Frost.com - Smart Cards Research http://www.frost.com/c/10422/home.do - Smart Cards Research Wed, 23 Aug 2017 7:18:21 The Emerging Global Marketplace for Intellectual Property (IP) http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7CD-01-00-00-00 Increased focus to maximize the return from investments in R&D is driving increased participation in the IP marketplace across the value chain. This research service provides an overview of the IP markets value chain and dynamics of the global IP marketplace. The study analyzes existing and emerging business models employed by market participants. The study also covers key issues concerning IP markets and recent developments in this space across the globe. Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Blockchain Technology Powering Emerging Applications http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7B7-01-00-00-00 Blockchain refers to a distributed ledger technology that is programmed to maintain records of financial and non-financial (anything of value) transactions. Technology advancements in blockchain in the recent years have led to significant improvements in quality and reductions in overall cost, and have attracted deep investments from private companies, federal bodies, and other funding organizations globally. The objective of this research service is to understand development trends, offer a technology roadmap for ecosystem participants, identify the key emerging applications across industries, highlight patent trends, and assess the future opportunities in the blockchain space. In brief, this research service provides the following: A brief snapshot and overview of blockchain and its types Development trends impacting mega trends Key emerging application areas across industries Key market participants across industry-specific applications Market sizing and future opportunities Evaluate the future roadmap and understand key insights Key patent trends in blockchain Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100