Musical instruments are usually categorized as per the Horbostel - Sachs system widely used by organologists and ethnomusicologists. This system categorizes musical instruments as: membrano phones...

Pharmacy Automation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Automation of processes carried out in any pharmaceutical or health care operations can be termed as pharmacy automation. The processes may include counting of tablets, measuring and mixing of chemicals and powders, maintaining customer’s database, packaging and inventory management. Industry requirements of production and increasing demand for safety, accuracy and competency within the production units by healthcare professionals, regulatory bodies and customers has driven the growth of pharmacy automation market. Increased competition between pharmaceutical companies has also helped the growth of pharmacy automation market. Increased demand for medicines has forced the companies to implement automation....

Storage Hardware Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Storage hardware elements are physical devices that are used to store digital data. Most common type of storage hardware is the primary hard drive of the system that stores data for the time the system is running. This includes the CPU and RAM of the system. Secondary storage hardware includes removable components like hard disks, RAM disks, external disks, CD & DVDs, memory cards and flash drives. Tertiary storage devices involve inserting and dismounting of storage media for extraction into the secondary stage to finally be retrieved; tape and hot-swap drive are included in this category. Most of the secondary and tertiary devices also act as offline storage devices. Secondary storage hardware devices are further...

4K TV Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

High definition has been a significant trend in smart devices and provides an improvement to the viewing experience. In the last few years, screen size and resolution have changed remarkably owing to technological advancement. Transition from standard definition to high definition resolutions has played a substantial role in creating a market for large screen TVs This emerging trend of high resolution display has led to the development of 4K televisions.  UHD displays exhibit 4K resolution and are called as 4K panels. 4K means 4,000 pixels in various digital formats mainly used for the purpose of shooting motion pictures. It is commonly referred to as UHD (Ultra High Definition) and is the latest technology to hit...

Digital Asset Management Software in Retail Industry Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Retail Industry today has lot of moving parts and coordinating the activities such as advertising, discounting, inventory management, fliers, sell-offs, promotions, merchandising and store design (physical as well as online) among others is a challenge. In addition, all the above mentioned activities are to be done for different channels, regions, customer segments, changing competitive circumstances and evolving consumer trends. Therefore, the retailers need to be fast and be able to turn on a dime and grab new identified opportunities. Integrated Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions provides a content supply chain that assists in feeding core retail processes and remarkably improve time to market for all retail operations. DAM ensures that the retail...

Higher Education Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Global higher education market has emerged in past twenty years and has been constantly growing. Number of public and private institutions, ministries of education, government agencies, and educational and testing companies has been growing rapidly. There has been high competition between public and private educational institutes with an intention to draw faculty, students, research funds, and business partners for association from around the globe. E learning and mLearning are the two higher education learning modes.Few higher education standard and regulations are Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Higher Education Act of 1965, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Increased connectivity and hardware,...

Nonwoven Filter Media Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nonwoven filter media make use of nonwoven fabrics to remove a percentage of particulates from the liquid or gaseous fluids passing through them. They are widely used in air, gas and liquid filtration processes. The market for nonwoven filter media is primarily driven by the need for cleaner products and processes. The emerging demand for product safety, air quality, water purity and advancement in technology are also key drivers for the market’s growth. Stringent regulatory standards and guidelines governing the applications that use nonwoven filter media may impose a restraint for the market’s growth. Product innovations and new application segments could prove to be a good source of growth opportunity for the global market. ...

Novolac Resins Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Novolac resins are type of phenolic resins. Reaction of formaldehyde and phenol in presence on acidic catalyst produces novolac resins. Phenols used in production process usually include cresol, resorcinol or bio based products such as cashew nut shell. Hexamine is usually used in production process as formaldehyde source. High strength, high thermal stability, light weight; are few characteristics of novolac resins which are expected to drive the market. Novolac resins can be molded easily; hence demand in this application area is expected to increase in forecast period. Increasing demand for laminates and molded materials are expected to drive the market. High growth in demand for fuel efficient vehicles, in automotive and transportation sector, has been...

Hearing Aids Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A hearing aid can be defined as an electronic device which is mainly used by people who suffer from impairment and losses in hearing abilities. It amplifies sound for the user such that he or she can hear speech and other sounds clearer. Hearing loss may be defined as acondition in which people have diminished sensitivity to sounds that would otherwise be heard normally. In some other cases, there are a segment of people who suffer from relative insensitivity to speech related sound frequencies. The severity of hearing loss may be determined by the required increase in sound level necessary before the affected person is able to detect it. The market for hearing aids can be segmented on the basis of the type of hearing...

Activated Carbon(Charcoal,Coal) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Activated carbon is a type of non graphitic carbon, produced through activation of carbonaceous material such as woodchips, coal, sawdust, coconut shells, lignite, bamboo, paddy husk etc. Activation process involves two stages: First carbonizing the raw material and then activate it using chemicals or steam. There are three kinds of activated carbon and are categorized based on their grades: Powdered, granular and pelletized activated carbon with the granular showing rapid market growth owing to increased application in areas of air purification. Powdered activated carbon is used in water treatment and fine chemical and food products whereas pelletized activated carbon is used for solvent recovery, catalyst applications...

Dilated Cardiomyopathy Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a cardiac disorder caused by enlargement of heart. The muscular walls of the heart become weak due to enlargement and hence heart is not able to pump blood efficiently. The disorder causes effect on liver, lungs and other important organs of the body steadily.  It is the clinical condition which causes enlargement of initially left vertical of the heart, which is considered as main pumping chamber. Significantly, if may spread to right chamber over the time. DCM also leads to frequent blood clots, irregular heartbeats and valve problems, which may affect any person irrespective of age and sex, although the probability ratio of male over female is 3:1. Various treatments available for...

Hydraulic Fracturing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Hydraulic fracturing, also called as fracking, is a process of drilling and injecting fluid into the ground at a very high pressure so as to break apart shale rocks and release the natural gas inside. The fluid injected into the ground is a mixture of sand, slurry and chemicals that enable fracking. The technique is widely adopted in extracting resources from low permeable reserves such as tight gas, CBM, Shale gas and unconventional resources among others as it is difficult to recover them through regular drilling techniques. Oilfield service market has hydraulic fracturing as one of its largest segment. Hydraulic fracturing comprises a large part of pressure pumping market. Owing to advent of shale and other...

Industrial Valves and Actuators Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Industrial valves are devices that regulate, control or direct the flow of any medium passing through it. Actuators are used for the automation of valves to ensure that the pressure and flow control are in line with the set parameters. Their functions include automatic control of valve position, safety, diagnosis and process control. The industrial valves and actuators market is set to grow in the ensuing years with increase in industrialization activity across the globe. Key drivers for the market’s growth are automation in the modernization and expansion of existing facilities, increasing demand for flow control equipment and surging requirement for resources such as water and energy. However, the increasing competition among vendors could impose a...

Web Analytics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Web analytics is a tool that studies the impact of a website on the users. It measures, collects, analyzes and reports web data to understand and optimize web usage. Web analytic software is used to determine whether sites and pages are working correctly. Website publishers use this software to measure specific details such as number of visitors, number of unique visitors, method of direction to the site, keywords searched on the search engine, time spent on the site, links clicked on the site, etc. There are two types of web analytics; off-site and on-site web analytics. Off-site web analytics refers to analysis and web measurement of the Internet as a whole. On-site web analytics measures a visitor's behavior on the user’s own website, including its...

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

BELVIQ, a product of Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH. is an FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medication that helps overweight and obese adults lose weight and keep it off. BELVIQ has to be taken along with a prescribed diet and exercise program suggested by the physician. It Targets a hunger receptor in the brain, consequently enabling the user to feel satisfied with less food. FDA clinical trials exhibited the effectiveness of the drug to achieve weight loss as well as improve health risk factors, such as high blood sugar, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels. The obesity market has witnessed a revival after more than a decade with the advent of various innovative therapies that are expected to address the...

Crystal Oscillator Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Crystal Oscillator is the main component of modern electronic devices. Basically they are electrical oscillator circuits that make use of vibrating crystal’s mechanical resonance to create an electrical signal. Its basic application is to provide a stable clock signal for digital integrated circuits. With the help of property known as piezoelectricity and exhibition of its certain crystals, accurate frequency and waveform is created, which further create mechanical waveform and is finally used by crystal oscillator. The growth of tablets and smartphone market, increase in demand for automotive, deployment of 3G and 4G networks and upcoming continuous advancement in equipment industry of health care are some of the...

Machine Translation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Machine translation is a domain of computational linguistics that explores the translation of text or speech from one language to another through the use of software. It is a rules-based system that uses a combination of grammar and language rules along with dictionaries for common words. However, in recent times the market has witnessed a transition from rule-based to statistics-based technique. The applications of the sector are segregated into software translation, translation of documents and translation of websites. Translation of documents includes translation of paper-based documents and digital documents. Website translation, also known as localization, refers to translation of website content into regional languages for country-specific sub-domains...

Benchtop Automation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A benchtop automation system enables the automation of technically challenging or repetitive processes. Numerous repetitive tasks involved in modern drug discovery can be automated using small-scale automation solutions. Typically, average labs have neither the budget, nor the space to accommodate large automation facilities. Small-scale benchtop automation systems can suit their purpose. Numerous labs are unaware of the laboratory automation revolution. There has been a continuous focus on deploying automation development resources towards user-friendly, small-scale automation solutions. Recent advances in small scale bench-top automation can be attributed to developments of instruments in the following areas: compact configurations, extended pipetting...

Cosmetic Packaging Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cosmetic packaging market is one of the fastest growing markets and comprises a wide range of packaging and their materials across the globe. Cosmetics are all about good looks which holds true for packaging as well. Cosmetic packaging has gained significance as it is one of the factors influencing consumer buying decision for a cosmetic product. In addition to protecting the product from hazards during travelling or handling, it also plays a crucial role in marketing the product. Packaging is of key importance for cosmetic products so as to keep up with changing trends and gain a competitive advantage over other manufacturers. Over a period of time cosmetic packaging has become more simple and natural. The cosmetic...

Fluorosilicic Acid Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fluorosilicic acid, an organic liquid, is a by-product of phosphoric acid and hydrogen fluoride. It is usually used in toothpastes, and also for fluoridation of water for maintaining fluoride level in water by municipal corporations. Tooth decay can be prevented by maintaining the fluoride levels. Fluorosilicic acid is liquid in nature, hence it is easy to handle and occupational hazards of handling fine power can be prevented. Fluorosilicic acid’s increasing demand in fluoridation of drinking water is expected to be the major market driver. Increasing demand from textile industry is also expected to boost fluorosilicic acid market, as it is use in removing rust and stains from the fabrics. However, fuming property and corrosive nature of...

Graphene Electronics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Graphene, 2D versatile allotrope of carbon, has densely packed carbon atoms in a single plane. It has superior optical, electrical, chemical and semiconductor properties. Conventional electrode materials can be replaced by graphene. Graphene has also been used in diverse application fields such as green technology, smart electricity and clean technology. As an electrode material, graphene can be used in RFID, solar chips, integrated chips, transistors and solar packaging. Graphene technology has been highest growing area in electronics market. High electricity and heat conductivity, and superior functionality and performance of graphene are major features which are expected to drive the market. High cost factor, investments, high expenditure, lack of...

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

Heparin is a blood thinner or an anticoagulant which is responsible for prevention of formation of blood clots. It is generally used in treatment of blood clot in veins, lungs, heart or even lungs. They are popularly used before surgery, during dialysis or during blood transfusion, when blood is taken as sampling. In other words they are generally used to reduce the risk of blood clotting. Apart from this it is also used to treat certain blood clot disorder. Basically it helps in keeping blood flowing smooth by making a certain natural substance in the body called anti-clotting protein which is also called as anticoagulant.  Other than surgical use, it may be also prescribed by heath care professional to prevent...

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Identity and access management is a framework that manages electronic identities; it includes technology support. It is used in initiating, controlling, recording and managing user identities and access permissions. This enables granting access according to company policies and every individual and service is systematically authenticated, authorized and audited. Absence of such process puts organization at risk due to misuse of company data. It is a discipline that provides access to required data at adequate time to authorized individual for ethical reasons. IAM is the basis for benefits such as growth for ecommerce, operational efficiency, and management control and cost savings. Organizations have to manage internal as well as external systems along with...

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

Oscilloscopes are electronic test instruments which are used for constant varying voltage observation. Observation is usually done as two dimensional plots of one or more signals which are represented as function of time. It is used for analyzing and displaying waveforms of electric signals. Differential measurement, phase, rise time, bandwidth measurement and voltage measurement are few applications of oscilloscopes. Oscilloscopes can be selected on the basis of bandwidth, memory depth, number of channels (digital or analog), sampling frequency, signal integrity, form factor, triggering and cost.Oscilloscopes are available in different forms such as handheld, portable, bench top, and PC-based small boxes that are dedicated to different working...

Cancer (Tumor) Profiling Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer/Tumour profiling is obtaining knowledge about patient’s cancer/tumour profile that is able to identify genomic alterations which can help physician to select an appropriate therapy which can result successful treatment for the patient. This is expected to reduce trial and error process and increase the likelihood of treatment being successful on individual basis. Different tests such as blood tests, Barium X-ray, cystoscopy, bone marrow, and lumbar puncture are used in diagnosis of specific types of cancer. Different treatments available for cancer are hormone therapy, surgery, bisphosphonates, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, biological therapies, and bone marrow and stem cell transplants.Increasing number of cancer cases is expected to be the...

