NKT Photonics A/S
NKT Photonics are a manufacturer of fiber lasers, fiber optic sensors and photonic crystal fibers. The company are progressing towards key player status in the fiber laser industry. NKT Photonics are a subsidiary of NKT Holdings A/S (Denmark), who are primarily a cable manufacturer. IDTechEx had a discussion with NKT Photonics at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (USA).
Apple launches new clean energy fund in China
Apple announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple's commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund.
Apple opens Health Records API to developers
Apps empowering consumers to manage medications, diseases, nutrition and more coming this fall.
Shenzhen JPT Opto-electronics Co., Ltd.
JPT are a fiber laser manufacturer and are one of the key players in China. IDTechEx had a discussion with JPT at SPIE Photonics West 2018 (USA).
Frozen yoghurt robots, eliminates need for staff
Launching off success in US markets, revolutionary frozen yogurt robots, are set to disrupt the industry in Canada.
Next IT Corporation
Next IT Corporation is a privately held intelligent interface company that delivers AI-powered solutions for customer engagement and workforce support in the likeness of an intelligent virtual assistant.
Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare
Digital health promises to change the face of healthcare. Reflecting this is growing interest in the digital health space, as evidenced by a substantial $4.7 billion being invested in 2017.
Airware (2011) is a CA company with $110M funding (as of 2018).
Headquartered in Shenzhen, China's Silicon Valley, DJI is undoubtedly the leader of consumer drone market. It has the advantage of direct access to the suppliers, talented engineers, and its own manufacturing facilities.
Wearable heart rate monitor could signal low blood sugar
A wearable medical patch measuring the beat-to-beat variation in heart rate is a promising device for the early detection of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, in type 1 diabetes.
Wearable helps fight addiction
WearIT is a scientific framework that uses a wearable device — such as a Fitbit or Apple watch — along with a smartphone and a web server to detect indicators of stress and/or anxiety in the person wearing the device.