Insights from BCC Research

Gut Health” Relies on Prebiotics As Much As Probiotics

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

muesli-breakfast-food-cornflakes.jpegFar from something to be avoided, bacteria can be embraced in some cases, and the microscopic critters living in your intestines can tell a lot about your probability of contracting diabetes, obesity, depression and colon cancer, doctors say.

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Topics: Food and Beverage

Q&A with Nandita Bhotika: Opportunities in Securing the Internet of Things

Posted by BCC Research Editorial on Nov 3, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Nandita-bhotika.jpgIn less than two weeks, BCC Research will host a webinar “Opportunities in Securing the Internet of Things: Assessing Threats and Closing Gaps” led by analyst Nandita Bhotika and Senior Editor Michael Sullivan. We asked the analyst a few questions for a sneak peek at the topics and markets she’ll be addressing.

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Topics: Information Technology

Vehicle Head-up Displays Enter New Era – Facing Stiff Competition

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 1, 2017 12:45:00 PM

pexels-photo-193998.jpegDrivers of luxury cars and SUVs have for years enjoyed the benefits of head-up displays, where information is projected on to the lower part of the windshield, close to the driver’s line of vision. Premium brands like Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes and BMW often have head-up displays as standard equipment, but now the units are popping up as options in more affordable cars like the Mazda3, the Mini Cooper, the Ford Shelby and the Toyota Prius.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Function Follows Form: Trendy Tattoos Are a Cover-up for Vital Work

Posted by Laurie L. Sullivan on Oct 31, 2017 2:30:00 PM

diabetes-blood-sugar-diabetic-medicine-46173.jpegThe use of disposable medical sensors is continuously increasing, fueling a multibillion-dollar global industry. BCC Research predicts that this market will expand at a healthy double-digit growth rate worldwide, with the potential to reach $9 billion by 2022. An increase in geriatric populations all over the world will lead to more demand for continuous health monitoring devices for a larger number of diseases pertaining to cardiovascular, audiology and urology systems.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Healthcare