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2020 Year in Review: Foundational Technologies for Digital Transformation

As we look back on 2020, our digital transformation team reflects on some of the most important developments that occurred in our foundational technologies coverage. These include announcements from Apple, Microsoft, Google, SoftBank, and Facebook.

NutraCast Podcast: Lux Research on digital biomarkers in personalized nutrition

NUTRACAST PODCAST - Digital biomarkers are changing the health and wellness space and are a big piece of the personalized nutrition puzzle. In this podcast episode, Lux Research Analyst, Danielle Bradnan, discusses digital biomarkers and personalized nutrition.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up January 22, 2021

Get expert opinions on the latest emerging technology and innovation news for the third week of January. Today's round-up includes our analysts' coverage of L'Oréal, FitBit, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Aurora, Mercedes-Benz, and Hyundai.

From 5G to Edge, Remote Connectivity Advancements Will Break Down Transmission Barriers, According to Lux Research

Distance and physical barriers are hampering data transmission to remote locations, but new technologies are evolving to break down these barriers. In its newest report, “Innovating Remote Connectivity,” Lux Research, a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory services, analyzes evolving technologies and their suitability for key industries that require remote solutions.

The Great Hydrogen Debate: What Industry Will Be The Driver For A Widespread Hydrogen Economy?

This blog is the fourth of The Great Hydrogen Debate, a five-part series. In this blog, our group of experts tackle the question, "What industry will be the driver for a widespread hydrogen economy?" 

Materials Informatics' Key Players

The general hype surrounding AI has passed to MI, with startups raising millions over the past three years and leading players promising a revolution in the way that the industry operates.


3D PRINTING INDUSTRY - AI is being increasingly integrated into the operations of 3D printing firms as they seek to drive maximum efficiency from their production processes, and there have been several developments in the technology in the past year alone. A report published in November by Lux Research revealed AI-enabled sensors to be the fourth-placed emerging technology to watch as we enter 2021.

Cleantech Outlook 2021: Renewable Investments to Remain Strong

INVESTING NEWS NETWORK - Looking purely at the stock market performance, the cleantech sector had a breakout year massively outperforming the market despite the bull market witnessed starting in late April to early May and continues to this day, Yuan-Sheng Yu, who leads Lux Research’s Energy Program, told INN.

Coatings Drive Electric Vehicles Further

PRODUCTS FINISHING - According to Anthony Schiavo, senior analyst at Lux Research, EVs will require less lightweighting — not more. “Light weighting can be cost-effective against batteries at today’s prices, but our expectations are that battery pack sizes will go up. Lightweighting is more effective as the battery pack size goes up. The reality is that now there’s a much bigger opportunity for cost reduction from the battery side.”

Lux Research Names Top 5 Technologies Disrupting the Chemicals and Materials Industry

Trends like sustainability and digitalization are going to dramatically change the chemicals and materials industry over the next 20 years. Investing in technology innovations will be critical for companies to keep up.

Lux Research Names Top 5 Technologies Disrupting the Energy Industry

The new report, “Foresight 2021: Top Emerging Technologies to Watch,” identifies and ranks 12 key technologies that will reshape the world. In addition to highlighting the 12 key overall technologies, for the first time ever, this year’s report ranks the top five technologies across five key industries: chemicals and materials, automotive, food and agriculture, electronics and IT, and energy.

Mobility a Major Focus for Smart City Innovation Growth

With urban populations expected to increase more than 50% by 2050, smart city planners are turning to novel technologies and business models to support future urban mobility.