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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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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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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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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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Robot Shuttles for Smart Cities 2021-2041 

Robot shuttles are a new form of transport. Learn $20 billion sales in 2041 plus ample service income. Symmetrical, silent, zero-emission, large sliding doors for wheelchairs and fast entry and exit, they are designed for smart cities, replacing many under-utilised vehicles from school buses to manned taxis and buses. What other multipurposing? Winners? Affordable by the poor, accessible by the disabled and eliminating congestion, there is a roadmap to more.
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Smart Cities Emerging Materials Markets 2021-2041 

Smart city investment is rising to trillions of dollars. Advanced materials are key with demand rising to around $400 billion yearly. Just "solar everywhere" will be around $35 billion and involve many new materials. The quest includes energy, food and water independence and one vehicle replacing ten types. Solving the materials challenges from 3D printed buildings to 6G communications, self-healing and fragile wave power will create billion-dollar new businesses.
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Printed and Flexible Sensors 2022-2032: Technologies, Players, Markets 

Printed sensors are a rapidly growing technology that offer low-cost processing, flexible thin-film form factor and large area sensing, making them suitable for emerging applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, continuous health monitoring and more. This market research report covers the technology and applications of printed photodetectors, piezoresistive and piezoelectric pressure sensors, strain sensors, temperature sensors, printed electrodes, biosensors, and capacitive touch sensors.
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5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2022-2032 

IDTechEx has been studying 5G-related topics for many years and we have just released our latest version of the 5G market research report "5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2022-2032". This report is built on our expertise, covering the latest 5G development trends, key player analysis, and market outlook. Key aspects in this report include mmWave technologies progress, open radio access network (Open RAN) development, and detailed regional analysis of 5G status and future roadmap in 5 key regions: U.S., China, Japan, South Korea, Europe.
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Routes to 1000 Mile (1600km) Battery Electric Cars 2021-2041 

Long range cars strongly attract because real range can be half and we all detest on-street charging misery. This report analyses how long-range cars will become the norm creating major commercial opportunities for solar bodywork, lightweighting, simplification, new components and improved battery hardware and software. See the world's first sales and technology roadmaps for 2021-2041. For example, in 2027, premium cars without 650 miles (over 1000km) range will be shunned.
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Redox Flow Batteries 2021-2031 

The Redox Flow Battery market report includes a substantial change in RFB market size, based on scientific assumptions. IDTechEx calculated the Levelized Cost of Storage (LCOS) for Lithium-ion battery and redox flow battery systems, to prove the assumptions made in the report. Large adoption of variable renewable energies will push the energy sector for more energy storage capacity. IDTechEx forecasts a multibillion market for RFB in 2031
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Stationary Energy Storage Without Batteries: Grid, Microgrid, UPS, Trackside 2021-2041 

Beyond lithium-ion batteries and pumped hydro, new stationary energy storage even provides faster charge-discharge and 6-month seasonal storage of solar. New gravity, air, hydrogen, thermal, supercapacitor and flywheel stationary storage are compared to emerging forms of battery including for smart cities. Beat mainstream lithium-ion on price and performance. Winners, losers, 20-year roadmaps, forecasts new multi-billion dollar businesses. Gaps in the market. At last, you can understand it all.
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Manned Electric Aircraft: Smart City and Regional 2021-2041 

Understand rocketing growth of zero-emission aircraft evenly split between conventional and vertical takeoff and landing in 2041 but very different in the meantime. Why are current manufacturers of aircraft up to 100 seats highly vulnerable to the newcomers? What are the most disruptive technologies and developers? Understand why battery wins but fuel cell has a place. Windows of opportunity for hybrids and retrofits, best practice, dead ends and detailed forecasts.
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Battery Elimination in Electronics: Market Impact IoT, 6G, Healthcare, Wearables 2021-2041 

Boost your sales of devices and battery replacement technologies by understanding battery-free IoT, implants, wearables, smart buildings. Ride the wave of new enablers from 6G Communications wireless information and energy transfer WIET to triboelectrics, pseudocapacitors, skin biofuelcells and plastic film all-in-one multimodal harvesting with storage. Learn how the research pipeline is even leading to batteryless cellphones, smart watches, body area networks and $121 billion in 2041
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Green Hydrogen Production: Electrolyzer Markets 2021-2031 

Technical and market investigation of the major electrolyzer systems, allowing a deep understanding of future market development.
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6G Communications Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces Roadmap, Materials, Market 2021-2045 

6G communications can be a trillion dollar business only if billions of dollars of Reprogrammable Intelligent Surfaces RIS are deployed everywhere. Read the first report to assess costs, practicality and enabling materials, technologies and players for mass production. See area and dollar forecasts to 2041 - a multi-billion dollar opportunity. Understand how they will affordably improve to give greater user benefits. See the timelines, new infograms, graphs and many images.
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Solar Vehicles 2021-2041 2nd Edition 

Best solar vehicles land, water, air, winning companies, technologies
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6G Communications Market, Devices, Materials 2021-2041 

The 6G opportunity for devices and materials will be 10-100 times 5G. Understand what metamaterials, graphene, new lll-V compounds, polymers and more are needed. One billion dollars hit the table in 2020, kick starting 6G communications. New hardware is as vital as software. Funding escalates to widespread deployment around 2030. Device and materials suppliers need to be in at the start - right now. Only this report maps the huge opportunity.
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