Welcome!

Websphere Authors: Glenn Rossman, Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz, Liz McMillan, Roger Strukhoff

News Feed Item

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01027645/Plunketts-Nanotechnology--MEMS-Ind...

PLUNKETT'S NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012

Key Features:

-Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence

-Market forecasts and Industry Statistics

-Industry Associations and Professional Societies List

-In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies

-Industry Glossary

-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

Pages: 410Statistical Tables Provided: 8Companies Profiled: 279Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.

-How is the industry evolving?

-How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?

-How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?

-What is the size of the market now and in the future?

-What are the financial results of the leading companies?

-What are the names and titles of top executives?

-What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry1) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS 2) What is Nanotechnology? 3) A Brief History of Nanotechnology4) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research 5) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation 6) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) Make Commercial Production a Reality 7) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough in Wireless Device Screens 8) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future 9) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future 10) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power - Micro Fuel Cells to Power Mobile Devices 11) Graphene Shows Immense Promise 12) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS 13) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 14) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern 15) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 16) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 17) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 18) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 19) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications 20) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals

Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Statistics

1) Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 2012

2) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2010-2012

3) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011

4) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2011

5) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2012

6) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2013

7) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities

8) Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMSINDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry 71) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS 72) What is Nanotechnology? 93) A Brief History of Nanotechnology 94) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research 105) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation 116) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) MakeCommercial Production a Reality 117) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough inWireless Device Screens 128) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future 149) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future 1510) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power—Micro Fuel Cells toPower Mobile Devices 1511) Graphene Shows Immense Promise 1612) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS 1613) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 1714) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern 1815) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 1816) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 2017) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 2018) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 2119) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications 2220) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals 23Chapter 2: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Statistics 25Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 2012 26U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2010-2012 27U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011 28U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2011 29U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2012 30U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2013 31U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities 32Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012 34Chapter 3: Important Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Contacts 35(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 65Industry List, With Codes 66Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 68Alphabetical Index 75Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 77Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 80Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 81Index of Firms with International Operations 87Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300 90Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 371Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 372