Copper Mining Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Copper is a metal and is denoted by Cu symbol. It has a high electrical and thermal conductivity by the virtue of this it is used aggressively in construction of various buildings, solar energy transmission, high speed data transmission lines, alloy materials or telecommunication instruments and storage of nuclear waste or super conductor. Apart from technological use, it is also used as wood preservatives, bacteriostatic substances and fungicides. Due to its malleable and soft physical property in soft form it is widely used to fabricate cables and pipes. Generally available copper for mining is distributed over larger geographical areas, which is found mixed and materialized with materials and rocks. Copper is...

Functional Printing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Functional printing is a two-dimensional or three-dimensional with the aim of bringing functionality in whatever we produce. Some of the common applications of functional printing are 3D printer, printed electronics and RFID. Other application of functional printing may include production of sensors, solar cells or QR or bar code, OLED displays, OLED lightening and batteries. The printing can be visible or invisible depending upon the nature or type but it should have some common functional characteristics of functional printing. One of the key driver of the functional printing market is the field is very diverse and new. Due to this fact there is no real market leader of the market. In other words, functional printing...

Liquid Packaging Cartons Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Liquid packaging cartons are used to provide secure transportation and storage facility for liquid products. They are available in different shapes, sizes and designs based on the packager’s need. The liquid packaging cartons market is witnessing strong growth. Key driver for the growth is the inclination of population towards packaged food and beverages. The preferences of consumers towards ready to carry food have resulted in tremendous growth for the liquid packaging cartons market. The growing environmental concerns over use of plastic packaging, recyclable nature of carton packs, and convenience over the use of glass packaging are some of the drivers that ensure the market’s growth in the coming years....

Nutritional Ingredients in Animal Feed Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nutritional ingredients in animal feed are essential to meet the dietary needs of animals. Researches study the nutritional requirements of animals and formulate the ingredients that must be added to the animal feed in order to manage and control the diet of animals. The nutritional ingredients in animal feed market is primarily driven by the need for greater animal productivity. Since animals are a source of food and an important segment of the food chain, it is necessary to balance their diet in order to secure their health and livelihood. Demand from global food industry is expected to be a key driver for the market’s growth. However, lack of awareness and cost of the feed may force farmers towards the use of cheaper alternatives. This could be a...

Orthopedic Bone Cement and Casting Materials Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bone cement is used to anchor artificial joints such as shoulder joints, knee joints, and elbow joints. It fills the gap between the bone and prosthesis, also plays important role of elastic zone. An orthopedic cast is a shell made up of plaster, which encases a limb to hold and stabilize anatomical structures such as a broken bone. Increasing joint problems due to aging population, increasing people suffering from obesity, development in healthcare sector, change in consumer preference towards non nutritious and junk food which leads to weaker bones; are few factors which are expected to drive orthopedic bone cement and casting materials market. Increasing number of accidents resulting in bone fractures are also expected to increase demand for orthopedic...

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

Cholangitis is the term used for infection in the common bile duct of the individual. Bile duct is the tube that carries bile juice, which is helpful for digestion, from liver to intestine and gallbladder. The cause of cholangitis is bacterial infection. The bile duct is also known as biliary tract, whose infection leads to morbidity and mortality. The basic symptoms of cholangitis are jaundice, low blood pressure, abdominal pain and fever. If the individual possesses pancreatic cancer, the risk of cholangitis increases to large extent. Its early stage treatment and diagnosis is utterly important. Generally in the trend it has been noticed that people above sixty years of age are largely prone to cholangitis. Cholangitis...

CRM in Healthcare Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Healthcare industry faces a highly dynamic market and an intense competition owing to consumers demand for more flexible products, better services and need for transparency. As a result, healthcare CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is gaining grounds so as to provide hospitals an opportunity to provide their clients with high quality services. Healthcare care encompasses a wide range of software products that aid healthcare firms to maintain a healthy relationship with their customers or clients. In recent times, owing to increasing importance of quality services, healthcare sectors are opting for CRM in their day to day operations.It enables the industry to acquire essential customer data and information and...

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

Genomes are the complete set of DNA within a single cell of an organism. Genomics is a domain of genetics that sequences, assembles and analyzes the function and structure of genomes by applying recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods and bioinformatics. Furthermore, intra-genomic phenomena such as epistasis, pleiotropy, heterosis and other interactions between alleles and loci within the genome are also studied in this field. Genomics helps in spotting, preventing, or controlling disease through drug treatments or vaccinations. Key application areas include biotechnology, medicine, anthropology and other social sciences. Typically, the market is segmented by product (Consumables, Instruments and Services); by technology...

Semiconductor Wireless Sensor Internet of Things (IoT) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the virtual representation of uniquely identifiable objects on a network. Objects, animals or people are provided or embedded with unique identifiers or sensors, helping them to gain the ability of communication and automatically transferring data over a network without requiring human interaction. These things or objects have the ability to harness each other’s data by sharing resources and enhancing dependability and scope of the resulting services. The Internet is expected to get bigger due to the incorporation of sensors and intelligence into consumer devices and physical assets and the connection of these to the Internet. A dynamic heterogeneous network can be deployed in remote and unreachable places such as...

Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Third Party Logistics (3PL) simply means outsourcing of services by a firm to manage its supply chain and logistic operations. Logistics involve warehousing, transportation, freight rate negotiation etc. They exhibit agility and flexibility and effectively comprehend future needs and challenges of a business. In addition, 3PL provides innovative, easy means to continuously improve quality, effectiveness and efficiency of supply chain and logistic operations. A large number of 3PL services are available in the market presently, that performs a range of tasks and follow different models. Furthermore, availability of industry specific 3PL services is also on rise. There are four main 3PL segments: Asset Based –Domestic Transportation Management, Non...

Encryption Software Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Encryption software is an algorithmic application that converts data into a code or cipher which cannot be accessed until a proper password is provided. Data Encryption Software is the next step towards robust security systems which protect data being transferred from one source to another. The application of encryption software is when data is to be protected during transfer or storage such as SSL (secure socket layer) used by e-commerce sites and encryption of emails and files. Encryption software is classified on the basis of the level of encryption which is defined by the number of bits in a key (56-bit key, 128-bit key). Encryption was primarily used by government agencies for national security however, with the advent of personal computers and...

Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ceramic sanitary wares are plumbing fixtures which comprise wash basins, shower plates, toilet bowls, bath tubs, etc.Ceramic sanitary ware products are easy to clean and maintain; they are also cost efficient in nature.Corrosion resistance, abrasion resistance, varied colors and glossy surface are major characteristics of ceramic which prevents it to be replaced by its alternatives such as steel and fiber. Sanitary ware is the basic requirement in residential, commercial and public areas; hence growth in the real estate market and developing countries are expected to be major market drivers.Increase in population and standard of living of people has driven demand for sanitary ware. Product demand is expected to be high in consumer sectors such as hospitals,...

Emerging Inkjet Printing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Printing market has grown largely along with the expansion of the personal computer (PC) market. High paced progress in digital technology has made the printing more effective, efficient and it facilitates the work flow. The printing market is competitive and has to consistently offer latest and customized printing solutions to its consumers. The ink jet printer market is evolving slowly.  Inkjet printers are a basic type of consumer printers and the technology works by finely spreading droplets of ionized ink on a paper sheet. The ionized ink drops are directed by magnetic plates in the ink’s path when the paper is fed through the printer. It provides a resolution of 300 - 350 dots per inch. Scan printing and...

Contrast Media Injectors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Contrast media injectors are devices used by medical imaging that inject a radio-opaque contrast media into the human body in order to visualize and highlight specific parts of the body. Contrast media are substances that enhance the visibility of tissues and thus help in providing a more precise diagnostic treatment for the patient. Contrast media injectors are used in clinical applications and radiological procedures. The contrast media injectors market is driven by the growth of sophisticated diagnostic and imaging technology. The rising cases of cancer and other diseases have led to the need for precise and effective diagnosis requirement. With the advancement in technology, the market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years....

Low-Fat Yogurt Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Yogurt is traditionally a dairy product; however, recently non-dairy yogurts are being made from plant foods. Dairy yogurts are made from cow, goat and sheep milk, whereas non dairy yogurts are made from soy and coconut milk. Dairy yogurts can further be classified as grass-fed, non grass-fed, organic, non-organic, whole, 2%, non-fat, traditional, etc.  Yogurt is made by introducing live and active bacteria such as Streptococcus thermophilu, L. acidophilus, Lactobasillus bulgaricus and L. Bifidus into milk and allowing it to ferment. The milk used is part-skimmed or low-fat concentration of about 0.5% to 2%. Yogurt can be classified as per its various forms, flavors, and textures which include regular, low-fat, non-fat, light, frozen, Swiss, Greek and liquid yogurt. Yogurt is an...

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...

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the operations and responsibilities of specific business related functions, typically IT related, to a third party service provider. This process usually involves multi-year, lucrative contracts between the client firm and service provider firm. Often, the employees of the service provider firm working for the client firm are incorporated in the client firm. Off-shoring, which is delegating work to a company based in another country is widely carried out by many global companies. Another similar outsourcing activity called Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) functions on similar lines with the exception that highly critical tasks that involve skill, knowledge,...

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

Tobacco, derived from the American plant of night shade family, is the key ingredient for cigarettes and chewing tobacco. It has a high content of addictive psychoactive ingredient, nicotine which is potentially hazardous to health. Tobacco products are wholly or partly made of tobacco leaf. They are made with intention of smoking, chewing or snuffing and are categorize into two basic types: Smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco.  The tobacco market is expected to witness growth, with a range of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, kreteks, dissolvable tobacco, pipe, hookah-cigarettes etc. Presently, the drivers to this market are increase in consumer disposable income, improved new product development and...

Cooling Towers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cooling towers are heat transfer equipment by cooling water. In cooling towers heat and mass transfer takes place. Water is cooled by evaporation technique, and cooling rate and temperature depends on the evaporating rate. Frame and casing, fill (splash fill and film fill), air inlet, drift eliminators, louvers, fans, nozzles, cold water basin are major components of cooling towers. Effectiveness, range, approach, evaporation loss, cooling capacity, cycles of concentration, liquid/ gas ratio and blow down losses are the performance parameters of cooling towers. Greater customer confidence, improvement in macro-economic environment, increase in commercial building construction, focus on energy efficiency and product development, and increase in investments...

Frozen Bakery Additives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Frozen bakery additives are substances that are added during the processing of frozen bakery products. Additives help to increase the shelf life of the product. Additives ensure that the safety, wholesomeness, attractiveness and nutrition of the product remain intact. The global frozen bakery additives market has witnessed high growth in the past years. This may be attributed to the consumer preference towards products offering quality, convenience and variety. Key drivers for the market’s growth in the coming years are improvement in product quality, reasonable prices of frozen bakery products, increasing demand for processed food and environment friendly manufacturing process. However, the consolidated nature of the market and restricted temperature...

Air Compressor Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

An air compressor is a machine which converts low pressure air to high pressure air by taking air from the atmosphere and compressing it in a holding chamber. Air compressors increase the air pressure by decreasing the volume of air with the help of a piston, this is known as positive displacement. They are categorized according to the volume (cubic feet per minute) of compressed air they produce such as reciprocating compressor, rotary screw compressor, and rotary centrifugal compressor. These compressors can further be classified according to the number of compression stages (single, double), cooling method (oil, air, water), drive method (motor, engine, steam, other), lubrication (oil, oil-free), etc. Air compressors have applications in the food...

Video Game Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Video games are user interactive games for entertainment as well as learning purposes. Video game users include world wide audience from five years of age to 45 years of age. Users have access to a wide variety of content as well as gaming platforms available in stores and online. Gaming is a popular source of entertainment and the user base has been increasing with the growing population. Video games are generally console based (Xbox, Play stations) and online (available on the internet). The video games market can also be classified on the basis of hardware (gaming tools, PC, tablet) and software (new games). The market is expected to be fuelled by a number of games available on the internet at a minimal price or free...

Residential Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A residential robotic vacuum cleaner is an automated vacuum cleaner which is capable of remembering the layout of the area it is supposed to clean. It possesses memory which enables it to return to the same point at which it started the cleaning process. In case of battery exhaustion, the robot is capable of automatically manoeuvring itself towards the charging point and restarting from the same point at which it got discharged. The vacuum cleaner works on the principle of sensors which helps it in calculating the size of the room as well as avoiding obstacles. Some robots also use laser vision for manoeuvring around. The light weight and small size of these vacuum cleaners ensures easy portability and fulfilment of tasks such as daily floor mopping and...

Workflow Management Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A workflow is a sequence of industrial, administrative or other processes through which a piece of work passes from commencement to execution. A workflow management system is a software system that helps in the setup, execution and monitoring of such workflows in an organization. It helps in the collaboration, synchronization and automation of one or more business processes. It provides visibility into process and performance metrics which helps in determining whether a process needs improvement, and if necessary, performs an escalation on it. The iterative and redundant business operations carried out each time a work is completed leads to reduced organizational productivity. Workflow management systems help in automating these tasks to facilitate increase...

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...

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) is a tool that monitors, evaluates and manages high-end data center facilities across various domains within an organization. In recent times data centers have emerged as an enabler to numerous business activities. It assists in reducing system downtime by controlling utilization of data centers. It also controls the power consumption of IT components including storage systems, network systems, servers etc. and the infrastructure equipments such as power banks, power distributing units, cooling systems etc. It facilitates availability, efficiency and utilization of data center services and assets. DCIM can be deployed with high degree of ease, speed and efficiency catering to the dynamic...

Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ceramics are crystalline, inorganic and non-metals that are made of nitrogen, oxygen and carbon compounds. Additionally, glass, carbon and silicon are also classified as ceramics. Ceramic tiles are generally made from clay. They are categorized as per their functionality (wall tiles, mosaic tiles, porcelain tiles, quarry tiles, floor tiles) and their application (new residential, industrial and residential replacement). Additionally, they can also be classified according to their thickness, composition, size, shape, color, etc. A major application of ceramic tiles is use in residential spaces and recreational areas. Ceramic tiles are manufactured from raw materials such as sand, clay and energy sources. The manufacturing process has various steps such as...

Flywheel Energy Storage Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A flywheel is a mechanical device that stores kinetic energy which can be used instantaneously. It requires a motor to induce the rotary motion to the flywheel; it is connected to a turbine to produce electricity as required. Flywheels are classified on the basis of the rims used (steel or composite). Components of a flywheel include rotor, shaft, motor, generator and mechanical bearings The energy that a flywheel stores is proportional to the RPM (revolutions per minute) it takes and is independent of increase or decrease in temperature. Flywheel energy storage is used to generate uninterrupted supply of electricity in case of non availability of conventional sources. Its major application areas include aircraft launcher systems, amusement rides, grid...

Data Center UPS Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Data centers consist of a large network of computer servers used by organizations for the remote storage, processing or distribution of large amounts of data. They facilitate storage of crucial data required to successfully run a business in encrypted form to provide protection against eavesdropping. Such data comprises financial data, project data, internal reports, personal information of clients, online transactions and sensitive business information. Data centers need backup to mitigate the risk of losing sensitive business data while being able to recover and reconstruct files in case of failure. An Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) is a vital cog in the wheel of data center backups as it provides protection against power disruptions that would...

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

Hemoglobinopathies is a medical term for a genetic disorder that causes abnormal growth of the hemoglobin (Hb) molecule, which is part of the red blood cells (RBC) that carry oxygen. It simply implies structural mutations in the globin protein. These disorders include sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia is a condition where the RBCs become sticky and are shaped like crescent moons or sickles, thereby limiting their ability to carry adequate oxygen throughout the body. Thalassemia is a disorder that limits the production of RBCs and hemoglobin in the body. It has different categories; the two basic types include alpha and beta thalassemia. A few common hemoglobinopathy symptoms include: jaundice, joint pains, slow human growth, fatigue...

E-Commerce Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

E-Commerce can be defined as electronically conducted commercial transactions via the internet, pertaining to the buying and selling of goods and services. Data exchange, informational and monetary related, is also included a part of e-commerce. E-commerce includes online goods and services (software, e-books, media streaming), retail services (ordering food, travel, mail deliveries), marketplace services (e-wallet, comparison shopping) and customer support (help desks, live support). It can also be classified on the nature of the dealing parties: B2B, B2C, C2B and C2C or the distribution channels adopted by them: pure click, brick-&-click or click-to-brick. Financial services, digital content, travel & leisure, e-tailing and other online services...

Smart Home Energy Management Services Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Control and monitoring techniques used for automation applications in the home have penetrated the market as a mainstream solution and is no more a luxury concept. Initiatives undertaken by security providers, utility providers etc owing to advancement in wireless sensor network technology have been significant in bringing about this change. Smart Home Energy Management Service (SEMS) is an innovative and affordable technological solution that provides safety, convenience, awareness, energy efficiency and control inside the home. It focuses on monitoring, controlling and managing energy requirements of smart homes that utilize intelligent appliances and technologies and thereby help users in reducing their energy consumption. The concept of SEMS has changed...

Chemical Distribution Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The chemical industry produces essential raw materials and supplies for companies in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. Its diverse set of more than 100,000 products includes petrochemicals, polymers, solvents and application-driven and customized specialty chemicals required for the cosmetic or food industry. These chemicals can be distributed by pipelines, containers, barrels, sacks or small packages. Chemical manufacturers either distribute their own products directly or delegate the distribution to third-party distributors based on the feasibility of distribution to various customers. Distributors are a vital link in the supply chain process. Apart from the basic functions of transporting and selling chemicals, distributors also offer additional...

Gas Turbine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Gas turbines are a type of Internal Combustion (IC) engine in which the hot gases generated due to burning of an air-fuel mixture spin the blades of a turbine to produce power. The combined cycle beginning with conversion of waste heat into steam by heat recovery steam generators and usage of the resultant steam by steam turbine generators to increase power efficiency are the workhouses in the power generation industry. No solitary source is capable of meeting global power requirements; however, gas turbines are increasingly being used in many schemes to achieve better efficiency and reliability in power projects. Jet engines, scale jet engines, auxiliary power units, industrial gas turbines for power generation, radial gas turbines, amateur gas turbines,...

P-Phenylenediamine (PPD) Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts To 2020

P-Phenylenediamine known as “coal tar dye” is an organic compound derived from benzene. It has a boiling point of 267 °C and a melting point of 145 °C.-147 °C and has a slight aroma. P-Phenylenediamine is also called as P-diamine benzene, 1-4 diamonibenzene, pelagol D, renal PF, futramine D, etc. P-Phenylenediamine has applications in engineering polymers, composites, aramid fibers, rubber chemicals, Textile dyes etc.  Additionally, PPD is used in all kind of permanent hair dyes and tattoos. PPD is used for eczema patient’s diagnostic patch testing due to its potential skin sensitizing properties. PPD dissolves in water, alcohol and ether and partially in chloroform; it is highly reactive to oxygen. It is originally colorless and turns black when...

Power Banks Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020

A power bank, commonly known as a battery charger, is a portable charger, used to charge a wide range of digital products. It is used as an external battery, plug-in charger or back-up charger for charging a rechargeable battery or secondary cell. Power banks can be used to charge products including mobile devices, laptops, digital cameras, and tablets among others. The design and make of a power bank depends on the type of device being charged. Power banks are not one-time equipments and can be recharged and re-used. Their capacity is measured in terms of mAh (milliampere-hour); higher mAh implies higher capacity of the power bank. Commonly, lithium batteries are used in power bank design for their compact nature, affordability and wide market reach. In...

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...

Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR) Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts To 2020

Augmented Reality (AR) is an emerging technology that blends the real world with the virtual world. The technology allows the user to get a digitally enhanced view of the real world, by connecting them with a more meaningful content. Augmented reality makes use of virtual reality (VR), which is an environment, created artificially with the help of computer hardware and software for the end users. The technology has witnessed adoption in mobile devices, which feature the use of camera and GPS.  Technological advancement and development in connectivity and networking has been the key driving force for the market. AR applications incorporate the maker-less technology which has gained a large market acceptance....

X-Ray Security Screening Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

X-ray security screening is the method of using an X-ray machine to screen objects for detection of firearms, weapons, contrabands, explosives and other such malicious items. X-rays are electromagnetic radiations that can penetrate through different materials and based on the level of penetration the materials can be classified as organic, inorganic or metal. X-ray security screening systems are popular for their non intrusive nature and are widely used at airports for screening of air cargo, cabin baggage, postal items, supply chain cargo, facility screening and screening of people. The X-ray security screening market is expected to witness high growth over the next six years. Key drivers for the market’s growth...

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

Teleprotection market is the latest emerging technology and exhibits a high potential across numerous industry verticals such as telecom, oil and gas, power, transportation, aerospace and defense information technology among others. The power vertical comprises of sub segments namely phase comparison and substation automation whereas the telecom sector comprises analog systems, universal systems and digital systems. The market is broadly categorized based on product type, components and applications. Teleprotection systems prevent failure and damage of systems through automatic disconnection of faulty components remotely. The technology has gained significant acceptance across the telecom and utility sector. The rise in...

Oil Shale Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Oil shale is a sedimentary rock that contains kerogen, a mixture of organic chemical compounds in solid form which releases hydrocarbons when heated. These hydrocarbons can be used as an alternative for petroleum or natural gas. The oil shale market is expected to witness a high growth in the coming years. Key factors owing to the market’s growth are the rising demand for energy, the depletion of non-renewable energy sources, fluctuating cost of fuel and the cost benefit of using oil shale over conventional energy sources in the long run. However, the high production cost of oil shale, the low carbon content and environmental issues such as disturbance of mined land, global warming, green house gas emission are some factors that could restraint the...

Tuberculosis Testing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tuberculosis is an infectious or sometimes fatal disease with mycobacteria its major cause. In common tuberculosis attacks the lungs, or even other parts of the body such as genitourinary system, lymphatic system and central nervous system. The tuberculosis caused in lungs is known as Pulmonary Tuberculosis while effecting in other parts of the body is known as extra pulmonary Tuberculosis. It can be spread through air by cough, sneeze or transmit through air. The major symptoms of tuberculosis are chronic cough, night sweat, blood-tinged sputum and fever. According to WTO report published on tuberculosis, 1.3 million died from the disease. The complexity of the treatment is increased by detection of Multi Drug Resistant...

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...

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

Polysilicon also referred to as polycrystalline silicon is a pure form of silicon and is the earth’s most abundantly found element. A reaction between metallic silicon and hydrogen chloride produces trichlorosilane which is purified using distillation process and then at high temperature it is subjected to hydrogen reduction to obtain polysilicon. It is classified on basis of varied purity levels as Electronic grade Silicon, Medium grade silicon and upgraded metallurgical silicon. The element exhibits semiconductor like properties and is thereby used as a feedstock material in solar energy applications. Depending on the technology used for production, polysilicon is manufactured in two forms: Chunk polysilicon and granular polysilicon. Supplies of...

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

Sensor systems and electronic instrumentations are highest growing and upcoming segments in the semiconductor market. Sensors have a vast array of applications in electronics, industrial automation, avionics and military, mobile devices, consumer electronics, building and infrastructure, medical equipments, security, transportation, IT infrastructure and communication among others. Sensor technology is evolving consistently and is highly pervasive and complex in nature. Sensor technology relies on numerous leading edge technologies to deliver improved functionality required by industries worldwide. Intelligent sensor system, sense and diagnose situations, make decisions and interact with the environment. Sensors are used in standalone configurations as well...

Salad Dressings and Mayonnaise Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Food manufacturing industry is becoming increasingly competitive. Consumers have a wide variety of options to choose from and their eating habits have become more experimental. Choice and price competition means manufactures cannot rely on consumer loyalty alone. Salad dressing and mayonnaise is consumed by a considerable amount of customers and forms the highest consumed category of food dressing worldwide. Salad dressing includes condiments such as cream, sauces, cheese, nuts to enhance their taste whereas mayonnaise is a thick creamy sauce made of egg yolk, vinegar, oil and lemon juice. It is often used as a relish or a condiment in salads, sandwiches, burgers etc Salad and mayonnaise market is segmented as: Liquid...

Power Generation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Power generation is carried out by the means of conventional/non-renewable and renewable sources of energy. While fossil fuels dominated global energy generation capacity, alternative power sources have been witnessing growing adoption over the past few years. Increasing demand for electricity has fueled power generation activities. Conventional power sources comprise fossil fuels and nuclear power, while renewable sources of energy include traditional biomass, hydropower, biofuels, solar, wind and geothermal among others.  Traditional biomass combustion causes pollution, and is primarily used in rural settings of developing countries to serve purposes such as cooking and small-scale agricultural and industrial...

Video Surveillance Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The security market has been witnessing growth, fueled by increasing urbanization and security consideration. Video surveillance is an inherent component of security, and the ecosystem comprises cameras, hardware, software, storage and services. These systems play a significant role in identifying unlawful activities and offer public safety besides aiding law enforcement activities. Progressive advancement in technology has resulted in a transition from analog cameras to digital integrated systems with high image resolution capabilities.  In addition to video surveillance, video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) is also gaining traction. VSaaS primarily involves recording of the video in the cloud as opposed to...

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

Peptide or oligonucleic acid molecules that have the capacity to bind with specific target molecules are referred to as aptamers. Aptamers are either naturally existent in riboswitches or are obtained through selection from a sequence pool. These molecules can be classified into two categories based namely DNA (De-Oxy Ribonucleic Acid) or RNA (Ribo-Nucleic Acid) or XNA (Xeno Nucleic Acid) aptamers and peptide aptamers.  Aptamers are rapidly substituting antibodies especially in therapeutic applications. Medical practitioners and researchers consider aptamers to be superior to antibodies owing to the facts that aptamers can be produced via chemical synthesis, can be successfully engineered in a test tube, offer...

Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders characterized by inflammatory reactions caused by immune responses mistakenly generated against body tissues. These diseases majorly affect blood vessels, joints, muscles, connective tissues, red blood cells, endocrine glands and skin and cause abnormal growth of organs, change organ functions and destroy body tissues. Some of the major autoimmune diseases include type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, Addison’s disease, autoimmune thyroid diseases, Sjoren’s diseases and others. Activation of anti-inflammatory genes and simultaneous suppression of inflammation causing genes is the most promising therapeutic solution to auto-immune diseases.  ...

Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cancer or malignant neoplasm refers to a group of diseases caused by abnormal cell growth. This disease is marked by uncontrollable cell growth forming malignant tumors which invade surrounding body parts. Some of the major types of cancer (based on prevalence as of 2008) are lung, stomach, breast, colorectal, prostate and liver cancer.  Rapidly rising prevalence of cancer coupled with growing patient awareness levels is the most prominent driver of this market. According to the estimates of the World Cancer Research Fund International, the global cancer prevalence is expected to increase from 6.6 million cases in 2008 to approximately 21 million cases in 2030. Moreover, lifestyle habits triggering cancer incidence...

