Frost.com - Automatic Identification and Security Research http://www.frost.com/c/10168/home.do - Automatic Identification and Security Research Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:45:24 Technology Convergence Enabling Homes of the Future http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D854-01-00-00-00 Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum in multiple industries. The concept is influencing the home arena leading to automation and connected living. Advancements in technologies enabling the development of smart and connected devices are leading to the development of a wide range of solutions for home security and home connectivity applications. Increased home safety, remote-control capability of devices, improved convenience, and reduction of energy bills are encouraging advancements in the home automation industry. A number of technologies are paving the way for connected living. Technologies such as voice activation, smart sensors, robotics, wearables, wireless charging, smart sensors, and wireless communication are playing a vital role in home automation. The technology and innovation research report, Technology Convergence Enabling Homes of the Future highlights the key enabling technologies leading to connected homes. It also offers insights on individual technologies and global products, developments in technologies enabling home automation and industrial initiatives. The scope of the research report is limited to technologies enabling home automation such as voice activation, smart sensors, robotics, wearables, wireless charging, smart sensors, and wireless communication. Key questions addressed in the research service include the following: 1. What are the key technologies driving home automation? 2. What are the benefits and applications of the technology in future homes? 3. What are the focus areas of technology developers and the key industry initiatives in the home automation space? 4. What are the future growth opportunities and what is roadmap for future homes? Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Advancements in Micro-supercapacitors, Virtual Retinal Displays, Bone Conduction, and Radio Frequency http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-8B-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in micro-supercapacitors, virtual retinal displays, bone conduction, and radio frequency. Innovations include a novel fabrication technology for micro-supercapacitors, virtual retinal display speeds modeling, a bone conduction wireless earphone, helping special forces hear secretly, and reducing power and increasing throughput in electronic warfare. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Micro-supercapacitor, displays, virtual retinal displays, bone conduction, radio frequency, RF, fabrication Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0100