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Smart Cities Market 2021-2041: Energy, Food, Water, Materials, Transportation Forecasts

Smart cities are becoming much more ambitious with opportunities dwarfing the push for pervasive city information and communications technology. Learn new multipurpose materials, sensing, vehicle and building technology with over thirty 20 year forecasts. Understand targeted energy, water and food independence technology and infrastructure elimination. $500 billion self-sufficient cities are now planned even in the desert and open sea. Who? Where? How? Find your opportunities in this greatly enlarged market.
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Low-loss Materials for 5G 2021-2031 

5G has been deployed fast globally with an expected market of $720 bn by 2030. The most revolutionary aspect of 5G networks relies on the high frequency 5G technologies. mmWave 5G devices will use low-loss materials to reduce the transmission loss at both board and package level. This gives rise to the low-loss materials market, which will be over $110m by 2031, with CAGR of 28% from 2026 to 2031.
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Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2021-2031 

By 2031, electric vehicle charging infrastructure will become a $65 billion market. In this report, we offer a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of charging infrastructure for passenger cars and bus, truck and van fleets. While conductive charging takes the lead now and in the future, the report also explores the technology and application of emerging charging methods such as inductive, capacitive, robotic, wireless and battery swapping. Market forecasts out to 2031 include historic data to 2015, and are split by public & private chargers, regions, power class and vehicle subsegments.
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Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040 

Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040 addresses the market drivers of electrification, how the bus is being rapidly reinvented and the outlook for pure battery electric and plug-in hybrid powertrains in buses, including the prospects for fuel cell buses. This report presents IDTechEx's new regional forecasts for electric city bus uptake, reflecting different rates of fleet electrification across China, Europe, the US, India, and the rest of the world.
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5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2020-2030 

We foresee a rapid 5G infrastructure roll-out and a large amount of 5G devices rushing into the market in the coming years. 5G will represent an enormous market opportunity of about $720 bn by 2030. This report points out the unique niches for the high-frequency 5G materials and provides a holistic view of 5G technologies and vertical applications, which are essential to understanding the 5G market opportunity.
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The Hydrogen Economy, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Production Methods 

The report provides a clear and objective picture about the hydrogen economy, giving the reader a perspective of the current status and future development of hydrogen as an energy carrier. A complete description of the different fuel cells and electrolysers, will allow the reader to understand the chemical principles, materials involved, technical limits and future opportunities of each technology, including the main players on the market.
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Sensors in the Water and Wastewater Treatment Industries 2020-2030 

Digital Water 2020-2030 covers the sensor market in water and wastewater treatment and pipe network markets. This comprehensive overview of the different sensor types, companies, strategies and use cases can provide insightful solutions to the digital water industry. This information is then used to forecast the market growth over the coming decade up to 2030, where it is expected to grow to over $2Bn.
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Desalination: Off Grid Zero Emission 2018-2028 

Sea levels rise: freshwater sources dry up. Time for desalination without global warming or local poisonous gases and off grid meaning more affordable, secure, widely deployed. Off grid zero emission desalination will leap to $35 billion in 2028 including Saudi Arabia gradually spending $500bn on it. This 180 page report full of detailed new infograms analyses such desalination and its future technology roadmap, forecasting a fast growing $35 billion market in 2028. It reveals cost reduction and versatility promised by new zero emission off grid electricity technology and salt removal.
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Distributed Generation: Off-Grid Zero-Emission kW-MW 2020-2040 

The vibrant market for zero-emission microgrids embraces kW to MW driven by industrial, commercial, island and military applications. New water, solar, wind technologies promise many houses becoming ZE battery microgrids then ships, smart roads. A huge $350 billion market is being created with remarkable opportunities for materials, components, systems, software. Only this 230 page report with 80 new infograms and graphs assesses and predicts it all from 2020-2040.
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Zero Emission Electric Vehicle Charging: Off-Grid 2020-2040 

Learn market drivers, best practice through over 100 organisations, microgrid-in-a-box, distributed microgrids, vehicle-as-microgrid. For external zero-emission, off-grid ZEOG charging, this big-picture approach pays off, revealing huge markets in sectors rarely studied. For example, with most people in city apartments, IDTechEx finds the first large opportunity is not cars but off-road industrial vehicles. Many others are found including, later, a huge market for solar houses charging cars.
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Vertical Farming: 2020-2030 