Titanium Dioxide Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) or titania is a freely occurring oxide of titanium and is generally sourced from minerals including ilmenite, anatase and rutile. However, close to half of the global volume of tiatnium dioxide is sourced from ilmenite, which is the most widespread titanium dioxide bearing ore in the world. The process involves the mixing of imenite with sulpfuric acid to yield pure titanium dioxide powder.  The unique properties of titanium dioxide make it useful in a variety of applications. The material has high refractive properties and is claimed to be one of the whitest materials present on earth. Owing to the aforesaid reasons, it is used in cosmetics in order to reflect light from the skin...

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

3D bioprintring is an application of 3D printing which was developed in the 1980s. The process involves creating real world objects from computerized/digital models. 3D bioprinting includes creation of human organs from tissues which are created by human cells layer by layer. 3D bioprintring applications are mostly in life sciences such as replacing cancerous organs or birth related deficiencies (absent or deformed organ). The process of bioprintring starts from multiplying human cells outside the human body also known as the biological ink. It is then put into a 3D printer which is programmed to make a three dimensional shape from the cells and other added materials. Doctors are using Computerized Tomography (CT)/ Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans for...

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

Biomaterials refer to natural or synthetic materials that interact with biological systems to repair or treat natural body tissues.  Biomaterials are majorly used in joint replacements, drug delivery devices, heart valves and in other medical implants. Increasing government and private funding or grants pertaining to research and development in the field of biomaterials and awareness and training workshops organized by organizations such as the NSF (National Science Foundation) biomaterials workshop, are some of the most impact rendering drivers of this market. Moreover, growing base of geriatric population across the world and the consequent rise in prevalence rates of cardiovascular and orthopedic disorders serve this market as drivers.  ...

Bio-Based Polypropylene (PP) Technology Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing environmental concerns regarding the use of synthetic (petroleum derived) plastics have been prompting the industry to shift their focus towards developing new technologies for manufacturing plastics using renewable resources. One of the most widely used plastic includes polypropylene. Polypropylene is a polymer of propylene, a basic petrochemical product. Owing to growing environmental concerns regarding the manufacturing and usage of polypropylene, the market participants have been developing bio-based routes for manufacturing polypropylene.  Companies such as Braskem and Dow Chemical Company have been investing heavily in developing technologies to manufacture bio-based polypropylene eying a huge...

Bio-Based Polyurethane Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The quest to reduce reliance on petroleum derived products has been acting as one of the major factors driving the demand for bio-based products. Bio-based polyurethane, a member of this large bio-based products family has been gaining popularity in the recent times owing to its environmental friendly characteristics and its wide spread applications.  Polyurethane manufactured using a combination of a polyol and an isocyanate. Environmental concerns regarding the usage of petroleum derived polyurethane has been prompting the industry to shift their focus towards developing and commercializing a sustainable replacement for petroleum derived polyurethane. Bio-based polyurethane emerged as a clear replacement for...

Industrial Sludge Treatment Chemicals Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Industrial sludge treatment chemicals are extensively used in order to purify water before it can be reused or released into the atmosphere. Industrial sludge contains a combination of compounds of agricultural value (nitrogen, organic matter, phosphorous etc) and pollutants (metals, pathogens, organic pollutants). The market for these chemicals is expected to grow significantly over the next few years due to the expected growth in volume of sludge owing to the growing level of industrialization. Industries such as food and beverage, personal care, automotive and paper and pulp are the key consumers for these chemicals due to the large production of sludge in these units.  Industrial sludge can be classified based...

Bariatric Surgery Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bariatric surgeries refer to weight loss procedures performed via reducing the size of the stomach by using an implantable gastric band or an intragastric balloon or by reducing nutrient absorption via resecting and rerouting the small intestine into a stomach pouch. The target population for bariatric surgeries includes patients suffering from type 2 diabetes and obesity. The high global prevalence of obesity clubbed with a low success rate of physical exercises and diet in curbing obesity is the most significant growth driver of this market. Moreover, obesity significantly increases healthcare expenses (obesity increases healthcare expenses by approximately 7%) by triggering the prevalence rates of consequent diseases such as type-2 diabetes and hypertension. Rising prevalence of...

Disposable Medical Sensors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The growing worldwide prevalence of hospital acquired infections coupled with government initiatives such as the National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections aimed at curbing these infections and the costs associated with them, will prove to be the most significant growth driver for this market. Moreover, rising demand for medical sensors will serve on account of factors such as increasing global incidence rates of diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases and growing demand for lab automation will elevate the demand for disposable medical sensors.  The future demand for this market will be ensured by attributes such as encouraging initiatives undertaken by regulatory authorities to boos...

Air Conditioning Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing awareness and need for energy efficiency on a global level is expected to positively impact the air conditioning systems market. This is particularly acute in mature economies of Europe and North America, due to high penetration of air conditioning systems in these economies. Regulatory norms for electrical appliances have necessitated the production of energy efficient systems and migration from traditional equipment. These also benefit consumers, since curbing energy ratings also helps lower electricity bills. Additionally, growing degree of consciousness regarding conserving the environment is also expected to fuel the industry. Local manufacturing companies, such as Chinese participants, sell products at prices lower than the global average....

Camera Module Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A camera module is an electronic device composed of several components such as lens, image sensors, printed electronic boards, actuators, etc. It provides various functionalities such as photography, video recording, and gesture recognition among others. Camera modules are mainly fitted in mobile phones; therefore, increasing demand for smartphones and tablet PCs, coupled with the advent of budget phones is expected to fuel market growth. Additionally, due to growing popularity of video calling applications such as Skype, majority of mobile phones are equipped with a primary as well as secondary camera. This trend is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, thus contributing largely to market revenue. As a result of growing awareness and...

Injectable Drug Delivery Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Injectable drug delivery devices are gaining rapid global acceptance. Growing global prevalence of target diseases such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, reproductive diseases and cancer coupled with rising patient awareness levels are two of the most significant growth drivers of this market. Moreover, rising per capita healthcare expenditure and the introduction of technologically advanced products such as self injectable devices and the introduction of manufacturing technologies working towards creating a user friendly product such as human factors engineering will drive the growth of the global injectable drug delivery devices market.  The presence of high...

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

Nanophotonics emerged from nanotechnology, photonics, and optoelectronics; the technology provides high thermal resistance, energy efficiency, and longer operational life. As a result, it has been gaining acceptance from companies, which is expected to drive the market. Increasing investment in end-use industries including consumer electronics, telecommunications, and solar power conversion systems is also expected to fuel market growth over the next few years. However, high research and development cost coupled with high cost of raw materials as well as equipment is expected to restrain the industry from realizing its full potential. In order the overcome this barrier, prices need to be lowered, and standardization needs to be established for filing...

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...

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

Oleochemicals are chemical products derived from triglycerides of animal or vegetable origin and are analogous to petrochemicals derived from petroleum. Commercially, they are used in three forms; fatty alcohols, fatty acids, glycerin and other products such as amines and methyl esters. They are derived from bio sources such as coconut and palm oil and are generally biodegradable, making them an ideal replacement to petrochemicals. In addition, the low toxicity makes them suitable for certain applications where toxicity could be of key importance. The current activities in the field of oleochemicals are restricted to the Asia Pacific region, particularly across countries such as China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. The high demand from consumer markets such as food and...

Pet Food Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing disposable income level mainly in the developing economies of China, India, Brazil and Russia coupled has been leading to growing adoption of pets in the families which has further led to the growth of pet food market. In addition, advancement in the field of animal nutrition have created new opportunities for major pet food manufacturers around the world.  Quality of pet food is governed by various regulatory bodies around the world. In the U.S. quality of pet food is regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  In Europe, pet food is regulated by the means of Feeding Stuffs Act.  ...

Endocrine Function Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The endocrine system consists of a group of glands which produce and release hormones for the appropriate functioning of body functions. The most important function of these glands is to assist the body to change calories into energy to power cells and organs. These glands also play an integral role in determining the status of hormonal disorders in the human body such as diabetes, thyroid diseases, growth disorders and sexual dysfunction. Endocrine glands include adrenal glands, pineal gland, hypothalamus, pituitary glands, parathyroid, Islet cells in pancreas, testes, ovary, thymus and thyroid. A slight alteration in the functioning of any of these glands causes endocrine disorders. Endocrine disorders are classified into two major groups namely hormonal...

Food Safety Testing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing number of food borne diseases caused owing to presence of contaminants in the food, coupled with stringent regulatory norms has been acting as the major factors boosting the market for food safety.  In addition, growing consumer awareness regarding safety of food has also been driving the market for food safety in the past and this trend is expected to continue over the next five years.  Contaminants and chemicals which may make an entry at any stage of the food and food products value chain from manufacture till it reaches the consumers, are the main cause of food poisoning, owing to which there is an increased necessity to test such contaminants present in the food and food products.  ...

Third Party Banking Software Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Banking software is vital to any bank’s operations, and helps payments, deposits, customer data, bank transactions and loans. With increasing enhancement of banking services such as mobile and online banking, financial institutions have improved upon their existing software, giving rise to a complex IT environment. Launching new products and complying with set regulatory standards becomes a challenge for these banks. Growing need for standardization in the ecosystem which is facilitated by third party banking software is expected to give impetus to the industry on a global level.  Through various services such as core banking, third party banking software helps automate business processes, manage critical...

Gold Nanoparticles Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Gold nanoparticles are particles with length ranging from 1nm to 100 nm in two or three dimension. Gold nanoparticles commercially used are suspended in liquid form and the resulting solution is usually red in colour. There optical electronic properties make them ideally suited for use in photovoltaic, drug delivery systems, therapeutic agents and electronic conductors. The properties of these particles can be tuned as per application by changing the size, shape, aggregation state and surface chemistry.  Gold nanoparticles find use in a variety of applications such as electronics, medicine, catalysis and sensors among others. The most common use of these particles is in the medical industry. They are used to drug...

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

The pharmacological science pertaining to the collection, adverse effect detection and prevention, monitoring and assessment of pharmaceuticals products is referred to as pharmacovigilance. Information received from the providers of healthcare and patients through pharmacovigilance agreements and medical literature serve pharmacovigilance as inevitable data sources.  Detecting and reporting adverse drug reactions (ADR) is the most significant feature of pharmacovigilance. Therefore, the fact that adverse drug reactions cause approximately 5% of the total hospitalizations in developed countries and 6% to 10% of hospitalized patients are likely to experience an adverse drug reaction, serves this market as a high...

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

The simulation of biological processes via the use of computer sided mathematical models is called biosimulation. Biosimulation functions as an integral part of systems biology and predictive analytics as it provides improved clarity on complex biological processes and predicts possible outcomes of reactions between drugs and biological processes. Moreover, it provides assistance in obtaining a systemic approach into functional metabolic pathways through the integration of clinical data and data obtained genomics or proteomics.  Drug discovery and development is the largest cost component in the drug or pharmaceutical products manufacturing and high drug failures (research results suggest that approximately 50% of...

Enterprise Service Bus Suite Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) is used to route documents and data between different applications and services, both within and outside the enterprise. It helps in managing as well as monitoring business data effectively, and forms the foundation of service oriented architecture (SOA). In addition to routing disparate transport protocols and data formats, ESB helps implement intelligent routing and includes a repository that helps in service address resolution at run time. Growing cloud computing services enable organizations to use enterprise service bus solutions at a lower price. Cloud based ESB solutions have been used by small businesses and small to medium enterprises (SME) in order to ensure cost efficiency with the help of lowered infrastructure...

HVAC Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

HVAC equipment encompasses equipment used for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning purposes. Efforts undertaken by governments of various nations to reduce greenhouse gases and protect the environment are the key driving force for the market. Shipments are expected to be driven by the need to replace a percentage of the existing conventional equipment emits harmful gases such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). Furthermore, demand for energy saving and efficiency, along with innovation in the field of home automation is expected to fuel the growth of the market globally. However, centralized HVAC systems used in commercial spaces such as hotels and retail centers incur high energy bills, which are expected to inhibit...

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

Bioplastics refer to a family of plastics which are derived from bio-based material such as plant and animals rather than petroleum. These materials could be biodegradable or non biodegradable in nature. The development of these materials is expected to significantly save the consumption of petroleum for manufacturing of plastics. Furthermore, the improvement in technology and increased application scope of bioplastics make them an ideal choice over conventional plastics. The increased environmental awareness among consumers coupled with the increased importance of sustainability is expected to drive the demand for bioplastics over the next few years.  There are a variety of factors which have contributed in the...

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

3D scanners measure real-world objects and produce digital models in a precise manner. Using lights, x-rays, lasers, etc., this technology helps generate polygon meshes, dense point clouds with a significant number of measurements. 3D scanners and the associated software can be used for a variety of purposes, including making high volume customized products for the healthcare industry, updating existing products, and capturing lost designs. Short range scanners have a focal distance of less than a meter, and use techniques such as laser triangulation and structured light scanning. Medium to long range scanners have a focal distance of greater than two meters, and use pulse-based or phase-shift laser technology. 3D...

Ozone Generation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The world today is facing a serious threat from diseases caused due to contaminated water. Increasing rate of industrialization mainly in emerging economies has been one of the major factors causing water pollution. In order to disinfect the polluted water and make it safe drinkable and useable, regulatory bodies across various nations have been supporting the use of ozone generation technologies. Regulatory support has been acting as one of the major factors driving the market for ozone generation technologies.  The global market for ozone generation is expected to witness significant growth over the next decade owing to water scarcity and increasing need to treat waste water and conserve natural water. However,...

