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The next stage for 5G in thermal materials - IDTechEx
IDTechEx says higher frequency deployments, such as mmWave devices and very different station types such as small cells, present their own technological evolution and, with it, thermal challenges. 
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Biosensor
COVID-19 causes biosensor market to triple in two years
Technology research company IDTechEx has found COVID-19, especially testing capabilities, drove the point-of-care biosensors industry to dramatically expand.
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Oculus
IDTechEx: AR/VR/MR market to reach US$30 billion by 2030
This market will impact many different industries and future innovations will continue its growth in the wearables market.
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Energy Water Solutions
Uncovering the truth of smart cities and water
IDTechEx explains cities increasingly, and massively, depend on water technology as sea levels rise and for other reasons.
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3D Printing
Huge opportunity in 3D printing materials market
An IDTechEx report forecasts that the global market for 3D printing materials will be worth $18.4 billion in 2030.
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Sustainability
Advanced materials for smart cities valued as $400bn market
According to a new IDTechEx report titled ‘Smart Cities Emerging Materials Markets 2021-2041’, information and computer technology is now secondary to new materials, which are valued as a $400 billion market.
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Artificial Intelligence
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
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Augmented Reality
VR technology could be worth $8b by 2030 - IDTechEx
"Virtual, augmented and mixed reality products have continued to receive high levels of funding and investment during the 2010 decade. This is predicted to continue into the next decade,” the firm explains.
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Mixed Reality / MR
Global augmented reality market to hit $20 billion by 2030
With improvements in technology and design, augmented reality and mixed reality will continue to grow to a market of over $20Bn by 2030. 
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Wearables
Wearable sensor industry worth $2.5 billion in 2020
The wearable sensor industry will be worth $2.5 billion in 2020, having tripled in size since 2014.
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Wearables
Research: The convergence of medtech and wearables
IDTechEx has released research that looks at the growth of the wearables market and the growing innovation in health and medical technologies.
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Cloud
5G market biggest market opportunity - report
 5G is one of the largest market opportunities for the coming years, with large scale roll-out of infrastructures and rapid adoption of 5G devices and services.
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Electric car
Charging infrastructure: The key for electric vehicle take-off
The global EV charging infrastructure market will reach $40 billion per year by 2030.
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3D Printing
Medical devices provide US$6B opportunity for 3D printing
It is a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.