Excitement around vertical farming has surged recently, with IDTechEx predicting the market will exceed $1 billion by 2030. By carefully controlling the growth environment and using vertical growing systems, vertical farming achieves yields hundreds of times higher than conventional agriculture, inside urban population centres. With coverage of over 30 companies and interviews with executives from leading start-ups, this report provides a comprehensive study of the technologies, market opportunities and future of vertical farming.
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Environmental Gas Sensors 2020-2030 

This report gives an exhaustive view of the pivotal technologies that will be used in the next decade to monitor the air quality, both indoor and outdoor. Ten-year forecasts across a range of market segments are provided with key trends and unmet needs covered throughout the session. IDTechEx predicts a significant rise in sales across several new markets, primarily in the mobile device, air purifiers and wearable devices.
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Autonomous Cars and Robotaxis 2020-2040: Players, Technologies and Market Forecast 

By 2040, autonomous cars and robotaxi services will become a $2.5 trillion market which provides huge opportunities for companies across the autonomous driving ecosystem. In this report, we offer a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of enabling technologies including lidar, radar, camera, AI software, HD map, cybersecurity, 5G and V2X, key market players and market trends in autonomous driving. This report will enable companies to have a comprehensive view of the autonomous driving landscape and therefore evaluate the position of their product and technologies as well as their business opportunities.
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Smart Materials Opportunities in Structural Electronics and Electrics 2020-2030 

This report reveals new materials combining electronic, electrical, optronic functions, forecasting a $200 billion opportunity. Monolithic flexible phones. Bionic man. Solar vehicles never plug in. One option - in-mold electronics -reduces car parts 95% by creating electrically-multifunctional single pieces. Chapters detail replacing dumb load-bearing structure even for roads, buildings, windows.
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Lidar 2020-2030: Technologies, Players, Markets & Forecasts 

IDTechEx present a comprehensive analysis of 106 players who develop unique 3D lidar technologies, primarily for the ADAS and autonomous vehicles market. Our interview-based company profiles and company backgrounds cover all 106 players. Forecasts are segmented into six emerging lidar technologies and four types of vehicles. The global 3D lidar market for autonomous vehicles grows to $5.4 billion by 2030, with MEMS lidar emerging as the largest market segment.
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Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019-2029 

2018 was a remarkable year for stationary energy storage. Governments and policymakers around the world are beginning to wake up to the value batteries can offer to the grid, both in terms of flexibility and decarbonisation. The new IDTechEx report 'Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2019 - 2029' provides details on the more than 6GWh of stationary energy storage deployed in 2018, with forecasts up to 2029 by country and segment.
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Low-Power Wide-Area Networks 2019-2029: Global Forecasts, Technologies, Applications 

Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) have developed in multiple ways. On one hand you have the low power, unlicensed communication technologies, some of which are highly proprietary and focussed on a particular application, versus large telecoms companies who have added low power versions as extensions of their cellular network. There are many types available with different governments and territories pushing different types.
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Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028: Electronic Shading and Semi-Transparent PV 

Smart Glass is electrically active glass mainly for use in automotive, architectural and avionic windows, with demand growing to $1.1 billion in ten years. It is typically for electronic shading in place of physical blinds, or a semi-transparent PV window to generate electricity locally. As the only comprehensive report covering the technologies and markets, it will assist all in the value chain including building and vehicle designers, sellers and users.
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Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028 

Roads and their surroundings will generate huge amounts of electricity powering automatic de-icing, snow removal, electric vehicle charging, interactive lighting, structural health monitoring and more. The result will be enhanced safety, speed, saving, air and water quality and a $100 billion new business. This report scopes the technologies, players and opportunities, forecasting ten years and road-mapping 20 years ahead.
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Self-Powering Smart Cities 2018-2028 

Cities are moving from dirty backup electricity to using expensive rusting insecure national grid only as backup then achieving energy independence using electricity sun, wind, and water. Learn the whole picture to 2050 including 10MW solar car parks and chargers, solar windows and roads, converting road and path movement, airborne wind energy and more all closely appraised, compared, forecasted in lucid new infograms, roadmaps and forecasts by PhD level analysts.
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