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

Oilseeds are considered to be as one of the fastest growing crops in the global agricultural market owing to its increasing demand to cater to the growing global population. However, the global market for oilseeds has been experiencing a turbulent ride since the past three four years owing to supply shortening caused due to changing climate conditions in major oilseeds producing countries. Volatile nature of supply-demand gets reflected in the prices of oilseed which have been fluctuating since then. Adverse weather condition in major rapeseed and sunflower oilseed led to broadening of supply-demand gap and ultimately led to price hike.  Global market for oilseeds is expected to witness significant growth mainly due...

Backend as a Service Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Backend as a Service (BaaS) also referred to as Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS), is an approach for allowing web developers and mobile app developers to connect applications to backend cloud storage. It also helps them provide popular features such as social networking integration, push notifications and user management. Similar to Platform as a Service (PaaS), BaaS also aims to accelerate application development, and provides developers with resources including messaging tools, content, API driven services, etc.  Mobile applications have been enjoying steady demand over the past few years, and have become a crucial business segment in the IT space. Surge in demand for smartphones and bundled applications have...

Processed Snacks Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Change in eating habits of consumers has been one of the major factors driving the demand for processed snacks around the world. Processed snacks are generally designed to be more portable and less perishable than prepared foods. Processed snacks usually contain appealing ingredients such as special flavors, peanuts and chocolates in addition to preservatives and sweeteners which enables them to be consumed during any time of the day and get an edge over prepared food.  Growing population coupled with increasing per capita food consumption mainly emerging economies such as China, India, Brazil, Russia and South Africa has also been driving the demand for processed snacks. The demand for processed snacks in these...

Hemophilia Treatment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A group of hereditary diseases characterized by the body’s ability to regulate and control blood coagulation or clotting is referred to as hemophilia. This disease lowers blood plasma clotting factors and thereby inhibits fibrin formation. Hemophilia A and B are the two major types of hemophilia. Hemophilia A is the most prevalent kind (research results suggest that the incidence rate of hemophilia A is approximately 1 out of 5,000 newborn male babies) and is caused by clotting factor VIII deficiency. Hemophilia B or Christmas Disease on the other hand is rare in nature (research results suggest that incidence rate of hemophilia B is approximately 1 out of 30,000 newborn male babies) and is caused by the lack of clotting factor IX.  Both these...

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

Rapid industrialization, mainly in the emerging economies of China and India, has been one of the major factors driving the global adsorbent sales. Adsorbents are widely used for removing and control trace contaminants from various industrial processes such as producing low sulfur fuels. Adsorbents are extensively used for a wide range application ranging from insulating glass windows to removal of mercury in a large scale natural gas/crude oil wellhead. Adsorbents are an integral part of any process used to manufacture modern day specialized product.  Growth of major end use industries such as water and air treatment, chemicals and petrochemicals mainly in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Latin America has been...

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

Growing demand for high performance micro materials from various end use industries medical and life sciences, construction and paints and coatings industries has been one of the major factors driving the demand for microspheres globally. Microspheres industry relies heavily on research and development in order to find its novel applications. Microspheres are micro materials with its diameter in the range of 1 micro meters to 1000 micro meters. Microspheres are often called as microparticles.  With much advancement in the field of biotechnology and genomics, biodegradable polymer microspheres emerged as one of the most widely accepted device for controlled released drug delivery. Microspheres enable users to...

Yersinia Diagnostics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Yerinia is a gram positive rod shaped bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. Pathogenic species of Yersinia include Yersinia pestis, Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. The Yersinia pestis specie of this bacterium causes Bubonic plague and is carried by rodents and infective fleas. Some of the modes of transmission of these bacteria include rodent to human (direct contact), infective flea to human (direct contact) and human to human transmission (via pneumonic droplets).  On the other hand the Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis cause gastroenteritis. These bacteria are food borne and the disease (Yersiniosis) caused by them include symptoms such as...

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

Nutritional supplements supporting the structure and function of the skin are referred to as nutricosmetics. These nutricosmetics are consumed orally in both solid (pills) and liquid forms. Some of the major ingredients of nutricosmetics include vitamins (A, B6 and E), sterol esters, co-enzyme Q10, omega-3 fatty acids, lycopene, soy isoflavone proteins, beta-carotene probiotics, chondrotin and lutein. These ingredients act as anti-oxidants and function by controlling and cancelling the effects of free radicals (by products of biochemical reactions) and by providing anti-inflammatory protection to the skin against ultraviolet radiations.  Growing base of elderly population seeking cosmetic assistance and rapidly...

Bio-based Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Over 50 million tons of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is consumed each year primarily in packaging and bottling industry. Diminishing oil reserved coupled with growing consumer awareness of sustainability issues has led to the novel processes for the development of chemical intermediates which utilize non petroleum sources. Bio-based PET is developed using bio based raw materials such as sugar and rice hulls. Commercially, bio-based PET is manufactured using bio-based ethylene glycol; however over 60% of the PET is still oil based. This provides large opportunity for the new companies engaging in the manufacturing of bio-based PET.  In addition to the fluctuating oil prices, there are several factors responsible...

Solid State Drives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Solid state drives (SSD) are data storage devices that provide the same functionality as traditional hard disk drives (HDD) but are different in the way they operate. Data in SSDs is stored on interconnected flash memory chips and they contain no moving parts, thus providing much higher speed. SSDs offer benefits such as reduction in boot time, elimination of lag while handling documents, faster launching of applications, etc. Since they meet market requirements like reliability and performance, solid state drives are gaining acceptance over mechanical hard disk drives.  Netbooks or ultraportables contain SSDs as the primary storage, and growing demand for ultrathin computers is the key driving force for the market....

Brain Monitoring Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Brain monitoring devices are used to monitor and diagnose abnormal activities in the brain. Brain monitoring devices assist in monitoring electrical and neural activity in the brain. In addition, they help in monitoring the blood flow in the veins and arteries situated in the brain. Growing prevalence of target conditions such as neurological disorders, autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases across the world is the primary growth driver of the global brain monitoring devices market. The presence of high incidence rates of diseases leading to brain disorders such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors and multiple sclerosis will also serve this market as high impact rendering drivers. According to the estimates of the WHO in 2011 the global...

Mammography Equipment Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Mammography refers to diagnostic and screening examinations conducted on human breasts to detect microcalcifications (tiny clusters of calcium). These tests use low energy X-rays and the primary goal of these tests are to detect early breast cancers which is deemed to be the second leading cause of death in women.  Breast cancer is identified by the WHO as the leading cause of cancer in women. According to the estimates of WHO (World Health Organization), approximately 1.5 million cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in 2010 and this number is expected to double by 2030. Such rapidly rising incidence rates of breast cancer will serve the global mammography equipment market as a significant growth rendering driver....

Drug Eluting Cardiovascular Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cardiovascular diseases refer to any disease pertaining to heart or blood vessels. According to the WHO, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide and the annual deaths caused by these diseases is expected to rise from 17.3 million in 2008 to 23.3 million in 2030. The aforementioned fact coupled with rising patient awareness levels are two of the highest impact rendering drivers of the global drug eluting cardiovascular devices market. Moreover, rising demand for minimally invasive cardiovascular procedures on account of factors such as lower post surgery complications, quicker patient recovery time and shorter hospital stays associated with these procedures, will serve this market as a significant driver. Some of the drivers of this...

Big Data Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Large data sets which cannot be managed by traditional techniques such as Relational Database Management System (DBMS) are broadly referred to as big data. Tools such as NoSQL and Hadoop are employed in order to process these data sets. The need to bring in enhanced tools for management is based on the organization under consideration; with data sets ranging from a few hundred gigabytes to exabytes across various application areas. The ability to mine useful information in order to enable business intelligence is one of the major driving factors for the industry at present. Besides conventional enterprise data, big data also encompasses sensor data such as that collected by smart meters, equipment logs, and Call Detail Records (CDR). Additionally, social...

Ultra-Portable Internet Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ultra-portable internet devices including ultra-mobile PCs (UMPC), mobile internet devices (MID) and ultra-mobile devices (UMDs) have been witnessing growing market penetration over the past few years. They have reduced form factors and allow the user to easily access content and information. In addition, they also provide services including e-mail, data sharing, gaming along with traditional voice and messaging services. With the growing trend of mobility, an increasing number of end users have been shifting from using conventional PCs and associated devices. Availability of low priced options coupled with the demand for devices that offer computing, entertainment and communications is expected to aid in increasing market penetration of these...

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

Biomarkers are used as diagnostic tools to measure the presence and severity of a disease. These biomarkers are naturally occurring genes or molecules and are introduced to the target site or organ to detect pathological and physiological processes of a disease.  Biomarkers hold paramount importance in the field of drug discovery and development by providing clarity on a disease in terms of its epidemiology of a disease. Therefore, rising number of initiatives undertaken in the drug discovery and development field is the most significant growth driver of this market. Moreover, rising worldwide prevalence of cardiology, oncology and neurology based diseases and encouraging initiatives undertaken by regulatory...

Medical Ceramics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Ceramics are products manufactured by firing non-metallic materials at high temperatures. Some of the materials used in producing ceramics include alumina, zirconia (TZP), single crystal piezoelectric, silicon nitride (Si3N4), macor, dielectrics, braze alloys, zirconia toughened alumina and silicon carbide (SiC). Some of the major medical applications of these ceramics include implantable medical devices, diagnostic imaging equipment, consumable medical devices and other therapeutic medical devices.  Growing number of medical procedures involving dental implants, cardiovascular implants, orthopedic implants and medical imaging equipment is one of the major driver of this market. This growing number of medical...

Cloud Computing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cloud computing is a hosted infrastructure; it uses the internet in order to deliver IT services, thus eliminating capital expenditure (CAPEX) on infrastructure. It also helps in ensuring consumption-based billing, and is witnessing increasing adoption in a number of end-use sectors including government organizations. This is expected to be the key driving force for the market in the coming years. While larger organizations use private clouds to ensure security and reliability, smaller organizations usually opt for public cloud services since they are cost-efficient in nature. Traditional IT infrastructure requires developing, deploying, and testing applications, which not only results in high investment, but may also cause under-utilization of resources....

SaaS Based CRM Software Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is used for managing consumer data and interaction, along with automating sales and marketing operations and accessing business information to increase customer retention. This software needs to provide flexibility and scalability in order to offer customized services and increase business opportunities. Majority of CRM systems are on-premise, wherein the software is managed by IT operations and resides inside the corporate firewall. However, SaaS based CRM software has been gaining market share over the past few years.  Traditional CRM deployments require high degree of user intervention from a technical standpoint. Space constraints to house the necessary...

Catalyst Regeneration Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Stringent regulation in order to produce sulfur free clean fuels has been driving the demand for hydroprocessing catalysts. At the same time decreasing refinery margins has been pushing major refiners towards cost optimization. Catalyst regeneration emerged as the most feasible and suitable solution addressing all of the aforementioned challenges. Regenerated catalysts in addition to providing cost optimization by reducing the consumption fresh catalysts also helps in minimizing wastes generated from refineries.   Catalyst regeneration also helps refineries to reduce their procurement cost associated with fresh hydroprocessing catalyst but also help in limiting their chemical waste generated in the production...

Micro Irrigation Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Micro irrigation systems refers to a type of irrigation which involves channelizing water directly to the roots of the plant or onto the soil surface via the use of valves, tubing, emitters and pipes. Micro irrigation is regarded as one of the most efficient irrigation methods. Minimization of fertilizer and nutrient loss, high water application efficiency, minimization of soil erosion and minimization of weed growth are some of the advantages associated with this method. In addition, the fact that micro irrigation eases the implementation of fertigation and chemigation processes which help in minimizing crop protection expenses, acts in favor of these systems. Constantly depleting water levels and global water scarcity...

Bio-Energy Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global market for renewable energy is rapidly growing owing to shift in trend to reduce reliance on conventional energy. Bio-energy constitutes a critical part of the overall renewable energy market. Government support mainly in major developed nations has also been boosting the market for bio-energy.  The concept ‘bio-energy’ is not only about electricity but can also be used in heat and transportation applications. The global market for bio-energy is rapidly evolving as a novel storm force in the energy market and represents numerous opportunities for both start-ups and conventional energy companies. Conventional energy companies across the globe are now shifting their focus towards developing...

Passive & Interconnecting Electronic Components Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Electronic circuitry is formed of various electronic components; with growing automation, they have become essential for industries including consumer electronics, telecommunications, and computers among others. Passive electronic components, unlike their active counterparts, do not depend upon a source of energy in order to perform their required function. Printed circuit boards (PCB) are referred to as interconnecting components, since they help connect various components into an integrated assembly, so as to control the target system. Systems have become increasingly complex and offer high functionality. Furthermore, with the adoption of consolidated modules such as system-on-a-chip and multichip, the need for effective electronic components is expected...

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

Similar to a smartphone, smart TV focuses on delivering over-the-top (OTT) content and incorporates web-enhanced features in the television or enhanced computing functionality in the set-top box connected. It also includes features such as apps, syncing over multiple devices and streaming. In addition to sources such as YouTube, Netflix and ESPN, smart TVs also offer access to online stores where more apps can be downloaded. With growing demand for connectivity, these products have been enjoying increasing adoption among consumers.  Growing penetration of internet services and expanding internet consumer base is expected to drive the market over the next few years. In addition, market leaders have been investing in...

Bio-Seeds Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bio-seeds also known as genetically modified (GM) seeds are produced by the means of infusing desired genes into the seed’s body via biotechnology. Growing population coupled with decreasing arable land across the world has been driving the demand for bio-seeds which yields optimum results desired from the crop. Increasing population has led to growing food demand in addition to growing urbanization. The rapid urbanization has been leading to decreasing farmable area across various nations. So, in order to cater the growing food demand from the available farmable area, industry has been focusing on developing crops with maximum yields in minimum timeframe and land. Bio-seeds emerged as the best possible solution for such a challenge and have been...