Companies Mentioned

3DM Inc3M Company3M ESPEA123SystemsAbbott LaboratoriesAcacia Research CorporationAccelrys IncAccenture plcActelion LtdAdmatechsAdvanced Bionics LLCAdvanced Diamond Technologies IncAdvanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD)Advanced Powders & CoatingsAdvion BioSciences IncAffymetrix IncAgilent Technologies IncAir Products & Chemicals IncAixtron SEAkzoNobel NVAlbany Molecular Research IncALD NanoSolutions IncAltair Nanotechnologies IncAMAG Pharmaceuticals IncAMCOL International CorpAmgen IncAMSC CorporationAnalog Devices IncANSYS IncAntaria LimitedApNano Materials IncAPP Pharmaceuticals IncApplied Materials IncApplied Microstructures IncApplied Nanotech Holdings IncApplied Sciences IncApplied Thin Films IncArkemaArrowhead Research CorporationArryx IncAstraZeneca plcATMI IncAuterra IncAvago Technologies LimitedAVEKA GroupAVIVA Biosciences CorpBASF Future Business GmbHBASF SEBaxter International IncBayer AGBecton Dickinson & CoBell LabsBinOptics CorporationBioForce Nanosciences Holdings IncBioNano GenomicsBiophan Technologies IncBioSante Pharmaceuticals IncBP plcBristol-Myers Squibb CoBroadley-James CorporationCabot CorporationCalando PharmaceuticalsCalient Technologies IncCaliper Life Sciences IncCambridge Display Technology IncCanon IncCelsia Technologies IncCepheidCH2M HILL Companies LtdChemat Technology IncChevron CorporationChevron Technology VenturesCoherent IncColibrys SACombiMatrix CorporationConocoPhillips CompanyCool Chips plcCorning IncCoventor IncCustom Sensors & Technologies IncDayStar TechnologiesDendritic Nanotechnologies IncDenso CorporationDeutsche Telekom AGDow AgroSciences LLCDow Chemical Company (The)Dow Corning CorporationDuPont (E I du Pont de Nemours & Co)DuPont Central Research & DevelopmentDust NetworksD-Wave Systems IncEastman Chemical CompanyElan Corp plcEli Lilly & CompanyElpida Memory IncEmber CorporationEMCORE CorpEni SpAEvident Technologies IncExxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil)ExxonMobil ChemicalFEI CompanyFISO Technologies IncFlamel Technologies SAFormFactor IncFreescale Semiconductor IncFrontier Carbon CorporationFujitsu Laboratories LtdFujitsu LimitedGE Global ResearchGeneFluidics IncGenentech IncGeneral Electric Co (GE)GigOptix IncGlaxoSmithKline plcHarris & Harris Group IncHeadwaters IncHewlett-Packard Co (HP)Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (HP Labs)Hewlett-Packard Quantum Science ResearchHitachi Chemical DuPont MicroSystems LLCHitachi Global Storage Technologies IncHitachi High Technologies America IncHitachi LtdHoneywell International IncHybrid Plastics IncHyperion Catalysis InternationalIBM ResearchInfineon Technologies AGInMat IncInstitute for Soldier NanotechnologiesIntegrated Nano-Technologies LLCIntel CorpIntelliSense Software CorpIntematix CorporationInternational Business Machines Corp (IBM)JDS Uniphase CorporationJeol LtdJMAR LLCJohnson & JohnsonKeithley Instruments IncKereos IncKeystone Nano IncKeystone Nano IncKionix IncKnowles Electronics LLCKodak Research LaboratoriesKonarka Technologies IncKopin CorporationKovio IncLabNowLexmark International IncLife Technologies CorpL'Oreal SALuminex CorporationLuna InnovationsLux CapitalLuxtera IncMacronix International Co LtdMad City Labs IncManhattan Scientifics IncMedia Lario International SAMedtronic IncMEMSIC IncMEMX IncMerck & Co IncMicralyne IncMicrofabrica IncMicrofluidics International CorpMicrovision IncMitsubishi CorpMitsui & Co LtdMolecular Imprints IncMolecular Nanosystems IncMonsanto ComPhase Technologies IncMTS Systems CorporationMurata Manufacturing Co LtdNano Chem Tech Co LtdNano Mask IncNano Scale Surface Systems IncNanoBio CorporationNanoco TechnologiesNanocor IncNanocyl SANanofilmNanoGram CorpNanoMaterials Discovery CorpNanometrics IncNanomix IncNanophase Technologies CorpNanoptics IncNanoScale CorpNanospectra Biosciences IncNanosphere IncNanoSteel Company Inc (The)NanoString Technologies IncNanosys IncNano-Terra IncNano-Tex LLCNantero IncNanya Technology CorporationNEC CorporationNEC Laboratories America IncNeo Material Technologies IncNeoPhotonics CorpNovartis AGNovavax IncNovo-Nordisk ASNVE CorporationObducat ABOlivetti SpAOmron CorporationOwlstone Nanotech IncOxonica plcPalo Alto Research Center (PARC)Panasonic CorporationPanasonic Mobile Communications Co LtdPathoGenetix IncPfizer IncPhotronics IncPhysik Instrumente GmbH & CoPowerchip Technology CorpPrimet Precision MaterialsProcter & Gamble CopSivida CorpQD Vision IncQIAGEN NVQinetiq Group plcQualcomm IncQuantumSphere IncRAVE LLCRaydiance IncRaymor Industries IncRaytheon CoReade International CorpResearch Corporation TechnologiesRobert Bosch GmbHRohm & Haas CompanyRoyal Philips Electronics NVSamsung Electronics Co LtdSandvik ABSanofi SASANYO Electric Company LtdSchott AGSecond Sight Medical Products IncSeiko Epson CorporationSeraphima VenturesSFC Energy AGShell Oil CoShowa Denko KKSiemens AGSiemens Corporate TechnologySilicon Sensing Systems LtdSkyePharma plcSolicore IncSono-Tek CorporationSony CorporationSouthern Clay Products IncSouthWest NanoTechnologies IncSpire CorporationStarpharma Holdings LtdSTMicroelectronics NVSurModics IncSyngenta AGSystron Donner InertialTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC)Tegal CorporationTeijin LtdTeledyne DALSA Semiconductor IncTeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdTexas Instruments Inc (TI)ThingMagic LLCToshiba Corporate R&D CenterToshiba CorporationTotal SAToyota Motor CorporationTRW Automotive Holdings CorpUltratech IncUnidym IncUniversal Display CorpVeeco Instruments IncVTI Technologies OYXerox CorpXintek IncZettaCore IncZyvex Corporation