Diesel Gensets Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Diesel gensets are a source of continuous power, prime or emergency standby which has been a major factor driving its market. In addition, the increasing energy deficit is also acting as one of the major factors boosting the demand for diesel gensets. Rapidly growing population mainly in countries such as China and India has been leading to growing power consumption which in turn has been driving the demand for diesel gensets.  Diesel gensets are considered to be as one of the least expensive and most reliable source of power back up technology which is readily used for commercial and industrial applications in case of power outage. Diesel gensets are poised for a steady growth however, faces stiff competition from other fuel gensets such as natural gas fired gensets. The...

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

At the outset, games were limited to board games and associated video games. The advent and popularity of computers and electronic devices led to development and commercialization of gaming. Technological advancements in hardware as well as software are expected to be the key driving force for the market. Ready availability of games on the Internet coupled with increasing penetration of Internet services on a global level are also expected to be favorable for market growth in the coming years. Copyright and piracy issues, along with concerns of fraud during gaming transactions are expected to be negatively impact the industry over the forecast period. Gradual shift from physical games to online games has resulted in...

Cochlear Implants Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cochlear implants are implantable medical electronic devices that provide hearing aid to patients suffering from profound nerve deafness. In other words, these implants prove effective for patients who receive very little or no benefits from hearing aids. Cochlear implants consist of two major components namely microphone, transmitter system and sound processor and implanted receiver and electrode system. Cochlear implants function by receiving sound from a source and then sending small electrical signals near the auditory nerve. These signals are then recognized by the brain and the process is completed by enabling the patients with hearing sensations.    The high global prevalence of patients suffering from...

Content Delivery Networks (CDN) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Content delivery network, or CDN, is a distributed network of servers which improve the delivery of content. It helps increase speed by routing content requests to the closest servers, which aids in maximizing bandwidth and speeding up page loads. Optimal routing techniques are chosen depending upon factors such as network traffic, thus preventing bottlenecks. Besides speed, CDN also helps boost overall performance by reducing latency issues to a large extent, thereby enhancing user experience. Propensity to use the internet and associated services is on the rise; in addition, users demand high Quality of Service (QoS) and efficient delivery of content. Since CDN facilitates the fulfillment of these parameters and manages real-time delivery, the market is...

Silicon Wafers Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A silicon wafer, which is also referred to as silicon slice or substrate, is essentially a thin slice of semiconductor material such as silicon crystals. It is a thin round disk which is produced in numerous diameters. It is used in a number of industries such as in integrated circuits (IC), MEMS fabrication, detectors or sensors, and opto-electronic components among others. Silicon wafers form the building blocks of semiconductors, since semiconductor devices or chips are fabricated on these substrates. These semiconductors are then used in electronic devices ranging from computers to consumer electronics, telecommunication products, etc.  Growing demand for these electronics is expected to give impetus to the global silicon wafers market over the...

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

Increasing incidences of transaction fraud and security breaches have necessitated secure identification and verification. Biometrics takes into consideration unique human characteristics such as fingerprints, DNA, retinas of the eye and voice patterns among others for authentication. Biometrics systems comprise a reader, underlying software and a database for comparison. This technology is being used in a number of sectors, and is particularly prevalent in corporate settings, point of sale (POS) applications, and public security systems. It is also used for securing personal data, with technology giant Apple, Inc. incorporating fingerprint scanning for identification in the latest version of its flagship iPhone.  In addition to ensuring security, biometrics technologies...

Solar Tracker Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Solar trackers are devices which orients a solar module towards the sun in order to optimize the incidence angle of the sun onto the surface. These modules can be PV panels, lenses, optical devices or reflectors. These modules are designed to follow the course of the sun in order to maximize the solar energy produced by the modules. These devices are used for residential, non residential and utility scale solar power plants and are said to increase the solar energy production by up to one third. These devices are made up of numerous components such as control units, drive mechanism, solar tracking algorithms and sensing devices among others. The growing use of PV due to the increasing cost of electricity coupled with the depreciation of fossil fuel reserves...

Bio-Butanol Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing environmental concerns related with the use of petroleum derived chemicals has been prompting the industry to look for their alternative serving the same application areas. As a result of exhaustive R&D activities, the chemical industry came up with bio-based chemicals which along with providing a clean solution are also cost effective compared to their synthetic counterparts. One such bio-based chemical which has been grabbing attention is bio-butanol. Butanol is a bulk petrochemical which finds application in various end use industries such as paints and coating, adhesives and sealants, textiles and plastics among some other industries.  Owing to growing environmental concerns, chemical companies have...

Mobile Handset Protection Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Smartphone proliferation and penetration has necessitated the need to provide appropriate security techniques to prevent device theft, misuse, or damage. Additionally, trends such as bring your own device (BYOD) and enterprise mobility have widened the application areas of smartphones. In an increasingly communication-driven ecosystem, mobile phones have become integral for consumers. In case of malfunctioning, damage or loss, handset protection programs ensure that users get their phones back in a short span of time. Purchasing a replacement device is cost-intensive and not within the affordability limit of a large percentage of the population. In addition to replacement, handset protection services may also include mobile security and data backup, thus...

Waste to Energy Technology Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing energy demand coupled with depleting conventional sources of energy oil and natural gas has been prompting industry to shift their focus towards developing alternative sources of energy which in turn has been driving the demand for waste to energy technology. As the world is moving towards developing alternative sources of energy, waste to energy has emerged as one of the most prominent way to develop one. Waste to energy technology is an attractive option to endorse low carbon energy production in the mix of large number of renewable energy technologies market. Waste to energy technologies comprises of biological and thermal technologies that converts municipal solid waste (MSW) to electricity to be used for...

Construction Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The growth of construction industry mainly in the emerging economies of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) has been one of the major factors driving the demand for construction coatings in the world. The growth global market for construction coatings is directly proportional to the growth of global construction industry.  The construction industry saw a downturn in 2008-2009 on account of global recession which in turn impacted the demand for coatings used in construction industry. However, the market condition improved during the post recession era and is expected to remain steady growth over the forecast period owing to growing constructional activities in emerging economies. Growth in developed...

Bio-Based Propylene Glycol (PG) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The global chemical industry has been heavily dependent on fossil fuel for producing variety of petrochemical products. However, growing awareness regarding the benefits renewable chemistry offers, the industry is now shifting its focus towards developing bio-based chemicals. Companies are now striving to achieve sustainability in the long run by developing and commercializing bio-based chemicals. One such chemical which has been attracting attention of many companies is propylene glycol.  Propylene glycol is traditionally produced from propylene oxide, a petrochemical product and is widely used in various end use industries such as plastic, food, electronic and pharmaceutical among some other industries. However,...

Thermal Management Technologies Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Thermal management products are used in order to enable heat dissipation in electronic devices, thus enhancing performance and reliability. Technological developments have led to the commercialization of advanced devices that possess high computational power; in addition, reducing form factors has compelled the need for effective thermal management. Industries including healthcare, consumer, automotive and aerospace and defense have been witnessing growth, and demand for thermal management is on the rise.  Growing use of integrated circuits and microcontrollers in electronics has led to modernization of electronic equipment. However, the high degree of heat dissipated poses a risk to the operational lifetime and...

Polymer Excipients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Excipients are generally inactive substances used as binders for active ingredients in therapeutic drugs. Often, the active ingredients are not absorbed by the body and hence the use of excipients is essential for the efficient delivery of the drug. The substance being inactive in nature does not have a therapeutic effect on the working of the medicine. In addition, the excipients also help in maintaining the dosage and balance of the therapeutic drug. In addition to binding, excipients are used for a variety of functionality such as coating, fillers, flavours, colorants, sweeteners and preservative among others.  Polymer excipients are the largest consumed excipients and accounted for over half the global market....

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

Ultracapacitors, also referred to as electronic double layer capacitors (EDLC) or supercapacitors, store energy in an electric field as opposed to traditional batteries which store it in a chemical reaction. They are capable of offering a quick surge of power and can charge and discharge much faster than batteries. They also last longer, since they are not subject to wear and tear which is caused by chemical reactions. Superior power density and life cycle offered by these products are the key driving factors for the industry. However, they prove to be cost inefficient for majority of energy storage applications, which may adversely affect market growth.  Enhancement in ultracapacitor technology and improved price...

Rechargeable PLI (Poly Lithium Ion) Batteries Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Rechargeable PLI (Poly Lithium Ion) batteries or advanced batteries are primarily used in consumer electronics such as laptops, digital cameras, as well as in electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). They are more compact and efficient as compared to their conventional counterparts, which has led to growing product demand and market penetration in recent years.  The need for energy efficiency and environmentally friendly products has led to growing focus on electric vehicles. Hybrid electric vehicles entail the usage of a combustion engine and battery in tandem, and have witnessed a surge in demand. They also provide improved fuel economy and have fewer exhaust emissions. The battery in electric...

Intraocular Lenses Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intracoular lenses are artificial lenses which cater to patients with damaged natural lenses and in case of patients undergoing cataract removal surgeries. Growing global prevalence of cataract and the high presence of unmet medical needs especially in emerging and underdeveloped economies are two of the most significant growth drivers of this market. Moreover, the fact that global base of population over the age of 65 years will grow from 7% in 2000 to 16% in 2050 will trigger the incidence rates of cataract and therefore will serve the global intraocular lenses market as a driver. The introduction of technologically advanced products such as accommodative multifocal intraocular lenses and the preference shift from conventional intraocular lenses to...

Transformerless UPS Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is a device containing a battery that helps computers run for a short while when the primary power source is lost; it also ensures protection in cases of power surges. Earlier UPS designs used a transformer, which helped boost low incoming voltages, and many data centers rely on these systems for power availability. However, with growing awareness regarding the importance of energy efficiency and the need to avoid additional system losses has resulted in the transition to transformerless UPS systems.  Presently, insulated-gate-bipolar-transistor (IGBT) technology is used, which eliminates the need for legacy systems and works on the basis of pulse-width modulation. Over the past...

Dodecanedioic Acid (DDDA) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Dodecanedioic acid commonly known as DDDA is a dicarboxylic acid used in variety of application such as corrosion inhibitors, painting materials, surfactants and antiseptics. However, the largest addressable market for DDDA is in the production of polyamide 6,12. DDA is traditionally produced using butadiene by the means of multi step chemical process. Dodecanedioic acid is generally available in white flake form.  Growing demand for performance nylon 6,12 has been acting as one of the major factors driving the demand for DDDA in the past and this trend is expected to continue over the next decade owing to widespread application of performance nylons. However, stringent regulations imposed on DDDA manufacturers by...

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

Glyphosate is one of the world’s most renowned and best selling chemical based herbicides. It is a vital herbicide for producing genetically modified crops which are increasingly gaining importance owing to their effectiveness compared to conventional crops. Glyphosate was first patented by Monsanto in 1970s and since then the company have had a hold of the global market as Monsanto alone accounts for more than half of the global glyphosate production across the world.  Glyphosate cannot be used for weeds control in plants, unless the plant/crop has been genetically modified to resist the effect of glyphosate owing to its effectiveness to kill both plants and the weeds. However, glyphosate is still widely used...

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

Electric cars are powered using electric motors that run on rechargeable battery packs, as a result of which they cause less pollution and are environmentally friendly as compared to conventional vehicles. They also offer higher performance benefits and greatly reduce energy dependence, since they rely on electricity. These cars are normally charged at a charging station, many of which are offered by electric utilities. Growing government spending on battery technology and environmental concerns has led to increased focus on electric and hybrid vehicles.  Wireless car charging involves charging through an electromagnetic field. As a result, users need not plug in their cars, and can park on top of an inductive pad...

Optical Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Optical coatings are made of a combination of thin film layers, which create interference effects for enhancing the reflection or transmission properties in an optical system. The number and thickness of layers as well as the difference in the refractive index at the layer interfaces determine the overall performance of the coating. They can be created by the deposition of metallic and dielectric materials in thin layers. The coatings could be anti-reflective (AR), reflective, filters, conductive and electrochromic. While AR coatings are used on majority of refractive optics, filters are mainly used for industrial applications where they can be used to reflect, absorb, attenuate or transmit light at specific wavelengths.  ...

Bioactive Materials Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Bioactive materials represent a member of biomaterials family which are gaining popularity with their ability to react with body fluids and tissues without having negative impact on human bodies. Bioactive materials are manufactured from a variety of materials. Some of the most common materials used for manufacturing bioactive materials include glass, ceramics, glass-ceramics and composites. The growing aging population across the world has been one of the major factors driving the demand for bioactive materials.  Bioactive materials are extensively used as tissue replacement materials which are widely used in surgical procedures. The growing number of elderly population has been directly impacting the number of...

Distribution Management Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Aging electricity grids and growing focus on energy efficiency has been driving smart grid transformations over the past few years. Ensuring power delivery and utilization in these systems along with dealing with real-time pricing information has given rise to the need for efficient network management and control. Utilities have been aiming to enhance the reliability, efficiency, safety and interoperability in electricity distribution, in which distribution management systems (DMS) play a major role.  DMS forms an integral part of the smart grid, serves as an operations platform, and helps utilities leverage the benefits of smart grid transitions. In order to develop a DMS solution, system integrators need to bring...

Polyether Ether Ketone (PEEK) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Shift in trend towards replacing metals with light eight elements mainly in electrical and automotive industry around the world has been one of the major factors driving the demand for polyether ether ketone (PEEK). PEEK is one of the many members of thermoplastic family. PEEK is a high performance thermoplastic with unique characteristics designed especially for niche applications in various industries.  Increasing automotive fuel prices across the world has been prompting automobile manufacturers and consumers to optimize fuel efficiency. One way to reduce the consumption of fuel is to reduce the overall weight of automobiles. PEEK offers a low weight replacement to metals which further enhances fuel efficiency....

Industrial Silica Sands Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Industrial Silica Sands refers to sands having composition and texture which make it ideally suited for industrial applications. It consists of rounded sands composed of almost pure quartz grains. Silica is the name given to a group of minerals composed of silicon and oxygen, the two most abundant elements on the earth’s surface. Silica Sands is used for a variety of applications such as glass making, construction and hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Glass making is the largest application segment for industrial silica sand and the predominant glass manufacturing industry in India and China act as major drivers for the increase demand. Silica sand is also used in foundries and construction which are booming...

Commercial Satellite Imaging Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Satellite imaging entails the creation of raw image data with the help of optical sensing enabled satellite. In comparison to satellite imaging, aeronautical imaging provides higher image resolution since it is closer to the target. Terrestrial imaging offers the highest image resolution and is cost effective; however, it suffers from geographical limitations. In addition to faster delivery of image data, satellites also offer comprehensive coverage of the globe, thus making them the preferred alternative over other imaging solutions. Furthermore, using imaging services is relatively inexpensive once the satellite is launched into space, which is expected to drive market growth over the next few years.  At the...

Castor Oil & Derivatives Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Castor is commercially a very important crop to the world. Castor oil cake contains optimum level of potassium, phosphorus and nitrogen which is suitable in cultivation of variety of crops including sugarcane, wheat, maize and paddy. However, the most important use of castor is for extracting its oil and its derivatives used in various end used industries such as lubricants, soaps, grease and polymer industries among some other industries.  Castor oil is generally obtained by pressing the castor oil seeds which is then followed by extraction of pressed cake using solvent. Castor oil is considered to be one of the most important and useful natural plant oils. Castor oil is generally distinguished from other vegetable...

Natural Gas Fired Electricity Generation Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing energy demand owing to increasing population across the world is one of the major factors driving the market for natural gas electricity generation. Natural gas is one of the front runners in the overall electricity generation market on account of its environmental friendly characteristics when compared with other fuels used of electricity generation.  Shale gas boom in North America has also been prompting the electricity generation industry in the region to shift their focus towards generating electricity using natural gas at a relatively low cost. This boom coupled with environmental concerns has been putting pressures on old coal fired power plants to be replaced by natural gas fired electricity...

Coronary Stents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Coronary stents refer to tubes that are mostly used in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) medical procedures to treat blockages. The growing global prevalence of cardiovascular diseases on account of lifestyle habits such as excessive alcohol consumption and smoking and lifestyle induced diseases such as hypertension and obesity is the primary growth driver of the global coronary stents market. Some of the other drivers of this market include rising demand for minimally invasive procedures and the rising number of medical practitioners qualified to perform interventional cardiology procedures. Minimally invasive medical procedures hold an edge over invasive medical procedures owing to the fact that the former entails relatively shorter hospital stays,...

Digital Signal Processors (DSP) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Information contained in signals needs to be processed so that it can be analyzed, displayed or converted. Analog products help detect real-world including audio, video, position, etc., which are then digitized using converters. Digital signal processors (DSP) process this information at very high speeds and feed it back for use in various applications. While signals can be processed in the analog form, using digital processing results in high speed and accuracy, which is one of the key product benefits. Signals can be compressed for quicker transmission; they can also be enhanced (for example, in echo cancellation) in order to provide information that cannot be sensed by humans while improving quality. DSP components include program and data memory, a...

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

Growth of global personal care industry has been acting as one of the major factors driving the demand for amines. In addition, growth of agriculture market mainly in the U.S., Brazil, India and China has also played a major role in boosting the demand for amines. Amines are organic compounds which are industrially produced by alkylation of ammonia with alcohols.  Recent technological advancement in the global agriculture industry has prompted the overall industry to increase the crop yield in order to cater to the increasing global population. The shift in trend has triggered the use of specialty crop chemicals which can help in increasing the crop yield without affecting the fertility of land. The increasing...

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intravascular ultrasound is an imaging technique which entails the use of a catheter with an ultrasound probe at its tip. This technique is used to view the blood vessels from the inside and the endothelium of blood vessels in living beings. The most significant uses of intravascular ultrasound involve atheroscelorosis imaging and the assessment of atheromatous plaque built up in the epicardial coronary artery. Intravascular ultrasound is also used during stenting procedures for an optimized and accurate outcome.  Cardiovascular diseases cause the highest number of deaths across the world. Rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases coupled with the presence of high unmet medical needs in this disease segment is...

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

The remarkable properties of graphene are expected to have game changing effects across a large range of applications and end users. Its properties of strength and light weight coupled with its ability to conduct heat and electricity more efficiently than any other element, is expected to open various avenues for its utilization.  Graphene is a 2D versatile allotrope of carbon and has densely packed carbon atoms in a single plane. The structure of the element is the key to its remarkable properties and exhibits superior electrical, optical, semiconductor and chemical properties. It has found widespread applications in industries including electronics, energy, optical electronics, materials, PV cells and energy...

Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) can be described as those with critical structural elements at the nanoscale, i.e., at or below 100 nm. In comparison, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) have critical structural elements at the micrometer length scale. NEMS also have higher surface to volume ratio as compared to MEMS and are useful for applications regarding ultrasensitive sensors and high frequency resonators. NEMS examples include nanoaccelerometers, nanoresonators, piezoresistive devices, etc.  NEMS production can be achieved using techniques such as top-down, bottom-up and integrated approach. Examples of the bottom-up approach include hot plate technique and chemical self assembly among others, while...

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

Unique medicinal formulations containing radioisotopes are referred to as radiopharmaceuticals. These radiopharmaceuticals are used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Radiopharmaceuticals are divided into four major categories namely radiopharmaceutical preparation (medicinal ready to use suitable for human product containing a radionuclide), radionuclide generator (a system which generates a daughter radionuclide), radiopharmaceutical precursor (a radionuclide produced for radio-labeling) and radiopharmaceutical preparation kit (vial containing non-radionuclide components of a radiopharmaceutical preparation). Growing preference of disease targeted cancer therapy, increasing patient awareness levels demanding...

Animal Feed Enzymes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Animal feed enzymes have increasingly become an essential part animal feed market on account of growing meat consumption across the globe. Feed enzymes increase the rate of biochemical reactions which supports the life of animals. Feed enzymes are non natural feed additives added to support animal growth and control infectious diseases in animal.  The global animal feed enzymes industry has been experiencing significant growth rates over the last few decades and is expected to grow at a rapid pace over the next few years on account of growing meat consumption. In addition, growing concerns regarding the diseases outbreak amongst animals has also been one of the major factors driving the demand for animal feed...

Mobile Printing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Mobile printing is expected to witness high demand in the coming years, and a large number of users are becoming increasingly interested in doing away with PCs for printing purposes. Device-based printing is also migrating towards cloud based mobile printing. Market participants can cash in on this opportunity since the majority of operating systems used for the mobile platform are not equipped for these services. As a result, print service providers, printer Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), mobile phone/tablet manufacturers, OS vendors, etc. stand to benefit from a well-developed mobile printing strategy. Since mobile phones and tablets are manufactured according to different specifications, developing a unified offering remains a considerable...

Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Transdermal drug delivery systems as the name suggests is the process of drug delivery via the transdermal route. These systems function through the delivery of active pharmaceutical ingredients across the skin into the circulation. Transdermal drug delivery systems hold a competitive edge over the most common form of drug delivery, i.e. oral drug delivery, in terms of eliminating restraints generally associated with the latter such as first pass metabolism and drug degradation as a result of the presence of enzymes and pH in the gastrointestinal tract.    Transdermal drug delivery systems involve five major components namely the drug, polymer matrix, permeation enhancers, adhesives and backing layers. The...

Nurse Call System Equipments Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Nurse call systems are referred to as systems that provide assistance to patients in terms of alerting a healthcare practitioner remotely for help. These systems provide indispensable assistance to immobile patients and bed ridden patients in case of an emergency. Collaboration of technology and healthcare systems proves to be the most important driver for this market. Introduction of new technologies making healthcare affordable and efficient has helped nurse call system manufacturers sophisticate their products and provide a heightened sense of security to patients. Moreover, an increasing base of geriatric population especially in developed economies such as the U.S. benefits the most from this system and in turn...

Home Healthcare Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Home healthcare or in-home care is referred to as supportive care provided in the home provided by a healthcare professional. Respiratory therapy, telehealth, home infusion therapy and rehabilitation services are some of the major services included in the home healthcare services. Rising global geriatric population base and rising prevalence of long term illnesses are some of the significant drivers of this market. Moreover, home healthcare services are relatively cost effective in comparison to commercial healthcare institutions such as hospitals and this has accelerated the adoption of home healthcare. Our market research study takes a closer look at the home healthcare industry, providing a holistic perspective on...

Pressure Sensors Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Pressure sensors are used in many industries, and the use of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology in pressure sensors is expected to further widen the application scope. This can be attributed to the benefits offered by MEMS, including reduced cost and power consumption, as well as high performance and miniaturization. Pressure sensors have to be used in Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) which was made mandatory by the U.S. government, which has contributed significantly to product demand. Additionally, growing number of vehicles on a global level is also expected to be a key driving force for the market.  Automotive was the largest market segment in 2012, wherein applications include brake sensors...

Fiber Optic Connectors (FOC) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Fiber-to-fiber interconnection may comprise a connector, splice, or a permanent connection. Fiber optic connectors (FOC) are used for cable termination and help join optical fibers whenever there is a need to connect or disconnect. At the outset, connectors were cumbersome and difficult to use; however, manufacturers have been standardizing them to a large extent. As a result, they have become increasingly user friendly and driven the use of fiber optic systems. Fiber optic connectors typically consist of ferrules, the connector housing/body, cable and a coupling device.  Fiber optic connectors are crucial in optical networks; therefore, expansion in these networks on a global level is a key driving force for the...

Intumescent Coatings Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intumescent coatings are a form of passive fire protection commonly used in the construction industry to increase the fire resistance of structural members, by up to one to three hours, as required by the structural fire design codes. These coatings provide protection owing to their properties of swelling in controlled manner to many times its original thickness with exposure to heat resulting in a carbonaceous char which acts as insulation. They are principally applied to structural elements that typically loose performance during a fire such as steel, wood and aluminium structures. These coatings delay the impact o fire on structural elements by a couple of hours providing time for evacuation and rescue operations.  ...

Super Resolution Microscopes Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

A technique of optical microscopy which overcomes the barrier of diffraction based limited resolution. Moreover, super resolution microscopes have a resolution which is approximately 200 nanometers and therefore are regarded as a technologically advanced version of optical microscopes. Super resolution microscopy encompasses the technique of capturing images at a higher resolution than the diffraction limit via two major methods namely true super resolution and functional super resolution techniques. Functional super resolution technique is the most commercially viable technique and can be divided into two major categories namely deterministic super resolution and stochastical super resolution methods.  The high...

Fishery Machinery Manufacturing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growth of global aquaculture market has been one of the major factors driving the demand for fishery machinery market. Consumers are increasingly adding fish to their diet owing to numerous nutritional benefits offered by fish.  Fishes are rich in protein and contain omega 3 fatty acids which help in lowering blood pressure.  Growing demand for omega 3 fatty acids around the world has also been contributing to the growth of global fish market which further has been driving the demand for fish processing machineries. The growing awareness about health benefits offered by omega 3 fatty acids via fish is expected to prompt the increasing use of fishery machineries over the next decade. China is one of the fastest...

Alcohol Excipients Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

An excipient is generally an inactive substance used as binders for the active ingredients in pharmaceuticals. The active substances are often not absorbed by the body and for this reason they are mixed with inactive substances (excipients) which allow absorption by the human body. In addition, the excipients also help in maintaining the dosage and balance of the therapeutic drug. Excipients are categorised based on the chemicals into alcohol, polymers, gelatine, minerals and sugar among others.  Alcohol excipients are the second largest consumed excipients after polymers and account for close to one fourth of the market. Alcohol excipients comprise of glycerine, propylene glycol, sorbitol, and mannitol among...

Sports Medicine Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Medical procedures involving diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for sports professional and non-professional are referred to as sports medicine. Professionals involved in this industry are highly prone to injuries sustained during or post sport sessions. Some of the major disorders associated with sport professionals and non-professionals include Achilles tendon injury, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, tennis elbow, chronic back pain, rotator cuff injuries, posterior cruciate ligament injuries (PCL), plantar fasciitis and Morton’s neuroma.  The growing prevalence of the above mentioned disorders on account of the rising popularity of outdoor sports entailing physical exhaustion is the highest impact...

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

Telemedicine is defined as the use of medical information exchanged via electronic mediums. The field of telemedicine utilizes ICT (information communication technology) systems to provide improved healthcare access to patients. Telemedicine overcomes the geographical barrier between patients and healthcare facilities by providing both these parties with remote access to patient records and other medical information.  The telemedicine industry is governed by three basic concepts namely real-time telemedicine, home health telemedicine and store and forward telemedicine. Real time telemedicine involves real time interaction between a patient and a medical practitioner via the use of electronic mediums, mostly video...