To order this report:: Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Contact Clare: clare@reportlinker.com

US:(339) 368 6001

Intl:+1 339 368 6001

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
There will be 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Today, every manufacturer has a propriety protocol and an app. How do we securely integrate these "things" into our lives and businesses in a way that we can easily control and manage? Even better, how do we integrate these "things" so that they control and manage each other so our lives become more convenient or our businesses become more profitable and/or safe? We have heard that the best interface is no interface. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Co-Founder & CTO at Octoblu, Inc., will discuss how these devices generate enough data to learn our behaviors and simplify/improve our lives. What if we could connect everything to everything? I'm not only talking about connecting things to things but also systems, cloud services, and people. Add in a little machine learning and artificial intelligence and now we have something interesting...
Last week, while in San Francisco, I used the Uber app and service four times. All four experiences were great, although one of the drivers stopped for 30 seconds and then left as I was walking up to the car. He must have realized I was a blogger. None the less, the next car was just a minute away and I suffered no pain. In this article, my colleague, Ved Sen, Global Head, Advisory Services Social, Mobile and Sensors at Cognizant shares his experiences and insights.
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) irreversibly encoded. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, will look at how this identity problem can be solved and discuss ways to use existing web identities for real-time communication.
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT. Attendees will learn real-world benefits of WebRTC and explore future possibilities, as WebRTC and IoT intersect to improve customer service.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, will share some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, an Open Source Cloud Communications company that helps the shift from legacy IN/SS7 telco networks to IP-based cloud comms. An early investor in multiple start-ups, he still finds time to code for his companies and contribute to open source projects.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Erik Lagerway, Co-founder of Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services to the modern P2P RTC era of OTT cloud assisted services.
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehension and conference efficiency.
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example to explain some of these concepts including when to use different storage models.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in software-defined storage (SDS) purpose-built for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized™ Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore’s performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few a...
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace. These technological reforms have not only changed computers and smartphones, but are also changing the data processing model for all information devices. In particular, in the area known as M2M (Machine-To-Machine), there are great expectations that information with a new type of value can be produced using a variety of devices and sensors saving/sharing data via the network and through large-scale cloud-type data processing. This consortium believes that attaching a huge number of devic...
Innodisk is a service-driven provider of industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products and technologies, with a focus on the enterprise, industrial, aerospace, and defense industries. Innodisk is dedicated to serving their customers and business partners. Quality is vitally important when it comes to industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products. That’s why Innodisk manufactures all of their products in their own purpose-built memory production facility. In fact, they designed and built their production center to maximize manufacturing efficiency and guarantee the highest quality of our products.
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business.
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
With the iCloud scandal seemingly in its past, Apple announced new iPhones, updates to iPad and MacBook as well as news on OSX Yosemite. Although consumers will have to wait to get their hands on some of that new stuff, what they can get is the latest release of iOS 8 that Apple made available for most in-market iPhones and iPads. Originally announced at WWDC (Apple’s annual developers conference) in June, iOS 8 seems to spearhead Apple’s newfound focus upon greater integration of their products into everyday tasks, cross-platform mobility and self-monitoring. Before you update your device, here is a look at some of the new features and things you may want to consider from a mobile security perspective.