Automotive Electronics Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

The number of electronic components used in automotives has been steadily increasing over the past few years. In-car electronics comprise a significant percentage of the overall production cost. They are used for purposes ranging from safety and security to navigation and infotainment. Automotive electronics include global positioning systems (GPS), video devices, in-dash players, satellite radios, radar detectors, etc.  Increasing disposable income and technological development have led to the proliferation of electronic devices in vehicles. End users have been looking at the ubiquitous GPS technology for navigation, a trend that is expected to continue throughout the forecast period. Integration of GPS-enable...

Facial Injectables Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Facial injectables or fillers are used in aesthetic medical procedures pertaining to the face. These injectables are majorly used in procedures involving the smoothening of wrinkles and pitted scars on face and function by filling or puffing up the target area. Some of the major kinds of facial injectables or fillers include man-made biodegradable polymer, bovine collagen, laboratory-made human collagen, human collagen made out of human tissues, autologous fat cells, calcium hydroxylapatite and microscopic plastic beads and bovine collagen. The use of facial injectables may also lead to post procedure complications such as infections, allergic reactions and bleeding.  The growing demand for minimally invasive...

Voice Recognition Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Voice recognition or speech recognition is a speech-to-text approach that helps translate spoken words into text. In addition to facilitating faster writing on computers, this technology also helps people with physical disabilities to input text with relative ease. Accurate knowledge of the way English is spoken coupled with iteratively correcting dictated words forms the premise of this process. Voice recognition technology has transitioned to mobile devices, and users can enable voice input on their keyboard. This helps enhance overall user experience, and consumers can use the speech-to-text option for writing notes, e-mails, messages, etc.  At the outset, speech adoption was limited to interactive voice response...

Biologic Imaging Reagents Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biologic imaging reagents refer to substances used by researchers or medical practitioners to conduct diagnostic or research based exercises. Biologic imaging reagents play a pivotal role in the field of healthcare and other life science industries. They provide significant assistance in the detection of biological processes at a molecular level. Moreover, these imaging reagents assist medical practitioners and physicians in obtaining diagnostic information for the detection and treatment of diseases especially in the field of cardiovascular, oncology and neurology.  The high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, neurological diseases and cancer is the most important driving factor for this market. According to...

Rapid Medical Diagnostic Kits Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Rapid medical diagnosis refers to quick diagnostic tests (deliver results in less than two hours) performed without the use of automated diagnostic equipment. The growing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, diabetes, infectious diseases, hepatitis and gastrointestinal diseases is the most significant driver of the global rapid medical diagnostic kits market. In addition, this market is driven by factors such as growing patient awareness levels, constantly improving healthcare infrastructure, rising demand for home healthcare and rising prevalence of lifestyle induced disorders such as obesity.  The future of this market will be fuelled by the changing healthcare dynamics in emerging...

Next Generation Display Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Display technology has transitioned from erstwhile segment type display to passive and then active dot matrix displays. Next generation displays are an enhancement to LCD and plasma technology, and consume lesser power. Since they provide higher performance, next generation displays have helped improve present products such as mobile phones along with supporting the development of devices such as e-readers. These displays also have high thermal resistance, which makes them the preferred alternative for computer monitors, television screens, etc., thus driving the global market. Suitable for varied environmental conditions, next generation displays can be used for advertisement billboards as they require low maintenance. High R&D cost and higher prices...

Mobile Payments Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Mobile payments refer to payments or transactions made under financial supervision by regulatory bodies using a mobile device. This service does away with traditional alternatives such as credit cards, checks and cash, providing a high degree of ease to end users. Payments can be made by using apps such as Square Wallet which need to be installed on the customer’s phone, and which needs to be linked to their financial credentials. Alternatively, near field communication or NFC technology can be used, wherein the user’s phone needs to be tapped against the NFC enabled point-of-sale (POS) terminal. In order to use this method, apps such as Isis or Google Wallet need to be used, and the user’s phone needs to be NFC enabled. Besides financial...

Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tissue engineering is the field pertaining to the improvement, restoration or replacement of biological functions. Tissue engineered products consist of various components such as biomaterials and scaffolds, cells (autologous cells, tissue resident cells, genetically engineered cells, iPS cells, allogeneic and xenogeneic cells) and biomolecules arranged in appropriate combinations to cater to a particular therapeutic application. Biomaterials and scaffolds are synthetic or semi-synthetic or hybrid matrices which provide physical, functional and structural signals to facilitate the differentiation and growth of cells to form functional tissues. Moreover, biomolecules refer to differentiation, growth and angiogenic factors and are used in tissue or organ...

Biomedical Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Biomedical optical coherence tomography is a non-invasive medical procedure which utilizes light waves to perform high resolution cross sectional imaging of the internal structure. Biomedical optical coherence tomography is an emerging technology and holds immense future growth opportunities. Some of the advantages of biomedical optical coherence tomography compared to non-optical imaging modalities include the former offers high depth and transversal resolution, is based on function dependent image contrast and is non-invasive in nature. Biomedical optical coherence tomography is used to image various aspects of biological tissues namely structural information, polarization sensitivity and blood flow.  The growing...

Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Cardiac rhythm management devices are implantable medical devices which are used for cardiac resynchronization or for providing therapeutic solutions to patients suffering from cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiac arrhythmias are a group of cardiac disorders causing irregular heartbeats. These diseases are caused as a result of an interference with the electrical activity in the atria or upper chambers of the heart. These diseases obstruct the flow of blood through the heart and cause extreme fatigue, lightheadedness, chest pain and palpitations. Irregular heartbeats can also cause blood clots and can cause strokes in cases where the clot breaks and travels to the brain. Some of the major types of cardiac arrhythmias include tachycardia, atrial fibrillation,...

Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Immunoproteins refer to a group of blood proteins who play an integral role in the optimal functioning of the body’s immune system. Some of the most notable immunoproteins include. The growing global prevalence of target diseases such as multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, allergy and other cardiovascular and urological disorders is the most significant growth rendering driver of the global immunoprotein diagnostic testing market. Some of the other drivers of this market include growing global base of elderly population triggering incidence rates of diseases associated with aging and the growing demand for diagnostic medical procedures owing to rising patient awareness levels.  The introduction of advanced...

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

Growing environmental concerns regarding the use of synthetic (chemical-based) pesticides coupled with government support in many countries have been acting as major factors fueling the demand for biopesticides. Biopesticides are pesticides which are derived from renewable materials such as plants, animals, bacteria and some minerals. Biopesticides are used to control the effect of weeds, pests and insects on field crops. Growing health concerns regarding the use of synthetic (chemical-based) pesticides has also been contributing to the growth of global biopesticides market.  The development of organic products market around the world has generated awareness mainly in consumers of developed economies regarding their...

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

A smart card could be in the form of a plastic card, subscriber identification module (SIM) card, etc. and comprises an embedded microprocessor; therefore, it can be programmed for varied applications. Information in the smart card has to be read by a reader, either by inserting the card into a slot or by reading it at a distance using radio frequency. It provides better protection as compared to magnetic stripe cards, since it is relatively easy to access and modify data on the stripe; data can also be rendered unusable. These cards have memory, a limited instruction set, and receive power from sources like readers. ISO/IEC 14443 and ISO/IEC 7816 are the international standards for contactless and contact smart cards respectively.  ...

Glass Fiber Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Glass fibers are thin strands of silica based or other glass that is extruded into fibers which can be further processed based on applications. The material has superior properties such as high tensile strength, flexibility, light weight, durability, sound absorption, thermal conductivity and electrical conductivity among others. The above mentioned properties make it extremely useful in reinforcement and insulation application. The products properties coupled with low cost make it a vital reinforcement material in the plastics industry  Most of the globally produced glass fibers are used in the construction and automotive industry. The growing construction activities in emerging economies like India, China and...

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

The growing demand for energy owing to growing global population has been posing a serious challenge to the world. In addition, rapid climate changes due to increasing GHG emission pose a major environmental threat. Biorefinery emerged as the most viable option both which can bridge the gap environmental sustainability and economic growth in the long run.  Biorefinery market is still in its nascent stage and is expected to grow at a rapid pace over the next decade on account of growing environmental concerns. In addition, mandates and policies across the globe is expected to further push the demand for biomass derived products. Low –carbon Fuel Standard introduced in California requires the fuel providers to...

Thermoplastic Vulcanizates Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Growing demand for high performance light weight materials mainly from automobile industry across the world has been acting as one of the major factors driving the global market for thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs). TPVs are high performance materials which have rubber like properties and processes similar to that of elastomers. Shift in trend towards replacing metals and other polymers such as PVC mainly from the mainly from the automobile industry is expected to boost the demand for TPVs in the years to come.  TPVs are widely used in automotive industry which account for a major chunk in the global market. Owing to depleting fossil fuel reserves, governments across mainly developed nations have been focusing on...

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

The study of chemical processes involving metabolites is called as metabolomics. The field of metabolomics study the chemical fingerprints left behind by biological (cellular) processes. Some of the important healthcare applications of metabolomics include lead compound discovery, lead compound optimization, biomarker identification and providing clarity on the mechanism of action, efficacy and metabolism of a drug.  The emergence of biomarkers as a groundbreaking diagnostic and drug discovery tool will propel the growth of the global metabolomics market. Moreover, the rising adoption rate of metabolomics as a research and development tool will drive the market. Market players pertaining to the fields of...

OLED Display Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology is being used in an increasing number of application areas, which is expected to significantly drive the market over the next few years. Increasing investment and demand for consumer electronics such as mobile phones, cameras, etc. in which this technology is used is expected to favorably impact the industry. Although OLEDs offer superior performance, declining LCD prices are expected to restrain market growth. The life span of LCDs is also longer; as a result, they are preferred in consumer durables. On account of lower cost of raw materials and labor in Asia Pacific, manufacturing activities were mainly concentrated in the region. Developing cost-effective manufacturing techniques is imperative for overcoming...

Mixed Tocopherols Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Tocopherols are the most common natural source vitamin E and are a combination of 4 homologues of tocopherols, namely alpha tocopherols, beta tocopherols, gamma tocopherols and delta tocopherols. These are generally obtained from vegetable oils and fat and acts as an antioxidant. Alpha tocopherol is the most potent tocopherol and provides excellent resistance to free radicals which are the primary cause of oxidation and cell destruction. All the four tocopherols are naturally available in green vegetables, wholegrain, sunflower oils, canola oils and nuts among others.  Research suggests that each tocopherol have varying primary functions and the application decides the concentration of each tocopherol in the...

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

Growing food demand on account of increasing global population has been acting as one of the major macro factors driving the demand for herbicides. In order to cater to the growing food demand, there is an increase in the overall planted acreage around the world which has been boosting the demand for herbicides in the recent past. Herbicides protect crops from attack of weeds and support their growth. Development of new herbicides with specific application has fueled the global market for herbicides and due to advent of technology; this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period.  Industry participants have been involved in extensive R&D activities to develop new herbicides which may match the...

Energy Efficient Lamps Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Energy efficient lamps offer high energy efficiency, are environmentally friendly, and prove to be cost-effective as compared to their traditional counterparts. The primary benefit of these products is reduced carbon emission and fossil fuel consumption, thus helping alleviate global warming and associated concerns. Cost of energy differs on a regional basis, with governments striving to ensure adequate power generation. High demand for energy emerging economies such as Asia Pacific and Latin America is expected to significantly drive the market over the forecast period. In addition, these products are an effective alternative to incandescent lamps, which is expected to positively impact the industry in the coming years. Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)...

Waterproof Breathable Textiles Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Increasing consumer preference towards comfortable and high performance apparels has been acting as one of the major factors driving the global demand for waterproof breathable textiles. U.S. based W L Gore & Associated first developed performance segment and continued to lead the lead market for some time now.  Comfort has been a major buying criterion for consumers in the textile industry. However, from manufacturer’s perspective, a textile which is both waterproof and breathable can account for a premium in its price which is acting as one of the major factors attracting investment in this market. However, with technological advancement, companies such as Toray Industries, Marmot and Mitsui among some...

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

A bio-repository that stores biological samples for research is referred to as a biobank. These bio-repositories play an integral role in the research and development activities associated with drug discovery and development. Biobanks also provide inevitable assistance in gaining prospective on orphan diseases especially the ones associated with single-nucleotide polymorphisms, via genome wide association studies.  Research results suggest that approximately 90% of proposed drugs fail to exhibit efficacy levels during clinical trials. In an attempt to avoid the high costs associated with such drug failures, researchers are rapidly adhering to human tissue samples and stem cell models to execute pre-clinical trials....

Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Orthopedic traumas are referred to as severe injuries caused to the body’s musculoskeletal system such as ligaments, bones and bones. Orthopedic traumas are serious injuries and require immediate attention of an orthopedic surgeon or an orthopedic trauma specialist.  According to WHO statistics, globally traffic accidents cause approximately 1.24 million deaths per year. Moreover, the fatal and non-fatal accident rates are on a rise and this will serve the global orthopedic trauma fixation devices market as a high impact rendering driver. Some of the other drivers of this market include. The future of this market will be fuelled by the presence of untapped opportunities in emerging Asian and Latin American...

Intelligent Vending Machines Market Analysis, Market Size, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies And Forecasts, 2014 To 2020

Intelligent vending machines comprise the integration of technologies including LCD and touch screen display, telemetry, and cashless payment. The installed base of vending machines on a global scale is considerable; as a result, using computing technology and incorporating enhanced features is expected to have a significant impact on market dynamics. High degree of convenience offered by these products coupled with trends like mobile payment is expected to result in growing demand.  Government mandates in the United States for nutritional labeling on foods can be met efficiently with the help of intelligent vending machine displays. This is expected to be the key driving force for the market over the next few...